Sensory Support Officer

Permanent, 37 hrs p/w
Based in Chester
£18,614.80 p/a rising to £19,114.80 p/a after 6 months

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Sensory Support Officer (SSO) to join our team!

We are a Disability Confident employer with vibrant offices in Macclesfield, Northwich & Chester, offering various types of support related to sensory loss (sight/hearing loss) for people across Flintshire. Our values-based culture comes from our knowledge that the services we provide make a real difference to the people we support.

We require a professional & approachable individual with strong administrative skills & a proactive attitude, able to work on own initiative. In this post you’ll be completing ‘What Matters’ Assessments in line with FCC’s recording policies & procedures. Support may be around information, advice/guidance & providing practical/emotional support to clients with a sensory loss. You will be visiting clients in their own homes or providing support within DSN offices.

This position will involve regular travel throughout Flintshire therefore a full driving licence & own transport are essential to the role. You may also be required to provide support in Cheshire & Wrexham to cover emergencies.

You will be fully supported by an excellent programme of continuous training & development; allowing you to truly shine in your role! In return we offer a range of benefits including:

24 days rising to 29 days +Bank Holidays, Company Sick Pay, Contributory pension scheme*, Training/ Development, Cycle Scheme*, Gym Membership* & more! (*subject to qualifying criteria).

We are an equal opportunities employer working to attract the best talent from diverse backgrounds to enhance our specialised team. For further details on our values or to request the advert/job description in any other format, please visit https://www.vercida.com/uk/employers/deafness-support-network

Apply online – https://dsnonline.co.uk/about-dsn/careers/

This role is subject to receipt of satisfactory references and completion of an enhanced DBS disclosure. Applications for flexible working & job share will be considered.

Closing Date 20th January 2020               Interviews 24th January 2020