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Role: Specialist Support Worker
Salary: £13.50 per hour – day rate or £15.12 per hour – night rate
Location: Brudenell Road, Leeds
Hours: Bank (Nil hours) 

This video contains a BSL translation of the English text below.

About the role

Our service in Leeds is a brand-new supported living service for 4 clients who are Deaf with complex needs and/or mental health conditions. Some clients may be moving directly from inpatient hospitals. 

If you have the passion to make a difference, have experience outlined below and you are interested in working for SignHealth we would be delighted to hear from you:

We are looking for people with:

  • Experience of working with varying degrees of deafness, including those who are culturally deaf
  • British Sign Language (BSL)
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Experience of working with people with Learning Disabilities and/or Mental Health challenges where diagnosis is complex and may present challenging behaviour
  • Experience of working in supported living services/or residential care services
  • Experience of Prevention Management of Violence and Aggression (PMVA) or are you willing to undertake this training

You will maintain tenant’s safety, privacy and dignity in accordance with CQC regulations and organisation policies and procedures.

For more information, watch or download the job description below:

Why SignHealth?

SignHealth are a passionate and unique Deaf led charity, committed to creating a future where there are no barriers to good health and wellbeing for Deaf people.

We will work alongside you during your career with SignHealth to maximise your full potential with training and development to help you become the best you!

Working with your line manager you will receive an in-depth induction to give you great insight into our charity and what we do.

You will find out the role you will play in helping SignHealth deliver its mission.

Join our learning pathway with BSL, we offer paid training and development to further your BSL knowledge.

Wellbeing is at the heart of everything we do! It’s not just about our clients, it’s about you too.

Being a SignHealth employee you will also receive:

  • Flexibility of working
  • Competitive rate of pay
  • Free of Charge DBS Certificate
  • PAID Care Certificate
  • A generous defined contribution pension scheme, we pay 6% after successfully passing probation
  • Eye Care Vouchers

How to apply

If this sounds like a position you would be interested in, please apply today!

To apply, please complete our Online Application Form.

We positively encourage applications from deaf people, disabled people, people of colour and people from the LGBT+ community. We will support all applicants along the journey of our recruitment process.

Offers of work are subject to: Enhanced DBS checks, Right to Work checks, satisfactory references and Medical Health clearance.

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