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Contract Type: 12 Month Fixed Term

Location: Bowfell Road, Manchester

Salary:  £10.30 per hour

Hours: 19.25 Hours Per Week, you will be expected to work a variety of different shifts which will also include, day, evening and sleep in shifts and weekends.

As well as this you will be expected to work some bank holidays.

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

Do you have the ability to communicate in British Sign Language?

Do you have knowledge of the deaf community and mental health issues?

Do you have an NVQ Level 2 in Health and Social Care or the care certificate?

Here at SignHealth, we are currently recruiting for a Housing Support Worker to join us in taking on the exciting challenge of providing high-quality health and social care support to Deaf individuals, many of whom who have mental health conditions.

We are looking for an independent, dynamic, compassionate and hardworking individual who is able to support individual residents who are living in the home to help them become as independent as possible.

As a Support Worker, you will undertake a range of tasks which include working closely with our residents developing supportive relationships, supporting residents in independent skills, emotional support, developing personalised plans and ensuring a professional service is maintained.

Due to the nature of this position, you will need to have a minimum of level 2 British Sign Language, understand the importance of sensitive data and storing data in line with GDPR regulations, care regulations and the CQC.

If you have knowledge of safeguarding, working with young people, adults at risk or adults in crisis under your belt this would be helpful too– but not essential.

To apply, please contact bowfellroad@signhealth.org.uk with your CV and Supporting Statement.

Our commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion

SignHealth welcomes applications from anyone regardless of their age, experience, impairment or condition, ethnicity, heritage, sexuality, gender or socio-economic background.

We are keen to receive applications from Deaf people, disabled people, black, Asian, ethnic minoritised people and people who identify as LGTBQIA+ because these groups are underrepresented within our organisation and the charity sector.

We are creating a working environment where all our people feel they belong to and thrive in. Join us on our journey!

If you think you aren’t qualified to do a job here, you might be wrong! Please get in touch with us, we’re always keen to chat.

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