Communication Support Worker
Coleg Cambria
Northop, GB
3d ago

Job Summary

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Role Title : Communication Support Worker

Location : Northop

Salary : £24,003 - £25,374 Pro Rata (35 hrs pw - 35 weeks term time)

We now have an exciting opportunity for a Communication Support Worker to join the Additional Learning Needs team, based at our Northop Site.

The main purpose of this role is to provide communication support for students on college programmes, who have communication needs.

In your new role you will be required to provide students with communication difficulties or sensory impairments with support in the classroom and during their lunch and break times.

You will also provide support on college organised visits within other outreach centres when required. You will need to maintain records detailing support provision for learners and submit these to the Additional Support coordinators at agreed intervals.

The successful candidate will have an awareness of Equality and Diversity legislation, and issues which may arise. You will also need to be aware of safeguarding procedures and the PREVENT programme, undertaking any training as required.

Essential Requirements

Qualified to at least a Grade C or equivalent in GCSE English and Maths

Minimum Level 3 qualification to support BSL sign language

Experience of supporting people with communication difficulties

Coleg Cambria is committed to raising the profile of the Welsh language.

Welsh language skills are desirable for this position.

Coleg Cambria is a Disability Confident’ Employer.

The promotion of Equality and Diversity is an essential part of the work we do and as part of this, the College is committed to having a diverse staff group.

The safety of children, young people and adults identified as vulnerable’ is paramount and Coleg Cambria is fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of these individuals and to the rigorous implementation of Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) procedures and arrangements.

A DBS Disclosure will be requested from the successful candidate being offered the position. Depending on the role you are applying for if successful, you may also be required to register with the Education Workforce Council.

Please be aware that Coleg Cambria reserves the right to close our vacancies earlier than the listed date if we have received a high level of applications.

We would recommend that if you wish to be considered that you complete the application as promptly as possible.


Excellent Pension Scheme(s)

Generous Annual Leave Entitlement

On Site Nursery Provision

Discounts on a Range Of College Evening Courses

Access to A Wide Range of E-Learning and Professional Development

Discounted Gym Membership

Excellent Sports and Fitness Facilities

Free Parking on All Sites

Cycle Scheme

Discounted Rates for Hairdressing and Beauty Treatments

Discounted Rates for Restaurants

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