About the role
Here at Babcock International we’re looking to recruit a Multi-Sensory Worker on a 12 month fixed term basis, to provide individual support to children and young people who have a multi-sensory impairment, are recorded as deafblind, and who may also have secondary conditions.
This will be in variety of settings including community, educational and home environments.
You will create strong, positive relationships with young people, supporting children’s emotional wellbeing and ability to build their own resilience as well as take responsibility for the safety, wellbeing, care and supervision of young people.
Further responsibilities include undertaking personal care tasks as required, following appropriate training to assist with feeding, moving and handling, and supporting with medical needs.
You will also make links within educational establishments and community settings to plan activities and support the setting in managing the needs of the individual whilst enhancing and further developing the communication with children and young people who have multi-sensory impairment.
This is a rewarding opportunity for somebody who wants to help children make the most of their early school years.
What do I need to do the role?
You will have experience of implementing a Total communication approach within the service and good knowledge on conditions and medical needs of children with a sensory impairment.
You will also have experience of providing CPD opportunities to staff within your current role and of supporting quality improvement and evidence of impact of work you have done to improve outcomes for children.
You will have strong communication skills and IT skills, particularly in Word and Excel.
You will also hold Level 1, 2 or 3 in British Sign language and be educated to GSCE numeracy and literacy skills at level A-C, as well as an NVQ3 or equivalent.
What else do I need to know?
We are happy to talk about flexible working. Please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.
Babcock International Group is a FTSE 250 business and is the UK’s leading engineering support services organisation.
Babcock Education is the largest integrated education support service provider in the UK.
Babcock Education combines the best commercial practice with the values and principles of the public sector, working with schools and settings, extended services, local authorities, colleges, government departments and agencies to improve the life chances of all children and young people.
Our long term strategic partnerships enable learners, teachers and communities to fulfil their potential through world-class education.
Babcock is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.