Support Worker
53d ago

Role overview : About the role :

About the role :

We are looking to recruit a support worker in the Derby area to work with a delightful 13 year old Deaf young person.

The role will involve supporting the young person to access his local community and engage in local sporting and leisure activities such as football.

We are looking for someone who is able to support the young person to develop a positive identity as a Deaf person and to develop independent living skills such as using public transport.

About you :

The successful candidate will need to have experience working with children / young people and will need to be able to communicate in British Sign Language.

The following qualities in the support worker are essential :

  • Experience working with children / young people
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to act pro-actively and make informed decisions
  • An understanding of Deaf culture and issues that young Deaf people face
  • A can do’ attitude
  • Ability to motivate and engage young people
  • A sense of fun and adventure but also mature and sensible to safeguard and ensure the young person’s safety
  • An enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure & Barring Service and references will be required.

    You may have experience of the following : Support Worker, Charities, Third Sector, Not For Profit, Care Worker, Voluntary Sector, Social Care, Vulnerable People, NFP, Healthcare Assistant, Care Staff etc.

    This vacancy is being advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment, the UK’s leading Online Recruitment Agency. The services advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment are those of an employment agency.

    No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, or belief, and we confirm that we will gladly accept all applications..

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