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Job Title: Specialised Housing Support Worker, Nil hours contract

Location: Claridge Road, Manchester

Salary: £12.50 Per hour + holiday pay

Hours: Nil Hours

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 experience of on going client assessment and working in residential Care?

Ideally have a Qualification in Health and Social Care or the care certificate?

Here at SignHealth we are currently recruiting for people to join our Bank team (Nil hours) 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 a motivated, dynamic, compassionate and hardworking individual who is able to support individuals who are living in our community and in a residential care home.

As a Support Worker you will undertake a range of tasks which include working closely with the service manager and clients building relationships, following support plans, completing and monitoring care plans, support clients develop themselves, their skills and their relationships.

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

Why choose SignHealth?


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.

Join our learning pathway with BSL, we offer paid Training and Development to further your BSL knowledge!

Wellbeing is 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

Let’s get you onboard to start your SignHealth Journey!

If this sounds like a position you would interested in, we would love to hear from you. Applications are strongly welcome from people who can use British sign language.

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

For this post, the below checks will be carried our prior to employment:

  • Enhanced DBS Checks
  • Satisfactory reference checks: receipt of employment references which cover the last 5 years.
  • Evidence of Covid-19 Vaccination’s (Both doses)
  • Evidence of Right to work in the UK
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