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Job Title: Temporary Specialist Housing Support Worker x2
Location: Bowfell Road, Manchester
Salary: £12.50 per hour plus sleep in allowance
Hours: 19.25 hours per week (average), 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.
Contract: 6 month temporary
Closing Date: TBC

SignHealth are a passionate and unique Deaf led charity, committed to creating a future where there are no barriers to good health and wellbeing 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 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.

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.

You will find out the role you will play in helping SignHealth deliver its mission.

Join our learning pathway with BSL, we offer paid training and development to further your BSL knowledge.

Wellbeing is at 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:

  • 25 Days of Annual Leave, pro rata for Part Time Staff
  • 2 Wellbeing days per year, pro rata for Part Time Staff
  • 5 Days per year of paid Study Leave
  • Long Service Annual Leave Rewards
  • Free of Charge DBS Certificate
  • Sick Pay
  • A generous defined contribution pension scheme, we pay 6% after successfully passing probation
  • Death in service benefit
  • Eye Care Vouchers

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

If this sounds like a position you would be interested in, we would love to hear from you!

We positively encourage applications from deaf people, disabled people, people of colour and people from the LGBT+ community. We will support all applicants along the journey of our recruitment process.

To apply, please contact Sue Pentith – Bowfellroad@signhealth.org.uk with your CV and supporting statement.

Offers of work are subject to: Enhanced DBS checks, Right to work checks, Satisfactory references and Medical Health clearance.

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