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Community Support Worker

Location: GREATER MANCHESTER, LANCASHIRE, UNITED KINGDOM Salary: Salary Negotiable
Sector: Education, Further Education Job Type: Temporary
Shift Type: FULL OR PART TIME Applications: 2
Posted: about 2 months ago Reference: X3-457939
  • Are you passionate about supporting learners to succeed? Are you looking for a new opportunity in Education? Then REED Education want to hear from you!

     

    Title – Communication Support Worker      

    At Reed Further Education, we are currently working in partnership with a large College in the Manchester area to recruit for a number of Communication Support Workers; to work on a full time/part time basis. This is an excellent opportunity to progress your career in a College who have a large Learning Support department.

    The role of a Communication Support Worker can be varied, and you should be able to adapt to the different demands of the day-to-day role.

    This role will primarily involve delivering 1:1 support to learners requiring British Sign Language Interpretation.

     

    Key Responsibilities

    * Working in the Additional Support department, you will be working with a variety of learners and be expected to meet the College's standards of work

    * Interpreting using British Sign Language

    * Note Taking, acting as a scribe during exams and lessons

    * Supporting the learners in class, out of class (assignment work etc) and during extra-curricular activities, such educational trips or work experience

    * Working closely with the curriculum to encourage inclusive learning

    * Promoting equality and integration of Sensory Loss students

    * Develop, review, and implement strategies during the academic year, using individual learning profiles and other college systems

    * Assisting learners using specialist equipment and software

     

    Requirements:

    * Recognised BSL Qualification

    * Level 2 Maths & English

    * Previous experience working in either a school or college environment

    * A DBS or willingness to apply for a new DBS

    * Available for the new academic year

    * Passion for supporting students with additional supportive needs

     

    If this sounds like a role that you would like, please forward us your most up to date CV by clicking ‘Apply Now’.

    If you have any questions, then do not hesitate to contact your local Further Education branch, we would love to speak to you and help you figure out the next step in your career.

    Benefits of working with Reed Education:

    When you work with Reed Further Education, you will have access to a range of expertise and advice as well as benefits. We can provide you with:

     

    • Competitive pay rates
    • Access to pension scheme
    • Weekly Pay for all candidates
    • Continual Professional Development
    • Permanent vacancy access to reed.co.uk, the UK’s largest, most visited online job site
    • Access to a dedicated and fully trained personal consultant who is an expert in Further Education recruitment, here to promote and develop our staff
    • The ability to sign up to our Reed rewards, discount and pension schemes
    • Access to a huge range of opportunities through our network of branches across the UK

 

All candidates who register with Reed Education will have 2 years’ referencing taken up and will be required to have a DBS check completed. All offers are conditional upon satisfactory background checks.

Reed Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.

 

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