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BSL Support Worker - Manchester

Do you want to support 16-18 students with hearing difficulties to flourish in their education using BSL?

We are looking for a number of full time BSL Support workers who can use British Sign Language (BSL) to support a client college in Manchester.

With over 5000 students the new cohort of EHCP students has a large number of deaf pupils entering the college. Your role will be to engage in conversation with the students by using British Sign Language, allowing them to feel less isolated and supported, check in on their wellbeing, build a relationship and support their academic achievement. You will be supporting and relaying information from the main class teacher specifically in the colleges brand new SEN provision located just by Victoria station, Manchester.

Skills and Experience Required:

  • Confident using British Sign Language to Level 2 Standard, including over video call
  • Good communication skills
  • SEN Teaching Assistant, support or care work are all beneficial but not essential

Role Benefits:

  • Work in a brand new state of the art SEN provision with excellent public transport links and on-site parking
  • Full time position starting September 2021
  • Earn GBP1350 per month
  • Work for one of the largest colleges in the UK, with excellent CPD and support provided

Any successful applicant would be subject to DBS and Right to work UK checks so relevant documents will be requested.

If this role seems of interest and you have relevant experience/qualifications, please click the link below or send your CV to the relevant details.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see for details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.

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