We are seeking to attract suitable individuals to join our pool of casual workers known as reliefs. Reliefs cover permanent employees' absence and enable us to continue to provide a high quality of service to the people who use our services.
There is no continuing contractual relationship between our Relief Workers and Action on Hearing Loss outside of any periods during which they are actually undertaking work for the charity. Action on Hearing Loss does not have to offer a relief worker any hours of work and if we do offer hours of work relief workers do not have to accept them.
Our South west Independent Living Service's team is looking for relief support Workers to join our team. As a Relief Support Worker you will work with people living in their own homes who are deaf with additional needs, you will assist them to achieve positive and meaningful outcomes of their choice, helping people to design personalized programmers of support including Independence, health education and/or social activities, supporting people to become active members of their community and to participate as desired in events of their choice.
The successful candidate will have good verbal and written communications skills. You must be able to form and maintain effective working relationships and work effectively as part of a team. Similarly you must be able to work independently and use your own initiative. Previous experience of working with people with deafness or learning disabilities would be advantageous. Action on hearing loss offers excellent training opportunities, including British Sign language, Deaf -specific interventions and a diverse range of employee benefits.
Interview date: To be confirmed
This post is also subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS check
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