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BSL Communication Support Worker (SPL)

St Vincent College
Gosport, Hampshire
Contract Type
Part Time, Term Time
£22,897 (FTE) £15,137 (pro-rata)
Start Date
1st September 2024
19th August 2024 12:00 PM
Contract Type
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Start Date
1st September 2024
  • Contract Type :Permanent
  • Job ID: 1410846

British Sign Language Communication Support Worker (School of Personalised Learning)

30 hours per week, 37 working weeks per year (term term only)

Salary: Support Staff Scale Point 22 -- £22,897 (FTE) £15,137 (pro-rata)

We have an exciting opportunity available for an experienced and highly motivated Communication Support Worker to join our team within the School of Personalised Learning (SPL).

The successful candidate will be providing specialist support for hearing impaired students and will therefore need to be qualified in British Sign Language (BSL). This role will allow time for planning and resourcing.

Please note that in the event of specialist communication support not being required during the academic year, the successful candidate will be expected to undertake duties similar or the same as those required of a Learning Support Assistant.

The College provides specialist education and support for 200+ young people aged 16-25 with moderate and complex learning difficulties and disabilities. Working with students you will form a key part of the range of services to support their education, emotional well-being and preparation for adulthood.

Please note it is essential that the successful candidate:

  • Has GCSE C grade or equivalent in English and Math's
  • Is willing to provide personal care which could include feeding and toileting as required to support students with specific identified needs (full training will be provided)

The successful candidate will be required to complete an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service application.

Closing date - 19th August 2024 at 12pm

Interviews - TBC


Safeguarding Statement:

St Vincent College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.