Based in Northwich, Chester or Macclesfield with travel across Cheshire, Flintshire and Wrexham
Maternity Cover – 12-month fixed term contract
£12,755.64 per annum
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Sensory Support Officer to join our team on a 12 month fixed term contract to cover maternity leave.
We are a Disability Confident employer with vibrant offices in Macclesfield, Northwich and Chester. We offer various types of support related to sensory loss (sight/hearing loss) for people across Cheshire, Flintshire & Wrexham. Our values-based culture comes from our knowledge that the services we provide make a real difference to the people we support.
We are looking for a professional & approachable individual with a proactive attitude, the ability to work on own initiative and good administration skills. In this post you will be completing assessments and offering person-centred support. This will include information, signposting, practical/ emotional support, provision of and instruction on use of specialist equipment that can support service users. The role includes visiting people in their own homes and providing support within DSN offices.
This position will involve regular travel throughout your designated geographical area, therefore a full driving licence & own transport are essential to the role. You may also be required to provide support in other geographical areas to cover emergencies.
You will be fully supported by an excellent programme of continuous training & development including training in BSL, allowing you to truly shine in your role. We also offer a range of other benefits including:
24 days rising to 29 days pro rata of annual leave, company sick pay, contributory pension scheme, access to enhanced role specific training, medicash health plan, cycle scheme.
Please visit the link below for the job description and person specification and use the DSN application form to apply for the role.
Closing date is Sunday 7th August at 17.00pm
Interviews on Wednesday 24th August