Communication Support Worker

Ellingham Employment Services - Leytonstone

12 hours per week (9am - 3pm Thursday & Friday).  Salary £13.50 per hour.

We are currently looking for a CSW to support a hearing impaired young person with SEN to complete a Supported Internship programme with us between January and August 2019.

Responsibilities:

  • To provide 1-2-1 communication and classroom support to enable the young person to undertake employability training sessions.
  • To provide communication support in the work place and job coaching to enable the young person to complete a 6 month work placement.
  • To provide travel training and support on public transport to and from workplace where necessary.
  • To assist the young person with job brokering, applications and interviews as necessary to enable the young person to progress into paid employment.
  • Must be willing to work in a variety of locations across East London.

Skills/competencies required:

  • Previous experience providing 1-2-1 communication support to deaf learners is essential.
  • Experience of delivering training and mentoring to SEN/LDD learners.
  • Teaching qualification preferred (such as Qttls/Pttls).
  • BSL Stage 2 minimum qualification.
  • In depth knowledge of good practice around safeguarding and H&S.

To apply:

If you are interested in this job please forward your CV to [email protected]