Female Children Intervenor
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Female Children's Intervenor
Brownhills, Walsall, West Midlands
Salary: Â£1,773 – Â£2,068
Help us achieve a world in which all deafblind children and adults can be full and active members of society.
1 Posts delivering a total of 4.5 care hours a week Sense Salary Points: 17-22 Annual Leave entitlement 24 days per annum (pro rata) plus Bank Holidays.
Sense is the leading charity that supports and campaigns for children and adults who are deafblind. Birmingham Community Support Services are seeking to appoint 2 Female Intervenors.
The role will be to provide support and development with personal care, bathing, dressing, feeding, physiotherapy exercises and a comprehensive communication programme.
You will be required to work on a flexible rota initially to provide support Mon-Fri â€" 06.30hrs â€" 09.00hrs, Sat â€" 07.00hrs -09.00hrs With a view that there may be an increase in hours to further support the person to access facilities in the community.
Skills and Experience
You will also need a commitment to the belief that deafblind children have the right to learning, self-determination, choice and fulfilment both at home, in learning situations and in the community.
Deafblind people require special methods of communication and special methods for coping with everyday life; therefore we provide all our staff with specialist training.
Experience in working with people with learning difficulties and/or multi sensory impairments is essential.
*For genuine occupational requirement reasons we are looking to appoint a Female only (exemption under the Equality Act 2010 Part 1 Schedule 9)
If you require more information about the role please contact Ruth Bennett-Anderson for an informal chat on 07866568856.
Closing Date: 12th July 2012
Interview Dates: Week commencing 23rd July 2012
Sense is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable children and adults and expects all employees to share this commitment. Therefore all offers of employment, where appropriate, are subject to an enhanced Criminal Records Bureau check.
Sense is an Equal Opportunities Employer and is committed to ensuring that all staff are motivated, skilled and rewarded by their work.
For more information about Sense and about deafblindness, please visit www.sense.org.uk Charity no. 289868