Communication Support Worker

Recruiter
Waltham Forest College
Location
Waltham Forest, London [Greater London]
Salary
£13,628 - £14,402 Per Year, Inclusive of London Weighting
Posted
21 Nov 2022 15:58
Closes
11 Dec 2022 23:59
Sector
Further Education
Job Level
Learner Support / Teaching Assistant
Specialism
Special Education Needs (SEN) / Supported Learning
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
Organisational Type
General Further Education College

Communication Support Worker

Job Title: Communication Support Worker

Location: East London

Hours: 21.6 Hours, 38 Weeks per year

Salary range: £13,628 - £14,402 per annum inclusive of London Weighting

Waltham Forest College is a forward thinking, vibrant, diverse and exciting place to study and work.  We are proud of our achievements including being rated as the top performing college in London for student satisfaction for the past two consecutive years, as well as being graded as Good by Ofsted.

We believe that our employees are the heart of the organisation and having the right people in the right place, with the right skills is the key to our success.  We are looking for a committed individual who is passionate about working in an aspirational and high performing college and dedicated to contributing to an outstanding experience for our learners. 

The successful candidate will have a keen sense of responsibility, ownership and a ‘can do’ approach to addressing everyday challenges.  If you believe you have the skills, experience and motivation to make a difference and be part of Team Forest, we strongly encourage you to apply for the post at Waltham Forest College.

Are you passionate about supporting young people and adults to achieve their full potential? The Additional Learning Support & Inclusion Department are recruiting for a Communication Support Worker to provide specialist support to our college students with hearing impairments

You must hold a minimum BSL level 3 qualification, CSW qualification or Deaf Studies Degree and have experience of working with deaf students in an educational environment.

What’s in it for you?

We offer the opportunity to help develop your skills and knowledge in a friendly team environment, plus a range of benefits including a career average pension scheme (LGPS), employee assistance programme, discounted local gym membership, enhanced sick pay, NUS Employee discount, free onsite parking, cycle to work scheme and Sodexo benefits scheme

Equality, diversity and inclusion
We are committed to creating and promoting a diverse and inclusive workforce that better reflects the wider community we support. We particularly welcome applicants from groups currently under-represented in senior roles, including females, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME), people with disabilities and from the LGBTQ community.

Safeguarding

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of our students and expect everybody working for the College to share this commitment.  We actively seek DBS clearance checks for applications of employment as part of our safeguarding procedures.

Closing Date:   11 December 2022

Interview Date: TBC

*Please apply as soon as possible as applications will be considered upon receipt; we reserve the right to interview before the closing date*.