Communication Facilitator

20 Mar 2019
26 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Sense have an exciting opportunity for passionate and dedicated individuals to join us as we establish our new Supporting People project in Powys as a communication facilitator.
Title: Communication Facilitators
Ref: 43174
Hours: 16 hours per week, part time
Location: Powys area
Contract type: Fixed Term
Salary: GBP8.81 per hour
About the role
These roles are based in either North Powys, covering the Montgomeryshire area, or South Powys covering the Breconshire/Radnorshire area. This is a part time role, working 16 hours per week on a fixed term basis until April 2024.
In this role you will provide community support to people living with sensory loss, enabling them to live the life they want, reduce social isolation and ensure the risk of homelessness is minimised. You will support individuals to complete day to day tasks such as administration and correspondence and also enable them to access local activities and social groups.
About you
We're looking for people who have experience providing support to people with sensory impairment. We're interested in people with a range of communication skills; we'd love to hear from you if you can communicate in clear spoken English and have any experience with British Sign Language or Welsh.
As the role is community based, the individual will need to travel across the Powys area and transport individuals when needed.
About us
For everyone living with complex disabilities. For everyone who is deafblind. Sense is here to help people communicate and experience the world.
We believe that no one, no matter how complex their disabilities, should be isolated, left out, or unable to fulfil their potential.
Sense has a proven record of offering high quality, pioneering services.
Working at Sense can be incredibly rewarding; we offer the opportunity to work in a large, diverse and successful charity where people can develop their skills, knowledge and careers in a supportive and flexible environment. In addition, we have excellent training and development, the opportunity for you to join our Group Personal Pension scheme and a generous annual leave entitlement.
Closing date: Sunday 9 April 2019
Interview date: 24/25 April 2019
To start: To be discussed at interview

If you would like to find out more about this position and to apply, please click the Apply Now button. You will be directed to the Sense website where you can download the information pack and complete your application.

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