Catholic Care is a faith-based charity providing care and support to people of all faiths and none. The Charity also employs people of all faiths and no faith.
Would you like to provide specialist support to deaf or hearing-impaired people to support them to access their faith and in those tasks they encounter each day that are challenging? Then this could be the job for you.
At Catholic Care we are looking for an experienced, passionate and committed Support Worker for a new outreach service. Someone who believes that it is the fundamental right of everyone to be treated in a way that respects their dignity and privacy.
The support worker will encourage and enable deaf people to live with independence within their catholic and local community and promote their confidence and achieve social inclusion.
The Charity provides excellent standards of person centred support to maximise individuals independence and quality of life.
Job Title: Support Worker to the Catholic Deaf Community
Salary: SP 3 currently £19,100 pro rata
Post: Part Time Position (including weekends)
Location: West Yorkshire
Closing Date: 30th June 2022
Interview Date: To be arranged with applicant
You would be required to work, in a person-centred way, to support the Catholic Deaf Community in coming together to share their faith. To work towards breaking down isolation and creating a caring warm community where everyone is welcome. In addition to provide help and support with daily challenges which could include form filing and supporting attendance to appointments.
Duties would include assisting with signing at Holy Mass. Working with the Chaplain for the Deaf with liturgical events. Arranging a programme of social events, advocacy and information sessions to help with communication in the Deaf Community.
Experience and Qualifications
You must have achieved a minimum of Level 2 qualification in British Sign Language, educated to GCSE Level (A-C) including English and Maths or equivalent. Posses a Full Clean Driving Licence. Demonstrate relevant work experience.
What we offer our employees
- We pay in line with NJC pay scale
• A minimum of 22 days paid annual leave for full time employees (pro rata for part time) with 3 additional days after 5 years, plus 8 days bank holidays and an additional 3 days as standard.
• Group personal pension scheme
• Comprehensive induction programme with ongoing paid training and development
• Regular supervision and annual performance and development appraisal
• Career progression opportunities
• UK Healthcare Scheme
Find out more:
To find out more about this position simply visit the Job Profile page, where you can download and complete the application form and send it back to us online