Trainee Guide/communicators

We have an urgent requirement in the Stirling, Falkirk and Edinburgh areas for guide/communicators to support deafblind adults to live independent lives and maintain links within their communities. Guide/communicators support deafblind adults in the areas of communication, information and mobility.

Specialist communication skills may be required for working with particular service users.

We currently require guide/communicators to provide a service of 10 hours over a 7 day week.

Essential:

Satisfying minimum requirements of job description (available on request).

Protection of Vulnerable Groups Scheme Record membership.

Satisfactory references.

Desirable:

This is a sessional role offering flexible hours to suit and full training is provided.

Starting rate is £7.85 per hour.

For an informal discussion please contact Suzanne Abbate by email Services@deafblindscotland.org.uk .

For an application pack please contact Lesley Winning, Deafblind Scotland, 21 Alexandra Avenue, Lenzie, Glasgow, G66 5BG, 0141 777 5852, www.deafblindscotland.org.uk, email HR@deafblindscotland.org.uk

Deafblind Scotland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Bilingual Guide/Communicator Dundee and Tayside

Required in the Dundee and Tayside areas to support deafblind adults, whose first languages are Urdu and/or Punjabi, to live independent lives and maintain links within their communities. Fluency in both these languages would be an advantage. Specialist communication skills may be required for working with particular service users.

Normally 6 hours per week with additional hours periodically. Full training provided.

Essential: Satisfying minimum requirements of job description (available on request), Protection of Vulnerable Groups Record membership, satisfactory references.

Desirable: British Sign Language skills are not essential but would be advantageous.

Deafblind Scotland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

For an informal discussion, please contact Suzanne Abbate by email at services@deafblindscotland.org.uk.

For an application pack, please contact Lesley Winning at HR@deafblindscotland.org.uk or on 0141 777 5852.

For more information, our website is www.deafblindscotland.org.uk.

Starting rate is £7.85 per hour

Trainee Guide/communicators and Home Care Workers

We have an urgent requirement in the Pollok area of Glasgow for guide/communicators and home care workers to support deafblind adults to live independent lives and maintain links within their communities. Guide/communicators support deafblind adults in the areas of communication, information and mobility.

Hours of work available are one hour per day from 8am to 9am, 7 days per week with the potential for further hours. To provide a person-centred service to support deafblind adults with the purchase, preparation and storage of food in their own home. You would also support them to maintain cleanliness of their home. Full training will be given including and online Food Hygiene course.

Specialist communication skills may be required for working with particular service users.

Essential:

Satisfying minimum requirements of job description (available on request) and passing our 4 day training course.

Protection of Vulnerable Groups Scheme Record membership.

Satisfactory references.

Desirable:

British Sign Language skills are not essential but would be advantageous.

This is a sessional role offering flexible hours to suit and full training is provided.

Starting rate is £7.85 per hour.

There is no deadline for applications.

For an informal discussion please contact Suzanne Abbate by email services@deafblindscotland.org.uk

For an application pack please contact Lesley Winning, Deafblind Scotland, 21 Alexandra Avenue, Lenzie, Glasgow, G66 5BG, 0141 777 5852, www.deafblindscotland.org.uk, email pa@deafblindscotland.org.uk

Deafblind Scotland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Trainee Guide/communicators

We have an urgent requirement in the Aberdeen/shire area of Scotland for guide/communicators to support deafblind adults to live independent lives and maintain links within their communities. Guide/communicators support deafblind adults in the areas of communication, information and mobility. Due to the rural nature of these areas, it may be advantageous for guide/communicators to have the use of a car.

Specialist communication skills may be required for working with particular service users.

Essential:

Satisfying minimum requirements of job description (available on request) and passing our 4 day training course.

Protection of Vulnerable Groups Scheme Record membership.

Satisfactory references.

Desirable:

British Sign Language skills.

These are sessional roles offering flexible hours to suit service users and full training is provided.

Starting rate is £7.85 per hour.

There is no deadline for applications.

For an informal discussion please contact Suzanne Abbate by email .

For an application pack please contact Lesley Winning, Deafblind Scotland, 21 Alexandra Avenue, Lenzie, Glasgow, G66 5BG, 0141 777 5852, www.deafblindscotland.org.uk, email PA@deafblindscotland.org.uk

Deafblind Scotland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Home Support Workers

 

An opportunity is available in the Airdrie area of Lanarkshire for Home Support Workers to support a deafblind adult live independently within their own home and the community.  The role includes preparation and storage of food and maintaining the cleanliness of their home. Hours available are up to 2 hours every morning and 2 hours early evening on a rota basis.

 

British Sign Language skills are essential.

 

Experience of working with people with a sensory loss is desirable as is SVQ 2/3.

 

Car drivers preferred, but not essential.

 

Rate of pay is £7.85 per hour.

 

Good terms & conditions, paid annual leave and deafblind awareness training.  Full training will be given including an online food hygiene course

 

Successful applicants will be subject to PVG scheme and provide satisfactory references.

 

If you’d like to join the team to ensure “A society in which deafblind people have the permanent support and recognition necessary to be equal citizens”, we look forward to hearing from you.

 

There is no deadline for applications.

 


For further details relating to this post or an application pack, please contact: Lesley Winning, PA to Chief Executive on 0141 777 5852 or email PA@deafblindscotland.org.uk.

 

 

 

Deafblind Scotland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.