To cover Reading, London, Kent and surrounding areas
Salary £9.83 per hour plus £1.18 holiday pay
SignHealth is a national charity committed to achieving better access to and equality of health provision within the UK for Deaf people. We provide services to Deaf people experiencing mental health problems and/or complex needs. The charity works in the fields of supported living, counselling, advocacy, outreach and health promotion. We are also proud that more than half our employees are Deaf.
We are looking for a dynamic person who would like the exciting challenge of working with and supporting individuals who are living in the community. We are currently seeking applicants who can work weekdays/evenings/weekends and can offer the following:
• Knowledge of the deaf community and mental health issues
• A belief in and positive attitude to the principles of community care
• A commitment to equal opportunities and the empowerment of clients
• Ability to work independently
• Previous experience of client assessment
• Experience of working in outreach support / residential setting
Please see a copy of the job description for this role below below:
Ability to communicate in British Sign Language (minimum Level 2) is essential
Applications from D/deaf people are strongly encouraged
All applicants will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Check at an enhanced level and Independent Safeguarding Adults clearance
To apply for this role, please send a copy of your CV and a supporting statement to
SignHealth is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects those who work in the organisation to share this commitment.
All applicants will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Check at an enhanced level and an Independent Safeguarding Adult Clearance. The post is subject to references and checks which are satisfactory to us.
We are unable to work with anyone who has been disqualified from working with children or subject to sanctions imposed by a regulatory or professional body.
The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. Any convictions, cautions, or bind-overs need to be declared including any that would normally be regarded as spent.