Casual Male* Outreach Workers
Office-based in Balham, London. Job to cover whole of London
Salary £9.83 per hour, plus £1.18 holiday pay (after three months)
We are looking for dynamic people who would like the exciting challenge of working in this environment and supporting individuals who are living in the community. We are currently seeking applicants who can offer flexible hours to include evenings and 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 on going client assessment
· Experience of working in outreach support / residential setting (experience of working with young people is an advantage)
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 enhanced level.
For application pack:
Voice: 0208 673 9922 / Fax: 0208 772 3242 / Minicom : 0208 772 324
Closing date: Ongoing
*The requirement for this role to be male-only is an Occupational Requirement to achieve a legitimate Aim in the personal welfare or educational services field within the meaning of the Equality Act 2010.[clear-line]
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.