Communicator Guide



Organisation
Sense
Reference
46084
Sector
Health, Medicine & Well Being
Location
staffordshire
Salary Details
£9.26
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours per Week
4
Closing Date
24/10/2021
It's an exciting time as Sense has just released its new strategy, we now have an opportunity for a Communicator Guide to join our team in Tamworth and Staffordshire.

Job Description

This is a permanent role, working from from 4 hours per week. This is a growing service and more hours may become available.

We are looking for new Communicator Guides to join our fantastic team here at Staffordshire.

As a Communicator Guide, you will support people to access their wider communities, providing sensory support to ensure that individuals with dual-sensory loss can be as independent as possible. 

Some of things you may be supporting the Deafblind individuals with include:

Safe use of local public transport
Shopping
Attending appointments
Visiting places of interest or leisure facilities
Participating in social activities, joining social groups, or maintaining contacts with friends
Maintaining their hobbies

In this role, you may also provide communication support to people in their home, including supporting with reading and responding to their post or making telephone calls.

Our rotas are usually consistent and do not change from week to week. You may be required to work on Saturdays.

The duties are varied and no two days will be the same. The people we support are individuals and they are all treated as such. As a general guide, you may support with personal care needs, as well as help to take part in a wide range of special interests and activities that support their health and wellbeing.

Company Description

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.

Work at Sense can be demanding and so isn’t for everyone, but it is also incredibly rewarding and valuable. Take a look at the video below to see why we do what we do.