signing solutions

Signing Solutions

Location: Warrington

Responsible to: General Manager

Hours per Week: 14 – 21

Salary: £11 per hour


JOB PURPOSE

The BSL community engagement officer will be working in local communities to raise awareness of our services, making links with key partners, agencies and D/deaf people. They will build links with the Deaf community and support the development of the service in response to the feedback obtained.


MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Promote the service and raise awareness of the need to provide information in British Sign Language
  • Support the film media officer to promote and raise the profile of Signing Solutions CIC to the wider community and local service providers using social media, literature and presentations/networking.
  • Collaborate in the writing and production of BSL videos
  • Present to camera in BSL
  • Engage with the Deaf community to identify support and service needs.
  • Facilitate activities to promote inclusion of the Deaf community
  • Monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of services, producing service reports as required to meet organisational and funding requirements.
  • Undertake appropriate training and learning
  • Act within Signing Solution CIC’s policies and procedures
  • Undertake any other duties within the scope of the role as directed by line manager.​

Qualifications/Education

Native British Sign Language user, ideally Deaf.


Experience / Knowledge

Lived experience of Deafness and Deaf culture


Skills /Abilities:

  • The ability to influence and motivate individuals to engage and participate in service provision
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to collate information and write reports
  • Confident to present to camera.

Personal Qualities:

  • Self-motivated, enthusiastic and focused
  • Commitment to embrace and uphold the organisations values
  • Commitment to the concept of equal opportunities in all aspects of the role
  • Excellent team worker with the ability to work alone
  • Be a Deaf role model

Other Requirements: