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Freelance Communication and Employment Specialists in three different areas  

Central England, Greater Manchester & Central and West London 

 

Freelance Communication and Employment Specialists - Central England

Are you passionate about supporting Deaf people into work, possess minimum (or native) Level 3 BSL as a freelancer with some job searching skills and based across the Central England region?

Zebra Access has been delivering a highly successful specialist employment support service for Deaf and hard of hearing jobseekers for a few years now and are moving into new areas of work to further expand our exciting provision. Our Communication and Employment Specialist (CES) provision helps to meet the unique needs of our Deaf and hard of hearing job seekers by ensuring mainstream employment services are fully accessible to our fellow Deaf peers.   

If you possess a minimum Level 3 (or native sign language user) with some job searching background experience and are passionate about supporting Deaf and hard of hearing jobseekers to overcome barriers in the world of work and to achieve a level playing field, then we would love to hear from you!

To this end, we are seeking to expand on our delivery reach to develop infrastructure freelance teams in the Central England belt (Staffordshire, Warwickshire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Northamptonshire, Bedfordshire, North Buckinghamshire) to help meet new contractual demand.

Our freelance Communication and Employment Specialist will be required to:

  • Communicate upwards of minimum Level 3 (or native) BSL standards to meet the required needs to support our Deaf participants.
  • Demonstrate a high level of Deaf awareness and a comprehensive understanding of the barriers faced by Deaf jobseekers to seek, gain and sustain work.

A typical day as a CES would include:

  • Providing communication support to enable smooth interaction dialogue between the Prime Provider’s Caseworker/Work Coach and the Deaf participant at their initial and follow-up appointments.
  • Assist Deaf participants to achieve their objectives set by their Action plans and ensure that they are fully aware of their obligations.
  • Provide one-to-one job searching support with the participant
  • Assistance with their employment aims
  • CV writing
  • Job applications
  • Interview roleplay training
  • Support at interviews

If you are interested in this exciting and highly rewarding role, then please email your latest CV to Zebra Access’ Project Development Manager, Chris Beech chris@zebra-access.com detailing your current communication qualifications, typical freelance fees and why you feel you are the best person for the CES role. We would encourage and welcome Deaf applicants to apply.

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Freelance Communication and Employment Specialists - Greater Manchester

Are you passionate about supporting Deaf people into work, possess minimum (or native) Level 3 BSL as a freelancer with some job searching skills and can cover all areas of Greater Manchester?

Zebra Access has been delivering a highly successful specialist employment support service for Deaf and hard of hearing jobseekers for a few years now and are moving into new areas of work to further expand our exciting provision. Our Communication and Employment Specialist (CES) provision helps to meet the unique needs of our Deaf and hard of hearing job seekers by ensuring mainstream employment services are fully accessible to our fellow Deaf peers.   

If you possess a minimum Level 3 (or native sign language user) with some job searching background experience and are passionate about supporting Deaf and hard of hearing jobseekers to overcome barriers in the world of work and to achieve a level playing field, then we would love to hear from you!

To this end, we are seeking to expand on our delivery reach to develop infrastructure freelance teams to cover all areas of Greater Manchester to help meet new contractual demand.

Our freelance Communication and Employment Specialist will be required to:

  • Communicate upwards of minimum Level 3 (or native) BSL standards to meet the required needs to support our Deaf participants.
  • Demonstrate a high level of Deaf awareness and a comprehensive understanding of the barriers faced by Deaf jobseekers to seek, gain and sustain work.

A typical day as a CES would include:

  • Providing communication support to enable smooth interaction dialogue between the Prime Provider’s Caseworker/Work Coach and the Deaf participant at their initial and follow-up appointments.
  • Assist Deaf participants to achieve their objectives set by their Action plans and ensure that they are fully aware of their obligations.
  • Provide one-to-one job searching support with the participant
  • Assistance with their employment aims
  • CV writing
  • Job applications
  • Interview roleplay training
  • Support at interviews

If you are interested in this exciting and highly rewarding role, then please email your latest CV to Zebra Access’ Project Development Manager, Chris Beech chris@zebra-access.com detailing your current communication qualifications, typical freelance fees and why you feel you are the best person for the CES role. We would encourage and welcome Deaf applicants to apply.

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Freelance Communication and Employment Specialists - Central and West London

Are you passionate about supporting Deaf people into work, possess minimum (or native) Level 3 BSL as a freelancer with some job searching skills and can cover Boroughs of Central and West London?

Zebra Access has been delivering a highly successful specialist employment support service for Deaf and hard of hearing jobseekers for a few years now and are moving into new areas of work to further expand our exciting provision. Our Communication and Employment Specialist (CES) provision helps to meet the unique needs of our Deaf and hard of hearing job seekers by ensuring mainstream employment services are fully accessible to our fellow Deaf peers.   

If you possess a minimum Level 3 (or native sign language user) with some job searching background experience and are passionate about supporting Deaf and hard of hearing jobseekers to overcome barriers in the world of work and to achieve a level playing field, then we would love to hear from you!

To this end, we are seeking to expand on our delivery reach to develop infrastructure freelance teams to cover Boroughs of Central and West London to help meet new contractual demand.

Our freelance Communication and Employment Specialist will be required to:

  • Communicate upwards of minimum Level 3 (or native) BSL standards to meet the required needs to support our Deaf participants.
  • Demonstrate a high level of Deaf awareness and a comprehensive understanding of the barriers faced by Deaf jobseekers to seek, gain and sustain work.

A typical day as a CES would include:

  • Providing communication support to enable smooth interaction dialogue between the Prime Provider’s Caseworker/Work Coach and the Deaf participant at their initial and follow-up appointments.
  • Assist Deaf participants to achieve their objectives set by their Action plans and ensure that they are fully aware of their obligations.
  • Provide one-to-one job searching support with the participant
  • Assistance with their employment aims
  • CV writing
  • Job applications
  • Interview roleplay training
  • Support at interviews

If you are interested in this exciting and highly rewarding role, then please email your latest CV to Zebra Access’ Project Development Manager, Chris Beech chris@zebra-access.com detailing your current communication qualifications, typical freelance fees and why you feel you are the best person for the CES role. We would encourage and welcome Deaf applicants to apply.

 

 

 

Services

Zebra Access CIO provides services and support to Deaf, Deaf Blind and Hard of Hearing people with thanks to Lottery's Community Fund. Services includes Employment Servuces, English/Maths tutorials, Advocacy, Community Development, BSL/Deaf Awareness, drop-in sessions dealing with a range of queries, complaints, form filling, and many more. Zebra Access staff and volunteers have the right to work in a safe and abuse free environment. The organisation will not tolerate any kind of abuse against its staff, volunteers or property.

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