Sensory Specialist Practitioner

Location: Sensory Service

Closing Date: 27 June 2022

Salary: £23,500 pro rata

Specific Hours: 18.5 Hours per week

Sensory Specialist Practitioner

Sensory Specialist Practitioner

Salary - £23’500

Location – Office base Chelmsford but community based role

Full-Time – 18.5 hours per week

ECL are looking for a Sensory Specialist Practitioner to join the team, this role is to support sensory impaired adults to maximize their independence and to provide support for their carer’s and families. 

As part of your role, you will undertake an assessment of needs and provide the appropriate support to people with a sight loss, hearing loss, who are Deaf or deafblind to facilitate independence and improved health and wellbeing.

To be successful, you need:

  • Experience of working with people who are hard of hearing, Deaf, sight impaired, blind or dual sensory impaired (deafblind) desirable.
  • To be friendly, approachable, supportive and adaptable to change
  • To think creatively, challenging the norms, and constructively challenging those around you to ensure continuous improvement, commercial astuteness, and inspire the same in colleagues.
  • To ensure the proper assessment, management and mitigation of risk
  • To take responsibility for a caseload of people with sensory impairments
  • To maintain a high level of knowledge of other services
  • Strong communication skills
  • To maintain customer records
  • Experience with dealing with sensitive data and understanding of Information Governance.
  • To have a full driving licence and access to a car

To view the full job description for our Sensory Specialist Practitioner role, please click here

What we can offer you:

  • 24 days pa plus bank holidays, increasing with length of service
  • Annual Performance Review, performance related pay and bonus
  • Business mileage paid at 45p per mile
  • Contributory Pension Scheme – ECL match up to 6% Employee Pension contributions
  • Healthcare Cash plan (including reimbursement for dental, optical and chiropody plus much more)
  • Reimbursement of professional subscriptions
  • Excellent Career development with access to paid for qualifications
  • Free DBS check and renewals (if required)
  • Up to £1000 Refer a friend scheme

Take the next step in your career and become part of the ECL team.

We are an equal opportunities employer and positively encourage applications from suitable candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

We have a written policy on the Recruitment of Ex-offenders, which is available to view here.

We are proud to be part of the Disability Confident scheme which helps to employ, support and promote disabled people in the workplace.



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