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Lead MSI Intervenor

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Full time
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Closed for applications on 23/02/2018 23:59
£21,112 - £23,842
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Job details 

Closing date:
23 Feb

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This job is closed for applications.

Further information

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a person with a range of excellent skills who wants to develop their career in to a new area of specialism. The role includes working as, and managing a team of Intervenors to support a young person with Multisensory Impairment (Deafblindness).

The role of MSI Intervenor is to effectively facilitate access to information usually gained through sight and hearing and other senses that are incomplete or missing. There is a team of MSI Intervenors who work on a 2:1 basis following a waking day curriculum designed by Deafblind/MSI experts.

The normal place of work is within a home with experiential learning in the community undertaking various activities to meet the required developmental objectives.

This is a full time role that encompasses a significant amount of training in various areas of supporting a Deafblind/MSI person. The normal weekly hours are 35 but the successful candidate must be flexible to work during the week and also at weekends.

Duties and key result areas:

• To improve outcomes for a young person who is deafblind (MSI) through the specified Education Health and
  Care Plan
• To develop the required relationship as an Intervenor with the young person and all relevant training
• To manage the day to day running of a team of Intervenors ensuring consistency and quality of practice

Key line management duties include:

• The maintenance of all relevant written records
• High levels of professional communication across a multi-disciplinary team
• Contribution to the intervention plans weekly and termly
• Management and motivation of a team of Intervenors in conjunction with Service Provision
• Develop strong relationships through professional working patterns to aid achievement of outcomes
• To maintain confidentiality of information
• To adhere to safeguarding policies
• To work in accordance with policies and practices, checklists, including Health and Safety, HR and
  Equal Opportunities – promoting an environment of anti-discriminatory practice and ensuring the young person’s right
  to privacy, dignity, choice and respect

Skills development and training required:

• To undertake all specialist training in relation to Deafblindness/MSI
• To develop skills and knowledge by participating in any additional relevant training
• To self-study and develop own knowledge base consistently

Ability to work a flexible rota system which includes early mornings, evenings, weekends and holidays.

Closing date for applications: Friday 23rd February 2018

If you are interested in applying for this role, please forward your CV with covering letter to Marian White, email: marian_white@btinternet.com

Keepers Cottage
NE65 9AA

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