Communication Support Worker

Part Time (4 days per week) – Contract

Pay Rate: £15-£20ph


The role:

We are looking for a Communication Support worker to support a SEND student who communicates through British Sign Language (BSL).

You will be split between working in a well-established College in your area and out in the community doing activities, as part of a 15 week program the College is running.

You will need to be able to provide vital communication support for the student so that they can engage in the program to the fullest and have the most beneficial experience.

Our Client:

Our client is a well-established College, with multiple sites across Coventry and the surrounding areas. Rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted.

They look to break down barriers and help create positive learning experiences for each individual student. To be learner-focused is a must.

Our client pride themselves on treating all students as equals and being able to adapt their approach to suit the individual needs of each learner to ensure they reach their maximum potential.

Our client aims to inspire, encourage, and develop all individuals to reach their maximum potential.

What you need:

  • A qualification in British Sign Language (BSL) or equivalent
  • Experience in supporting SEND students
  • Hold an enhanced DBS within 12 months
  • Must be learner-focused
  • Able to meet deadlines, and submit daily reports
  • Good IT knowledge
  • Full driving license and access to a vehicle is an advantage

Could this be your next challenge? This opportunity is on a contract basis of 15 weeks with a chance to renew. Please note that payments are made via an umbrella company, if you have a preferred umbrella company please let me know. If you are interested in applying to this position, please send your CV through using the link on this advert and/or call PJ in the Bristol office for Dovetail & Slate on 0117 422 9420, or email

Important Notice

Dovetail and Slate is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, applicants and clients to share this commitment.

This role may involve work with under 18’s or vulnerable adults. Any appointment will be made subject to strict vetting and screening checks and receipt of a satisfactory enhanced DBS check. Dovetail and Slate ltd acts as an Employment Agency (perm) and an Employment Business (temp/contract).

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