Communication Support Worker

Manchester, Greater Manchester

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Date Posted:21 Apr 2021
  1. Learning Support Assistant, Teaching Assistant, SEN Teaching Assistant
£65 - £75 per day
  1. Long-term

Communication Support Worker

Manchester, Greater Manchester

Tradewind is recruiting for a Communication Support Worker in south Manchester!

Do you love helping students with Hearing Impairment develop and learn?

Is your BSL at Level 2 standard or above?

To join us and be successful in this Communication Support Worker, CSW, role, you will need to:

  • Be subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) and professional references checks.
  • Provide a CV with at least 10 years employment/education history included and any employment breaks must be explained.
  • Have the legal right to work in the UK.

About the role:

  • Communication Support Worker, CSW, with BSL standard at L2 or above.
  • Start date ASAP.
  • Part time and long term - 3 days per week
  • Pay up to £75 per day.
  • Supporting 2 pupils in year 11 at a high school who communicate with BSL.
  • Helping students understand and engage with the lesson and peers.
  • Support teacher with differentiation of work for the student and help tailor towards their specific needs.
  • Assess, monitor and feedback on student progress.

About the school:

  • The role is based at a secondary school in south Manchester for pupils aged 11-16.
  • Rated GOOD by Ofsted in all areas. The school leaders have an ambitious offering to meet the needs of all their students including a prominent Inclusion department.
  • Excellent transport links and facilities.

About the pupil:

  • Both pupils are in Year 11, both have Hearing Impairment and use BSL to communicate.
  • They both have some level of anxiety around lack of understanding or being able to communicate and can sometimes display in challenging behaviour as a result.
  • They need patience, empathy and understanding from their Communication Support Worker, CSW, in order to help them engage and progress.


By registering with Tradewind Manchester, you will benefit from:

  • An honest and friendly team with a wealth of educational experience
  • Consultants that will listen to what you want and support you wherever necessary
  • Top rates of pay through our attraction of the best education talent
  • More training and development than any other agency - which is why we can offer you more certified CPD courses than any other education recruitment agency, 25 to be exact! That's 18 more than our next nearest competitor
  • A great referral scheme - recommend a friend and earn a generous reward
  • Full interview preparation and assistance - so you're fully prepped and confident, increasing your chances of success
  • Help with lesson planning - our support doesn't stop once we've secured you a placement
  • A straightforward Online Portal for your timesheets and log your availability
  • Free social and networking events to get to know your peers and consultants

Please call the Manchester office on 0161 674 0138, or email for more info and to get registered.

A bit about Tradewind...

  1. As a Sunday Times Top 100 employer, we're committed to putting candidates & staff first
  2. We employ the best in the business to provide an exceptional service to our candidates
  3. Top rates of pay (all rates are typically inclusive of holiday pay, however we will happily accrue this upon request)
  4. More free CPD courses than any other education recruiter
  5. Awarded REC Audited Education Gold Standard status and we're proudly an Equal Opportunities Employer

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