Multi Sensory Impairment Teacher (Consultant)

Barnet or Home Working in South or East Locality
Circa £37,000 (plus allowance if applicable)
Closing date
6 May 2019
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Are you passionate about supporting children and young people who are Deafblind/ Multi-sensory impaired?

Our client is looking to appoint a dynamic and inspiring professional who places the child/ young person at the center of every decision they make.

Title: Multi Sensory Impairment Teacher (Consultant)
Reference number: 43226
Hours: 37.5 hours per week (Full time)
Location: Hadley Centre, Barnet or Home Working in South or East Locality 
Contract type: Permanent
Salary: Circa £37,000 (plus allowance if applicable)

About the role 
Our client is currently recruiting for an MSI Consultant to work 37.5 hours per week in the South or East of England (Nottinghamshire and Hampshire on the north west and south west edges, and the remaining southern and eastern counties).

They have a Family Centre based in Barnet however given the reach of the service applicants may be based in other areas of the locality and work more remotely. This is a unique opportunity to provide support and have positive impact on the lives of children and young people and their families.

You will be required to:

  • Manage the caseload for our client's service in the South/East and develop the offer to children and young people to ensure it is relevant and effective in line with the team strategy.
  • Provide management support for a small team of children and family support workers based in the South/East of England and be expected to provide professional support and development opportunities for ensure their offer is delivered.
  • Develop links across local authorities in the South/East of England, identifying opportunities for joint work in order to promote understanding and service developments for the benefit of Deafblind/ Multi-Sensory Impaired population.

This Charity's Specialist Services for Children and Young People 
Their Specialist Services for Children and Young People offers support from early childhood until the young person moves into adulthood. The team work primarily with:

  • Children who are deafblind/multi-sensory impaired.
  • Children who have medical conditions that are likely to cause problems with sight and hearing as they grow older.

Support is also available to children who have either a sight or hearing impairment combined with other needs, such as learning or physical disabilities.

About you

  • Are you experienced in working with children or young people who have sensory impairments and / or complex and medical needs, and their families?
  • Are you a skilled and engaging leader who is excited and passionate about developing the skills of a team to meet the needs of deafblind people locally and nationally?
  • Do you possess insight and knowledge of the SEND system which would benefit CYP with sensory impairments and / or complex and medical needs, and their families?
  • Are you able to undertake assessment that focuses on the whole-child’s needs and on what they can rather than can’t do?

If the answer is yes to one or more of these then they are particularly keen to hear from you. Home-based working and flexible working arrangements can be considered including job-share based upon the needs of the service.

They are looking for experienced practitioners with Mandatory Qualifications or relevant experience of working with children and young people with multi-sensory impairment or single sensory impairment and additional complex needs.

Roles will require travel across their locality and occasionally nationally. In return the charity offers specialist training and support to enable professional development, opportunity to join the company pension scheme and enhanced family benefits, and in addition a company car if eligible.

Closing date: Monday 6 May 2019
Interview date: Thursday 16 May 2019
To start: To be discussed at interview


To find out more information, please click the apply button. You will be taken to a simple CHM Recruit form and then redirected to the employer’s website where you can complete your application.

It is recommended that you read the candidate guidelines and job description (available on our client's website) before applying. If you are a disabled candidate and require a hard copy pack or a different format for example large print, Braille or audio, further details can be found on the employer's website.

Our client is an Equal Opportunities Employer and is committed to ensuring that all staff are motivated, skilled and rewarded by their work. They are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable children and adults and expects all employees to share this commitment. Therefore, all offers of employment are subject to a number of checks including an enhanced DBS check where appropriate.

No agencies please.

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