Bilingual Female Access Support Workers (x3)

This is an excepted post under Schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010, Part 1.

Hours: Casual
Hourly Rate:£9.95 per hour

Tasks: You will provide quality access support to local women who have little or no English-speaking skills. You will be required to support clients to access local services and activities ensuring clients feel welcome, at ease, developing new connections that will improve their overall wellbeing. In addition, you will support communication between client and services in situations where people do not speak the same language, helping them to access and link into services effectively and efficiently.

Skills & Experience Needed: You will have fluency in written and oral English language skills and be educated to a minimum level 2 community interpreting or equivalent experience. You will be able to read and speak in either Urdu or Bangla and have a good understanding of the challenges faced within the BAME communities of Tameside. You will have some experience of working with ethnic minority communities. You will have a good understanding of the challenges faced by local minority groups and be aware of local services and activities that may help to improve wellbeing. You will have good time management skills as the post will involve working across Tameside. You will be IT literate and be able to write and record clear information. In addition, you will be flexible to meet the demands of the role.

This post is funded by The National Lottery Community Fund.

To apply please download the recruitment documents below:

Closing Date: 7th September 2021, 23:59
Interviews will be held on:16th September 2021.

For more information please contact Paul Deaville at Diversity Matters North West Ltd, Hyde Healthy Living Centre, 20 Great Norbury Street, Hyde, SK14 1BR| Tel. 0161 368 3268|

For an informal chat please contact Hasina Khanom (Training & Employability Coordinator) on 07591572844.