Role Description

Specialist Support Professional for Students with Sensory Impairment – Deaf Students (HI)

Complete Communication Ltd provides academic support to students in receipt of Disabled Student Allowance (DSA). We are passionate about providing high-quality support workers who can help to make a difference to our students studying higher education courses throughout the UK. 


With recent and continued expansion, we are looking to expand the wealth of knowledge that we have with highly qualified and experienced specialist support staff. The role that we are currently looking for is a Specialist Support Professional for Students with Sensory Impairment – Deaf Students (HI).


Your Role 

In your role you will provide one to one support to individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. Each student will require different levels and types of support, so an individual learning plan will need creating for each student that is reflective of their personal learning style and individual needs. You will be required to use appropriate communication strategies which enable access for the student whilst working on work-load management, assignment structure, accessing research sources and how to prepare for assignments. 


You will be able to liaise and work with student’s tutors/lecturers where necessary, to ensure that appropriate provisions are in place for assessments and that support provided is in line with curriculum requirements.


Your Skills 

All candidates will have in-depth knowledge in supporting an individual with a particular disability whilst also being able to draw from experience.


An understanding of the demands associated with higher education study will be demonstrated. Relationships inside and outside of the institution will be maintained in order to establish a close working relationship with other support services the student maybe using, as well as allowing recognition for when and if there is a need to refer to other services. 


Your Qualifications/training 

All candidates must possess one of the following qualifications to be considered by Complete Communication Ltd:


  • Advisory Teacher for Deaf Students
  • Advisory Teacher for Students with Multi-Sensory Impairments
  • Teaching qualification and Registered Qualified British Sign Language (BSL) Interpreter
  • Teaching qualification plus specialist qualification in relevant subject:

                     - Deaf Studies

                     - English   

                     - Linguistics

                     - Deaf literacy specialist qualification

                     - Deaf Awareness qualification (specific to language acquisition) etc. 


Commitment to Our Staff 

For this specific role, successful applicants will receive:


· Competitive rates of pay

· Free CPD accredited online training in relevant topics

· Flexible working patterns


Additional Information: 

The working hours vary according to the needs of the student and their academic timetable. All support workers are paid on a self-employed basis whereby they are responsible for paying their own NI contributions and tax. 


We are looking for new and enthusiastic staff to carry the Complete Communication name and provide NMH support in a positive way. We are looking for people who are as passionate as we are about making further education accessible to all.


This recruitment campaign is ongoing. This role is required UK wide.


Register your interest here.

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