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14 01, 2019

We are Recruiting for a Specialist Employment Coach for Deaf people

By |January 14th, 2019|Categories: Careers, Deaf Employment|0 Comments

The Role:

To meet new and rapidly increasing contractual demands, we are now looking to recruit a full-time, North East England based Specialist Employment Coach for Deaf people (ideally located within proximity to Sheffield, Doncaster and Wakefield) to work within our Employment Services Sector, reporting directly to our Head of Specialist Employment Services.

Location:

Based in North East England.

Salary & Benefits:

Circa £22,000 (37.5 hours per week) plus pension, gym membership, training and development opportunities.

Contract:

Full time, 37.5 hours per week.

The Successful Applicant Will:

  • Possess a minimum Level 3 BSL working towards Level 6 or possess native sign language skills.
  • Have effective communication skills and be able to deal with challenges in a calm and approachable manner.
  • Preferably be experienced in supporting Deaf customers in a Welfare to Work advisory setting.
  • Be innovative, forward thinking, target driven and have the organisational skills to manage a caseload of up to 45 Deaf customers at a time.
  • Be able to deliver creative solutions within a challenging and performance-driven environment.
  • Be able to work under pressure and own initiative to achieve targets.
  • Have knowledge of local employer markets.
  • Be keen to thrive within a highly active and busy team.

We Will Provide:

  • Access to all necessary training.
  • Resources at your disposal to manage your duties effectively.
  • Full support of the Employment Sector team.

The successful candidate will require an Enhanced DBS and clear all BPSS security standard checks which needs to be satisfactory to Clarion UK.

About Us:

Clarion UK has been delivering an innovative, award-winning and highly successful employment support model for Deaf and hard of hearing jobseekers under the Government’s Welfare to Work programmes for the past 9 years and is rapidly expanding. Deaf people are at the heart of everything that we do, meeting their needs and requirements because we know how to.

Our values statement – “There is no such thing as ‘hard to reach’ groups: they are simply “out of reach’ to mainstream institutions” we turn our values into action by helping clients and organisations to break down barriers.”

With almost 17 years of sustained growth and new contracts securing significant business for many years to come, there has never been a better time to join the UK’s most successful Interpreting and Employment Support Services for Deaf and disabled people.

How To Apply:

If you’re interested in this exciting and highly rewarding role please email your latest CV to Clarion UK’s Head Of Specialist Employment Services, Bob Marsh bob.marsh@clarion-uk.com with a covering letter detailing your current skills, experience and why you feel you are the right person for the role.

Closing Date:

5pm Friday 25th January 2019 with interviews to be confirmed week commencing 28th January 2019.

Clarion UK is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from people with disabilities.

31 10, 2018

Recruiting: Bookings Coordinator/Administrator (full-time)

By |October 31st, 2018|Categories: Careers|0 Comments

About the Role

  • Title: Bookings Coordinator/Administrator (full-time)
  • Salary: £20,000 – £22,000 (full-time)
  • Hours: Full-time
  • Location, based in Thriplow

To meet new and increasing contractual demands, we are looking to recruit two full-time Bookings Coordinator/Administrators to work within our departments and report directly to our Operations Managers, Beth Jamieson (Education) and Lorna Fairbairn (Legal).

As a Bookings Coordinator, you would be allocating qualified Support Professionals to our clients, with a wide range of situations and circumstances – for example as Study Skills for students with learning difficulties or booking British Sign Language Interpreters for Deaf people.

This role is full-time, Monday to Friday (37.5 hours) with flexible start and finish times (to be agreed). It’s important that you have your own transport as public transport to our village (Thriplow) is limited.

Key Skills Required:

  • Experience in data processing information to record and create bookings on systems.
  • Administrative and record keeping skills to help meet contractual obligations.
  • Effective communication skills and able to deal with challenges in a calm and approachable manner.
  • Keen to thrive within a highly active and busy team.

What We Can Provide

  • Benefits such as a pension, gym membership, training and development opportunities.
  • Access to all necessary training.
  • Resources at your disposal to manage your duties effectively.
  • Full support from the Clarion Team.

About Us

Our vision is that every Deaf person gets the best interpreting, support and employment service in the right place, at the right time. We are the UK’s most successful interpreting agency and with over 16 years of sustained growth and new contracts securing significant business for many years to come, there has never been a better time to join.

How To Apply

If you’re interested in this exciting and rewarding role, please email your latest CV to Beth Jamieson with a covering letter detailing your current skills, experience and why you feel you are the right person for the role.

The closing date is 5pm Friday 2nd November 2018 with interviews taking place in Thriplow, Hertfordshire and to be confirmed for the week commencing 5th November 2018.

Clarion UK is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from people with disabilities.

15 08, 2018

Clarion UK is expanding again! BSL/English Interpreters, Full-Time in Wolverhampton

By |August 15th, 2018|Categories: Careers|0 Comments

Role

BSL/English Interpreters – Full-Time

Location

Wolverhampton

You & Us

With over sixteen years of sustained growth, and new contracts securing significant business for many years to come, there has never been a better time to join the UK’s most successful interpreting agency’s team of interpreters.

As a full time, member of staff (TSLI or RSLI) you will enjoy immediate access to:

* A variety of assignments – e.g., Medical bookings, community booking such as social services and parent/teacher meetings, colleges and universities.

* Continuing professional development – through supervisions, mentoring and training.

* Pension, Holiday and Sick Pay

* Training Allowance

* Work Mobile Phone

* Paid Mileage

* Gym Membership (after 3 months of employment with us)

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a strong, caring and supportive team of like-minded professionals.

Our pay and benefits are up there at the top in this very competitive market, so if you are looking for a career-making move in or around Wolverhampton or are within easy access to the city, we would be delighted to hear from you.

“Thanks for cheering me on, being supportive and giving me a top team to work with as well as access to the best training, supervision and co-workers

How to Apply

If you are keen to apply and would like an informal and confidential discussion, please get in touch with our Partner Resource Managers Sarah Beaumont or Stephanie Gammon at talent@clarion-uk.com or 01763 207903.

And/or send across your CV and covering letter explaining why you think you will be the right person for the role.

8 08, 2018

Have you considered a career in supporting and inspiring students?

By |August 8th, 2018|Categories: Careers|0 Comments

We are recruiting for Student Support roles!

We are looking for a variety of freelance roles that all hold the opportunity to support, motivate and encourage students to develop and achieve their full potential during their studies. These roles are perfect for someone who is sensitive to students’ needs and has an understanding of additional support needs.

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Role: Specialist Mentor (ASD)

We are looking for a qualified Specialist Mentor for students on the Autistic Spectrum. The ideal candidate will be experienced in working with students on the Autistic Spectrum in Education settings.

Location: Canterbury

Contract type: Freelance, Flexible hours

Click here to learn more about this role and how to apply.

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Role: Specialist Mentor (Mental Health)

We are looking for a qualified Specialist Mentor experienced in working in education establishments as you would be mainly working within colleges and Universities.

Location: Canterbury

Contract Type: Freelance, Flexible hours

Click here to learn more about this role and how to apply.

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Role: Specialist Notetaker (Deaf or VI)

We are looking for a qualified Specialist Note-taker who is passionate about working with Deaf and Visually Impaired students.

Location: York

Contract Type: Freelance, Flexible hours

Click here to learn more about this role and how to apply.

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Role: Specialist Support Professional for Students with Sensory Impairment

We are looking for qualified Support Professionals who are experienced or interesting in working with Deaf students throughout the student’s education.

Location: Nationwide

Contract Type: Freelance, Flexible hours

Click here to learn more about this role and how to apply.

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Role: Student Support

We are looking for a Support Assistant who cares about supporting students in achieving their full potential. Ideally, you would have experience in working with students in Higher Education settings, as you would be working within colleges and Universities.

Location: London

Contract Type: Freelance, Flexible hours

Click here to learn more about this role and how to apply.

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To apply for one of these roles, please send your CV and cover letter to talent@clarion-uk.com with the name of the role in the subject header of the email.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from people with disabilities.

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If you would like to apply as an experienced freelancer in a role that is not featured here, register your interest with us here and see if we could be a good fit : www.clarion-uk.com/register.

19 07, 2018

We are Recruiting for a new Sales & Accounts Executive.

By |July 19th, 2018|Categories: Careers|2 Comments

The Role:

Vacancy: Sales & Accounts Executive working in the Education team.

Salary: £23k- £30k plus uncapped commission. Details of commission will be given on application.

Benefits: Pension, gym membership and training allowance. We also pay mileage, accommodation, subsistence allowance and a mobile phone and laptop will be provided.

Location: Thriplow, Hertfordshire, SG87RG.

Hours: 37.5 per week.

Your role would be to:

  • Nourish and grow our current pool of Education clients so that our clients and students are delighted with our service.
  • Make sure our company sales targets for Education are met.
  • Set up and attend meetings, provide reports on a monthly basis, be the initial point of contact for quotes and queries and use data that is in our CRM system.
  • Communicate by email and phone.

You will be: 

  • Experienced in sales, recruitment or account management.
  • Dynamic and excellent at managing your own workload.
  • Happy to work in a small and thriving company.
  • Experience in working with students with disabilities in the HE/FE sector is preferable but not essential.

Who We Are:

Clarion UK provides support services to over 500 students with disabilities across the UK at over 100 Universities. Our vision is to be the company of choice for our partners, creating an equal playing field for all. We are looking for an ambitious Sales & Accounts executive to join our Education team, making sure our clients are happy and creating new opportunities for growth.

You would be joining a strong delivery, marketing and leadership group. We are a growing SME and would welcome someone who is looking for career progression.

If you want to find out more please send your CV with a covering letter to sally@clarion-uk.com or visit our website.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from people with disabilities.

21 05, 2018

Recruiting for an Employment Bookings Coordinator/Administrator

By |May 21st, 2018|Categories: Careers, Deaf Employment, Professional Development|0 Comments

Salary: £22,000

Hours: Full-time

Benefits: Pension, gym membership, training and development opportunities.

About us

With over 16 years of sustained growth, and new contracts securing significant business for many years to come, there has never been a better time to join the UK’s most successful interpreting and employment support services for Deaf and Disabled People.

Clarion UK has been delivering an innovative, award-winning and highly successful employment support model for Deaf and hard of hearing jobseekers under the Government’s Welfare to Work programmes for the past 8 years and is rapidly expanding. Deaf people are simply at the heart of everything that we do, meeting their needs and requirements because we know how to.

Our Values

There is no such thing as ‘hard to reach’ groups: they are simply “out of reach’ to mainstream institutions” we turn our values into action by helping clients and organisations to break down barriers”

The Role

To meet new and increasing contractual demands, we are now looking to recruit a full-time Bookings Coordinator/Administrator to work within our Employment Services Sector reporting directly to our Head of Specialist Employment Services.

Minimum key skills requirements:

  • Experienced in data processing information to record and create bookings on systems
  • Administrative and record keeping skills to help meet contractual obligations
  • Effective communication skills and able to deal with challenges in a calm and approachable manner
  • Keen to thrive within a highly active and busy team

In exchange you will be given:

  • Access to all necessary training
  • Resources at your disposal to manage your duties effectively
  • Full support of the employment sector team

How to Apply

Interested in this exciting and highly rewarding role? Then please email your latest CV to Clarion UK’s Head of Specialist Employment Services, Bob Marsh bob.marsh@clarion-uk.com  with a covering letter detailing your current skills and experience and why you feel you are the right person for the role.

The closing date is 5pm Friday 8thJune 2018 with interviews to be confirmed for week commencing 2ndJuly 2018.

Clarion UK is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from people with disabilities.

31 03, 2018

Partner Bulletin 17 – Our New Employment Contract

By |March 31st, 2018|Categories: Access to Work, Careers, CEC Stories, Partner Bulletin|0 Comments

Since launching our award-winning Communication and Employment Consultant (CEC) model in 2010, Clarion UK has become the market leaders in specialist employment support providers for Deaf and hard of hearing jobseekers. As well as providing Deaf customers with communication support, we assist them with a complete range of one to one mentoring, advice, guidance and job seeking activities to effectively support them into and through work.
Our Head of Specialist Employment Services, Bob Marsh developed and oversees our CEC work, a National and highly successful provision culminating in Clarion UK’s worthy recognition as winners of ERSA’s Supply Chain Partner of the Year award in 2013.Our spectrum of specialist services allows us to take a holistic approach when working with individual Deaf and hard of hearing customers some distance from the workplace and thus encourages empowerment and independence.

Our Specialist Employment Services – Looking to the Future

We are delighted to announce that we were successful in being selected as a preferred specialist employment support supplier for Deaf and hard of hearing customers on the Government’s new Work and Health Programme for 11 specific areas across England and Wales. We are proud to work alongside these partners on the Work and Health Programme along with the Specialist and Employability Support (SES) programme:

Shaw Trust
Reed in Partnership
Ingeus
Pluss
Remploy
Maximus
Doncaster Deaf Trust

Should you wish to learn more about our unique CEC provision please do not hesitate to contact Bob on 01763 209001 or: bob.marsh@clarion-uk.com.

Vacancies

Freelance Communication and Employment Consultants (CECs)

We are currently recruiting for freelance CECs nationwide.

Our CECs will be required to:

  • Communicate fluently in BSL at a minimum of Level 3 BSL standards.
  • Demonstrate a high level of deaf awareness and a comprehensive understanding of the barriers faced by deaf jobseekers gaining entry into the labour market and staying in work.

Click here to find out more or contact bob.marsh@clarion-uk.com.

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21 03, 2018

Are you passionate about supporting Deaf people into work?

By |March 21st, 2018|Categories: Access to Work, Careers, CEC Stories, Deaf Employment|1 Comment

Clarion UK has been delivering an innovative, award-winning and highly successful employment support model for Deaf and hard of hearing jobseekers under the Government’s Welfare to Work programmes for the past 8 years. Our Communication and Employment Consultant model allows Clarion UK to help meet the unique needs of Deaf and hard of hearing job seekers on a National level by ensuring mainstream employment services are fully accessible to our specific client group.

If you possess a minimum Level 3 BSL or TSLI/RSLI with useful employment knowledge, skills, background and you are passionate about supporting Deaf and hard of hearing jobseekers to overcome barriers, then we need you!

Requirements

Our Communication and Employment Consultants (CECs) will be required to:

  • Communicate upwards of a minimum Level 3 BSL standards.
  • Demonstrate a high level of Deaf awareness and a comprehensive understanding of the barriers faced by deaf jobseekers gaining entry into the labour market and staying in work.

Job Description

A typical day as a CEC would include:

  • Attending and providing full communication support to enable smooth interaction between the Prime or sub-contractor Advisor and the Deaf customer at their initial and follow up appointments.
  • Provide one-to-one job searching support with the client:
  • Assistance with realistic employment aims
  • CV writing
  • Assist with job applications
  • Interview training, confidence and motivation building

A recent quote from one of our long standing CECs:

“Just want to say, just in case I have not said it recently, how much I love my job and how much I appreciate you giving me the opportunity to do this job

For more information on this specialist provision, follow this link:www.clarion-uk.com/communication-and-employment-consultants/

How to Apply

If you are interested in this exciting and highly rewarding role please email your latest CV to Clarion UK’s Head of Specialist Employment Services, Bob Marsh bob.marsh@clarion-uk.com  detailing your current communication qualifications and why you feel you have the skills and knowledge to perform the CEC role.

20 03, 2018

We are recruiting for a Registered BSL/English Interpreter

By |March 20th, 2018|Categories: Careers, Sign Language|2 Comments

Vacancy: Registered BSL/English Interpreter, Full-Time/Part-Time

Location: London / South East of England

With over sixteen years of sustained growth, and new contracts securing significant business for many years to come, there has never been a better time to join the UK’s most successful interpreting agency’s team of interpreters.

We are looking for a full- time/part-time RSLI, who is keen to undertake training to work in the Legal Domain to include police, court, probation and tribunal work.

As a member of staff, you will enjoy access to:

  • A variety of assignments
  • Legal Training, shadowing, co-working and mentoring
  • Continuing professional development

Our pay and benefits are up there at the top in this very competitive market, so if you are looking for a career-making move in or around London or are within easy access to the city, we would be delighted to hear from you.

If you would like an informal and confidential discussion with our Joint Operations Manager, Lorna Fairbairn, do please get in touch with her by email or telephone:

Lorna@clarion-uk.com

01763 207906

Or just send her your CV with the briefest of covering notes.

This really is a fantastic opportunity to join a strong, caring and supportive team of like-minded professionals.

“Thanks for cheering me on, being supportive and giving me a top team to work with as well as access to the best training, supervision and co-workers”

20 03, 2018

Clarion UK is Expanding Again! Seeking Full-Time BSL/English Interpreters

By |March 20th, 2018|Categories: Careers, Sign Language|0 Comments

Vacancy: BSL/English Interpreters – Full-Time

Location: London

With over sixteen years of sustained growth, and new contracts securing significant business for many years to come, there has never been a better time to join the UK’s most successful interpreting agency’s team of interpreters.

As a full-time member of staff (TSLI or RSLI) you will enjoy immediate access to:

  • A variety of assignments – e.g., Medical bookings including Mental Health, community booking such as social services and parent/teacher meetings, colleges and universities.
  • Guaranteed work reflecting your preferences.
  • Continuing professional development – through supervisions, mentoring and training.

“Thanks for cheering me on, being supportive and giving me a top team to work with as well as access to the best training, supervision and co-workers”

Our pay and benefits are up there at the top in this very competitive market, so if you are looking for a career-making move in or around London or are within easy access to the city, we would be delighted to hear from you.

If you are keen to enter, or already have experience in the community sectors and would like an informal and confidential discussion with our Joint Operations Manager, Beth Jamieson, do please get in touch with her by email or telephone:

Bethany.jamieson@clarion-uk.com

01763 207907

Or just send her your CV with the briefest of covering notes.

This really is a fantastic opportunity to join a strong, caring and supportive team of like-minded professionals.