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Lip Speaker

United Kingdom

Job Type



University Visits

About the Role

We are seeking Lip Speakers all over the UK. Lip Speaker
A lip speaker is a communication professional who has been trained to repeat the words a speaker is saying using very clear lip patterns, to enable a lip reader to understand what is being said. Lip speakers are used in situations where it would be difficult for the deaf person to lip read the actual speaker, for example in lectures.
References – The appointment may be subject to the receipt of references, which are satisfactory to Onyx Support.

Hours – You will be required to register as self-employed. As a freelancer, Onyx Student Support will seek to provide you with as many hours as are available.


Mandatory Qualifications:

One of the following qualifications is required for this role:

1. Signature Level 3 Certificate in Lipspeaking

2. Council for the Advancement of Communication with Deaf People (CACDP) Level 3 Certificate for LSPs working with Deaf and Deafblind People (Lip speaking)

3. The National Registers of Communication Professionals working with Deaf and Deafblind People (NRCPD) Registered Lip speaker

See attached for full breakdown of mandatory requirements for this role

UPDATED Mandatory Requirements Document
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About the Company

Onyx Support is an organisation providing specialist Non-Medical Help (NMH) support services to individuals who have been diagnosed with a mental health condition or physical disability. We provide support to all Higher Education Providers (HEPs) across the UK, demonstrating our capacity to provide nationwide support. Our team provides a range of services aimed at helping individuals to flourish in their chosen areas of study, by supporting students to overcome the barriers of education and encourage strategies to empower individuals to reach their potential and achieve their goals. Support is tailored to students depending on their current needs. Our team includes a range of diverse, professional support workers, working across the UK.

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