National Deaf Children's Society
National Deaf Children's Society

Charity registered in Scotland SC040779

Create a world without barriers. There are 35,000 deaf children in the UK. The National Deaf Children?s Society (NDCS) is the national charity dedicated to creating a world without barriers for deaf children and young people. Our campaigns have already resulted in changes that will revolutionise the lives of deaf children and young people, such as the introduction of hearing screening for every baby within days of birth.

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Campaigns and Communications Assistant

  • Full time
  • £18,391 – £21,773
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 10th March 2020

An exciting opportunity has arisen to support the achievement of the National Deaf Children’s Society’s vision of a world without barriers for deaf children by joining our Policy and Campaigns team in Scotland.

The post-holder will play an important role in boosting our profile with members and the general public via e-newsletters, our website and developing our social media presence through creating engaging content, updating social media channels and identifying ways of connecting with audiences. The role supports the delivery of key campaigns in Scotland including work on a campaign focused on deaf young people’s future jobs and careers.

To apply for this role, you will have to complete an online application and specify how you meet the person specification criteria, as outlined in the job description. To do this, we suggest that you download the job description (which can be found at the start of the application process) prior to starting your application.

Currently, the application process works best on desktop / laptop devices.

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Public Engagement and Impact Officer

  • Part time
  • £25,696 – £30,428 pro-rata
  • Glasgow (home based initially due to COVID-19)
  • Closing 12th January 2021

Are you experienced in coordinating engagement with public bodies by gathering local knowledge and building networks? Do you have experience of working with and supporting parents to become activists and engage with policy development?

If so, this is an exciting time to join the National Deaf Children’s Society. This role builds on the previous work undertaken by our BSL (Scotland) Act project and will analyse what impact both the Act and our project have had across Scotland.

You will need strong evaluation experience with knowledge of measuring impact and conducting research such as scoping exercises and literature reviews. This should include practical experience of collecting and analysing qualitative and quantitative data.

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Family Enablement Officer

  • Part time
  • £25,696 – £32,865 pro-rata
  • Home-based (UK) or office based (London, Glasgow, Birmingham or Belfast)
  • Closing 17th February 2021

Are you passionate about working with families to overcome the social and education barriers that hold deaf children back? Are you an enthusiastic and responsible individual with strong organisational and people skills?

We are looking for a Family Enablement Officer to join our Enablement team, planning and delivering a suite of services and products that directly inform and enable the parents and families of deaf children. Drawing on insight and evidence from families of deaf children, the Family Enablement Officer will contribute to the design and development of new and amended (largely digital) products.

To apply for this role you will have to complete an online application and specify how you meet the person specification criteria, as outlined in the job description. To do this, we suggest that you download the job description from our website prior to starting your application.

Currently, the application process works best on desktop / laptop devices.

Salary

£25696 - £30,428 (Glasgow, Birmingham or Belfast office or home based)

£28,130 - £ 32,865 (London office)

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Family Enablement Officer (home based)

  • Part time
  • £25,696 – £32,865 pro-rata
  • Home-based (UK) or office based (London, Glasgow, Birmingham or Belfast)
  • Closing 17th February 2021

Are you passionate about working with families to overcome the social and education barriers that hold deaf children back? Are you an enthusiastic and responsible individual with strong organisational and people skills?

We are looking for a Family Enablement Officer to join our Enablement team, planning and delivering a suite of services and products that directly inform and enable the parents and families of deaf children. Drawing on insight and evidence from families of deaf children, the Family Enablement Officer will contribute to the design and development of new and amended (largely digital) products.

To apply for this role you will have to complete an online application and specify how you meet the person specification criteria, as outlined in the job description. To do this, we suggest that you download the job description from our website prior to starting your application.

Currently, the application process works best on desktop / laptop devices.

Salary

£25696 - £30,428 (Glasgow, Birmingham or Belfast office or home based)

£28,130 - £ 32,865 (London office)

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Advice and Guidance Officer – Scotland

  • Part time
  • £25,696 – £30,428 pro-rata
  • Homebased - Aberdeenshire and The Highlands
  • Closing 21st February 2021

We’re strengthening our support services for deaf children and families in Aberdeenshire and the Highlands and are looking for an exceptional Advice and Guidance Officer who can make a big difference to the lives of deaf children, young people and their families.

The focus of the role will be to provide advice and guidance to deaf children, young people and their families with a range of issues including education, social care, health, discrimination and welfare benefits.

A significant focus of the role will be to deliver the service remotely using technology. In addition, you will use your interpersonal skills and experience of working with families to connect with local community groups and our network of local deaf children’s societies, raising awareness of our services, membership and the support we provide to families, deaf young people and professionals.

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