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Top job! Senior Local Campaigns Lead

  • Full time
  • £37,888 – £44,752
  • Home-based in the UK (with some travel required)
  • Closing 23rd January 2022

  • Advertised from 11th January 2022
  • 35 hours per week. Permanent


The National Deaf Children’s Society is the leading charity dedicated to creating a world without barriers for deaf children and young people.

We are looking for an experienced policy and campaigns professional with strong engagement and networking skills and experience to lead local campaigns and influence support for deaf children across Great Britain. We believe that deaf children can do anything other children can do, given the right support from the start – so we want them and their families to have the support to make this happen.

As a Senior Campaigns Lead, you will help lead our work to knock down the barriers facing deaf children in Great Britain. This includes engaging with a range of organisations to make a positive change in local areas for deaf children, young people and their families. You will be involved in representing the charity at various forums and challenging services where appropriate. You will be part of a great team and the work is varied and rewarding.

Application notes

To apply for this role, you will have to complete an online application and specify how you meet the 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.

The closing date for applications is on Sunday 23 January at 23:59.

We expect interviews to be held on Wednesday 9 February 2022.

The National Deaf Children’s Society is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young adults and expects staff and volunteers to share that commitment.

A disclosure check will be sought in relation to the successful applicant for this post. This will be shared with Human Resources and may also be shared with the Safeguarding Manager and the relevant management team. All applicants must also complete a self-disclosure form.

We strive to provide an accessible recruitment process. If a disability or long-term condition makes it difficult for you to complete our application form, please contact us to discuss alternative formats. If you require reasonable adjustments for taking part in the interview, please indicate this in response to the corresponding question in the application form.

Additional information about the support we offer is on our jobs page.

We are a Disability Confident Employer and committed to offering interviews to candidates who request to be considered under the disability confident scheme and meet the minimum requirements of the person specification.

We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and are committed to promoting work life balance amongst its staff.

As part of the recruitment process, candidates will be asked to declare and explain their gaps in employment. All our offers of employment are subject to pre-employment checks – these checks include but are not limited to references, right to work in the UK, disclosure (if applicable) and qualifications (if applicable).

The National Deaf Children’s Society is a registered charity in England and Wales (1016532) and in Scotland (SC040779).

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