Deafblind Scotland is the specialist charity working with adults living with dual sensory impairment. Our ambitions are high for members and we are therefore at the cutting edge of finding ways to support people to lead their most meaningful life. The Dare to Dream Lived Experience Project (D2D) will focus on building peer leadership skills and opportunities for deafblind people. Aligning with the Scottish Government’s commitment to build a fairer nation.
The project worker will work with deafblind people and the Scottish Advisory Group on Deafblindness (SAGoD), who Deafblind Scotland (DbS) hosts, to support deafblind people to increase their capacity to engage with national policy and service developments. Ensuring deafblind people, who are amongst the most disadvantaged in society, have a voice and are heard. Raising Deafblind people’s ambitions using this moment in time, as Scotland comes out of COVID-19 Pandemic, focused on building back fairer.
This role will also involve working with deafblind people to support them to help shape our Dare to Dream strategy, ensuring that it is genuinely built with the perspective of deafblind people. Enabling deafblind people to shape a Deafblind Scotland where they can ‘Dare to Dream’ and a society where these dreams may be realised.
Closing date: 6th April with interviews week commencing 12th April 2021.
Applications should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org