Children and Families Support Officer, Scotland

£25,190 - £29,829 per annum to be pro-rated, 28 hours per week, fixed-term, Glasgow

Would you like to help create a world without barriers for deaf children and young people?

  • NDCS application form
  • Children and Families Support Officer, Scotland JD August 2017
  • Children and Families Support Officer, Scotland T&C August 2017
  • Self Disclosure Form 2017

Deadline

25 August 2017

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Job description

The National Deaf Children’s Society Scotland is strengthening its advocacy and support services for deaf children and families. We’re expanding our front line family support to reach out to even more families of deaf children in Scotland 

We are looking for an exceptional Children and Families Support Officer who can make a big difference to the lives of deaf children and their families in South West Scotland. The focus of the role will be to provide information and support to families and carers of deaf children and young people.

In addition, you will use your interpersonal skills and experience of working with families to support our network of local deaf children’s societies and raise awareness of the National Deaf Children’s Society’s services, membership and the support we provide to families, deaf young people and professionals in your area.

If you would like an informal discussion about the role, please contact  Heather Young, Children and Families Services Manager on 0141 354 7858 or 07975515951 or email heather.young@ndcs.org.uk

Please note that you will need Adobe Reader 7 or above to complete the application form. This can be downloaded for free if you do not already have it. If you are using an Apple Mac please open and complete the application form using Adobe Acrobat Reader and not the Apple Mac Preview Option.

The closing date for applications is 9am on Friday 25th August 2017

We expect interviews to be held in Glasgow on Thursday 31st August 2017

If a disability or long term condition makes it difficult for you to complete our application form, please contact us to discuss alternative formats.

We strive to provide an accessible recruitment process. If you require reasonable adjustments to submit your application please contact us. If you need adjustments for your interview please tell us in the equal opportunities section of the application form. We will contact you if you are short listed. Additional information about the support we can offer is on our jobs page.

The National Deaf Children’s Society is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and expects staff and volunteers to share that commitment. We are also committed to promoting work-life balance amongst its staff.