Local Groups Co-ordinator

£23,997 - £28,638 per annum, 35 hours per week, 18 months fixed-term contract, London

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

  • Application Oct 17
  • Local Groups Co-ordinator JD February 2018
  • Local Groups Co-ordinator T&C February 2018

Deadline

1 March 2018

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Job description

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

The Local Groups Team supports families of deaf children to come together to support each other. We work with over 100 affiliated local groups – deaf children’s societies – around the UK, as well as other informal groups. We believe in the power of mutual and peer support to enable parents and carers of deaf children to provide the very best for their families.

We are looking for an organised, methodical and professional person to join the team, to help co-ordinate key aspects of the local groups’ service, including the initial enquiry service, child protection processes, as well as written communication with local groups.

If you have strong administration and operational skills; if you are able to communicate with a wide range of people and your attention to detail is second to none, we would love to hear from you.

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 Thursday 1st March
We expect interviews to be held in London on Friday 9th March

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 our staff.

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