Participation Officer

£27,575 - £32,218 per annum, 35 hours per week, permanent, London

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

  • NDCS application form
  • Participation Officer JD July 2017
  • Participation Officer T&C July 2017
  • Self Disclosure Form 2017

Deadline

7 August 2017

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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.

Are you passionate about young people’s participation? Have you already made a significant impact elsewhere? Do you have the energy and enthusiasm to make a real difference to the lives of deaf children and young people 8-18 years? If so we would like to hear from you.

We are looking for a creative individual who will actively engage and support deaf children and young people to ensure that all of our activity is influenced by their views and experiences.

Candidates will need substantial experience of working with children and young people and a strong commitment to upholding their needs and rights. This post will be responsible for supporting our Young People’s Advisory Board and work experience programme. Travel throughout the UK will be required.

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 Monday 7 August 2017. We expect interviews to be held in London on Friday 18 August 2017.

Please note: previous applicants need not apply.

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.

We are 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.