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The National Deaf Children’s Society (NDCS) is the leading charity dedicated to creating a world without barriers for deaf children and young people.
- Family Officer, (maternity cover)
- East of England (Norfolk, Suffolk, Cambridgeshire, Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire)
- Home based within the region
- £23,270 – £27,556 p.a.
- 35 hours per week
- Nine month fixed term contract (may extend)
NDCS has a well-established support service for deaf children and families. An opportunity has arisen to join our team of dedicated family officers providing family support in the East of England.
We are looking for a superb Family Officer who can make a big difference to the lives of deaf children and their families in our East of England region.
The focus of this role will be to empower families and carers of deaf children and young deaf people enabling them to make informed choices, providing information and support.
In addition, you will use your first class interpersonal skills and track record of working with families to support our local deaf children’s societies and raise awareness of NDCS’s services, membership and support among families, young deaf people and professionals in the area.
The closing date for applications is 9am on Tuesday 11 September 2012. We expect interviews to be held in London on Monday 1 October 2012.
NDCS is aiming to be an equal opportunities employer and is committed to promoting work-life balance amongst its staff.
NDCS is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and expects staff and volunteers to share that commitment.
The National Deaf Children’s Society is a registered charity in England and Wales (1016532) and in Scotland (SC040779).