Head of Youth Development
Head of Youth Development
Birmingham (£36,958 - £43,654) or
London Office (£40,172 - £46,867)
Full-time, 35 hours per week
Would you like to help create a world without barriers for deaf children and young people?
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 providing positive activities for children and young people?
We are looking for an enthusiastic and committed individual to join the charity at an exciting time as our Head of Youth Development for deaf children and young people.
The successful candidate will be able to manage and lead the team effectively to establish exemplary regulated activity and have a strong understanding of partnership development and practice. In doing so you will be able to develop services, ensuring we are working with children and young people in an empowering, outcome focused and child centered way.
The post holder must have extensive experience of planning, organising and leading a variety of events, activity programmes and partnerships, as they will be responsible for coordinating the delivery and evaluation of a UK wide programme that is underpinned by strong strategic, operational and financial management.
Please download an application form from our website.
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 Wednesday 29 August 2018
We expect interviews to be held in Birmingham on Wednesday 19 September 2018
The National Deaf Children’s Society is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects staff and volunteers to share that commitment.
An Enhanced DBS Disclosure will be sought in relation to the successful applicant for this post. This will be shared with Human Resources and may also be shared with the Safeguarding Manager and the relevant management team. All applicants must also complete a self-disclosure form.
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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