National Deaf Children’s Society
Youth Development Officer Birmingham, West Midlands £25,696 – £30,428 per annum
Are you passionate about creating opportunities for deaf young people, promoting independence and making a difference?
We are looking for a committed and motivated team player to join our busy Youth Development and Partnerships Team. The successful candidate will join a team of six, working to establish and implement various partnerships with external organisations to ensure independence and transition opportunities are increased for deaf young people in an empowering and sustainable way.
The post holder must have experience and a good understanding of partnership development and practice with experience of engagement and delivery to a variety of audiences such as professionals and deaf young people.
To apply for this role, you will have to complete an online application and specify how you meet the person specification criteria, as outlined in the job description. To do this, we suggest that you download the job description prior to starting your application (this can be found at the start of the application process).
Currently, the application process works best on desktop / laptop devices.
The closing date for applications is on Monday 6th January 2020 at 23.59.
We expect interviews to be held in Birmingham on Thursday 23rd January 2020.
Please note that this post will be based in our Birmingham office. We might consider London as an alternative location.
A disclosure check 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.
We strive to provide an accessible recruitment process. If a disability or long-term condition makes it difficult for you to complete our application form, please contact us to discuss alternative formats. If you require reasonable adjustments for taking part in the interview, please indicate this in response to the corresponding question in the application form. Additional information about the support we offer is on our jobs page.
We are a Disability Confident Employer and committed to offering interviews to candidates who request to be considered under the disability confident scheme and meet the minimum requirements of the person specification.
The National Deaf Children’s Society is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young adults 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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This job is being posted by Webrecruit on behalf of National Deaf Children’s Society. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.
Other organisations may call this role Youth Programme Officer, Partnership Engagement Officer, Engagement Officer, Youth Programme Co-ordinator, Engagement Programme Co-ordinator, or Youth Engagement Officer.