Assistive Technology Advisor

Assistive Technology Advisor Remote

National Deaf Children's Society
Full Time Remote 28344 - 36252 GBP ANNUAL Today
Job description

The National Deaf Children’s Society is the leading charity for deaf children.

Job title: Assistive Technology Advisor
Location: Home-based or London-Hybrid
Salary: £31,029 - £36,252 (London) / £28,344 - £33,563 (Home based)
Hours per week: 35
Contract type: Permanent

Please note that recruitment information in BSL is available from the ‘Jobs’ page of our website.

We are looking for an Assistive Technology Advisor to play a leading role in driving our work to make sure that families of deaf children have the technology they need at home, particularly in their critical early years. You will keep abreast of the latest developments in assistive technology that are relevant to deaf children and young people and communicate effectively about these with key stakeholders including families, colleagues and professionals.

We are an organisation which operates along agile ways of working therefore the ideal candidate should demonstrate a willingness to learn new skills, work with colleagues in agile teams across the organisation and demonstrate a continuous commitment to value being delivered to our internal and external customers.

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 from our website before you start your application.

We welcome applications in BSL. If you would like to apply by BSL video, please contact us at [email protected] as soon as possible and at least five working days before the closing date so we can discuss the process with you.

The closing date for applications is on Monday 16th October at 23:59.

We expect interviews to be held online, Wednesday 25th October online .

Please apply asap. We reserve the right to close the vacancy early without notice if we receive a high volume of suitable applications.

Our commitment to safeguarding: 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 This is reflected in our recruitment and vetting processes which includes asking candidates to provide information about any gaps in employment; pre-employment checks, including references, an identity check, right to work in the UK, disclosure (if applicable) and qualifications (if applicable).

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.

Our commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion: The National Deaf Children’s Society is committed to increasing opportunities for people from under-represented groups. To achieve this, we are taking Positive Action, as is allowed of employers under the steps outlined in sections 158 and 159 of the Equality Act 2010. Our aim is to grow an inclusive workforce where everyone feels welcome irrespective of age, class, disability, ethnicity, gender, marital status, religion, sexual orientation or social-economic backgrounds in our workforce. This includes but is not limited to deaf and candidates with disabilities, Black, Asian, and people from other ethnic backgrounds, especially within our management roles.

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. We strive to have an accessible recruitment process, so please contact us if you have any difficulty completing our application form or accessing our interview process. If you require reasonable adjustments for your interview, please let us know in the application form so we can ensure you have the best experience throughout your recruitment journey. Additional information about the support we offer is on our jobs page.

The National Deaf Children’s Society is a registered charity in England and Wales (1016532) and in Scotland (SC040779).

Assistive Technology Advisor
National Deaf Children's Society
London, United Kingdom
Susan Daniels
$5 to $25 million (USD)
201 to 500 Employees
Company - Private
Civic, Welfare & Social Services
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