National Deaf Children's Society
National Deaf Children's Society

Charity registered in Scotland SC040779

Create a world without barriers. There are 35,000 deaf children in the UK. The National Deaf Children?s Society (NDCS) is the national charity dedicated to creating a world without barriers for deaf children and young people. Our campaigns have already resulted in changes that will revolutionise the lives of deaf children and young people, such as the introduction of hearing screening for every baby within days of birth.

Current vacancies

Children and Families Support Officer – Edinburgh Lothian Borders

  • Part time
  • £25,442 – £30,127 pro-rata
  • Home-based (within the region)
  • Closing 22nd February 2019

We’re strengthening our support services for deaf children and families in the Edinburgh Lothian and the Borders.

We’re looking for an exceptional Children and Families Support Officer who can make a big difference to the lives of deaf children, young people and their families. The focus of the role will be to provide information and support to deaf children, young people and their families with a range of issues including education, welfare benefits, social care, health and discrimination.

In addition, you will use your interpersonal skills and experience of working with families to connect with local community groups and our network of local deaf children’s societies, raising awareness of our services, membership and the support we provide to families, deaf young people and professionals.