Advice and Guidance Officer - Northern Ireland

  • Job Reference: CYPF-248
  • Date Posted: 8 February 2021
  • Recruiter: National Deaf Children's Society
  • Location: Northern Ireland
  • Salary: £25,442 to £30,127
  • Sector: Education - Development Officer
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Advice and Guidance Officer - Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland - West (home-based)
£25,442 - £30,127 per annum (to be pro-rata)
17.5 hours per week
We’re strengthening our support services for deaf children and families in Northern Ireland – West and we’re looking for an exceptional Advice and Guidance 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 advice and guidance to deaf children, young people and their families with a range of issues including education, social care, health, discrimination and welfare benefits.
A significant focus of the role will be to deliver the service remotely using technology. 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.
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 prior to starting your application.
Currently, the application process works best on desktop / laptop devices.
The closing date for applications is on Sunday 21 February 2021 at 23:59.
We expect interviews to be held via Zoom on Tuesday 3 March 2021.
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.
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 Advice Officer, Guidance Officer, Advice & Guidance Advisor, or Guidance Advisor.