Contract: Fixed Term contract until June 2025
Hours: 22 hours per week or sessional work (40 hours per year)
Salary: £12,755 actual pa / 11.15 per hour for sessional work

DSN is a modern, dynamic charity providing a wide range of support services related to sensory loss for people across Cheshire and surrounding areas. We are a Disability Confident employer with vibrant offices in Macclesfield, Northwich and Chester. Our values-based culture comes from our knowledge that the services we provide make a real difference to the people we support.

We are delighted to be running the I’m Hear project again with funding from the BBC’s Children in Need to provide bespoke communication and support service to families with a D/deaf child in their home. The project will offer family support by way of “Family Fun days” and special one-off trips through to support group sessions where parents can meet other parents/carers experiencing a similar situation.

We are looking for a professional & approachable individual with a proactive attitude, the ability to work independently and with good administration skills. Your role will include ensuring that the needs of the D/deaf child are the heart of the project, and that deaf children and young people experience positive differences including improved communication with their family, leading to increased confidence and independence.

You will need experience of working with directly children and young people and families, experience of identifying and resolving problems, specifically in relation to communication and excellent interpersonal skills.

You will be fully supported by an excellent programme of continuous training & development including training in BSL, allowing you to truly shine in your role. We also offer a range of other benefits including:
24 days rising to 29 days of annual leave plus bank holidays, company sick pay, contributory pension scheme, access to enhanced role-specific training, medicash health plan, cycle scheme.

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Closing date: Wednesday 25th May at 5.00pm
Interviews: Tuesday 31st May and Wednesday 1st June
Please note that you must be available on one of these two dates to interview.

Wednesday, 25 May, 2022 - 17:00