Early Years Programme Officer
The National Deaf Children’s Society is the leading charity dedicated to creating a world without barriers for deaf children and young people.
Early Years Programme Officer (2 posts)
Cardiff office based or home based (Wales only)
£25,190 - £29,829
35 hours per week
18 months fixed-term contract (with the possibility of extension)
Would you like the opportunity to improve outcomes for deaf young children in the early years?
We are looking for someone with significant experience of working with children in the early years, a good understanding of family dynamics and knowledge of child development.
The Early Years Programme Officer will support the development and delivery of our early years programme of work in Wales by supporting the design, development and implementation of play based workshops and activity sessions.
You will be working in early years settings and within the family home, delivering activities designed to improve the communication and language development of deaf babies, infants and young children.
Do you have the skills to help us achieve our goals? If you have then we would love to hear from you.
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The closing date for applications is 9am on Monday 18 June 2018
We expect interviews to be held in Cardiff on Thursday 28 June 2018
The National Deaf Children’s Society is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects staff and volunteers to share that commitment.
Standard DBS Disclosure 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.
If a disability or long term condition makes it difficult for you to complete our application form, please contact us to discuss alternative formats.
We strive to provide an accessible recruitment process. If you require reasonable adjustments to submit your application please contact us. If you need adjustments for your interview please tell us in the equal opportunities section of the application form. We will contact you if you are short listed. Additional information about the support we can offer is on our jobs page. We are also committed to promoting work-life balance amongst our staff.