Belfast, Belfast
Birmingham, West Midlands
Glasgow, Glasgow City
£25,696 - £30,428 per year (to be pro-rated), depending on location
Permanent, Part-time, 17.5 hours per week
Job description

The National Deaf Children’s Society is the leading charity dedicated to creating a world without barriers for deaf children and young people.


Bright Start Programme Officer

London, Birmingham, Glasgow or Belfast office or home-based (UK)

£28,130 - £32,865 per annum (to be pro-rated) – London office based

£25,696 - £30,428 (to be pro-rated) – other locations

17.5 hours per week



We are looking for two part-time Bright Start Programme Officers to join our Families Team, helping us to deliver a suite of services and products that directly support families and their young deaf children. 


The post holder must understand the need to support families and be passionate about making a difference in the lives of young deaf children.


Drawing on insight and evidence from families of deaf children, the Bright Start Programme Officer will contribute to the design and development of new and amended (largely digital) products and their delivery.  


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 28 February 2021 at 23:59.


We expect interviews to be held remotely on 18 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.



Posted on: 03 February 2021
Closed date: 28 February 2021
Job ref: CYPF-247
Tags: Advice, Information, Social Care/Development