Birmingham, West Midlands
Glasgow, Glasgow City
Shoreditch, Greater London
£42,872 - £54,232 per year
Permanent, Full-time
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.

Deputy Director Enablement

London, Birmingham, Glasgow or Belfast office or home based within close proximity to one of the offices

£42,872-£54,232 (depending on location)

35 hours per week



This is an exciting opportunity to join the National Deaf Children’s Society and help lead and develop a new department within our highly successful Children, Young People and Families Directorate. You will be playing a key role in transforming our offer as it becomes increasingly digital and be responsible for activity that informs and enables our beneficiaries to better support and advocate for themselves.

This new department will be made up of existing expertise across information, technology and professional training teams combined with a small children and families’ services team.

You will bring creativity and experience of developing and delivering a wide range of products, including digital ones, to improve user engagement and experience and are based on insights and evidence. You will have sound management experience and be able to motivate the new department to improve our ability to have a real impact on the lives of deaf children and young people themselves as well as the families and professionals around them.

Do you have the strategic skills and experience in both the information sector and children’s services to make this happen?  If you have then we would love you to apply for this job.

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 Tuesday 10 November 2020 at 23:59.

We expect interviews to be held virtually on Thursday 26 November 2020.  

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: 23 October 2020
Closed date: 10 November 2020
Job ref: CYPF-218
Tags: Advice, Information, Operations