Careers

Visit this page to find the latest jobs and volunteer opportunities available at RAD and other organisations.

We are a diverse organisation, our staff come from a wide variety of backgrounds and all bring a wealth of experience, skills and knowledge; we really value this. We aim to be known as the employer of choice for Deaf people and hearing people. We know that Deaf people face barriers every day and we are passionate about breaking down those barriers. Currently 40% of our staff are Deaf, our recruitment practices are sensitive to the needs of Deaf.

We guarantee that all Deaf and applicants meeting the minimum criteria for any role we advertise will be invited to attend an interview.
We work hard to support Deaf people to gain and keep employment. If you would like to know more about our work in this area, please click here.

RAD is an equal opportunities employer.

Please click on the links below for Equal Opportunities Policy, Recruitment Policy and our Employment of Ex-offenders Policy.

Jobs at other Organisations

It’s free to advertise a relevant job or volunteer opportunity that is accessible to deaf people. Fill in the Submit a Job form.

Please note all posts are moderated before going live.


Current jobs

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Advocate

Sessional- Home Based

Suffolk

Working hours – Sessional/Casual

Hourly rate: £10 – £12  (depending on skills and experience)

Do you want to work for a Charity that really values its people – RAD has achieved Investors in People Gold Standard.

We provide great training and development and are looking for people with the right attitude who are willing to develop their skills and be part of a growing and dynamic organisation.

RAD is recruiting sessional advocates to support the continued development and improvement of services for Deaf People living in Suffolk. This role includes delivering advocacy services to Deaf people, in British Sign Language and working with partner organisations in Suffolk.

The successful candidate will have experience of networking, good knowledge of the Deaf community and the ability to collect and record information.

Fluency in BSL is essential and experience of working with Deaf people in an Advocacy role is desirable.

The ability to work independently is essential to this role.

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check and two references.

For further information and to download the application pack please click on the links:

Sessional Advocate Suffolk – April 2017

Application Form | Recruitment Monitoring Form

Alternatively please contact the Human Resources Administrator on 0845 688 2525 (voice phone) or email daniela.miller@royaldeaf.org.uk.

Closing date for applications: Midday (12pm) 3rd May 2017

Interview date: – Wednesday 17th May 2017 (Colchester)

 

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Advocate

Sessional  (Home-Based)

South West – Dorset

Sessional/casual work

Hourly rate: £10 – £12 (depending on skills and experience)

Do you want to work for a Charity that really values its people – RAD has achieved Investors in People Gold Standard.

We provide great training and development and are looking for people with the right attitude who are willing to develop their skills and be part of a growing and dynamic organisation.

RAD is recruiting sessional advocates to support the continued development and improvement of services for Deaf People living in the South West of England. This role includes delivering advocacy services to Deaf people, in British Sign Language and working with partner organisations in Dorset and across the South West.

The successful candidate will have experience of networking, good knowledge of the Deaf community and the ability to collect and record information.

Fluency in BSL is essential and experience of working with Deaf people in an Advocacy role is desirable.

The ability to work independently is essential to this role.

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check and two references.

For further information and to download the application pack please click on the links:

Sessional Advocate Dorset – April 2017

Application Form | Recruitment Monitoring Form

Alternatively please contact the Human Resources Administrator on 0845 688 2525 (voice phone) or email daniela.miller@royaldeaf.org.uk.

Closing date for applications: Midday (12pm) 5th May 2017

Interview date: – Friday 19th  May 2017 in Dorset. (Venue to be confirmed)

 

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Community Support Worker

Essex

Full time (37.5 hours per week) or part-time (hours to be agreed)

Annual salary: £16,087 – £19,000 (full time equivalent, depending on skills, qualifications & experience)

The RAD Social Care Team provides community support services to individuals to empower people to live more independently. We are currently looking for people to join the team.  Are you seeking an exciting and fulfilling opportunity to work within a great organisation, providing support in a wide variety of settings and making a real difference to people’s lives?

Do you want to work for a Charity that really values its people – RAD just achieved Investors in People Gold Standard.  We offer regular supervisions and hold team meetings where you get the opportunity to see your colleagues, get access to information, share experiences and ideas.

We provide great training and development and are looking for people with the right attitude who are willing to develop their skills and be part of a growing and dynamic organisation.

Some experience of working with people with learning disabilities and/or mental health challenges is required.

If you are a skilled communicator, have previously provided support to people using visual communication and are committed to providing person centred services – please apply.  We welcome applications for both Deaf and hearing people.

The post is subject to an enhanced DBS check, two references and medical questionnaire. All have to be satisfactory to RAD.

For further information and to download the application pack please click on the below links:

Community-Support-Worker-Oct 2016 revised Essex LATEST

Application Form | Recruitment Monitoring Form

Alternatively please contact the Human Resources Administrator on 0845 688 2525 (voice phone) or email daniela.miller@royaldeaf.org.uk.

Closing date for applications: Ongoing

Interview date: to be confirmed

RAD positively encourages applications from Deaf people and will support Deaf people to meet the person specification through Access to Work contracts.

 

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Community Support Worker

London

Full-time (37.5 hours per week) or part-time (hours to be agreed)

Annual salary from £18,330 – £19,000 (depending on skills, qualifications & experience)

The RAD Social Care Team provides community support services to individuals to enable people to live more independently.

Are you seeking an exciting opportunity to work within a great organisation, offering a wide variety of settings and making a real difference to people’s lives?

We currently have a full-time/or part-time opportunity to join the team as Community Support Worker in London. Work for a Charity that really values its people – RAD just achieved Investors in People Gold Standard.

Experience of working with people with learning disabilities and/or mental health challenges and BSL level 2 or equivalent is essential.

The work will involve some evening and weekend work (up to a maximum of 2 weekends per month) as part of the full-time contracted hours. We are also providing a sleep in for a female client, the hours will be part of the contracted hours.

If you are a skilled communicator with an understanding of person centred working methods, please get in touch. We welcome both Deaf and hearing applicants.

We offer regular team meetings, support/supervision and training opportunities to all of our staff members.

The post is subject to an enhanced DBS check, two references and medical questionnaire. All have to be satisfactory to RAD.

For further information and to download the application pack please click on the below links.

Community-Support-Worker-Oct 2016 revised London LATEST

Application Form | Recruitment Monitoring Form

Alternatively please contact the Human Resources Administrator on 0845 688 2525 (voice phone) or email daniela.miller@royaldeaf.org.uk.

Closing date for applications: Ongoing

Interview date: To be confirmed

RAD positively encourages applications from Deaf people and will support Deaf people to meet the person specification through Access to Work contracts.

 

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Community Support Worker

Surrey

Full time (37.5 hours per week) or part-time (hours to be agreed)

Annual salary: £16,087 – £19,000 (full time equivalent, depending on skills, qualifications & experience)

The RAD Social Care Team provides community support services to individuals to empower people to live more independently. We are currently looking for people to join the team.  Are you seeking an exciting and fulfilling opportunity to work within a great organisation, providing support in a wide variety of settings and making a real difference to people’s lives?

Do you want to work for a Charity that really values its people – RAD just achieved Investors in People Gold Standard.  We offer regular supervisions and hold team meetings where you get the opportunity to see your colleagues, get access to information, share experiences and ideas.

We provide great training and development and are looking for people with the right attitude who are willing to develop their skills and be part of a growing and dynamic organisation.

Some experience of working with people with learning disabilities and/or mental health challenges is required.

If you are a skilled communicator, have previously provided support to people using visual communication and are committed to providing person centred services – please apply.  We welcome applications for both Deaf and hearing people.

The post is subject to an enhanced DBS check, two references and medical questionnaire. All have to be satisfactory to RAD.

For further information and to download the application pack please click on the below links:

Community-Support-Worker-Oct 2016 revised Surrey LATEST

Application Form | Recruitment Monitoring Form

Alternatively please contact the Human Resources Administrator on 0845 688 2525 (voice phone) or email daniela.miller@royaldeaf.org.uk.

Closing date for applications: Ongoing

Interview date: To be confirmed

RAD positively encourages applications from Deaf people and will support Deaf people to meet the person specification through Access to Work contracts.

 

NDCS

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

3 Youth work Apprentices

1 Business Administration Apprentice

Birmingham office based

£10,101 – £12,649 per annum

35 hours per week

15 month fixed term contract

Passionate about working with Young Deaf People? The National Deaf Children’s Society is looking for a 4 young apprentices for our young People’s programmes. You will be flexible, motivated and friendly. Our apprentices will be deaf, aged 18-25 and based in our Birmingham office.

This is a great opportunity to develop skills and a qualification in Youth Work or Business Administration and help deliver our vision of a world without barriers for every deaf child.

Apprenticeship in Youth Work (Level 3)

You’ll be interested in working with deaf young people and passionate about making a positive change. You need to be positive, a good communicator and willing to support youth activities and programmes. Working with different teams you will travel across the UK and support activity weekends, workshops, conferences and events.

You’ll also need the skills to do behind the scenes work such as planning, office administration and writing reports.

This is a great opportunity to develop skills and a level 3 qualification in youth work and help deliver our vision of a world without barriers for every deaf child.

Apprenticeship in Business Administration (Level 2)

You’ll be interested in working behind the scenes in a lively office, using IT packages, apps and databases.  You will also need to be positive, a good communicator and good at organising your work.

Working with different teams you will provide admin support for our youth activities. You will also be a deaf role model and wiling to present at conferences and events.

This is a great opportunity to develop skills and a level 2 qualification in Business Admin and help deliver our vision of a world without barriers for every deaf child.

If you wish to see a sub titled BSL video for this job advert then please go to our website.

You can download an application pack by visiting our website at www.ndcs.org.uk or email recruitment@ndcs.org.uk.

Please note that you will need Adobe Reader 7 or above to complete the application form. This can be downloaded for free if you do not already have it. If you are using an Apple Mac please open and complete the application form using Adobe Acrobat Reader and not the Apple Mac Preview Option.

The closing date for applications is 9 a.m. on 17th May 2017

We expect interviews to be held in Birmingham on 23 and 25 May 2017

 

SignHealth – The Deaf Health Charity

SignHealth is a national charity committed to achieving better access to and equality of health provision within the UK for Deaf people. SignHealth works in the files of supported living, counselling, advocacy, outreach, domestic abuse and health promotion for Deaf people with mental health difficulties and/or complex needs.

Bank Outreach Worker – Urmston, Manchester

To cover Greater Manchester, Merseyside and Lancashire surrounding areas

Salary £8.76 plus holiday pay plus £1.05 holiday pay

Due to an increase in demand for our services, we are looking for a dynamic person who would like the exciting challenge of working in this environment and supporting individuals who are living in the Community. We are currently seeking applicants who can work weekdays/evening/weekends and can offer the following:

Knowledge of the deaf community and mental health issues

A belief in and positive attitude to the principles of community care

A commitment to equal opportunities and the empowerment of clients

Ability to work independently

Previous experience of client assessment

Experience of working in outreach support/residential setting

Driving licence and use of a car is essential

Ability to communicate in British Sign Language (minimum Level 2) is essential.

Application from D/deaf people are strongly encouraged.

All applicants will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service Check at an enhanced level and Independent Safeguarding Adults clearance.

For an application pack, email Igilligan@signhealth.org.uk or

Voice 0161 747 9700/Fax: 0161 746 9106, Minicom 0161 749 7070 Text only 07812 065 063

Closing date: Ongoing