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Policy and Campaigns Officer, Northern Ireland

Policy and Campaigns
Salary range:
26081 - 30884
Working hours:
14 hours per week
Reference number:

Policy and Campaigns Officer, Northern Ireland
Belfast office or home-based in Northern Ireland
£26,081 - £30,884 per annum, pro rata
14 hours per week

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

Do you have experience of a successful campaign on a public policy issue? Do you understand devolution and political structures in Northern Ireland, and how to influence them? Do you know how to involve children, young people and their families in policy development? We are looking for someone with excellent communication and organisational skills to engage decision makers and other key stakeholders to create change for deaf children and young people in Northern Ireland.

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 Monday 29 November 2021 at 23:59.
We expect interviews to be held online on Friday, 17 December 2021.

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.

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.

We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and are committed to promoting work life balance amongst its staff.

As part of the recruitment process, candidates will be asked to declare and explain their gaps in employment. All our offers of employment are subject to pre-employment checks – these checks include but are not limited to references, right to work in the UK, disclosure (if applicable) and qualifications (if applicable).

The National Deaf Children’s Society is a registered charity in England and Wales (1016532) and in Scotland (SC040779).

This job is being posted by Webrecruit on behalf of the National Deaf Children's Society. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.