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Policy and Campaigns Officer, Wales

Policy and Campaigns
Salary range:
25696 - 30428
Working hours:
35 hours per week
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Policy and Campaigns Officer - Wales
Home-based (Wales)
£25,696 - £30,428 per annum
35 hours per week

Would you like to help create a world without barriers for deaf children and young people? We’re looking for an enthusiastic and hardworking person to support our policy and campaigns work and help us make a real difference in Wales.

The successful candidate will help to call for policy developments in Wales to meet the needs of young deaf people and will also be involved in proactive campaigns. You’ll be passionate about making a difference and consulting with deaf children, young people and their families.

The successful candidate will have the ability to think creatively as well as great communication and research skills. Knowledge or experience of political systems and structures in Wales is also required.

We have a strong record of campaigning success in Wales. This is an excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic individual to join us and support our work to safeguard and improve vital services for deaf children.

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 23rd November 2020 at 23.59.

We expect interviews to be held virtually (you will need access to video calling and to a computer) on Monday 7th December 2020.

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.

So, if you’re seeking your next challenge as a Policy and Campaigns Officer, please apply via the button shown. This job is being posted by Webrecruit on behalf of National Deaf Children's Society. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.

Other organisations may call this role Campaigns Officer, Advocacy Officer, Political Policy & Campaigns Officer, Policy and Advocacy Co-ordinator, Campaigning Co-ordinator, or Policy and Advocacy Officer.