Deputy Director Children, Young People and Partnerships – NDCS

London or Birmingham
£45,209 – £53,163 per annum (London office based)
£42,028 – £49,982 per annum (Birmingham office based)
35 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.

This is an exciting opportunity to join the National Deaf Children’s Society to lead our Children, Young People and Partnerships department within our successful Children, Young People and Families Directorate.

You will be responsible for our service portfolio for deaf young people; delivering against our ambitious strategy to improve transition experiences and create opportunities for greater independence.

We are looking for someone to drive the development of new channels and products that are informed by deaf young people and have a real impact on their lives.

You will recognise the value that partnerships can bring to our work and command a good understanding of the post 14 policy context.

Do you have the strategic skills to make this happen?  If you have then we would love you to apply for this job.

For an application pack please visit NDCS website.

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 9am on Wednesday 16 May 2018

We expect interviews to be held in London on Tuesday 22 May 2018

The National Deaf Children’s Society is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects staff and volunteers to share that commitment.

An Enhanced DBS Disclosure 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.

If a disability or long term condition makes it difficult for you to complete our application form, please contact us to discuss alternative formats.

We strive to provide an accessible recruitment process. If you require reasonable adjustments to submit your application please contact us. If you need adjustments for your interview please tell us in the equal opportunities section of the application form. We will contact you if you are short listed. Additional information about the support we can offer is on our jobs page.

We are also committed to promoting work-life balance amongst our staff.