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*RE-ADVERTISEMENT* Community Advocacy Officer

14 April 2015

 

Salary: £21,500 - £24,000 Pro-rota (depend on the experience)
Hours: 21hrs per week Part-Time
Location: to be discussed

Contract up to March 2018 (subject to contract terms)

The British Deaf Association’s vision: Deaf people fully participating and contributing as equal and valued citizens.

Funded by Health & Social Care Board, BDA Northern Ireland seeks to recruit a Community Advocacy Officer to work covering Western Health & Social Services Board area.

The post will involve:

  • Personal Advocacy Work
  • Providing information sessions to local Deaf people
  • Supporting Deaf people to consult with mainstream service providers
  • Working with local service providers and other agencies on how to understand and consult with the local Deaf community and how their services could be Deaf-Friendly
  • Training the Deaf community on what is advocacy and how to use advocacy services
  • Empowering the Deaf community by developing their self-help advocacy skills

Download - Job Advertisement

Download - Job Description - Community Advocacy Officer

For further information and application form, please contact:

Christie Brown
Tel No: 0207 697 4140
Email Address: headoffice@bda.org.uk

Closing Date: Friday 24th April – 12pm

Interviews expected: Thursday 30th April (TBC).