Thank you for considering a career with Deafblind Scotland. Details of our current vacancies are listed below. Please download the relevant application packs and return completed application forms to firstname.lastname@example.org
Deafblind Scotland is the specialist charity working with adults who are living with dual sensory impairment. Our ambitions are high for members and we are therefore at the cutting edge of finding ways to support people to lead their most meaningful life. Deafblindness can be a devastating condition that can make daily life extremely challenging and as a result, many dual sensory impaired people become isolated. Our services can make a vital difference to their lives; enabling people to regain confidence, develop vital communication skills and re-establish social connections.
Dare to Dream Strategy Lived Experience Project
Deafblind Scotland is the specialist charity working with adults living with dual sensory impairment. Our ambitions are high for members and we are therefore at the cutting edge of finding ways to support people to lead their most meaningful life. The Dare to Dream Lived Experience Project (D2D) will focus on building peer leadership skills and opportunities for deafblind people. Aligning with the Scottish Government’s commitment to build a fairer nation.
The project worker will work with deafblind people and the Scottish Advisory Group on Deafblindness (SAGoD), who Deafblind Scotland (DbS) hosts, to support deafblind people to increase their capacity to engage with national policy and service developments. Ensuring deafblind people, who are amongst the most disadvantaged in society, have a voice and are heard. Raising Deafblind people’s ambitions using this moment in time, as Scotland comes out of COVID-19 Pandemic, focused on building back fairer.
This role will also involve working with deafblind people to support them to help shape our Dare to Dream strategy, ensuring that it is genuinely built with the perspective of deafblind people. Enabling deafblind people to shape a Deafblind Scotland where they can ‘Dare to Dream’ and a society where these dreams may be realised.
CLOSING DATE: 6th April with interviews week commencing 12th April 2021.
JOB TITLE: Project Worker
PROJECT TITLE: Dare to Dream Lived Experience Project
COMPANY: Deafblind Scotland
BASE: Across the central belt
CONTRACTED HOURS: Part time 17.5 hours per week
SALARY/BAND/GRADE: Salary Scale – £22,558 (Point 25) Pro Rata
TERM: 1 Year Fixed Term
RESPONSIBLE TO: Information Officer
ACCOUNTABLE TO: Chief Executive
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Volunteer Charity Shop Assistant
We currently have an opportunity for a Volunteer Charity Shop Assistant at our Deafblind Scotland shop in Kirkintilloch. As a valued member of our team, you will be trained, supported and developed in our retail environment. This role will involve checkout operation, stock replenishment and providing excellent customer service.