Information officer (c£16,000 - £19,500)

Deafblind Scotland’s vision is “A society in which Deafblind people have the permanent support and recognition necessary to be equal citizens”. 

 Through the provision of information, to enable Deafblind people to lead more fulfilled lives, providing information on a whole range of subjects which may have an impact on individual lives. The post holder will raise awareness of the charity through the production of external newsletters and management of information including social and digital media and our website. Good report writing skills are essential as is the ability to work to tight timescales including the ability to prioritise tasks. 

You must be fully competent on Microsoft applications with an excellent attention to detail.

Closing date Monday 23rd February 2015

Interviews will take place on Monday 2nd March 2015

 For an application pack, contact Lesley Winning,

Deafblind Scotland, 21 Alexandra Avenue, Lenzie, G66 5BG  

Tel/Text: 0141 777 5852/6111 

PA@deafblindscotland.org.uk   

Scottish Charity no. SC 031167

Trainee Guide/communicators and Home Care Workers

We have an urgent requirement in the Pollok area of Glasgow for guide/communicators and home care workers to support deafblind adults to live independent lives and maintain links within their communities. Guide/communicators support deafblind adults in the areas of communication, information and mobility.

Hours of work available are up to 16 hours per week to provide a person-centred service to support deafblind adults with the purchase, preparation and storage of food in their own home. You would also support them to maintain cleanliness of their home. Full training will be given including and online Food Hygiene course.

Specialist communication skills may be required for working with particular service users.

Essential:

Satisfying minimum requirements of job description (available on request) and passing our 4 day training course.

Protection of Vulnerable Groups Scheme Record membership.

Satisfactory references.

Desirable:

British Sign Language skills are not essential but would be advantageous.

This is a sessional role offering flexible hours to suit and full training is provided.

Starting rate is £7.46 per hour.

There is no deadline for applications.

For an informal discussion please contact Suzanne Abbate by email services@deafblindscotland.org.uk

For an application pack please contact Lesley Winning, Deafblind Scotland, 21 Alexandra Avenue, Lenzie, Glasgow, G66 5BG, 0141 777 5852, www.deafblindscotland.org.uk, email pa@deafblindscotland.org.uk

Deafblind Scotland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Trainee Guide/communicators

We have an urgent requirement in the Aberdeen/shire and Lothian/Borders areas of Scotland for guide/communicators to support deafblind adults to live independent lives and maintain links within their communities. Guide/communicators support deafblind adults in the areas of communication, information and mobility. Due to the rural nature of these areas, it may be advantageous for guide/communicators to have the use of a car.

Specialist communication skills may be required for working with particular service users.

Essential:

Satisfying minimum requirements of job description (available on request) and passing our 4 day training course.

Protection of Vulnerable Groups Scheme Record membership.

Satisfactory references.

Desirable:

British Sign Language skills.

These are sessional roles offering flexible hours to suit service users and full training is provided.

Starting rate is £7.46 per hour.

There is no deadline for applications.

For an informal discussion please contact Suzanne Abbate by email .

For an application pack please contact Lesley Winning, Deafblind Scotland, 21 Alexandra Avenue, Lenzie, Glasgow, G66 5BG, 0141 777 5852, www.deafblindscotland.org.uk, email PA@deafblindscotland.org.uk

Deafblind Scotland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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