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Job Opportunity – Deafconnect

  • Job Title: Hard of Hearing & Tinnitus Support Officer
  • Responsible to: Team Leader for the Hard of Hearing & Tinnitus Service
  • Location: Based at Deafconnect and working over all of Northamptonshire
  • Hours of work: Full Time 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £20,000

Note: **This post is funded until October 2023 as part of a five year Project funded by the Big Lottery Community Fund **

Job Summary:-
  • To support the Team Leader in providing a service for hard of hearing people and people with tinnitus in Northamptonshire and surrounding areas in order to reduce isolation and loneliness and promote Deaf and tinnitus awareness.
  • To manage a minimum of 6 monthly social support groups around the county, and provide structured training programmes.
  • To provide some 1:1 support to people with hearing loss and tinnitus.
  • This job involves commitment to a minimum 2 evenings a month.
Very briefly:-
  • You need to have knowledge of hearing loss and tinnitus (yourself or someone you know).
  • You need to be able to work on your own and as part of a team.
  • Lone home visits/events/group talks are part of this role.
  • You must be able to quickly adapt to deal with ever changing circumstances.

For more information or an application form please contact the details below.

**NO CVs**

Office telephone – 01604 589011
Mobile – 07817 006817
Email – joanne.wade@deafconnect.org.uk
www.deafconnect.org.uk

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