Action on Hearing Loss
Action on Hearing Loss

Charity registered in Scotland SC038926

We help people confronting deafness, tinnitus and hearing loss to live the life they choose. We enable them to take control of their lives and remove the barriers in their way.


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As Information Officer, you will be responsible for delivering a range of information activities including talks, presentations and information stands, to provide information to older people with hearing loss and other key audiences in the community. You will also have a key role in managing the team of volunteers supporting the UK Hear to Inform and Connect project, ensuring all volunteers are developed, trained and motivated to provide high quality outreach information services. As a core member of the project team, you will support the development of delivery plans for the project in Scotland, with a particular focus on building collaborative networks with local community groups and organisations who will be involved in and supported by the project.

We are delighted to have been awarded £1 million by the Big Lottery fund to expand our face-to-face volunteer led information services across London and South East England, Northern Ireland and Scotland. Thanks to this award we will be able to empower and increase the number of older people who take action to manage their hearing loss.

We help people confronting deafness, tinnitus and hearing loss to live the life they choose. We enable them to take control of their lives and remove the barriers in their way.

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Hearing Loss Support Officer

  • Full time
  • £25,250
  • Perth, Scotland
  • Closing 25th February 2019

As a Support Officer, you will provide holistic, person-centred assessments of need and agreed outcomes and, where appropriate, provide assistive technology equipment for deaf and hard of hearing people, to enable service users to regain or retain their confidence and independence.

In conjunction with the Client Services Manager and team members you’ll work with local agencies, statutory services, voluntary and community organisations, to raise awareness of the impact of sensory loss (both hearing and sight loss) and availability of sensory support services, to enable service users to fully integrate and participate in their local communities.

We help people confronting deafness, tinnitus and hearing loss to live the life they choose. We enable them to take control of their lives and remove the barriers in their way.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

As Information Officer, you will be responsible for delivering a range of information activities including talks, presentations and information stands, to provide information to older people with hearing loss and other key audiences in the community. You will also have a key role in managing the team of volunteers supporting the UK Hear to Inform and Connect project, ensuring all volunteers are developed, trained and motivated to provide high quality outreach information services. As a core member of the project team, you will support the development of delivery plans for the project in Scotland, with a particular focus on building collaborative networks with local community groups and organisations who will be involved in and supported by the project.

We are delighted to have been awarded £1 million by the Big Lottery fund to expand our face-to-face volunteer led information services across London and South East England, Northern Ireland and Scotland. Thanks to this award we will be able to empower and increase the number of older people who take action to manage their hearing loss.

We help people confronting deafness, tinnitus and hearing loss to live the life they choose. We enable them to take control of their lives and remove the barriers in their way.

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This vacancy has now closed

Head of Operations

  • Full time
  • £38,000
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 15th March 2019

This is a senior management role, and you will lead and support the expansion, diversity and integration of services, information, projects and partnerships in Scotland to meet the needs of people who are deaf, have hearing loss and tinnitus.

The role will give operational support to the Country Director in the delivery of the business plan, financial control over local budgets; income and expenditure, team management and delivery of restricted fund projects on a day-to-day basis.

You will lead our services and fundraising work, ensuring our brand profile is maintained and developed, ensuring people who are deaf, have hearing loss and tinnitus are aware of our services/projects and can access the appropriate support.

Experience of managing projects, including service delivery, forecasting and variance analysis, operational planning to meet budget/contractual targets and producing associated management information is essential. Similarly your background in fundraised and fee income generation within the voluntary sector alongside experience of bid writing, risk assessment and contract negotiation will be an advantage.

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Information Manager

  • Full time
  • £25,000
  • Glasgow or Perth
  • Closing 7th April 2019

As Information Manager, you will be responsible for leading and managing the information team in the charity’s Scotland directorate, ensuring that all staff and volunteers are developed, trained and motivated to provide the highest quality outreach and information services to support delivery of the Hear to Inform and Connect project.

You will deliver a range of information activities including talks, presentations and information stands, to provide information to older people with hearing loss and other key audiences.

Action on Hearing Loss (formerly the RNID) is the UK’s largest charity for the 11 million people in the UK who confront deafness, tinnitus and hearing loss every day. Established in 1911, we help people to take control of their lives and live the life they choose, removing the barriers standing in their way. We give people support and care, develop technology and treatments, and campaign for equality.

We are growing rapidly on the back of a new brand, a new and highly ambitious long-term strategy, Taking Action, and a long term investment plan in fundraising. Last year we helped more people with hearing loss than ever before. Our annual report and website show how we’ve changed the world for the people we help – see our website for more information.

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