Hampshire MAS Information and Advice Officer/Driver

deafPLUS is a registered medium-sized charity and company limited by guarantee working to encourage integration and equality between deaf and hearing people in all areas of life. We provide a range of services from Advocacy to Employment, equipment to information and advice across 5 centres around the UK.

deafPLUS is seeking one Mobile Advisory Service (MAS) Information Officer/Driver to go out into the community to raise awareness, provide information, advice and guidance about adapted equipment and other information on hearing loss and deaf issues to older adult residents with hearing loss and deafness, to co-ordinate MAS location visits in Hampshire (except Southampton, Portsmouth and Isle of Wight). This can include deaf and/or disabled people who cannot speak English as a first language. Work will involve face-to-face contact with the general public, demonstration of equipment, handling enquiries and signposting on to other relevant organisations


Working hours

MAS Information Officer/Driver: 15 hours over two days per week


Place of work

This is a peripatetic role; the post holder whilst having office facilities at deafPLUS Aldershot, will be expected, on a rotational basis, to work from the MAS vehicle at various locations (four locations a week). Personnel will be expected to accompany clients to interviews where necessary as well as provide support at induction stages of employment.

The successful applicant will work closely with the Southern Counties Manager/Aldershot centre manager at deafPLUS Aldershot.


Salary: £18,316.48 – £20,240.48 (pro rata) depending on experience. Contract is until the end of December 2019


Deadline for applications is 12pm Friday 28th June

Interviews will take place in the week commencing Monday 1st July

The post is expected to commence ASAP


To apply, please complete an application form here and return to Helen Oxlade, Southern Counties Manager, on helen.oxlade@deafplus.org


Job Description: JOB DESCRIPTION – Hampshire MAS IA Officer & Driver 190619

Person Specification: PERSON SPECIFICATION – Hampshire MAS IA Officer & Driver 190619

We welcome applications from suitably experienced individuals irrespective of racial origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, gender, religion or disability.