Jobs at deafPLUS

Fundraising Manager vacancy

Fundraising Manager

An exciting opportunity has arisen to become deafPLUS’ Fundraising Manager. A full-time position that will take the lead on implementing deafPLUS’ fundraising initiatives (Trusts, Corporate, Legacies & Community) and fundraising strategy.

Key responsibilities include; Managing and leading the identification of, and approaches to, trusts, foundations and companies, Community and event fundraising, implementing our fundraising strategy, donor development (donor retention and legacies).

deafPLUS supports D/deaf and hard of hearing people to secure a better quality of life. This is achieved through services including: advocacy; advice; employment support; personal development; hearing loss rehabilitation; advice about assistive equipment; leisure activities and socialisation to overcome isolation; and deaf awareness training for hearing people and organisations. Supporting over 3500 individuals a year.

You should have at least one years experience in Trusts or corporate fundraising and a proven record of successful fundraising. Excellent communication and research skills are essential and you should be able to demonstrate the ability to develop relationships with donors.

The post is being offered at 37 hours per week on a salary £28k per annum, with a performance related bonus of £1,000 per £50,000 funding secured. The successful postholder will be based at deafPLUS National Office in Whitechapel, London.

The role will report directly to the Head of Business Development.

Closing date of the 20th July 2017 at noon. Interviews will take place on 24th July 2017.

Interested? Full details and application forms can be found below:

Job Description and Personal Specification Fundraising Manager

deafPLUS-application-form Fundraising Manager

For further details please contact: Gary Williams, CEO, on 020 7790 6147
We welcome applications from suitably experienced individuals irrespective of racial origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy & maternity, gender, religion or disability

General Support/Advice Worker – Bromley office based

General Support/Advice Worker
Bromley office based
Part-time 12 hours – £19,761.21 pro rata (£10.27/hour)

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 7 centres around the UK.

This exciting role at the Bromley centre is to support the Centre Manager in maintaining our ’front of house’ open door services. Meeting and greeting clients and being the first point of contact for clients and visitors alike.

The role will require a flexible approach to your hours to enable centre cover is maximised, particularly in the Centre Managers absence.

The Bromley centre has a well established volunteer team, who organise groups and talks, these – in addition to hiring of or facilities to 3rd Parties. The booking of these facilities will largely be the responsibility of the job holder

• Part-Time role: 12 hours per week across 4 days (Generally Monday to Friday)
• Salary Scale 3: Point 517 – £19,761.21 pro rata (£6,408.48 actual)
• 25 days Annual Leave & 8 day Bank Holidays (pro-rata)

Place of Work
Deaf Access
Community House
South Street

Deadline for expressions of interest is Thursday 13th July 2017 at noon.

Interviews will take place on the afternoon of Tuesday 18th July 2017.

Full details and application forms can be found below:

JD – Geneal Support & Advice – Jun 2017

PS – General Support Worker – June 2017

deafPLUS-application-form General Support – Advice Worker

For an informal chat and further details please contact: Leo Mansell – Centre Manager on

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

Personal Assistants (PAs)

Personal Assistants (PAs)

As part of the YOUchoose consortium lead by Action Deafness, deafPLUS are pleased to join as a partner to deliver a high quality PA service in the Greater London Area. The aim of YOUchoose is to encourage and maintain independence amongst our clients.

We are now recruiting a pool of Personal Assistants (PAs) to join deafPLUS.

Have you got what it takes to make a difference to the lives of Deaf, Hard of Hearing, Deafened and Deafblind (D/deaf) people in the Greater London Area (GLA)?

deafPLUS is a vibrant charitable organisation with lively team. We are currently seeking to develop a pool of Personal Assistants (PAs). We provide personalised support services for D/deaf people throughout the area.

Our aim is to increase individuals’ independence, build their confidence and enable them to learn new skills.

Applicants must:

Have experience of working in a PA role;
Have excellent organisational skills;
Be able to work flexible hours including weekends and bank holidays where necessary;
Have drive and enthusiasm;
Be able to work on their own initiative.

Have Level 2 BSL (or equivalent), a Communicator Guide qualification and/or experience of working with Deafblind people would be an advantage, including the use of Deafblind manual, other communication methods and guiding skills.

General duties include providing daily living support. This may include; developing/increasing clients confident, communication skills and life skills, accessing local provisions such as leisure services and community groups, paying bills, supporting the service user to maintain their independence in the general community, developing hobbies and interests in accordance with their support plan.

Rates of pay for PA’s

Monday to Friday: £9.75 per hour

Applicants only able to work evenings or weekends are especially welcome to apply.

Training will be provided.

If you are interested in the post, please send your CV and a covering letter explaining how you meet the person specification (see below) to:

Mobile: 07497 822 175 SMS Only

We welcome any questions you might have. For more information about YOUchoose:

Job Description and Person Spec attachment pa-jd-persons-spec