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Intergenerational Project Officer  

Location: Birmingham
Hours: 6 per week
Salary: £19,961 pro-rata per annum

Fixed-term contract for 6 months 

We are looking for a creative individual to support the Deaf Elders Group one day a week to develop, deliver and evaluate a new Intergenerational arts and crafts project. This will involve a monthly session with deaf/hard of hearing children and young people to build awareness of both generations including communication, culture and share new skills. The aim of this exciting new project is to improve mental wellbeing and reduce isolation.

As part of the role, you will take the lead on developing activities, which are appropriate for an older population also bearing in mind they will need to be suitable for deaf children and young people. The successful candidate will be expected to manage a small budget, experience in this area would be useful.

Ideally, the candidate will have an excellent awareness and knowledge of deaf people and deaf community, be able to communicate in British Sigh Language up tp Level 2 standard, have previous experience of working or volunteering with both older and young people and in organising/delivering a full programme of activities.

In return we offer generous annual leave entitlement, Employee Assistance Program, Health Cash Plan, Occupational Sick Pay scheme and a flexible TOIL scheme.

We invest generously in training and development programmes,providing sponsorship to pursue formal professional qualifications and the opportunity to learn and develop sign language skills. To learn more about our benefits please visit our Rewards page.

Closing date: Friday 29th November 2019
Interview date : Tuesday 10th December 2019

For an application pack, please complete our application form online.

Alternatively, you can contact jobs@bid.org.uk.

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