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This page provides details of employment and volunteer opportunities in DeafHear, and also current opportunities with other employers working in the area of deafness. DeafHear offers challenging and rewarding career opportunities to highly motivated individuals. We employ staff in a broad range of roles throughout our national network of Resource Centres, including Information Officers, Community Resource Workers and Social Workers.

A career in DeafHear offers employees the opportunity to work in a progressive, people-focused environment, with the core philosophy of promoting inclusion and equality for Deaf and Hard of Hearing people. We are an equal opportunities employer. A significant number of our staff are Deaf and Hard of Hearing people.

DeafHear advertises vacancies on the DeafHear website and on activelink.ie.
Informal enquiries regarding positions with DeafHear can be made to the Human Resource Department on 064 6620052.

DeafHear also has a large number of volunteers across the country who support us in delivering a range of community activities, such as summer camps and various group activities. All volunteers are interviewed and must complete the Garda Clearance process. DeafHear volunteers are a vital and valued element in our service provision, and we support volunteers to develop their skills and knowledge in the field of deafness.

Current Vacancies

Updated: 16th February 2018

 


Full–time Vacancies

Accountant – Part Qualified

(Permanent, full–time)

Based in Dublin

Assistant Accountant x 2 roles

(Permanent, part–time)

Based in Dublin

 

Part Qualified Accountant Role:

Full Time

Responsibility:

Finance Support for the Assistive Technology/Commercial Area of DeafHear.

Qualification –

Part Qualified ACCA/CIMA with 3–4 years’ experience

Duties would include but are not limited to:

  • Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Purchase Order system, Bank Reconciliations and Stock Control for the commercial division of DeafHear, taking the accounts to P&L
  • Liaising with the HOD’s to improve the current systems
  • Month End Preparation for management accounts to include balance sheet reconciliations, month end journals, variance analysis and cost reporting
  • Management Accounts Preparation
  • Fixed Asset Register Maintenance and Reconciliation
  • Year End Audit processing and investigation & liaising with auditors
  • Revenue Returns and Reconciliations
  • Budget Preparation
  • Assist the Finance Director with Ad Hoc Reporting Requirements and projects

Skills/Requirements

  • Part Qualified ACCA/CIMA with 3–4 years’ experience
  • Sage 200 (desirable but not essential)
  • Strong IT skills and strong Excel skills
  • Industry Experience
  • Excellent work ethic with a positive approach to work
  • Good organisational skills
  • Flexible approach to work
  • Ability to multi–task
  • Friendly & approachable whilst always being professional & discreet
  • Good energy & drive
  • Good oral and written communication skills, with excellent attention to detail
  • Willingness to learn and take direction.
  • Ability to schedule work and work within deadlines & prioritise tasks
  • Ability to work on own initiative 
  • Be a team player with a positive attitude

 

Assistant Accountant Role:

Part Time Role (3 days per week)

Qualification –

Qualified Accounting Technician/ Part Qualified ACCA/CIMA, 2 Years’ + Experience

Responsibility: 

  • Finance Support for the charitable activities of DeafHear
  • Duties would include but are not limited to:
  • Accounts Payable
  • Accounts Receivable
  • Management of the regional offices purchase order system
  • bank reconciliations for Charity A/C
  • HSE Core Funding Allocations
  • Staff Expenses
  • Payroll Monthly Reconciliations
  • VAT Returns Preparation
  • Management of other funding sources in terms of allocating receipts and expenditure
  • Regional Monthly Reporting.
  • Assisting in month end preparation for management accounts to include balance sheet reconciliations and month end journals for the Core side of the business
  • Assistance with Year End Audit processing
  • Ad Hoc Reporting Requirements as they arise for HSE regional reporting requirements.

Skills/Requirements

  • Qualified Accounting Technician/ Part Qualified ACCA/CIMA, 2 Years’ + Experience
  • Proven ability in the use of MS Office 
  • Sage 200 (desirable but not essential)
  • Charity Experience (desirable but not essential)
  • A solid knowledge of basic accounting principles
  • Willingness to learn
  • Good organisational skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Flexible approach to work
  • Ability to multi–task
  • Good oral and written communication skills, with excellent attention to detail
  • Friendly & approachable whilst always being professional & discreet
  • Salary – commensurate to experience

Nothing in this job description shall prevent the organisation prioritising particular aspects of the job description or tasks and activities or specifying particular skills in the filling of any Community Resource Officer post.  The overriding consideration will depend wholly on the needs and requirements of the organisation at any time and at any location.

Letter of application with Curriculum Vitae to:
(Please indicate position applied for.)


DeafHear.ie
10 Flemings Lane
Killarney
Co. Kerry
Attn: Human Resources
Email: careers@deafhear.ie

Informal enquiries are welcome

Maura O´Leary
Ph: 064 6620052
Fax: 064 6620053
Text: 086 2499506
Email: maura.oleary@deafhear.ie

Closing date is
Friday, 2nd March 2018
by 5pm.

Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications
based on the appropriate pay scales.

A panel may be formed from which future posts may be filled
DeafHear.ie is an equal opportunities employer

 

 


Volunteer Vacancies

Job Title

Camp Volunteers

Locations  
Role/Responsibilities
  • Welcoming children and families as they arrive.
  • Supervise camp activities.
Skills & Experience Required
  • Willing to be flexible.
  • Friendly.
  • Experience of camp activities.
  • Experience of working as part of a team.
Time Commitment 2-3 days during term breaks.
To Apply Email: careers@deafhear.ie

Job Title

Befriending Volunteers

Locations All Regions
Role/Responsibilities
  • To visit people with a hearing loss who live in isolation.
  • Participate in supervision
Skills & Experience Required
  • Willing to be flexible.
  • Friendly.
  • Listening Skills.
Time Commitment Once a week for 6 months.
To Apply Email: careers@deafhear.ie

 


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There are no vacancies at present.


 

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Registered Office: DeafHear.ie, 35 North Frederick Street, Dublin 1, Ireland.

Tel: +353 (0)1 8175700 Minicom: +353 (0)1 8175777 Fax: 01 8723816 Text: 087 922 1046

Charity Number:
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