DeafHear.ie Career Opportunities in DeafHearCareer Opportunities in DeafHear

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: 25th September 2018


Vacancies

  • Operations Director (Full-time & permanent)

  • Director of Specialist Services (Full-time & permanent)

  • Children & Family Services Manager (Full-time & permanent)

  • Assistive Technology Manager (Full-time & permanent)

  • Social Work & Care Services Manager (Full-time & permanent)

DeafHear provides specialist services to deaf and hard of hearing people and advocates for an inclusive society with equality of opportunity and full participation for all. Presently, we have a number of vacancies in our national network for highly motivated and committed professionals.


Job Descriptions:


Candidates will ideally have a relevant University degree or college diploma and 3-5 years experience in a similar role.


NOTE: Please indicate which role/s you are applying for in your cover letter or email.

Letter of application with Curriculum Vitae to:

Email: careers@deafhear.ie

    Or

DeafHear.ie
10 Flemings Lane
Killarney
Co. Kerry
Attn: Human Resources

Informal enquiries are welcome

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

Closing date for applications is
Wednesday, 17th October (by 5pm)

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

 

 

Information Officer:

28 hrs/week (Monday-Thursday inclusive)
Based in Tallaght

Job Description:

Provide high quality administrative and clerical support to members of multidisciplinary team, including Team Leader/Manager, by preparing letters and reports, handling information requests, preparing correspondence, and scheduling meetings.

Essential:

  • High standard of written and spoken English.
  • Pleasant and efficient telephone manner.
  • Excellent communication skills/ability to deal with people.
  • Proven organisational skills & ability to prioritise workload.
  • Ability to work on own initiative.
  • Ability to work with sensitive & confidential information.
  • Ability to work flexible hours as evening or weekend work may be required from time to time.
  • Excellent knowledge and experience of administrative/clerical procedures and computer applications including MS Word, Excel, Access & Power point, managing files and records, preparing reports and other office procedures.

Tasks Include:

  • Provide general information regarding DeafHear.ie services and equipment for deaf and hard of hearing people.
  • Prepare reports, letters and other documents, using word processing, spreadsheet, database, and/or presentation software.
  • Provide administrative support to members of multidisciplinary team, including Team Leader/Manager.
  • Manage and maintain diaries/schedule.
  • Perform general office duties such as ordering supplies, maintaining files, photocopying and general administration.
  • Petty Cash/Lodgements.
  • Involvement in on-going team projects.
  • Make travel arrangements if required.
  • Open, sort, and distribute incoming correspondence, including faxes and email.
  • Any other duties as deemed appropriate by the Team Leader/Manager.

Candidates will ideally have some relevant work experience.
Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications based on the appropriate pay scales.

To apply please send CV to:

Email: careers@deafhear.ie

    Or

DeafHear.ie
10 Flemings Lane
Killarney
Co. Kerry
Attn: Human Resources

Informal enquiries are welcome

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

Closing date for applications is
Thursday, 27th September 2018

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

 


Vacancies in the Sector

There are no vacancies at present.


 

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DeafHear.ie is an equal opportunities employer

more...Over 2,300 Deaf and Hard of Hearing children attend mainstream and deaf schools in Ireland.

 



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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

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