Administrator Deaf Connections

The Gathering 2018

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Organisation information

Organisation
Deaf Connections

Charity registered in Scotland SC003493

Website
http://www.deafconnections.co.uk
Good HQ
@Deaf_Connections

Aims & objectives

Deaf Connections was founded in 1822. Formerly the Glasgow and West of Scotland Society for the Deaf, the organisation changed its name in 1998. The charity provides a range of services for Deaf and hard of hearing people and their families. It aims to increase the overall awareness of issues facing Deaf people. As well as advice and information, Deaf Connections offers: interpreting services; sports and social clubs; youth services, community development and runs British Sign Language classes.
Job number
10037
Location
Glasgow
Time of attendance
Monday to Friday 9.30-3pm
No of references
2
Hours (per week)
25
Shifts/rota
Not supplied
Salary (£/hr)
£6.15 to £8.21, depending on age

Job description

Duties include:

* taking telephone calls/emails and

* processing requests for interpreters.

* organising appointments between clients and interpreters

* office admin and general reception duties

Person specification

Essential:

• Excellent communication skills

• Polite, friendly and confident personality

• Sensitive and patient to the needs of people using the building

• Smart appearance

• Basic IT skills

• Good organisational skills

• Ability to use office equipment such as photocopiers

• An interest in working in the Charity sector

There will also be the opportunity to learn BSL

Additional information

You will be joining a friendly and supportive team of colleagues in an organisation with lots of opportunities to develop skills. We will give full training in your role and you do not need previous experience to join our team.

PVG/disclosure requirements

Required - can start subject to a successful Disclosure/PVG scheme membership