Deafness Resource Centre are recruiting 

As a result of a recent restructure and expansion of services, they are looking to recruit to a number of positions. If you are passionate about making a difference and would like to be a part of their journey going forward, they want to hear from you.

OUTREACH WORKER – Salary £18,870 Full time

The Outreach Worker will be working in local communities to raise awareness of services, making links with key partners, agencies and D/deaf professionals to ensure they reach D/deaf people, children and families requiring support. They are looking for an enthusiastic and committed individual who has direct experience of working in community based environments providing a range of self-help and group activities. The ideal candidate will have lived or worked within a D/deaf environment with level 2 British Sign Language or a native sign language user. 

FAMILY SUPPORT WORKER – Salary £18,870 Full time

The Family Support Worker will work with D/deaf children, young people and their families to facilitate access to information and advice to make informed decisions and choices; improve communication within the family unit and facilitate a range of social and recreational opportunities. The successful candidate will have a comprehensive knowledge and understanding of Deafness and associated issues with level 2 British Sign Language or a native sign language user, ideally with direct experience of delivering a range of family & children’s services and activities.

ADMIN WORKER – Salary £17,681 (pro-rata) Part time 18 hours
The Admin Worker will be based at Halton Sensory Services providing general administration and support to the team. The ideal candidate will have a working knowledge of Deafness and associated issues and experienced in working in customer focused services. 

If you would like to apply for any of the posts please visit the website for an application pack with full details: Alternatively ring 01744 23887 or email:

CLOSING DATE for applications: Monday 26th October 2020 at 5pm  Applications welcome from all sectors of society

Full time (35 hours) - £22,440 p.a.

Knowsley Disability Concern (KDC)  are seeking a full time Officer to join the Direct Payments Support Service team and deliver a range of support, information and guidance to enable people in Knowsley to use Direct Payments to meet their personal care and support needs.  Knowsley Disability Concern (KDC) is a well-established charity specialising in services that enable disabled people and those living with long-term conditions to have improved choice, control and independence. They deliver the Knowsley Direct Payments Support Service enabling residents, who need care and support, to receive funds from the Council to purchase the services they need, including employing personal assistants.  This is an exciting opportunity with a successful charity, to take responsibility in a key role and make a real difference in people’s lives.

For more information about Direct Payments and the range of other services they offer, visit


You will be accountable for the delivery of information, advice and assistance to enable people in Knowsley to access and manage Direct Payments easily and effectively. You will work as part of a team to promote, extend and develop the scheme to enable more people to access Direct Payments as a means to live independently and have control over the way their support services are delivered. Full training will be provided.

ABOUT YOU You have excellent communication and inter-personal skills and enjoy working with people. You are a good organizer and can manage your own workload and competing priorities. Strong literacy, numeracy and IT skills are essential. Ideally, you will have an understanding of the health and social sector, particularly in relation to individual budgets and a background in HR and recruitment would be a distinct advantage.


Click here for the detailed job description and person specification.

Closing Date for applications is Monday 19 October 2020.

Applicants with lived experience, LGBTQ+, people with a disability and members of the BAME community are actively encouraged to apply.

Job Vacancy for Lead Chaplain

Mission in the Economy (MitE) is seeking to appoint a Lead Chaplain to manage and develop chaplaincy activities with YMCA Liverpool & Sefton and YMCA St Helens. The Lead Chaplain will provide for the pastoral needs of service users, volunteers and staff.  Specifically, through professional training and certification, the Lead Chaplain will assist service users, volunteers and staff to understand more fully life's events as they relate to their spiritual and emotional well-being.

The ideal person will have excellent organizational skills, be passionate about enabling people to be the best that they can be and have a desire to make a difference to the people that they are working with. They will be confident and comfortable in delivering support through group as well as ndividual working. The successful candidate will be flexible in their approach to working between Liverpool and St Helens. They will provide chaplaincy to staff and residents, but will also recruit, train and manage a small team of volunteers in both locations.

MitE is an ecumenical provider of workplace chaplaincy across the Merseyside region. Our chaplains come alongside people, providing a friendly listening ear to people of all faiths and none. As an independent presence in the workplace, MitE's chaplains are ideally placed to provide a confidential and safe space to enable those they meet to flourish in their work life, wellbeing and spirituality.

The YMCA is dedicated to delivering sustainable, quality and effective services to the people of Merseyside. YMCA Liverpool & Sefton and YMCA St Helens have separate Trustee Boards and governance structures. They collaborate effectively where possible and this is the case with the Chaplaincy service.

This post is open to both lay and ordained people.

The role will be located for 7 hours a week in Liverpool and 7 hours a week in St Helens, however, the successful candidate may be required to attend elsewhere within the region on occasion.

The role is 14 hours/week and salary is £10,396 p.a.

For further information or an application pack contact: Emma Howarth: or 07597 793960, Mission in the Economy, 22 School Lane, Liverpool, L1 3BT

Closing date for applications:         5pm 23rd October 2020

Date for Interview:                          w/c 2nd November 2020

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