Research Officer

3 days left

London (Greater)
£32,817 - £38,723 per annum
07 Sep 2016
03 Oct 2016
Full Time
Contract Type

The National Deaf Children’s Society (NDCS) is the leading charity dedicated to creating a world without barriers for deaf children and young people.

Technology Research Officer


£32,817 - £38,723 per annum

35 hours per week


Could you help us research new products and technologies with the potential to transform the lives of deaf children and young people?

We are looking for an experienced researcher to help us identify products and technologies that can benefit deaf young people in all aspects of their daily lives, including specialist and mainstream products, mobile devices, apps and wearable technologies. You will work proactively to inspire deaf children, their families and the professionals who support them, to make the best use of these technologies and adapt them to their specific needs.

You’ll have a passion for how products and technologies can transform children’s and young people’s lives - at home, in education, at work and when out and about.

In this role you will capture the stories, outcomes and evidence that we need to influence manufacturers, developers, suppliers, funders and policy makers to ensure that even better products and technologies are available in the future.

You’ll need a proven ability to confidently lead initiatives, proactively inspire others, be highly organised and used to working in a multi-tasking environment. In order to champion the benefits of technology, you’ll need to be a great communicator who is able to share information in creative ways that inspire other staff and organisations to make positive use of our knowledge and insight.

For an application pack please visit our website via the apply button.

Please note that you will need Adobe Reader 7 or above to complete the application form. This can be downloaded for free if you do not already have it. If you are using an Apple Mac please open and complete the application form using Adobe Acrobat Reader and not the Apple Mac Preview Option.

The closing date for applications is 9am on Monday 3 October 2016. We expect interviews to take place in London on Wednesday 19 October 2016.

NDCS is aiming to be an equal opportunities employer and is committed to promoting work-life balance amongst its staff.

NDCS is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and expects staff and volunteers to share that commitment.

The National Deaf Children’s Society is a registered charity in England and Wales (1016532) and in Scotland (SC040779).