Salary: £12 per hour
Area cover: Morpeth, Newcastle upon Tyne, Gateshead, Sunderland, Durham, Middlesborough, Stockton and Hartlepool.

Text transcript of BSL video:

Hello, I’m the Deaf Roots and Pride Mentoring Officer for North East. This is a job advertisement for several positions from the BDA.

Mentors - North East (Newcastle to Stockton)

We are looking for motivated & enthusiastic people to join the Deaf, Roots and Pride Team! This is your chance to change Deaf children and young people’s lives for the better.

From experience, Deaf young people who had mentors were empowered to develop and gained confidence after about six months, it WILL be a rewarding experience to see how young people change from being very shy at the beginning of mentoring until the end of the relationship where you recognise how confident and proud they are as deaf young people, it is an incredible feeling.

For application form / job description - click on the links below to download:

Mentor Role Description (PDF)

Personal Specification (PDF)

Application form (MS Word)

Supplementary form (MS Word)

The salary is £12 per hour, the number of hours will be determined on a case by case basis.

DEADLINE is on Friday 28th October 2016 at 4pm.

Applicants will be required to attend a one to one interview on 8th and 9th November at MEA House in Newcastle. Successful applicants will be required to attend group interview that will take place on 16th November at MEA House in Newcastle.

Successful candidates must attend all of the training - Safeguarding and OCN Level 2 Training in Mentoring Young People at Risk.

For any clarification or more information please contact Simon Herdman – via FaceTime, email, meet 1 to 1 in person in BDA office or anywhere – email or SMS/FaceTime: 07921 291303