Independent Living Practitioners – Royal Association for Deaf People

Independent Living Practitioners
Location: Epsom, Surrey (but will involve travel countywide in Surrey)
Annual salary: up to £18,037.50 full time salary (depending on skills & experience)
Pro-rata for part time hours
Full time (37.5 hours) Part-time (16, 22.5 or 30 hours)

Are you seeking an exciting opportunity to work within a leading Deaf organisation with Investors in People Silver Standard?

The RAD Independent Living Team provide a range of services that enable people to live more independently in the community. We currently have either full time or part-time opportunities available in Surrey in our Independent Living team. The team provides one-to-one/group support to Deaf people also including older people and those who have a learning disability and/or mental health challenges.

If you have experience in a similar role or want to do something different, but have the skills that we are looking for, please get in touch. We provide training and monthly one-to-one supervision sessions. We also hold regular team meetings when you can get together with your colleagues to share experiences and ideas. The work may involve some evening and weekend work as part of your contracted hours. This role requires you to be a car driver with access to a vehicle that you can use for work.

We welcome applications from Deaf and hearing people (Sign Language skills are essential Makaton or BSL level 1 or 2/Native user). If you are seeking an exciting opportunity to work within an organisation that really values it’s people and you want to make a real difference to people’s lives, join team-RAD.

For further information, to view the job description and person specification, please go to; Alternatively please contact the Human Resources Administrator on 0300 688 2525 (voice phone), 0300 688 2527 (Text phone) or by email

CV’s and a covering letter should be emailed to Sarah Brock ( or posted to Addressee only, Human Resources Administrator, RAD, Block F, Parkside Office Village, Knowledge Gateway, Nesfield Road, Colchester, Essex, CO4 3ZL.

The post is subject to an enhanced DBS check, two references and medical questionnaire. All have to be satisfactory to RAD.

Closing date for applications: 19th July 2019
Interview date: 25th July 2019

(Interviews will be held in Colchester, Essex and expenses can be reclaimed for any travel costs incurred)