Senior Independent Living Practitioner – Royal Association for Deaf People

Senior Independent Living Practitioner with supervisory responsibilities
Location: Surrey
Annual salary: Negotiable (depending on skills & experience)
Full-time (37.5 hours per week, prepared to consider 30 hours per week if required)

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 an opportunity available in Surrey in our Independent Living team. The team provides one-to-one and group support to Deaf people including older people and those who have a learning disability and/or mental health challenges.

We are looking for someone who can take our Surrey team into a new phase, working closely with the Operations Manager and other Senior Independent Living Practitioner. If you have experience in a similar role and the skills we are looking for (or transferable skills), a positive attitude and would like to work for an organisation that makes a real difference to people’s lives, please get in touch. We provide training, regular one-to-one supervision sessions, mentoring and peer support.

We also hold regular team meetings when you can get together with your colleagues to share experiences and ideas. We are looking for an individual who is self-motivated and able to work independently, you will also need to be a car driver, with access to a vehicle. The role requires a flexible attitude to work as this is not a 9 to 5 service.

We welcome applications from Deaf and hearing people. 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, please get in touch.

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)