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Closing Date: 13 July 2022

Location: Home based/flexible  

Whilst we have core hours of work, we are flexible regarding working patters and hours of work for the successful person 

Salary: £35,000 per year (FTE) 

Hours: Full time, 37 hours per week 

As part of the newly created Governance, Planning and Evidence team, this role will provide development and maintenance of internal policies and procedures across the whole of the organisation, in BSL as well as English.  

You will be the primary point of contact for any questions or queries relating to our internal policies and procedures as well as working with the Assistant Director to write all of SignHealth’s internal policies, ensure they are accessible to all staff by managing the translation process into BSL and ensuring that all policies are up to date, taking into account of changes in legislation, government and regulator guidance. Examples include our Safeguarding Policy, Child Protection Policy, Health and Safety Policy, as well as a whole range of operational policies relating to our social care, domestic abuse and therapies services. 

Other duties include arranging filming for policies and procedures, managing the approval processes through the organisations Executive Leadership Team (ELT) and/or Board, carrying out horizon scanning to assess the impact of the changes to any policy/procedure and identifying effective practices through data analysis and performance audits.  

You will have excellent IT skills including all Microsoft products, strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work under pressure and adapt to change, a clear understanding of confidentiality, be a good team player with excellent writing and organisational skills as well as a high level of accuracy and attention to detail.  

At SignHealth, we are committed to promoting and celebrating equality and diversity throughout our organisation, our successful person will also possess this ability. You will ideally have some knowledge or understanding of BSL or Deaf culture, however this is not essential.  

Previous experience within a similar role or a project management qualification (PRINCE2, Agile) are desirable but not essential.  

Why choose SignHealth?

We are a passionate Deaf-led charity with great benefits. 

We will work alongside you during your career with SignHealth to maximise your full potential with Training and Development to help you become the best you!  

You will receive an in-depth induction to give you great insight into our charity and what we do and what role you will play in helping SignHealth deliver its mission. 

Wellbeing is the heart of everything we do! It’s not just about the people we support, your health and wellbeing matter too. 

Being a SignHealth employee you will receive: 

  • 25 days annual leave, pro rata for Part-time staff 
  • 2 Wellbeing days per year, pro rata for Part-time staff 
  • 5 days per year of paid Study Leave 
  • Long Service Annual Leave Rewards 
  • DBS Certificate 
  • Sick pay 
  • A generous defined contribution pension scheme, we pay 6% after successfully passing probation 
  • Eye Care Vouchers 

Let’s get you on board to start your SignHealth Journey!

If this sounds like a position you would be interested in, we would love for you to get in touch. We positively encourage applications from Deaf people and we will support all applicants along the journey of our recruitment process. 

To apply for this role, please send a copy of your CV and a covering letter to vicki.smith@hrdept.co.uk.  

For this post, the following checks will be carried out prior to employment: Enhanced DBS Checks, Satisfactory reference checks, receipt of employment references which cover the last 5 years and right to work checks.