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Job Vacancy - Employment Officer

Zebra Access is delighted to be in a position to recruit a new Employment Officer for the newly launched ‘Black Country Futures’ which will run over the next 2 years to help local Deaf and Hard of Hearing people across the Black Country region and surrounding areas to overcome barriers and move closer to employment. 

Job Title: Employment Officer

Salary: The salary for this post is £23,000 per annum pro rata. 

Hours of Work: 4 days per week (32 hours), flexible working is essential. Days of work will be agreed upon appointment.

Length of contract: Fixed term contract terminating on 31st March 2022. 

Workplace: Based in Wolverhampton and working across the Black Country and the surrounding areas, as required.

Are you passionate about:

  • Supporting Deaf and Hard of Hearing people to have a more active part of society?
  • Breaking down barriers that exist in the workplace, education, training or society in general?
  • Encouraging Deaf and Hard of Hearing people in gaining self-confidence and self-belief?
  • Understanding and providing access solutions to daily barriers faced by Deaf and Hard of Hearing people?
  • Inspiring and mentoring Deaf and Hard of Hearing people in their journey through their adult working lives?

If so, you are the kind of person we are looking for to lead and deliver this project. Please contact Chris Beech at or call 01902 421919 for an informal discussion or for more details about the role.

See link for Job Description and Personal Specification for this role 

How to apply: Send your CV and a covering letter stating why you are the best person for this job by email to or by post to Zebra Access, Creative Industries Centre, Wolverhampton Science Park, Glaisher Drive, WV10 9TG.

Application deadline: 22nd May 2020

Interviews: To be conducted over Facetime/WhatsApp/Zoom within 2 weeks of deadline 


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