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WE ARE STILL GROWING!

At Action Deafness we are always looking to recruit new staff to complement our growing services. We are looking for Deaf and hearing staff with the right skills to put our customers first and provide excellent services.

 

If you are interested in becoming a Personal Assistant or would like to join our pool of Sign Language [Read More]

Looking Ahead!

Trustees Strategic Day!

 

 

Action Deafness Board of Trustee Directors and Senior Management Team enjoyed a successful day at Sport Park, Loughborough University on 15th July 2017.

 

We discussed our new five Year Strategic plan for 2023.

 

Trustee Directors in attendance were: Roland Hilton (Vice-Chair), Ben Stephens, Emma Allen, Alison Lewis and Karen Read (Joint Chair). Andy Palmer (Joint [Read More]

YOUchoose

Deaf-led partners calling out to potential Deaf/HoH clients/users

Using deaf-specific 1:1 support helps to reduce isolation, provides clear communication in a safe environment.

Interested to find out more about our ‘bespoke’ service?

For more details about our partners from all over the UK, online referral, and types of community & care support please go to our website:

www.youchoosesupport.org.uk

JUST ASK US…

WE ARE HERE TO HELP YOU WITH INTERPRETING OR CARE SUPPORT!

Here at Action Deafness we know just how important it is to make sure you always have the staff you need, when you need them.

Whenever you need any specific staff cover, we’re here for you.

We maintain an active pool of staff people who have all gone [Read More]

NEW TRUSTEES

TWO NEW TRUSTEE DIRECTORS APPOINTED

 

Action Deafness has appointed two new trustee directors, joining the Board of Trustee Directors led by joint chairs, Karen Read and Andy Palmer.

 

Their combined expertise includes communications, marketing, health & social care, mental health, deaf culture and education. Their experience covers both the voluntary and private sectors.

 

Emma Allen – Commercial Marketing [Read More]

New Interpreters Wanted!

New and exciting interpreter opportunities at Action Deafness!

 

Due to the increase in business at Action Deafness, we are looking to recruit qualified BSL/English Interpreters to join the growing team of BSL/English interpreters at Action Deafness.

 

The Role

The successful applicant will undertake video online Interpreting work on the SignLive platform as well as fulfilling face to face [Read More]

Big ‘Quality’ Wins!

AD ‘CLEAN SWEEPS’ ISO CERTIFCATION STANDARDS!

Leading Deaf-led charitable company Action Deafness has successfully maintained its two ISO accreditation certificates for another year.

Action Deafness has held the ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 27001:2013 certifications since 2011.

Commenting on the certifications Action Deafness’ Head of Services Jaz Mann said:  ”Action Deafness’s focus on quality management (9001), information & security [Read More]

New Joint Chair

Andy Palmer confirmed as Joint Chair of Action Deafness

 

Action Deafness Board of Trustee Directors officially stamped their confirmation of the appointment of Andy Palmer as Joint Chair, replacing Peter Kendall after nine years of dedicated service.

 

Andy, Trustee Director since 2015, is also Managing Director of Cambridgeshire Deaf Association and is well versed in Deaf culture [Read More]

Farewell, Peter!

ACTION DEAFNESS BIDS FAREWELL TO PETER KENDALL

 

Action Deafness has been paying tribute to Peter Kendall (Joint Chair) who has left the organisation after nine years.

Peter’s eventful journey started in 2008 until 2017 after spending a year in AD on student work placement. Peter returned very quickly after his placement and became a Trustee in 2009 [Read More]

NEW LOOK COMMUNITY MANAGEMENT & ADMIN TEAM!

 

Action Deafness has a new look to their Community & Personal Assistant support service ahead of the 2017 year after a new face was added to the team.

 

New Deputy Manager, Martin Anderson, has joined the team in January 2017 to support our Manager, Mhairi Simpson.

 

His arrival means that the community department, [Read More]