News

NEW JOINT CHAIR APPOINTED

Action Deafness Board of Trustee Directors are delighted to announce they have appointed Emma Allen as new Joint Chair.

Emma is a seasoned commercial marketing professional and parent of two teenage Deaf children. She will be working closely with her fellow Joint Chair, Karen Welch, Vice-Chair, Roland Hilton, fellow board members, CEO and senior management team.

Emma [Read More]

Andy leaves AD Board

Andy Palmer leaves his Joint Chair role at Action Deafness

The Board accepted with sadness that the Joint Chair Andy Palmer has decided to step down from his role and that of Trustee with immediate effect.

On behalf of the Action Deafness Board our Joint Chair Karen Welch (nee Read) expressed their grateful thanks for his steadfast support and commitment at [Read More]

‘Found in Sport’

Found in Sport – documentary by BSLBT (BSL Zone)

We at Action Deafness were delighted to learn that our employees, Martin Anderson (Deputy Manager) and Rajeev Bagga (Community Personal Assistant) were featured in the above documentary alongside GB Deaf Football player, Gemma Sanders.

Their stories of finding their Deaf identities and discovering confidence through their sports are [Read More]

New office posts created!

Action Deafness needs to recruit two new posts for our Finance & Administration and Communications Interpreting teams!

Are you experienced with good oral communication and organisational skills?

Then why not come and join our highly regarded and growing organisation!

Two exciting posts on offer:

New Operations Administrator, Finance & Administration Team

Location: Loughborough, Leicestershire,
Salary: £18,000 -£20,000
Hours: 37.5 Hours per [Read More]

Calling Sussex Terps!

BSL/ENG INTERPRETER TO JOIN OUR GROWING TEAM AT ACTION DEAFNESS IN BRIGHTON & SUSSEX!

Action Deafness Communications Interpreting offer bespoke and specialist sign language and video online interpreting service based in Brighton and Sussex.

We are looking for an qualified and home-based British Sign Language/English Interpreter to join our team. This person will be responsible for delivering [Read More]

NEW STRATEGY FOR 2023!

NEW FIVE YEAR STRATEGY TO BE UNVEILED THIS YEAR

AD Board of Trustee Directors, Patrons, management and staff teams are looking forward to unveiling its new Five Year Strategy Towards 2023 when the financial year of 2018-2019 begins in October.

The staff are also finalising its own marketing plan and excited working towards its own new 2023 [Read More]

Personal Assistant Jobs

Have you got what it takes to make a difference to the lives of Deaf, Hard of Hearing, Deafened and Deafblind (D/deaf) people in Nottingham and Leamington Spa?

Action Deafness Community has successfully secured some contracts and is therefore seeking to expand its pool of Personal Assistants (PAs).

We provide personalised support services for D/deaf people throughout [Read More]

Interpreting Training

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A training session designed to equip interpreters with a set of tools to draw on to make interpreted telephone calls a successful experience for all parties.

This practical course looks at why telephone calls can be so challenging, and how to better manage this type of interpreted event.

Tutors: Jules Dickinson and Wendy Ledeux
Saturday 19th May 2018
10.00am-4.00pm
Previous [Read More]

dDeaf drop in surgery

Staffordshire Police (PLOD) would like to invite you to a dDeaf drop in surgery.

 

Date: Wednesday 28th February 2018

Time: 11:00 am til 1:00 pm

Free Event

Where: The Willows, Orchard Park, Burton DE14 3TT

 

XMAS OUT OF HOURS CONTACTS

OFFICE CLOSURE, OUT OF HOURS & XMAS BREAK EMERGENCY CONTACTS 

 

We are closed from 2.00pm on Friday 22nd December and open again on Tuesday 2nd January 2018.

 

If you require emergency Community Personal Assistant during that time, please contact mobile (sms only) 0752 855 1162 (out of hours & anytime during Xmas break).

 

If you require emergency booking for [Read More]