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Please see below for our current vacancies. If you have any questions about these roles, please contact us by email at

CfD welcomes applications from suitably experienced individuals irrespective of disability status, race, age, gender, religion, sexual orientation or marital status.

CfD is seeking two new people to work with us:

A Chief Executive Officer
A Community Development Officer

Chief Executive Officer

To see this advert and job description in BSL, please click here.

Salary: £37,886 – £42,215 
Permanent / Full Time / 37.5 hours 

Reports to: Trustees 

Closing Date: 29 October 2021

The Centre for Deaf and Hard of Hearing People is seeking a skilled, competent, knowledgeable and experienced professional who is passionate about Deaf and hard of hearing people in Bristol.

Chief Executive Officer – Centre for Deaf and Hard of Hearing People, Bristol. 

This is a rare opportunity to join the Centre for Deaf and Hard of Hearing People (CfD) at a senior level. We are looking for an exceptional CEO to lead the strategic vision for CfD. You will be a skilled, competent, knowledgeable and experienced professional who is passionate about Deaf and hard of hearing issues in Bristol. You will help shape the business plan for the next five years, lead and deliver on an exciting portfolio of existing projects and work closely with the local Deaf community and hard of hearing people who live in Bristol, organisations, voluntary groups and other stakeholders and partners to fulfil the aims and objectives of the centre. This is a great opportunity to make positive impact in the Deaf community.

We’re committed to diversity and keen to employ a CEO who will support the trustees as we shape the future of Centre of Deaf and Hard of Hearing People. 


Please complete the CfD application form, including a covering letter outlining why you would like to join the organisation and how your skills, knowledge and experience match the criteria in the job description and send to Faye Stewart, trustee. Email: by 12 noon on Friday 29 October.  

Please also send us your written answer or a video in BSL answering the following: ‘What is your vision for the Centre for Deaf and Hard of Hearing People over the next 5 years? Please outline your plan to achieve this vision’. 

Your answer to this question must not be longer than 500 words or 10 minutes in BSL.

If you would like to discuss the role and the organisation, please contact Faye Stewart, trustee via in the first instance. 

The interviews will be a 2-stage process. The first interviews will be held on Tuesday November 23rd. We will invite a smaller number of candidates to attend a second interview on Tuesday November 30th

Please download the job description and application form below:

Job Description
Application form
Equalities Monitoring form

Community Development Officer

Details of this post will appear shortly.

Watch this space.