Board member with Experience in the Deaf Community and/or Sign Language Interpreting
11th February 2021
Sign Language Interpreting Services maintains a vital lifeline for Deaf citizens to including GP access, and Remote Interpreting
27th July 2021

Social Inclusion and Communications Officer

Full time (35 hours per week), Special Purpose for six months

The goal of SLIS is to ensure that Deaf people can live as full and equal citizens with easy access to relevant public, educational and social services, and exercise their rights and
entitlements, including under the Equal Status and Disability Acts. SLIS will promote, represent, advocate and ensure the availability of quality interpretation services to Deaf
people in Ireland.
SLIS is currently recruiting for a Social Inclusion and Communications Officer for a full-time special purpose post for 6 months and may be extended by a further 3 months subject to funding and business needs.

The Role:  

The Social Inclusion and Communications Officer will deliver a Social Inclusion Scheme pilot on a national level, and support the development of a permanent scheme to meet the requirements of Section 9 of the ISL Act 2017, as well as implementing a Social Media Strategy and Content Development Plan through SLIS website and social media channels.


The salary scale for this role is €41,621 – €49,991. It is anticipated that new entrants to SLIS will be appointed on the 1st point of the scale. Incremental credit, should it be awarded, will be based on previous relevant experience as set out on the application form.

Reports to

The SLIS Manager.


SLIS, Deaf Village Ireland, Ratoath Rd, Cabra, Dublin 7. Remote/home working may be required in line with public health advice during the Covid 19 pandemic.


This contract will run initially for 6 months from employment date and may be extended by a further 3 months subject to funding and business needs.


35 hours per week. This post is not eligible for job-share.


Application Process

The Job Description and Application Form is available below:

Social Inclusion and Communications Officer – Job description (.docx) »

Application Form Social Inclusion and Communications Officer SLIS March 2021 (.docx) »

Please send a cover letter and completed application form, including the names, addresses and telephone numbers of two referees that we may contact with your consent to:


(Please note that all applications must be on the SLIS application form. CVs will be disregarded. Late or incomplete applications will not be accepted)
Closing date for receipt of applications is strictly 4.00 pm on Tuesday 23rd March 2021.


For details on how your personal data will be used as part of this process our Data Protection Notice for job applicants is available at:

For any queries on this process please contact the .

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer.
SLIS is funded through and supported by the Citizen’s Information Board.