This project works with the NHS to make sure that people with a learning disability (Experts by Experience) have a voice when it comes to planning and delivering health services.
We will do this by supporting people to set up more self-advocacy groups across the South West, and by bringing people from different self-advocacy groups together to have a really strong voice on health issues and other important matters.
This job is for a person with a learning disability who will lead the project with another Expert by Experience and other team members.
The job is to talk with people with a learning disability and encourage them to speak up for themselves and others as a way to ensure that the voices of people with a learning disability are heard.
The team who work on this project, will keep in touch with people with a learning disability about having their views, choices and health issues heard, and with the wider public about disability issues. They will do this by talking, writing information and sharing it and by listening to good ideas.
Job purpose: To work with a Coordinator and another Project Worker, to set up more self-advocacy groups across the South West and make sure that people with a learning disability feel they can have their voices heard.
Reports to: Project Coordinator
Hours and pay:
Hours: 16 hours per week
Contract: Fixed term to 31.10.21
Pension: IG operates the NEST pension scheme and will contribute 3% subject to qualifying status
Salary: £7255 for 16 hours
Holidays: 28 days + bank holidays
This post can be based at your own home or at our office in Gloucester city centre
If you are working from your own home, you will need to be able to come to the Gloucester office, about twice a month. You should be prepared to work face to face with people when it is safe to do so
To apply for this job, please read the job description: job description
To apply, please fill out the application form to tell us about you and your skills: easy read application
Or you can also request a job pack by phone (01452 234003).
If you would like to talk about this job before you apply, please email firstname.lastname@example.org and she will call you to answer any questions you have
Closing date: 10.00 a.m. On Thursday 10th December
Interviews will be held via video call – instructions will be provided on how to set this up)
Charity Number – 1171559