Development Worker (Self-Advocacy)

£21,000 - £25,700 per annum pro rata
17 Oct 2016
28 Oct 2016
Candidate Services
Part Time
Contract Type
Development Worker (Self-Advocacy) 

Our client supports people who face disadvantage or discrimination to have a voice that counts. Providing advocacy and user involvement services across England, our client is a growing organisation working with people who are vulnerable or marginalised to raise their voices and have their rights respected. 

Position: Self-Advocacy Development Worker 
Location: Lincoln, Lincolnshire 
Contract type: Permanent 
Hours: 37.5 hours per annum 
Salary: £21,000 - £25,700 per annum pro rata 

Closing date: 28th October 2016 

About the Role: 

The Development Worker will be working in the Service User Involvement team, whose purpose is to support and promote the meaningful involvement and participation of people in the design, planning and review of learning disability, physical disability and sensory impairment services and mental health services and the development and review of policy across all service areas. 

They seek to enable people with disabilities and long term conditions to meet together, discuss, form opinions and express shared or individual views. For people who need support to have their voice heard, the Service will help tailor opportunities for involvement to the person's individual needs. 

About You: 

You should be committed to the objective of championing the voices of the people you will work with through our client. You must have a strong client focus, be innovative and able to develop and deliver to a high quality. You should have strong team skills, be able to communicate in a variety of ways with a wide range of people and have a collaborative approach. 

Sound administrative and organisational skills are also important, as is the ability to represent the organisation externally and influence key stakeholders. Flexibility is important as is a proactive outlook. Your own behaviour and work should show that you live and breathe their values. 

You may have experience of the following: Development Worker, Self-Advocacy, Advocate, Advocator, Vulnerable Adults, IAQ, Charity, Third Sector, Healthcare, Social Work, Volunteer Sector etc. 

This vacancy is being advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment, the UK’s leading Online Recruitment Agency. The services advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment are those of an employment agency. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, or belief, and we confirm that we will gladly accept all applications.