Improving the lives of disabled people.
HELP ! For Disabled People Project
Information Assistant - £16,038 per annum
FTE (36.5 hours per week)
The Disability Resource Centre (DRC) is one of the leading disability organisations operating in Birmingham, Solihull and the wider West Midlands.
Our mission is ‘to support disabled people to take control of their own lives and to actively seek out opportunities to achieve their full potential as individuals in mainstream society’. This is at the heart of everything we do.
This is an exciting opportunity to join our forward-thinking and successful organisation and to be part of our team delivering a 5-year project funded by the Big Lottery Fund to provide much needed support to disabled people living in Birmingham and Solihull. There are 3 and a half years to run on the project.
We are seeking a talented individual to actively market and promote the service to maximise engagement and involvement and provide an effective ‘first response’ information and advice service to disabled people working with a team of trained volunteers.
Candidates will have previous experience in providing information and advice on a range of issues to socially excluded clients; in supervising and supporting others; and will posses excellent ITC, social media and web-based skills. Candidates will also be required to undertake a relevant information and advice qualification during the first 12 months of employment if one is not held already.
To apply, please download the following job application pack
Candidates are asked to submit CVs and a 2-page supplementary statement outlining their relevant knowledge, skills and experience against the job description and person specification to:
Samina Bibi, Executive Assistant, Disability Resource Centre by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by post to Information, Health and Wellbeing Centre, Unit 18, Ace Business Park, Mackadown Lane, Kitts Green, Birmingham B33 OLD.
Closing date for submissions: Friday 31st March 2017 at 12 noon
Interviews will be held on: Friday 21st April 2017