Community Employment Specialist - Project Worker

Live Inclusive
11 Aug 2017
14 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Salary: GBP23490 per annum pro rata, fixed term contract to May 2018

Pension: 5% of annual salary

Hours: 28 hours per week

Annual leave: 28 days per year plus statutory bank holidays, pro rata

Location: Based at the Live Inclusive office with regular travel in Doncaster and

Rotherham. Access to use of a car is essential.

Who are we?

Live Inclusive aims to support disabled people and people with long term conditions to live independently. We are a user driven organisation and offer a range of services across Doncaster and Rotherham.

The role

We are seeking an experienced Community Employment Specialist to support the delivery of our Journey to Employment (J2E) services in Doncaster and Rotherham.

J2E is an exciting project that is funded by DWP and aims to provide support to disabled people to overcome barriers to employment. Working closely with the local Job Centre to support Jobcentre staff and build their understanding of disability and the impact this can have on employment, the role also involves running job clubs, facilitating a weekly employment hub, providing one to one support, and creating new employment opportunities in conjunction with local employers.

Who are you?

We are seeking an individual who is proactive, well organised and an excellent communicator. You will have a lived experience of disability and will be able to offer insight and peer support that assists people to develop their confidence, skills and experience to move closer to employment.