Southampton Centre for Independent Living, an organisation run and controlled by Disabled People, wish to recruit a Disabled Person.
Direct Payments Support Worker 16 hrs per week, £21,412 – £22,845 pro rata
An exciting opportunity to support, train, inform and advise disabled people to organise their own personal assistance arrangements through the use of Direct Payments. The geographic area you will cover is negotiable. Posts require an ability to travel unaided or with assistance. A training and induction package will enable you to develop your skills.
You will have the opportunity to make a difference to other Disabled Peoples’ lives. This job will suit any Disabled Person committed to the principles of Independent Living and the Social Model of Disability.
Experience of providing advice and information to Disabled People would be an advantage.
SCIL is committed to the principle of equality of opportunity. We particularly welcome applications from Disabled People who are also members of minority groups. All posts are open to job share.
For application packs, or an informal chat, please contact Robert at:SCIL, Unity 12, 9-19 Rose Road, Southampton, SO14 6TE Tel: 023 8033 0982, Textphone: 023 8020 2649, Fax: 023 8020 2648 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Returned application forms to be received by Fri 18th January 2008