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New Position at DRC - Removing Barriers Project Officer

Removing Barriers Project Officer

Salary: £19,430-21,962 pro rata per annum

Contract to 31 July 2018

30 hours per week

The Disability Resource Centre (DRC) is a leading disability organisation operating in Birmingham, Solihull and the wider West Midlands.

Our mission is ‘to build a sustainable business to empower 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 Employment and Training Team and to engage and support those recovering from mental ill-health to transition back into their communities, access relevant information, advice and local services, to move towards and into employment.

The successful applicant will provide information, advice and guidance to those recovering from mental ill-health on a wide range of issues including housing, finance, welfare entitlement, access to local services, independent living, accessing employment, educational and training opportunities, enabling them to work towards achieving their full potential.

We are seeking an enthusiastic and results-driven individual with a proven track record in engaging, supporting and empowering clients; a working knowledge of local employment and training services and experience in training delivery.

For further information, please download the job details pack from DRC’s website:

 
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 by email to sbibi@disability.co.uk or by post to DRC, Information Health and Wellbeing Centre, Unit 18, ACE Business Park, Mackadown Lane, Kitts Green, Birmingham B33 0LD.

Closing date for submissions: 5.00pm on Friday 22nd September 2017

Interviews will be held on: Week Commencing Monday 25th September 2017

Disability Resource Centre 2012 -  The Disability Resource Centre is a Registered Charity (No 1034581) and a Company Limited by Guarantee (No 2897250)