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Independent Living Skills Officer

Title:                      Independent Living Skills Officer

Hours:                   37 Hours per week – fixed term contract till March 2025

Salary:                   £21572 – £24365 per annum (FTE) (dependent on skills & experience)

 Responsible to:     Community Engagement Manager or as advised 

 Working in partnership with Sandwell Advocacy & funded via Communities in Sync 

  • Do you have a passion for working with people with learning disabilities (LD), helping them to thrive not just survive?
  • Do you have experience in helping parents with LD to navigate through challenges and to access support in their local community?
  • Can you work to tight deadlines and support people proactively?

If you have answered yes to these questions, have a full clean driving license and access to a vehicle, please help us to deliver independent living skills support to parents with learning disabilities.

The successful candidates will work closely & alongside the Advocacy Practitioner and a Marketing & Engagement Officer both employed by our partner Sandwell Advocacy.  You should be able to demonstrate outstanding attention to detail as well as possessing excellent communication and organisational skills. They will need to work flexibly around the service & company needs and therefore some evening and/or weekend work will be required to support parents with learning disabilities.

This role will be delivered in the community, through a range of practical and hands on one to one and group sessions.  The emphasis will be on early help and prevention, and the sessions will cover a wide range of topics aimed at improving independent living skills

Please apply by sending your CV with covering letter to recruitment@idealforall.co.uk, or call 0121 558 5555 option 4 for more information.

For more information regarding the PAGE Project please click here 

As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy.  This information is available on request and can be provided in accessible formats.

Please note that due to the volume of applications we receive we will only be able to contact candidates who have been selected for interview. You are advised to submit your application as soon as possible as we reserve the right to close posts at any time, once we have received sufficient applications