Get Involved – Upcoming User Voice Forums

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As the weather starts to change and the festive season draws ever-closer, what better time to grab a cup of tea, put on some cosy socks and change the world? At the next Barnet Voice Forum on 25th November we will be looking at the results of our recent survey and gathering input on an [...]

Hate Crime Awareness Week 11-15 October 2021

Barnet say not to Hate Crime. Awareness Week is 11 to 15 October 2021.

Disability hate crime webinar, info stand, hidden disabilities and more. Barnet Council have are working with 11 local community organisations, including Inclusion Barnet, to support Hate Crime Awareness Week 2021. According to government statistics there were 8,469 hate crimes against disabled people reported in 2019-2020 in England and Wales. Where there is intersectionality, disabled people […]

Staff blog: World Mental Health Day, 10 October 2021

by Hannah Chamberlain, Enablement Lead, Inclusion Barnet World Mental Health Day takes place on 10 October, and for 2021 we will be highlighting “mental health in an unequal world”. The relationship between unequal access to advantage and mental ill health is complex. Social disadvantage and mental ill health chase each other in a vicious circle. […]

Head of Community Services

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** This post has now been filled **   Job Title: Head of Community Services Full-time: 35 hours per week Location: Barnet, NW9, London Salary: £43,000 per year Contract: Until 31st March 2023 (with strong prospect of becoming permanent) Closing date: 9 October 2021 Inclusion Barnet delivers both services for disabled people and services for […]

Accessing your GP Remotely: does the new system work for you?

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A blog from Healthwatch Barnet on the new report into remote GP appointments Throughout the pandemic, the way we’ve all accessed GPs has changed. To reduce the risk of spreading COVID-19, NHS England advised GPs to embed a system of ‘total triage’ where patients contact their surgery remotely at first and only get seen face-to-face […]

We’re recruiting: User Voice Project Officer

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Job Title: User Voice Project WorkerLocation: Barnet, NW9, LondonSalary: £26,000 per year pro rataContract: Until 31st March 2022, full timeClosing date: 24 September 2021 We’re looking for someone with lived experience of disability, which might include mental health issues or a long term condition, who would relish the opportunity to support groups of disabled people […]

We’re recruiting: Peer Support Worker

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Job title: Peer Support Worker Location: Barnet, NW9, London Salary: £27,750 per year pro rata, actual salary £22,200 for 28 hours per week Contract: Until 31st August 2024, extendable subject to funding, Part-time Closing date: 19 September 2021 Do you work well in a team and believe in the social model of disability?  Can you build […]

Staff blog – Paralympics coverage

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by Hannah Chamberlain, Enablement Lead, Inclusion Barnet Coverage of the Paralympics has in the past dominated media representations of disability. As not all of us can be Paralympians, this seems an inaccessible bar to becoming visible members of society. It does seem that the tide is turning and inclusive images and representations are more frequently […]

Are care charges fair?

Split image of 4 panes. Black male over 40 with grey beard and glasses. White female over 40 with brown hair and caption: It has been a fight since the day my daughter was born. White male over 40 with greying dark hair and caption: For some people between heating their home and eating. White female over 40 with short curly red hair.

If you don’t think they are, then write to your MP today! We join our friends at Inclusion London in supporting their campaign to Scrap Care Charges. Our CEO has written to our local MP, Matthew Offord to urge him to write to the Health and Social Care Secretary Sajid Javid to abolish social care […]

Join Our Team: Peer Welfare Benefits Advisor

We’re recruiting a full-time Peer Welfare Benefits Advisor Full-Time. £28,500 per year. Contract, Until 31st March 2022, extendable for a further two years subject to confirmation of funding Closing date: 09 August 2021, but apply now as we’ll be scheduling interviews as the applications come in. Are you a welfare benefits advisor with at least […]

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