We’re recruiting: Head of Community Services

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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 the wider Barnet community.  This role will lead on […]

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?

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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 […]

Only 7 days left to respond: Cladding consultation

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If you’re disabled and are affected by cladding issues make sure your voice is heard on the current Government consultation.   Our CEO, Caroline Collier has responded to this important consultation because 5290 people in Barnet are affected by cladding issues. Of those, we know that disabled people amongst them will be disproportionately impacted.   […]

Mental Health Services in Barnet: Not Fit for Purpose?

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Tell us, and help change them for the better The Barnet Voice Forum is currently constructing a position paper on Barnet’s mental health services. To really make it count, we need your help. Whether you were able to attend the last meeting or not, we urge you to complete the survey if possible. We want […]

Social care charging: a tax on disability

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Join the campaign to #ScrapCareCharging This month we are delighted to welcome Jon Abrams, Campaigns and Justice Coordinator for Inclusion London, to discuss the campaign to scrap social care charging. The current system for funding adult social care is not fair, and it is not working. Social care should be there to enable us to […]

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