Job vacancy – Healthwatch Manager (peer role)

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We’re hiring for a new Manager to lead our Healthwatch Barnet team! This is an exciting opportunity for someone with lived experience of disability (which could include a long term condition or mental health issue) to lead a small team in the delivery of Barnet’s statutory Healthwatch function. Job Title: Manager, Healthwatch Barnet (peer role) Full-time: […]

Senior vacancy – Head of User Voice (peer role)

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Would you like a role where you can work towards a fairer society for disabled people?  We have an exciting new opportunity to join our senior team in a thriving and innovative Deaf and Disabled People’s Organisation, and a real opportunity for a talented disabled person to make a difference. Job Title: Head of User […]

Staff blog: OMG have you seen Then Barbara Met Alan?

photo of TV drama characters Aland and Barbara in the road in front of a bus. Barbara is seated in wheelchair, Alan is standing. Wearing 80's style clothing.

Staff blog, by Hannah Chamberlain That was the first thing I posted on the Inclusion Barnet team chat the morning after the screening of the drama on BBC. Then Barbara Met Alan tells the story of disability rights activists Barbara Lisicki and Alan Holdsworth. It tells it as a love story, it tells it, said […]

Protest at Government’s decision to deny millions of disabled people financial help to survive the COVID-19 crisis.

Poster: When asked what difference an extra £20 per week would make, a respondent said: I wouldn't have to choose between heating or food. #MillionsMissingOut Disability Benefits Consortium.

Today disabled people and allies gathered outside the High Court to protest the Government’s decision to deny millions of disabled people financial help to survive the COVID-19 crisis. ‘They made me feel like disabled people don’t matter’: High Court hears of DWP discrimination against disabled people during COVID-19 Starting today, the High Court is hearing […]

The Road to Coproduction – Supporting Identity and Life Goals

A Thought Piece by Hannah Chamberlain In my experience everything in a mental health service is a touch point, and tells us as users of services something about the identity and role we are expected to play in the time that we spend in the service environment. My very first experience of the mental health […]

Disability Arts & Activism, a guest blog by Penny Pepper

With #WorldTheatreDay taking place on 27 March there will be many blogs written about the impact of Covid-19 on ‘Theatre’ more generally and thinking about what its future may be. We’re thrilled to have been given permission to share with you an extract from the genre-defying and versatile writer/poet/performer Penny Pepper’s chapter on Disability Arts […]

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