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 about the things that matter to them. The role of Project Officer will be primarily to share responsibility for the development and promotion of Barnet Community Reporters, taking ownership of tasks in order to enable the Project Lead to focus on the management of User Voice Forums and the project as a whole. They will monitor communication channels, manage relationships with volunteers and keep web content updated. The role will also involve co-facilitation of and taking minutes at User Voice Forums, and supporting with their administration and marketing.
The role will also encompass setting up a lived experience group for our partners at Wellbeing Together CIC, hearing feedback from mental health service users, and assisting with organising sector training days and related events.
In return, you will get the opportunity to work in a unique organisation – one that delivers both for disabled people and the wider Barnet community. You’ll also find yourself part of a friendly and supportive team, most of whom have lived experience of disability and are interested in using that experience to create a positive social impact.
Working 35 hours a week, you will have a certain amount of flexibility as to how you arrange your hours, but you will need to be prepared to work one or two evenings a month for engagement meetings, for which time off in lieu can be taken. Most of this role can be undertaken remotely, but the ability to travel to Barnet for meetings at least once or twice a month will be essential.
This post is until 31st March 2022. An Enhanced DBS check will be required.
To apply provide your full CV and a covering letter which outlines why you are interested in the role and how you would use your lived experience of disability to deliver in a user led and effective way.
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