Warrington Disability Partnership

Careers at WDP

Enquiries are welcome for the following post:
(Please note: all applicants must be currently unemployed)

Leaf Community Energiser

Role Title: Community Energiser
Salary: £13,852.80 (per annum, pro rata)
Hours of duty: 16 hours per week
1 Year Temporary Contract

Building Better Opportunities multi-agency Big Lottery Fund / ESF funded programme, ‘New Leaf’ is an innovative project, targeting individuals furthest away from the labour market in the Cheshire and Warrington Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) area, to help them in their journey towards employment.

Led by Warrington-based Golden Gates Housing Trust, working in partnership with 30 other organisations, New Leaf will support 2,800 individuals over a three year period, providing a tailored service, giving individual support and direction.

Working for Warrington Disability Partnership (registered charity: 1113597), as Community Energiser, you will be active in your local community, passionate about supporting people; a real ‘people person’ who can engage with hard to reach residents. Working alongside specialist Mentors within the Employment Team at Warrington Disability Partnership (registered charity: 1113597), you will have an empathetic approach, personal understanding of barriers residents face and can provide non-judgemental advice and give confidence to access the programme.

If you feel that you do possess the essential skills outlined in the Person Specification, then we would welcome your application. This position is fully funded through Building Better Opportunities Big Lottery and the European Social Fund.

To apply for this exciting role, please contact Kate Picken or Caroline Thompson at Warrington Disability Partnership on 01925 240064, or by email c.thompson@disabilitypartnership.org.uk.

Job Description (WORD DOC 156KB)
Job Person specification (WORD DOC 133KB)

Closing date 30th September 2016

Candidates selected for interview will be notified week commencing - 3rd October 2016

Selection event date - Tuesday 11th October 2016

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