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The Disability Solutions West Midlands and the National Lottery Community Fund partnership are seeking to recruit a 37hr per week Project Lead for our DisAbility Connect Project with starting salary of £24,964.  DisAbility Connect is an innovative project offering bespoke assessment and enablement for people with disabilities, long term/life-limiting health conditions, helping individuals to link with opportunities for development and growth, striving for positive health and social care outcomes through social prescribing.

Based at Disability Solutions HQ (North Staffordshire Medical Institute) the successful candidate will have an excellent knowledge of the health and social care/local community landscape, and experience of working in the community advice/social work sector.

The successful candidate will have a full driving licence and daily use of a car.

Application Form

Person Spec, Job Description

For job description/person specification and application form please visit our website at: Disabilitysolutions.org.uk / or contact Mrs M. Washington at: mwashington@disability-solutions.net  or 01782 667324.

The closing date for applications is 6pm Friday 29th October 2021, with interviews to be held on Friday 5th November 2021 at Disability Solutions HQ.  Successful applicants will be required to prepare a 7minute presentation to deliver at interview regarding: “What are the main issues facing people with disabilities and long-term health conditions in Stoke-on-Trent, and how can social prescribing impact upon those issues?”

Please be aware, please do not turn up at the DSWM office without prior arrangement and agreement, due to continued COVID 19 precautions, you are required to speak with us before turning up at the office for any reason. This is for your safety and ours. #StokeonTrent #Charity

Let's find a solution together, for a better tomorrow.

 

Disability Solutions West Midlands (DSWM) is a Disabled Peoples User Led Organisation (DPULO) which is run by people with disabilities for people with disabilities, many of whom are volunteers. Disability Solutions was formed in 1998 from the merger of three disability groups in North Staffordshire – Disability Advice Line (DIAL), Equal Voices and the Independent Living Centre. We are a registered charity and company limited by guarantee.

Our organisation aims to enable people who are affected by disability to fully participate and integrate into all aspects of modern society through the provision of accessible, quality assured client led services that meet the needs of people with a disability or long-term, life-limiting health condition.

Offering information, support, advice and guidance to people with disabilities and their families. Whilst helping to ensure that those responsible for service design, planning and delivery are linked with the voices and experiences of people with disabilities across the area.

With over 30 years of dedicated experience Disability Solutions, West Midlands supports people with disabilities by providing: Welfare Benefits Advice, Information, Personal Health Budgets, Volunteering, Training, Activities and so much more… Making us the leading pan-disability organisation in Staffordshire.

Charity Commision Number:1143929

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