Project Development Worker

Closing Date: Mon, 31 Jul 2017

Closing time: 12:00

                                     Job Description

Post: Development Worker

Up to 28 hours per week (negotiable)

Responsible to: Management Committee/ Co-ordinator.

Line Manager: Co-ordinator

Holidays: 5 weeks per year plus 8 Bank Holidays pro rata (Based on full time 37 hour week)

Salary: £21,745  PA

Bradford People First:

Bradford People First is a user-led self-advocacy organisation run by people with learning disabilities, for people with learning disabilities.

The aim of the organisation is make the lives of people with learning disabilities better by:

  • Speaking out for people with learning disabilities
  • Enabling people with learning disabilities speak out for themselves
  • Educating people with learning disabilities, professionals, the public and carers about things that are important to people with learning disabilities
  • We have over 90 members, who also all have a learning disability.
  • We work 5 days a week and employ volunteers with a learning disability to work in our office. They are responsible for running the office and carrying out work on our projects. This includes admin work, finances and attending meetings with other organisations.

Post Overview:

The post holder will be expected to advocate on behalf of individuals and the organisation.  You will be expected to meet the aims and objectives of the organisation. You will be working one or more of our current projects these include: Hate and Mate Crime, Self-Advocacy Voice, BAME ( Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic Groups) and Campaigns

Special Conditions of Service:

This post is funded for 6 months, but may continue after this date subject to securing further funding.

There will be a 3 month probation period.

For more information and an application pack please contact  or call 01274744151.  All applications must be submitted by 12 noon . Monday the 31st July 2017

£21,745 (per annum)

Hours: up to 28 hours per week

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