Speak Out in Hounslow is recruiting a CCP Project Leader. The post is for 16 hours a week at £15.10* per hour. This post is Lottery funded for 4 years. We are looking for an individual who can support our learning disabled adult clients to stand up for themselves, share their opinions and engage fully in the local community.
As you’d expect… good organisation skills, communication skills and interpersonal skills are vital. We are looking for someone with a good understanding of the issues adults with learning disabilities face within the borough and at UK level. Your role is to support them to Speak Out and increase their visibility as community members.
1) Demonstrate a minimum of a year of experience in working with a range of adults with learning disabilities.
2) Show a thorough understanding of the barriers and issues they face engaging in community life.
3) Demonstrate your experience in supporting learning disabled people to run user led campaigns.
4) Show your experience in promoting the principles of advocacy.
5) Show effectiveness in monitoring and reporting on projects outcomes ongoing and by monitoring deadlines.
6) Show a competence in IT skills in particular MS Word & Powerpoint and Social Media.
7) Experience in writing and producing documents in Easyread.
7) Demonstrate your experience is supporting people to attend and run meetings, including agenda setting and minutes.
8) Demonstrate strong relationship building with individuals, others organisations within a borough and Londonwide.
-All post holders will be expected to take part in promotional activities for the whole of Speak Out in Hounslow, not just within their project. They will be expected to be great ambassadors of the organisation and its ethos.
-Everyone will be expected to obey Speak Out’s policies including safeguarding & confidentiality of clients.
-Everyone will need to participate in the running of the Speak Out office and work fully as part of the team.
*Note… the hourly rate is before all tax, NI and auto-enrolment into a pension scheme from 2016.