Project Support Officer Learning Disabilities

Recruiter
Hft
Location
Bristol (City Centre)
Posted
18 Apr 2019
Closes
16 May 2019
Sector
Charity
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Project Support Officer (Learning Disabilities)

Luv2meetU is a friendship and dating agency for adults with learning disabilities operating predominantly in the North of England covering 8 different Local Authority areas. We support up to 300 members across all the areas. We have approximately 15 members of staff within Luv2meetU and related projects. We have received Big Lottery Funding to develop Luv2meetU in the Bristol area.

Position: Project Development Worker
Location: Whitefriars, Lewins Mead, Bristol, BS1 2NT
Job type: Full Time, Fixed Term Contact 2 Years
Hours: 37.5 hours per week (Hours are flexible and will include evening and weekend work based on the needs of the project.)
Salary: £17,303 pa

Closing date: Monday 15 April 2019
Interview / assessment dates: Tuesday 23 / Wednesday 24 April 2019

About the role:

The Project Development Worker role is central to the delivery and development of Luv2meetU.

You will be responsible for launching our new Luv2meetU service model in Bristol as well as the day to day operation and development and will organise events and dating opportunities supporting adults with learning disabilities to develop friendships and relationships.

About you:

You will need substantial experience of working with vulnerable people including adults with learning disabilities; with an excellent understanding of their needs, experiences and aspirations and have the ability to provide support to enable them to develop social relationships.

The role may also involve supporting Luv2meetU events so skills and experience in events organisation would be an advantage.

Join us and help us change lives.

Strictly no agencies please.

You may have experience of the following: Project Development Worker, Project Administrator, Charity, Project Coordinator, Charities Third Sector, Learning Disabilities, Administrator, Customer Service, Vulnerable People, Administration, Project Coordinator, Project Assistant, Project Support, Assistant Project Manager, Junior Project Manager, Project Worker, Events Coordinator, Events Planner, Events Co-ordinator, Events Assistant, Event Management, Events Administrator, Dating, Relationship Advice etc.

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