Speakup is looking for someone to help to run our Employment is For Everyone project and website.
Employment is for everyone is a project that four organisations have created in Rotherham (Speakup, Dexx, Art Works, EDLounge) supported by RMBC, Community Catalysts and the South Yorkshire Integrated Care System.
This project aims to create a social movement and opportunities across South Yorkshire (Sheffield, Doncaster, Rotherham and Barnsley) that promotes the benefits of employing people with learning disabilities and autistic people.
We have created a series of films and a website to support this project but now need someone to take this project forward for us.
The role would include:
- Attending meetings to promote the project and site, linking with partner organisations (NHS, Local Authority, CCG and Community Organisations).
- Developing a communication plan working alongside ICS communication teams (Sheffield, Doncaster, Rotherham and Barnsley)
- Identifying the barriers and opportunities to employment opportunities for people with learning disabilities and autism and feeding this information into relevant forums to influence workstreams.
- Keep the website up to date and add in new content.
- Responding to any ongoing need of the Employment is for Everyone Project.
The ideal candidate will have experience in:
- Working with public and private sector organisations (essential)
- Knowledge of learning disability or autism (essential)
- Skills in project management and reporting
- Good IT Skills
- Skills in updating websites (training will be provided)
Duration of the role: The role will last for six months – February – July 2022 – 14 hours a week
We can pay: £17.60 per hour (You would be responsible for your own tax)
To apply, please send us a covering letter saying why you feel you would be good at this project.
Application Closing Date: 26th January
Shortlisting: 1st February
Interviews: 8th February For more information about the role please contact: Sally@speakup.org.uk to agree a time for an informal discussion