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The Elfrida Society
N1, London
£22,000 - £28,000 per year
Looking for an experienced and highly committed individual to join our Learning Disabilities Specialist Advocacy Service - Hybrid-model work
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The Batten Disease Family Association
£26,500 per year
We are looking for an enthusiastic, empathic support worker to join our team, supporting families who have children with a rare condition
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N7, London
£27,523 - £29,193 per year
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Working Well Trust
Kingston upon Thames
26,787 (pro rata)
We are seeking a temporary Employment Support Worker for our Kingston service, working with people affected by learning disabilities/autism.
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N1, London
£22,000 - £28,000 per year
Contract, Part-time, Temporary, 12 months contract
This recruiter is scheduling interviews as the applications come in. So apply now!
Job description

The Elfrida Society (Elfrida) started its work with people with learning disabilities 100 years ago. Initially known as Elfrida Rathbone Islington, we continue to build on our work with people with learning disabilities, in Islington and surrounding boroughs. Throughout our long history, The Elfrida Society has always been proud of its cherished community base. We have a strong record of campaigning for inclusivity and against injustice, ensuring people with learning disabilities have the same chances and opportunities to succeed in life and that their voice and rights are represented.

We are particularly proud to be an accessible and accountable employer of people with learning disabilities. Currently our organisation is supported by a strong team of 24 staff, including 14 employees with learning disabilities and a dedicated team of volunteers.


The Elfrida Society provides advocacy and support services across Islington, other London boroughs and neighbouring counties. The Elfrida Society Parents Project (ESPP) provides specialist, independent and holistic advocacy service in support of parents with learning disabilities and/or learning difficulties.

As a specialist advocate within the ESPP will ensure the view and voice of parents with learning disabilities and/or learning difficulties are heard. They will ensure that child neglect and child protection processes are fair and that no stone is left unturned to ensure every effort is put in place, via family support services to offer parents with learning disabilities and/or learning difficulties every chance of success to become the parent their child needs.

The ESPP works across a range of areas including education, health, disability, housing, benefits, family intervention and family support as planned with the relevant commissioning authority. Supporting parents to understand and navigate the care proceeding processes and ensuring that their individual support needs are considered, and their rights met by social workers, legal representatives, barristers and any other relevant professionals when providing in Lay advocacy in court hearings.

Specialist advocates will also support parents to access services via signposting or referrals to specialist services when a need has been identified.

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Parents Specialist Advocacy Worker Recruitment Pack (.docx)
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The Elfrida Society

The Elfrida Society has supported people with learning disabilities in Islington since 1919.  We are a local charity well established and ... Read more

Refreshed on: 28 October 2021
Closing date: 19 November 2021
Tags: Advice, Information,Advocacy

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