Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Impact Band 3 / NJC Point 22 / £21,496 per annum (pro rata) Plus Benefits
Contract, Part-time
Job description

Self-Advocacy Group Supporter – Part Time (Contract)
Burgess Hill and Littlehampton, West Sussex
Impact Band 3 / NJC Point 22 / £21,496 per annum (pro rata) Plus Pension & Generous Holiday Allowance 

Funded by West Sussex County Council, Impact Advocacy Service currently supports two Self-Advocacy groups for people with Aspergers in West Sussex. We are currently looking for a supporter to join our team. The role of the supporter will be to work alongside people with Aspergers to operate their own Self-Advocacy groups.

The role entails supporting the groups to:

- Run monthly group and committee meetings
- Undertake their committee roles, i.e. Secretary or Treasurer
- Work on campaigns and/or projects that they have planned
- Encourage new members
- Attend external meetings

Requirements for this role:

- Experience of working with people with Aspergers and Autistic spectrum conditions (ASCs)
- A good understanding of self-advocacy
- An ability to communicate well with people with Aspergers and ASCs
- An ability to work effectively within group settings
- An ability to work flexible hours, and attend both day and evening meetings
- An ability to travel independently around West Sussex

Closing date for applications: 9.00 AM, Monday 5th August
Interviews will be held in the week beginning 12th August

This is a part time role working 22 hours per week, including three evenings per month for a contract until the end of June 2020.

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Additional Keywords: Self-Advocacy Group Supporter, Self-Advocacy Group Support Worker, Self-Advocacy Support Worker, Support Worker, Group Support Worker, Aspergers Group Support Worker, Aspergers Support Worker.

Posted on: 19 July 2019
Closed date: 05 August 2019
Job ref: ASC/SA/Jul19
Tags: Social Care/Development, Social Work