Lewisham Speaking Up pride ourselves on supporting people with learning disabilities to speak up, be heard, and have a stronger voice. We do this by working in partnership with the people who need our support and through our self-advocacy,1 -2-1 advocacy, and training services.
We are looking for someone to continue the coordination of our Health Ambassadors Project for six months in 2021.
Initially, the Coordinator will continue the outcomes of supporting 4 paid Health Ambassadors with learning disabilities to promote the importance of Annual Health Checks and Cancer Awareness to people with learning disabilities and others in the London Borough of Lewisham. The Ambassadors will also take on a new role of infection protection control: providing information and guidance to help reduce the spread of infection of Covid-19. You will support the Ambassadors to attend online meetings, run workshops and give presentations.
You would need to have:
- at least two years’ experience of supporting/working with people with learning disabilities;
- good experience and knowledge of the issues and barriers that affect people with learning disabilities;
- experience or interest in health and social care;
- facilitation skills; and
- experience of coordinating a project.
To apply: Please complete our Job Application form outlining relevant skills and experience. Give reasons why you are the best candidate for this job.
Closing date for applications: Friday 22nd January, 5pm
Inteviews: Wednesday 3rd February via Zoom
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.