We’re the disability equality charity. We won't stop until we achieve a society where all disabled people enjoy equality and fairness. At home. At school. At work. In our communities.
We provide practical advice and emotional support whenever people need it most. We use our collective power to change attitudes and end injustice. And we campaign relentlessly to create a fairer society.
About the job
Be a disability gamechanger and come and join our Leeds Employment Team. As Team Leader, you will support the successful delivery of our Employment Services based from our Leeds Office. Reporting to the Employment Team Manager, you will take responsibility for the line management of a team of Employment and Partnership Advisers providing effective supervision, coaching and guidance to these staff, ensuring the service KPI’s are met and undertaking delivery of support to customers provided where required
We are looking to recruit a Team Leader with demonstrable employability sector knowledge within the field of disability. You will have line management experience or can demonstrate you are ready for your next challenge.
With effective organisation and communication skills as well as facilitation and training abilities, you will also show that you have a flexible approach and can respond positively to change and the challenges and opportunities this brings. The ability to work well under pressure and deal effectively with conflicting priorities will allow you to succeed within this role.
You will bring drive and enthusiasm to your role and can demonstrate that you care passionately about improving disabled people's lives through employment. With excellent negotiation skills, you will be able to positively influence at all levels. You will be dynamic, and results driven and be able to evidence performance across a range of outcomes.
It is essential that you have a good working knowledge of IT including Microsoft Office Products and are confident user of digital technology demonstrating a positive approach to the adoption of innovative products and tools.
In return we offer a competitive salary and excellent benefits including 27 days holiday, flexible working and discounts at gyms, shops and theatres.
We are committed to equal opportunities. We particularly welcome applications from disabled people and guarantee interviews to suitably qualified disabled applicants.
Please apply in writing with a CV and covering letter.
Closing date for applications: 29 November 2019.