Adult Inclusion Officer – West Essex Adult Inclusion Lifestyles Project

Posted on: August 20, 2021

Contract Type; 1-year fixed term

Location

Agile – Home/Office

Salary

£26,086 – £28,737

Package

LGPS, 28 days annual leave, perkbox benefits, agile working, professional development

Job category/type

Fixed Term – Full Time

Closing Date; 5th September

 

The Adult Inclusion Officer role as part West Essex Adult Inclusion Lifestyle Project provides a unique opportunity to shape and deliver a newly commissioned project across West Essex.

We are looking for a dynamic, organised and self-motivated individual to work across three geographic areas to support adults with learning disabilities to improve their physical and mental health in order to live active and fulfilled lives.

You will be responsible for the recruitment, training and development of volunteers who will be deployed to support adults with learning disabilities across West Essex.

You will also work closely with the Adult Inclusion Lifestyle Occupational Therapist in upskilling local service providers to offer inclusive services and assist in the development and delivery of new activities across West Essex.

The successful candidate will have experience of volunteer management including recruitment and training of volunteers.

They will have knowledge and experience of developing and delivering health and wellbeing interventions and experience of working with people with disabilities.

You will have excellent inter-personal, communication and motivational skills and be able to work autonomously and flexibly.

Experience of monitoring and evaluating the success of projects is desirable.

The successful candidate will be able to develop and sustain effective relationships with clients, their carers and families, volunteers and wider stakeholders and proactively promote the wider services offered by Epping Forest District Council, Harlow Council, Uttlesford Council and wider providers.

If you would like an informal chat about this fixed term contract role, please contact Fabrizio Ferrari, Public Health Improvement Officer, at Epping Forest District Council on 07538523771

To make an application, please visit the Epping Forest Council website

https://www.eppingforestdc.gov.uk/jobs-and-volunteering/jobs/

https://ce0144li.webitrent.com/ce0144li_webrecruitment/deploy/x?PATH=/u01/trent/ce0144li/db/tmp/deploy/3496158be6&FILE=Adult%20Disability%20Inclusion%20Officer%20JD%20.pdf&AUTH=70229424

Epping Forest District Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Author: Jade Bolton
Posted:
Categories: News

Leave a Reply

Related Posts

Community Initiative Fund 2022/23

The Community Initiatives Fund is designed to help parish & town councils, community groups, clubs, societies and voluntary organisations improve their local community. The £300,000 fund is for grants of up to £10,000 towards capital or revenue projects that benefit the wider community.​ This fund excludes projects that deliver their work outside the administrative area
Read more…

Read more...

Social Prescribing Link Worker – South Uttlesford PCN

This is a Fixed Term Position to start 25 th July 2022 for 6-9 months (maternity cover) We are looking to recruit a Social Prescribing Link Worker to join our friendly, dynamic and progressive primary care network in South Uttlesford. About South Uttlesford PCN South Uttlesford PCN comprises 5 General Practices working in conjunction with
Read more…

Read more...

The Power of Digital Communities

The Essex Coronavirus Action Support Facebook Community was set up during the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic. It was a collaboration between Essex County Council (ECC) and the Essex Public Health Team as well as local Facebook admins. It focuses on three objectives: preventing the spread of infection, informing Essex residents of guidance and assisting
Read more…

Read more...