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We have two current vacancies:

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Self-Advocacy Team Leader

Salary:  £26,975 - £27,514 pro rata (under review), 32 hours per week, plus 3% pension contribution

Annual leave:  30 days pa plus bank holidays (pro rata)

Location:  Flexible working including home based and at Speak Out’s office:

Brighthelm Centre, North Road, Brighton, BN1 1YD

The Learning Disability Voices Network is an dynamic user-led self-advocacy project that supports local people with learning disabilities to bring about positive change in their lives and the lives of other people with learning disabilities. Participants are supported to develop skills and confidence to get their voices heard and take action about the things that matter to them through a variety of self-advocacy activities, including groups, campaigning, courses and events.

We are seeking to appoint a new Self-advocacy Team Leader to coordinate this project and supervise other self-advocacy workers. The successful candidate will need excellent communication and organisational skills, and be able to manage a complex workload. Experience of running advocacy or support groups and supervising a small team is required.

If you are eager to make a positive difference in your next role this is a superb opportunity to join a charity making a real difference to the lives of people with learning disabilities.

Benefits to you:​

  • Holiday entitlement of 30 days, plus bank holidays
  • Flexible hybrid working
  • 3% employer pension contribution
  • Employee Assistance Programme (Wellbeing support package)
  • Committed to training and learning opportunities for continuous development
  • A strong sense of purpose knowing your work makes a real impact

How to apply:

Please send your application and equalities forms or any enquiries to [email protected]. We do not accept CVs or other supporting information.

Closing date:  9am Monday 6th June

Interview date:  Tuesday 14th June

Candidates shortlisted for interview will be informed by Wednesday 8th June

Successful applicants are subject to enhanced DBS checks.

Speak Out is committed to equal opportunities and welcomes, values and celebrates diversity. We encourage applications from all parts of the community and treat all on a basis of equality. We support all staff to meet their potential in their role.

Project Coordinator - Transitions Advocacy

Salary:  £25,491-£26,975 pro rata dependent on experience, 24 hours per week,

plus 3% pension contribution

Annual leave: 30 days pa plus bank holidays (pro rata)

Location: Flexible working including home based and at Speak Out’s office:

Brighthelm Centre, North Road, Brighton BN11YD

We are seeking to appoint a part time Project Coordinator to deliver our Transitions Advocacy project. The role involves supporting young people with learning disabilities who are moving, or planning to move, into more independent accommodation. You will provide 1:1 advocacy casework as well as support fortnightly self-advocacy groups, drop-in sessions and information workshops.

The successful candidate will need excellent communication and organisational skills, and be able to manage a complex workload. Experience of advocacy and/or group work with vulnerable clients is essential. Knowledge of young people’s services and experience of working with young people with learning disabilities is an advantage.

If you are eager to make a positive difference in your next role this is a superb opportunity to join a charity making a real difference to the lives of people with learning disabilities.

Benefits to you:​

  • Holiday entitlement of 30 days, plus bank holidays
  • Flexible hybrid working
  • 3% employer pension contribution
  • Employee Assistance Programme (Wellbeing support package)
  • Committed to training and learning opportunities for continuous development
  • A strong sense of purpose knowing your work makes a real impact

How to apply:

Please send your application and equalities forms to [email protected]. We do not accept CVs or other supporting information.

Closing date:  9am Monday 6th June

Candidates shortlisted for interview will be informed by Thursday 9th June

All successful applicants are subject to an enhanced DBS.

Speak Out is committed to equal opportunities and welcomes, values and celebrates diversity. We encourage applications from all parts of the community and treat all on a basis of equality. We support all staff to meet their potential in their role.