Job Reference 038753
£23,500 - £25,273 depending on experience
Fixed term 12 months
Unity Works – Creating Opportunities, Showcasing Talent
Unity Works is a specialist not-for-profit service dedicated to supporting people with a learning disability and autism to gain skills, achieve qualifications and secure jobs, so they can reach their full potential.
About The Role
We are seeking a dynamic and motivated individual to be responsible for engaging with employers, sourcing and creating vacancies to increase the employment of people with a learning disability. Setting up network of employers both large and small to increase diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Developing and delivering a package of training to staff teams that promotes disability awareness, accessible recruitment practices and the business case for employment of people with a learning disability. You will work with our employment team across London and Essex, to ensure that we can meet our contractual targets.
You’ll work to raise the profile of work and specialist service offer and awareness of benefits of employing someone with a learning disability through multi-agency working, liaison with commissioners /partners/attendance at network events to ultimately enable Unity Works to support more people.
We’re looking for candidates with a commitment to improving the lives of adults with a learning disability is essential for the role, as well as a flexible, innovative and person-centred approach. The ideal candidate will have an understanding of the needs of people with learning disabilities in relation to securing and keeping employment.
To succeed in this role you will have the energy to engage with employers, partners including DWP to build productive working relationships and empower people to reach their potential. We offer a range of attractive staff benefits, including generous holiday allowance, childcare vouchers and great development opportunities.
Closing date – 23rd October
Interviews to be held as applications are received.