Job Opportunities: (1) Engagement Services Project Manager and (2) Engagement Officer at Living Options Devon (application deadline for both posts: Tuesday 13th April 2021)

Rounding off our week of job opportunities, Living Options Devon, an Exeter-based charity (no. 1102489) which offers a range of help and support services for people with a long term health condition, disability and/or who are Deaf, where British Sign Language is their first language, is currently advertising the following 2 posts. Many thanks to Teresa Pollard, Fundraising Officer with Living Options for sending in details. Please forward information about these posts to anyone in your network(s) who may be interested in finding out more or applying.

The advertisement for the posts read:

1. Engagement Services Project Manager

“A great opportunity to work alongside the Devon Engagement Service (DES) Lead as part of a charitable organisation that really makes a difference.

£26,317 (NJC scale 22) pro rata.  Part Time 15 hours per week.  Permanent Contract (plus possible additional hours, funding permitting).  Exeter based, with flexible/COVID safe working options

“We are seeking an experienced individual with:

  • Good knowledge of Engagement principles and methods
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent organisational and facilitation skills
  • Experience of working/liaising with disabled and Deaf people
  • Experience of working with voluntary sector and/or public sector organisations.
  • Excellent report writing skills

Closing date: 12pm on Tuesday 13th April 2021

Interview date: Tuesday 20th April 2021.

Living Options Devon exists to ensure people with physical, learning and/or sensory disabilities and Deaf people with sign language can make an active and equal contribution in society.  Living Options Devon strives to be user-led in all that we do and we welcome applications from disabled and Deaf people.

For more information: contact us at Living Options Devon, Ground Floor Units 3 – 4 Cranmere Court, Lustleigh Close, Matford Business Park, Exeter, EX2 8PW.  Email: jobs@livingoptions.org, tel: 01392 459222.

The Job Specification and Application Form is available at this LINK.

2. Engagement Officer

“A great opportunity to provide support to the Engagement Project Manager to deliver Engagement work as part of a charitable organisation that really makes a difference.

“£12.88 ph. Casual Contract (hours to be agreed). Home based with some remote COVID safe face to face work

“We are seeking an individual with:

  • Effective organisational and administrative skills.
  • High level of numeracy and literacy.
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office and social media
  • Good communication skills
  • An interest in being trained to provide Easy Read and other accessible formats
  • Experience of group facilitation/1:1 interviews with disabled and Deaf people.

Closing Date: 12pm Tuesday 13th April 2021.    Interview date: Wednesday 21st April 2021

Living Options Devon exists to ensure people with physical, learning and/or sensory disabilities and Deaf people with sign language can make an active and equal contribution to society.  We strive to be user-led in all that we do and we welcome applications from disabled and Deaf people.

Contact us at Living Options Devon, Ground Floor Units 3 – 4 Cranmere Court, Lustleigh Close, Matford Business Park, Exeter, EX2 8PW. Email: jobs@livingoptions.org, tel: 01392 459222.”

The Job Specification and Application form is available at this LINK