Development Worker

04 Oct 2019
01 Nov 2019
Sport & Leisure
Contract Type
Full Time

Salary: GBP20,751 per annum

Hours: 9am to 4.30pm

Location:BD1 3AZ

Responsible to: Managing Editor

BTM is an organisation that is passionate about making information accessible to as many people as possible. We work with, and support, a broad range of individuals and communities who find ordinary print difficult or impossible to read.

They are currently looking for a someone with enthusiasm and understanding to be part of the team of staff and volunteers. To be successful in this role, you should be a thoughtful person with experience of working with disabled people. A confident decision-maker, helping our people develop and be productive. You will be willing to learn new skills and have an understanding of the Accessible Information Standard

Ultimately, you'll help our charity and company grow and thrive.

Duties Include:

Being part of and contributing to a forward thinking and inclusive team

Working with and supporting the development of our work groups of people with sensory loss, people with learning disabilities and people who are mental health service users

Facilitating the implementation of our charity's objectives

Contribute to ensuring BTM maintains its culture of professionalism and inclusion, supported by coaching, training and development

Developing and maintaining effective working relationships with organisations and individuals to promote the work of our charity

Ensuring safeguarding compliance

Ensure best practise with your team members and promote the accessible information we produce

As part of the team you will:

Deliver day-to-day operations

Enable and support through example and delivery the people we work alongside

Maintain any budgets and expenses you are allocated

Support our policies and processes

Ensure our volunteers and work group members work productively and develop their skills

Be part of the team that recruits and delivers training to new work group members

By working with the rest of the team ensure that BTM remains at the forefront of positive change in the delivery of accessible information and opportunities for disabled people

Prepare regular reports for the Principal Officer to deliver to the voluntary management committee

Ensure you work in line with health and safety regulations and you are compliant with safeguarding and our guidance on good practice

Essential Requirements:

Experience of working in the community and voluntary sector

Experience of working with people with disabilities

Experience in planning work programmes

Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite

Excellent communication skills

Problem-solving aptitude

Desirable Requirements:

Knowledge of charity compliance and working with the VCS

Knowledge of the Adobe Suite of programmes

The contents of this post may change from time to time to meet the needs of the service. The range of duties are therefore subject to change in consultation with the post holder.

This information is provided to lay out the work content, scope and responsibilities of this post. Whilst every endeavour has been made to outline all the duties involved in the post, broad descriptions may have been used, which assume all the usual associated routines are included.

If you feel you are the ideal candidate APPLY today!

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