Contract type: Self-employed
Annual Contract Value: £10,266 for 18.5 hours per week
Closing date Monday 22 April 2019, 5:00pm
Disability Partnership Calderdale is pleased to announce that it has been successful in attaining a National Lottery Community Fund award of £186,000 over three years. We wish to thank those who take part in the National Lottery for their support.
The award includes funding for new communication equipment for open meetings, venue hire, and the employment of development and administration workers.
Disability Partnership Calderdale’s Secretary, Malcolm Kielty MBE said, “Our aim is to reach communities from all areas across Calderdale and connect with people with a range of physical and/or sensory impairments, enabling them to have a voice, be listened to, respected, valued and able to make a difference.”
The organisation works in partnership with commissioners, planners and service providers to raise awareness of issues of concern to disabled people. Many improvements can be made to the way facilities and services are planned and delivered to remove barriers and maximise access to mainstream and specialist services for disabled people.
Malcolm said, “We want to enable disabled people in Calderdale to live as independently as possible, and to create a better future for disabled people in Calderdale”.
Administration worker – will be responsible to secretary and development worker, and working from home.
(a) Records: Keeping the membership records up to date, including new starters; recording everyone’s access requirements, and ensuring everyone gets information in the accessible formats of their choice.
These may be by post (large or standard print) email, text message, voice call or a combination of their choice. BSL interpreters may be used for important information targeted at Deaf BSL users.
Taking (draft) minutes. Typing agendas, minutes and reports and ad hoc information – directed by the secretary and development worker as required.
(b) Mailouts and Communication: Sending out all calling papers, agendas, minutes, reports and ad hoc information to our members in the format of their choice, directed by the secretary and development worker as required.
(c) Planning: Making arrangement for meetings, including venue, refreshments, BSL interpreters, Palantypist, AV technician, visiting speakers re access needs, slide projection etc directed by the secretary
and development worker as required.
(d ) Website: Liaise with webmaster re web content – directed by the secretary and development worker as required.
(e) Facilitation: The post holder will work from home and meet people in their own locations, or in the very accessible meeting facilities at the King’s Centre and also ad hoc meetings in accessible venues across Calderdale.
(f) Remuneration: The self employed post holder will have the responsibility for their own NI, Tax and Pension contributions.
Regarding the post holder’s expenses, reasonable travel and out of pocket expenses will be reimbursed.