Jobs at The Disability Resource Centre
The Disability Resource Centre welcomes job applications from disabled people, carers or those with an interest in disability issues. The Disability Resource Centre operates a Guaranteed Interview Scheme for any person with a disability who meets the essential criteria of the Job Profile.
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You may like to take a look at this article in The Guardian before applying for a role with us, particularly if you haven’t worked in the charitable sector before.
We are recruiting a Carer Support Officer
The Disability Resource Centre is looking for a Carers Support Officer to join our Carers Central service.
You will provide support for adult carers in Luton, through group and one to one support in the centre and outreach venues alongside telephone support and regular updates by email, newsletters and the dedicated website.
Travel will be required.
This position is subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS check.
Salary £24657 pro rata (£16,660)
Hours: 22.5 hours per week
Closing Date: 12pm – 9th March 2020
Vacancies for new Trustees
The Disability Resource Centre is governed by a Board of Trustees who meet six times a year. The majority of the Trustees have personal experience of living with a disability or caring for someone with a disability. They use their knowledge to advise the management team.
The role of Trustee is voluntary, with out of pocket expenses being paid.
We are keen to welcome new Trustees to the Board. Please check our vacancy notice.
The Disability Resource Centre is an independent organisation and a registered charity, that has disabled people at the centre of its decision making.
Our purpose: Empowering people of all ages who are affected by disability or health conditions to fulfil their potential and aspirations.
We are proud to be a Disability Confident Employer
Health and social care trainers
We are recruiting Health and Social Care trainers.
When making an application, please either fill out the form below and attach your CV, or email your CV to email@example.com.
To apply for this role please send your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org.
HOURLY PAID TUTORS
The Disability Resource Centre wishes to recruit experienced hourly paid tutors in a range of subjects that support our exciting new projects.
You will be required to deliver innovative and engaging workshops to support the learners in developing their skills, taking into the consideration the specific needs of participants.
Tutors are required for the above projects are:
Employability – Work preparation
Financial self – management
Personal and Social Development
Health and Social Care
Disability Awareness – tutors needed immediately
Health and Wellbeing
Arts and Craft
You should have 5 GCSEs (or equivalent) including Maths and English, be occupationally competent and hold a teaching qualification. You need to be experienced in supporting learners to achieve their individual learning outcomes within a similar setting.
Closing Date: Ongoing until further notice
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Please read the coronavirus update we have published and sent to all our clients and PAs who we support with Direct Payments.
We’re compiling some useful links to reliable information across the web to help us during the coronavirus (Covid-19) situation. There is some really useful information from charities and organisations that help people with many health conditions.
The Disability Resource Centre will not be open to the public until advised it is safe to do so. We will continue to offer updated information on our website and telephone advice lines.
Help for Carers in Luton
Have you heard about the free service for carers in Luton, Carers Central? We offer lots of free 1-2-1 help and advice. We can meet-up at a time and place to suit you…
Please consider donating to The Disability Resource Centre today so we can continue our vital services.
You can hire a wheelchair from our charity. The Disability Resource Centre hires out manual wheelchairs (including children’s wheelchairs) and other equipment like ramps, rollators, crutches and walking frames to help you with your mobility.