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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 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.

Current job vacancies

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Tutors

Tutors are required for:

  • Employability – work preparation
  • IT
  • Financial self-management
  • Personal and social development
  • Social care
  • Health care (including teaching and assessing health related tasks)
  • Food safety
  • Disability awareness
  • Health, wellbeing and fitness sessions
  • Mindfulness, meditation, and therapeutic techniques
  • Arts and crafts
  • Pain management
  • Empowerment

Hours: Flexible
Salary: £25 per hour

Application deadline: Ongoing
Start date: Immediate start

For full details please download the Tutor job advertisement.

Business Development Executive

We are seeking a highly strategic and innovative thinker with superb writing and interpersonal skills to undertake this new role. The successful applicant will have graduated from university with a first degree. Experience working in research, marketing or communication is desirable and lived experience of disability is welcomed.

The ability to write funding applications, both for grants and contracts, is integral to the role. In addition to these skills, understanding of the project management cycle and project team leadership would be ideal.

The ideal candidate will have people skills and the ability to work at pace and a keen business acumen as a member of the revenue team.

Reporting to: Chief Executive
Hours: Monday to Friday, 21 hours per week
Salary: £26,000 to £27,000 FTE

For full details, please download the job description here.

To apply, please send your CV and a covering letter to jobs@drcbeds.org.uk.

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.

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We are proud to be a part of the Disability Confident scheme.

We operate a guaranteed interview scheme for any person with a disability who meets the essential criteria of the job profile.

Please let us know if you would like to apply through an alternative method and tell us about any adjustments or considerations for interviews.

Read all about the Access to Work scheme designed to support you in a work role if you have a disability or health condition.

Join our team of superhero volunteers

If you would like to volunteer remotely to help our charity team or as part of a work placement then we would love to hear from you. Our volunteers gain valuable experience and really enjoy helping out in many different departments including marketing, helpdesk, admin, social media and research.

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Current volunteer roles

We are actively seeking keen volunteers to join us for 2023. Please take a look at the roles below and contact us for more information:

Contact our team to ask about being a volunteer and for more information – info@drcbeds.org.uk

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Join our free Employer Academy event on 26th June

Join us for an exciting collaboration between The Disability Resource Centre and University of Bedfordshire Employer Academy. At this free event you’ll learn how to foster a Disability Confident workplace, plus gain insights on effectively supporting employees who are carers and you’ll also discover strategies to leverage government-funded apprenticeships to benefit your business.

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Join us on 11th June for Carers Week 2024

We are delighted to once again be celebrating Carers Week 2024. Our Carers Central team will be in The Mall on the 11th June outside TK maxx to give support and information to unpaid carers in Luton. Please do come along and see Levi and Sally for advice, support or a friendly chat.

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