Improving The Lives of Disabled People

Paid Vacancies

New Leaf Project Mentor/Support Worker, Part-Time

We currently have a vacancy for a Project Mentor/Support Worker for our New Leaf Project. New Leaf is a Building Better Opportunities Project funded by the European Social Fund and the National Lottery, through the Big Lottery Fund.

The New Leaf Mentor/Support Worker will work one to one with project beneficiaries to develop a package of support interventions that will enable and empower the beneficiary to meet their goals and aspirations. The roles will focus on managing an active case load of New Leaf participants, providing practical support measures to help beneficiaries increase confidence, reduce isolation and achieve personal goals.

If you feel that you possess the essential skills outlined in the Person Specification below, then we would welcome your application.

Please submit a full CV together with a supporting letter which must set out how you meet each of the criteria within the Person Specification.

DWC New Leaf Mentor – Advert

DWC New Leaf Mentor – Job Description

DWC New Leaf Mentor – Person Specification

DWC Recruitment pack – Mentor July 2018

Volunteers

Volunteers might want to develop skills confidence and/or employment prospects or simply help the community. We develop people from the community to help others within the community by offering a friendly, supportive and well managed volunteer scheme with extensive opportunities for training and development.

Volunteers help us deliver our services (eg Community Cafe, Disability Information & Advice, Shopmobility and Volunteering & Learning). Volunteer roles and opportunities for training include kitchen assistants and cooks, receptionists, disability rights advisers and form-fillers, Shopmobility assistants, shopping helpers and mobility equipment technicians. Volunteers also fulfill vital support functions such as directors/trustees, ICT, marketing & communications and administration, and we are always keen to hear from people who will volunteer to help with one off fundraising activities and events.

Want to join us?

  • Contact us to arrange an informal chat about volunteer placements, support or training with our Volunteer and Learning Manager.
  • We offer our volunteers training, support and payment of expenses.
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