Community Researcher & Administrator
Posted on Jan 15, 2019 by Leonard Cheshire Disability
Are you looking for a new role where you can use your experience to make a real difference to people with a disability? Now is your chance to really make an impact within Leonard Cheshire
Our community model is a new way of working that will offer individual disabled people easy access to a range of support in their local area. This will help us to reach more people living with disability and support them to do more within the community.
About the Role
It's an exciting time for Leonard Cheshire, with a new strategy, renewed purpose and ambitious goals, you will be part of our community partnerships team and be assisting the Head of Community Partnerships to provide overall coordination and support for our Community Engagement Managers and community locations across the UK.
The role is varied, and you will have a pro-active attitude supporting in the collection and updating the overall development of the community model across the UK. Collecting data to measure progress and identifying opportunities, risks and mitigating actions.
Working effectively with wider programme delivery teams to ensure the roll out of projects or programmes supports the development of the community model and aligns with the outcomes of our research.
Demonstrating excellent research skills and attention to detail. You will research locations around the UK, to inform the development of new community locations. Collect information from a variety of internal and external sources, analysing data to come to robust conclusions and support evidenced based decision making.
You will be resourceful, passionate and focussed with the ability to work proactively and a good communicator. In return, we can promise a flexible and fun work environment with a strong emphasis on teamwork, personal and skills development.
We seek candidates with a genuine commitment to the values and ethos of Leonard Cheshire who are excited by this opportunity to make a difference to the lives of people with a disability.
About Leonard Cheshire
Leonard Cheshire supports individuals to live, learn and work as independently as they choose, whatever their ability. We are the UK's largest voluntary sector provider of services for people with disabilities. This is an exciting time to join us as we launch our new brand and grow our reach across communities.
What We Offer
Fair and competitive pay rates within the sector
A generous employer contribution to a company pension scheme with additional life cover
Substantial annual leave, with the option to buy or sell leave
Access to a cash health plan at favourable rates
A comprehensive Employee Assistance Programme.
Leonard Cheshire welcomes applications from all sections of the community.
We actively encourage applications from disabled individuals and will ensure we make reasonable adjustments to support people through the recruitment process and into roles.
A satisfactory disclosures check may be required for this post.
Shortlisting for this role may take place as applications are received. We therefore reserve the right to close this vacancy once a suitable candidate has been appointed