Community Employment Specialist (Disability)

Salary: £24,000 per annum

The Community Employment Specialist (CES) must have a lived experience or expert knowledge of disability and a real insight into the issues disabled people face in finding and securing employment.

Springboard operates in a demanding and often changing environment. Members of staff must be flexible, adaptable and willing to face up to changing circumstances and new opportunities. The following list of duties and responsibilities must therefore be taken as a guide and is not intended to be comprehensive.

The CES will need excellent communication skills and be able to manage a range of tasks in the J2E Job Club, Jobcentre Plus and in the local community. This role provides an opportunity to lead a change agenda and actively influence and support employers in the local community to change their attitudes towards employing disabled people or those with a health condition and work with them to build a better understanding of disability and being Disability Confident.

The CES will be expected to split their time between Jobcentre Plus, the J2E Job Club, and local employer engagement

Closing date: Friday 28th April 2017
Interviews: Friday 5th May 2017

Downloads: Equal Opportunities.doc

For an informal discussion about this job please contact David Barker on 07711 232243.

To apply for this position please send your CV and a covering letter marked for the attention of Gillian Sinclair to:
Post: Springboard Sunderland Trust, Rivergreen Unit 1, Pallion, Sunderland, SR4 6AD

Maths or Maths Related Graduates

Salary: TBC
Would you like to get into teaching young people and adults? If so, please contact us for further information.

Closing date: Ongoing

Appointment of successful applicant will depend on a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service certificate.

Graphic Design Apprenticeships
Salary: £3.40 per hour (Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage)
Upstream Communications is the design and print department of Springboard Sunderland; Tower Design is the design and print department of Springboard Hartlepool. Both studios offer a wide range of commercial design and print services as well as apprenticeship training opportunities for young people. We design and produce artwork using Apple Mac technology with industry standard software including InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator to create a variety of work such as adverts, leaflets, logo design, newsletters, posters, invitations and stationery. Apprentices will produce work for customers, working to their requirements and deadlines, whilst developing their creative skills. They will also learn digital printing and use finishing equipment, therefore seeing a job through from initial brief to final product.
Closing Date: Ongoing
Downloads: Job Description – Graphic Design Apprentice.pdf

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