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WECIL is a varied, friendly and interesting place to work. We offer a range of benefits for staff, including:

  • Flexible working hours
  • Pension – employer-matched contribution up to 6%
  • 30 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Health assured scheme including helpline, health checks and counselling support
  • Continued Professional development we are proud to be a Mindful Employer and a Disability Confident Leader.
 

We encourage applications from under-represented groups, and as an organisation run by and for disabled people, we are particularly keen to employ disabled people. Therefore, all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the job will be invited to interview.

WECIL particularly encourages applications from under-represented groups (e.g. disabled people, people from black and minority ethnic groups, LGBTQ+ people)           

Please note; we do NOT accept CV applications.

Contact Us

Read our Frequently Asked Questions you can also email us: jobs@wecil.co.uk or call us now on: 0117 947 9911 

Current Vacancies

 

Children and Young People’s Keyworker – B&NES Groups

Contract: Permanent subject to funding

Location: Various Locations throughout B&NES

10 hours a week (term time only)

Salary: £22,308 (pro rata) 

WECIL are recruiting for an enthusiastic Keyworker to lead on and develop our existing groups in B&NES.

We currently deliver a range of weekday evening and weekend sessions for young people with special educational needs and disabilities aged 8 to 13 and 13 to 21 across the B&NEs area.

The ideal candidate will be experienced in youth work and managing and motivating staff, volunteers and young people and understand the challenges facing disabled young people and their families. As part of our friendly CYP team you will be providing fun, inclusive activities that support young people to achieve positive outcomes, work toward aspirations and transition to adulthood.

The role requires regular evening and weekend work as well as travel throughout B&NES.

WECIL is committed to the safeguarding and welfare of children and young people and expects its staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS check so that any criminal background (including “spent” convictions, bind-over orders or cautions) is disclosed to the organisation.  If you are successful in applying for this post, we will ask the DBS for a Disclosure.

The position for which you are applying involves contact with vulnerable groups. It is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and all subsequent amendments (England and Wales).

For this position, you are not entitled to withhold information about police cautions, bind-overs, or any criminal convictions that would otherwise have been considered “spent” under the Act.

Closing date for applications: 9 am on Friday 3rd December 2021 

Interviews:  Thursday 9th December 2021

Please note:   We will be reviewing applications as we receive them, and there is a possibility that candidates may be invited for interview before the closing date.

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Independent Living Payments Advisor

Contract: Permanent 

Location: Flexible – Working from home and onsite in our community 

37.5 hours a week 

Salary: £21,000 per annum 

Everyone wants to make a difference, right? But how many of us can actually say that our work has a positive impact on the lives of other people, day in, day out.  This is an exciting opportunity to work with WECIL’s biggest team and to work with local authorities to change the way they do Direct Payments and to be involved with the piloting of the Individual Service Fund project. 

WECIL is a disabled peoples-led charity that provides support to the disabled community living across Bristol, Bath, and South Gloucestershire that receive a Direct Payment from the local authority or NHS. Our purpose is to enable our community to use their personal budget to help live the life that they choose. 

We are looking for a self-motivated and passionate individual, someone with strong personal values and a desire to make a difference to people’s lives for the better. Experience working in Social Care is an advantage, but not essential.   The role offers incredible job satisfaction, flexible working, excellent holiday entitlement and opportunities to develop as part of a systems thinking team.    

Don’t hesitate- apply now and join us in creating positive social change in our community. 

Closing date for applications: 9am 4th January 2022

Please note:   We will be reviewing applications as we receive them, and there is a possibility that candidates may be invited for interview before the closing date.   

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Sessional Youth Worker

Salary:  £10.38 per hour plus 12.07% annual leave entitlement 

Hours: Sessional

Do you have a passion for working with young disadvantaged and disabled people?

WECIL are recruiting for enthusiastic Sessional Youth Workers to deliver group and one to one youth work sessions to young people with special educational needs and disabilities aged 8 to 13 and 13-19 WECIL deliver evening and weekend sessions across the Bristol and B&NEs area.

The ideal candidate will be confident in working with groups and individuals to provide fun, inclusive activities that support young people to achieve positive outcomes, work toward aspirations and transition to adulthood.

WECIL is committed to the safeguarding and welfare of children and young people and expects its staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS check so that any criminal background (including “spent” convictions, bind-over orders or cautions) is disclosed to the organisation.  If you are successful in applying for this post, we will ask the DBS for a Disclosure.

The position for which you are applying involves contact with vulnerable groups. It is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and all subsequent amendments (England and Wales).

For this position, you are not entitled to withhold information about police cautions, bind-overs, or any criminal convictions that would otherwise have been considered “spent” under the Act.

Application packs are also available in accessible formats. Please contact our Admin Supervisor to discuss any access needs by emailing jobs@wecil.co.uk or telephone 0117 947 9911 (Mincom 0117 947 9912). Please note the post holder will be required to have/undergo a DBS check.

WECIL particularly encourages applications from under-represented groups (e.g. disabled people, people from black and minority ethnic groups, LGBTQ+ people)

Job Description

Application Form

EQ Monitoring Form

WECIL Charter

 

Sessional Support Worker: Holiday Short Breaks 

Salary:  £10.38 per hour plus 12.07% annual leave entitlement

Hours: Sessional

Do you have a passion for working with Disabled Children and Young People?

WECIL are recruiting for an enthusiastic Sessional Support Worker to deliver group and one to one youth work sessions to Disabled Children and Young People (some with complex needs) during the school holidays in Bristol.

The ideal candidate will be confident in working with Disabled Children and Young People within group and 1:1 environments and have experience working with Children and Young People with complex needs or challenging behaviour.

WECIL is committed to the safeguarding and welfare of children and young people and expects its staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS check so that any criminal background (including “spent” convictions, bind-over orders or cautions) is disclosed to the organisation.  If you are successful in applying for this post we will ask the DBS for a Disclosure.

The position for which you are applying involves contact with vulnerable groups. It is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and all subsequent amendments (England and Wales).

For this position, you are not entitled to withhold information about police cautions, bind-overs, or any criminal convictions that would otherwise have been considered “spent” under the Act.

Application packs are also available in accessible formats. Please contact our Admin Team Leader to discuss any access needs by emailing jobs@wecil.co.uk or telephone 0117 947 9911 (Mincom 0117 947 9912). Please note the post holder will be required to have/undergo a DBS check.

Job Description

Application Form

EQ Monitoring Form

WECIL Charter

Closing date for applications: Ongoing 

KICKSTART ROLES 

we are looking for young people aged between 16 and 24 to join WECIL as part of the Kickstart Scheme.

Business Support Services Coordinator

To organise and coordinate monthly Bristol Physical Access Chain (BPAC) meetings including sending out agenda and meeting invites, taking meeting minutes and circulating to all attendees post meeting.  Coordinating volunteers for Access Audits.  Assisting Business Support Services Manager and Employability Projects Manager with gathering and uploading feedback and data for new CRM database.

Finance and Payroll Assistant

To assist in all aspects of general administrative support across the Finance and Payroll departments focussing on invoicing and setting up Direct Debits for new and existing customers and ensuring pension letters are sent out.

If you are aged between 16-24 and are in receipt of Universal Credit and are interested in either of these roles please speak to your Job Centre Advisor about a referral.

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Contact WECIL

Please get in touch, we'd love to hear from you!

Alternatively, contact the team on 0117 947 9911

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