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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

 

Befriending Project Worker

Contract: Fixed term until June 2023

Location: Flexible – Bristol/ home based

22.5 hours a week (3 days)

Salary: £21,711 per annum (£13,026 pro rata)

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.

WECIL is a disabled peoples-led charity that provides support to the disabled community living across Bristol and surrounding areas. Our purpose is to enable our community to feel connected and access the support they need.

This post holder will engage, train and support volunteers and match them appropriately with disabled people looking for a befriending relationship to tackle feelings of loneliness and isolation.

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. You will have experience of working with and/ or managing volunteers and understand the challenges facing disabled people. 

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.

WECIL particularly welcomes applications from disabled people, those from the Black and Asian community and all other equality groups.

 Closing date for applications: 9 am on Friday 15th October

Interviews:  Week beginning Monday 18th October

Application Form

Job Description

Personal Spec

WECIL Charter 

EQ Monitoring Form 

 

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.

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.

WECIL particularly welcomes applications from disabled people, those from the Black and Asian community and all other equality groups.

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

Closing date for applications: 9 am on Monday 11th October

Interviews:  Week beginning Monday 18th October

Job Description 

Person Spec

Application Form 

WECIL Charter 

EQ Monitoring Form 

 

Sessional Play Worker:

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

Hours: Sessional

Closing date for applications: Ongoing

Do you have a passion for working with disabled children?

WECIL are recruiting for an enthusiastic Sessional Play Worker to deliver group and family play sessions to children with special educational needs and disabilities aged 5 to 12. Sessions will be on weekends and involve both centre-based activities and activities in the community.

The ideal candidate will be confident in working with groups and individuals to provide fun, inclusive activities that support children to achieve positive outcomes, play, enjoy and support development.

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.  Please note that WECIL does not accept applications by CV

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

WECIL Charter 

EQ Monitoring Form 

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.

WECIL particularly encourages applications from under-represented groups (e.g. disabled people, people from black and minority ethnic groups, LGBTQ+ People)                            2n 

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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