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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 DevelopmentWe 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.

Please see below for current vacancies and applications packs. If you have any questions about these roles you can contact us on 0117 947 9911 or email jobs@wecil.co.uk.

Current Vacancies


2x Lived Experience Facilitators – Inclusive Policing with Confidence Programme

Location: Bristol / South Gloucestershire / Somerset

Hours: Sessions of up to 7.5 hours per day up to 3 days per week. Sessions will pre-rostered to a timetable (must be available to work on Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays).

Term: Fixed Term Sessional Worker from 1st September until 31st May 2022– must be available for work between 1 September 2021 and 31 March 2022 (not including 20 December – 3 January)

Salary: £10 per hour

We are looking to recruit a highly motivated and confident person to join WECIL in the role as part of a partnership with SARI, Babbasa, The Diversity Trust and Empova Consultants.

WECIL along with SARI, Babbasa, the Diversity Trust, and Empova Consultants are excited to be working in partnership with Avon & Somerset Constabulary to deliver a major, innovative and pioneering inclusion and diversity learning programme to frontline officers and staff. The programme is designed to increase officers’ understanding of and commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion, and build cultural competency through extensive engagement with ‘lived experience’.

Working in a team of 4 trainers and at least 8 Lived Experience Facilitators you will help to deliver the partnerships innovative and pioneering inclusion and diversity learning programme to Avon & Somerset Constabulary frontline officers and staff. The programme includes a mix of core workshops, structured conversations with people with lived experience, and conference-style events. The role offers an exciting opportunity to improve the quality of local police services by building the knowledge and skills of over 2500 police officers and staff and creating stronger relationships with our organisations and communities.

You must be available to work flexibly to a roster between September 2021 and March 2022.

Please note the post holder will be required to have/undergo a DBS check.

Closing date for applications: Monday 2nd August 2021 at 5pm   

It is anticipated that Interviews will be in the week commencing 9th August 2021

 

Job Description 

Person Specification

Application Form

WECIL Charter 

EQ Monitoring Form

 

Diversity and Inclusion Trainer – Inclusive Policing with Confidence Programme

Location: Bristol / South Gloucestershire / Somerset

Hours: 18.75 (2.5 days)

Term: Fixed Term until 31st May 2022

Salary: £24,374 FTE

We are looking to recruit a highly motivated and confident person to join WECIL in the role as part of a partnership with SARI, Babbasa, The Diversity Trust and Empova Consultants.

WECIL along with SARI, Babbasa, the Diversity Trust, and Empova Consultants are excited to be working in partnership with Avon & Somerset Constabulary to deliver a major, innovative and pioneering inclusion and diversity learning programme to frontline officers and staff. The programme is designed to increase officers’ understanding of and commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion, and build cultural competency through extensive engagement with ‘lived experience’.

You’ll be working as part of a team of 4 part-time trainers (one from each partner to the project) led by the Inclusive Policing with Confidence Programme Manager and Administrator and supported by our Partner Directors and Lived Experience Facilitators. As a Diversity & Inclusion Trainer you will be responsible for two Lived Experience Facilitators and the creation of content for the Disability Equality element of a Diversity & Inclusion training programme developed with the other trainers. You must be available to work flexibly to a roster between September 2021 and March 2022.

You should have previous experience of delivering training to groups of people.

Please note the post holder will be required to have/undergo a DBS check.

Closing date for applications: Monday 2nd August 2021 at 9am

It is anticipated that Interviews will be in the week commencing 9th August 2021

        

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Know Your Rights Project Worker 

Location: Bristol/ South Gloucestershire

Hours: 22.5 (3 days)

Term: Fixed term until 31st December 2022

Salary: £ 21,711 (£13,026 pro rata)

We are looking to recruit a highly motivated and confident person to join WECIL in the role of Know Your Rights Project Worker.

WECIL’s Know Your Rights group is a group of self-advocates with a learning disability who are working to support each other with decision making and the wider learning disability community with providing accessible information on issues that matter to them. The KYR group will also have a collective voice in local and national decision making.

The post holder will be responsible for the delivery of a fixed term contract funded by South Gloucestershire Learning Difficulties Development Fund and the Baily Thomas Foundation.

The Project Worker will recruit, develop and support 12 Peer Advocate volunteers to enable them to support each other and others with a learning disability in making important decisions in their lives around employment, health, relationships, housing and education decisions.

You will need to be a self-starter with the enthusiasm and energy required to co-produce and promote the project.

You should have previous experience of working closely with volunteers and developing groups.

Application packs are also available in accessible formats. Please contact our Quality and Systems 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.

Closing date for applications: Friday 2nd August at 5 pm   

It is anticipated that Interviews will be in the week commencing 9th August

                     

 
 
 
 
 
 

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 men and under-represented groups (e.g. disabled people, people from black and minority ethnic groups, lesbians and gay men)               

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


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