This is an opportunity for a disabled person to work with the Community Learning and Development Team at High Life Highland
Payment: UK Living Wage rate of £8.75 per hour
Accountable to: High Life Highland,
Contract: 420 hours, equivalent of 12 weeks full time (35 hours per week for 12 weeks (3 months) or 6 months part time)
Location: The Old Library, Tulloch Street, Dingwall, IV15 9JZ
Organisation profile: High Life Highland is a charity registered in Scotland, formed on the 1st October 2011 by The Highland Council to develop and promote opportunities in culture, learning, sport, leisure, health and wellbeing across 9 services throughout the whole of the Highlands, for both residents and visitors.
The purpose of the internship is to engage with disabled people, disability organisations and disabled people’s organisations to identify Community Learning and Development (CLD) need and to report on the findings to inform inclusive community planning and CLD practice. You may be required to perform duties, appropriate to the post, other than those given in the job specification. The particular duties and responsibilities attached to posts may also be varied without changing the general character of the duties or the level of responsibility.
Main duties and tasks
- Engage and consult with new and existing stakeholders on the CLD needs of disabled people.
- Produce a report on findings and feedback to stakeholders, including Highland CLD Strategic Partnership
- Organise a development event for stakeholders, including Community Partnerships, on improving inclusive engagement
- Contribute to the development of the Highland CLD Plan 2018-2021
Please note that this internship will be subject to a disclosure check.
Please download the application pack for full details of the role, and what the employer is looking for applicants to demonstrate.
To apply for one of the WeCanWork Internships you must define as disabled as under the Equality Act 2010 which defines disability as: someone who has a physical or mental impairment that has a substantial and long-term adverse effect on their ability to carry out normal day-to-day activities.
This may include:
- A physical impairment
- A sensory impairment
- A mental health condition
- A learning difficulty such as dyslexia or dyspraxia
- Learning disability
- Any other disability or impairment
- Diagnosed as HIV positive, or with cancer, multiple sclerosis or other long term chronic condition.
You must also be unemployed, under-employed (meaning that your current employment does not match your skills or required working pattern) and demonstrate a genuine need for the internship opportunity. For more details please see the application pack.
Completed applications to be forwarded by 10am on Monday 26th March 2018 to:
23 Lauriston Street
Please get in touch with us if you would like support with your application or would like to apply in a different format. Interviews will be held week beginning 16th April.
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