Project Support Officer (Learning Disabilities)

Recruiter
HFT
Location
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Salary
£17,264 pro rata plus benefits
Posted
06 Sep 2018
Closes
17 Sep 2018
Ref
00323026
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Part Time

Project Support Officer (Learning Disabilities) 

Luv2meetU is a friendship and dating agency for adults with learning disabilities. Luv2meetU currently operates in Leeds, Wakefield, Calderdale, Bradford, Kirklees, Sheffield/North East Derbyshire and Cheshire. The Project supports up to 250 members across all the areas and has approximately 16 members of staff working within Luv2meetU and related projects. 

Position: Project Development Worker - Dating (Fixed Term) 
Location: Home based - Working from home and out in the community across Yorkshire 
Hours: Part-time, 18.75 hours per week 
Role Type: Fixed term post, 12 months 
Salary: £17,264 pro rata plus benefits 

Closing Date: Monday 17 September 2018 
Interview Date: 2 to 3 October 2018 

About the role: 

The Project Development Worker role is central to the delivery and development of Luv2meetU. You will work closely with the Project Manager/Assistant Manager and Project Development Workers across Yorkshire to co-ordinate the dating provision for our Luv2meetU members enabling members to develop relationships. 

Hours are flexible and will include evening and weekend work based on the needs of the project. 

About you: 

You will need substantial experience of working with vulnerable people including adults with learning disabilities; with an excellent understanding of their needs, experiences and aspirations and have the ability to provide support to enable them to develop social relationships. 

The role may also involve supporting Luv2meetU events so skills and experience in events organisation would be an advantage. 

Join us and help us change lives. 

You may have experience of the following: Project Development Worker, Project Administrator, Charity, Project Coordinator, Charities Third Sector, Learning Disabilities, Administrator, Customer Service, Vulnerable People, Administration, Project Coordinator, Project Assistant, Project Support, Assistant Project Manager, Junior Project Manager, Project Worker, Events Coordinator, Events Planner, Events Co-ordinator, Events Assistant, Event Management, Events Administrator, Dating, Relationship Advice etc.