Posted 24.08.2020

One in five people in Northern Ireland have a disability.  Disability Action believes in human rights for all and works to promote, protect and uphold the human rights of people with disabilities.  We are a Northern Ireland wide pan disability organisation working with disabled people with various disabilities; physical, mental, sensory, learning and hidden.

Disability Action wishes to appoint for the following position:

Supported Employment Officer (Ref SEO2020)

Contract: Part Time (20 hours)

Duration:  1 Year Fixed Term contract until March 2022

Salary: £27,488 calculated on a pro rata basis.

Location: Dungannon

The Employment & Training Services Unit offers a range of services to support people with disabilities to participate in mainstream training, to access employment, and to achieve career progression.  The Job Match project is a partnership between Disability Action the Department for Communities (DFC) and the Northern Ireland Union of Support Employment (NIUSE).  It uses a Supported Employment approach to help achieve one of the key targets within the DES ‘Employment and Skills Strategy for People with Disabilities’.  People with disabilities across Northern Ireland can access a tailored job brokerage service offering mentoring, job search and one-to-one intensive support to find sustainable, paid employment.  Job Match is funded by the European Social Fund (ESF) and the Department for Communities (DFC).

Read more and download the application pack

Deadline is 2pm on Friday 28 August 2020.