This is not a traditional employment project; we are seeking a creative Project Facilitator to enable Deaf and Disabled People to achieve their ambitions. Where people are frequently told what they cannot do, you will help identify talents and interests and match them to opportunities.
If you can organise events and negotiate your way into a corporate head office this job may be for you. Alongside positive role models you should be able to support, inspire and encourage others.
As Network Facilitator you will coproduce a structured programme of events linked to assessed needs and goals, including the Laugh-Able Stand-Up Comedy Course. Organisational skills and the ability to plan and deliver accessible workshops are therefore essential.
As a confident communicator, you will be able to build rapport with people, positively influence, engage and motivate people. Creating volunteering, training, placement and employment opportunities by engaging employers and the wider education, training and employment support stakeholder group.
We encourage applications from those who are underrepresented in segments of the employment market, including, but not exclusive to:
- Disabled, D/deaf and neuro divergent people
- LGBTQ+ people
- People from Black, Asian and minoritised ethnic communities
We welcome applicants from a range of educational backgrounds and therefore do not require a minimum formal qualification for this role.
OPE offers a range of benefits for employees that includes 5% employers pension contribution, flexible hybrid working, wellbeing activities, access to external therapeutic supervision, Assistive Technology and support for your personal and career development.