Lothian Centre for Inclusive Living (LCIL)
Lothian Centre for Inclusive Living (LCIL)

Charity registered in Scotland SC017954

LCIL is a user-led organisation providing a range of services that enable Disabled People to live independently in the community of their choice

Current vacancies

Self-Directed Support Programme Co-ordinator

  • Full time
  • £28,064 – £30,536
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 26th November 2018

We are looking for someone with a can-do attitude to take responsibility for the effective development and overall management of the SDS development programme, including:

  • Ongoing design and development of the programme and all of the activities within it to respond to the aspirations and needs of its participants
  • Management, support and supervision, and development of staff and volunteers to achieve the above
  • Ensuring that the programme is fully integrated within LCiL and LCiL’s core services
  • Overseeing the use of action research and action learning to monitor progress and further develop the programme;
  • Ensuring that knowledge and experience gained are disseminated within LCiL and to other organisations working in the field, especially other Disabled People’s Organisations

LCIL is looking for someone with:

  • Understanding of person centred working
  • Understanding of Independent Living philosophy and Social Model of Disability
  • Experience of facilitating groups to make their own decisions and direct their own learning
  • Experience of designing and delivering workshops and events
  • Knowledge of SDS strategy, legislation and health and social care processes

We offer generous pension & death in service schemes, as well as a supportive working environment.

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Closed vacancies
This vacancy has now closed

In this role, you will provide personal assistance to the employer, a young man with a physical disability. This is to enable the employer to access work, attend university, pursue their interests and live as independently as possible.

Key Responsibilities

· Assist the employer to eat, drink and prepare food.

· Assist the employer with brushing hair, teeth and basic hygiene.

· Assist the employer in work, university and social situations.

· Drive the employer’s wheelchair-accessible vehicle.

· Assist the employer to attend various leisure activities.

· Assist the employer with taking notes and administrative tasks.

· Assist the employer with domestic tasks and errands.

Skills and Experience

· Excellent communication skills and enthusiasm is essential.

· Understanding and patient attitude is essential.

· Previous experience supporting someone with a disability is essential.

· Full driving license, valid in the UK, is essential.

· Candidate will undergo a Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) check.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

In this role, you will provide personal assistance to the employer, a young man with a physical disability, who is a wheelchair-user. This is to enable the employer to pursue their interests and live as independently as possible.

Key Responsibilities

• Assist the employer to eat, drink and prepare food.

• Assist the employer with brushing hair, teeth and basic hygiene.

• Drive the employer’s wheelchair-accessible vehicle.

• Assist the employer to attend various social and leisure activities.

• Assist the employer with domestic tasks, errands and administrative matters.

Skills and Experience

• Excellent communication skills and enthusiasm is essential.

• Understanding and patient attitude is essential.

• Previous experience supporting someone with a disability is essential.

• Full driving license, valid in the UK, is essential.

• Candidate will undergo a Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) check.

Shortlist