People First (Scotland)
People First (Scotland)

Charity registered in Scotland SC026039

People First (Scotland) works for the human rights of people who have the labels of Learning Disability or Intellectual Impairment. People First (Scotland) is controlled by its members, who all identify themselves in that way. People First (Scotland) campaigns to establish and protect the same freedom, choice, dignity and control held by other citizens across all areas of life. People First (Scotland) is a membership organisation of people with learning disabilities across Scotland. It is the only national user-controlled and member-led organisation of people with learning disabilities in Scotland and it offers a platform for collective advocacy. Independent Collective Advocacy is designed to help people with learning disabilities to have a stronger voice and to have as much control as possible over their own lives and over policies which affect their lives.

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Collective Advocacy Development Worker

  • Part time
  • £23,697 – £26,235 pro-rata
  • Clackmannanshire
  • Closing 20th March 2019

To support collective advocacy where groups of local people with learning disabilities meet together, discuss issues from their own lives and the lives of other people who have learning disabilities. Workers facilitate members’ support of each other and work with groups and members to consider and develop suggestions, solutions and demands. Ideas and issues are brought to those who control services, social policy and law to tackle the inequalities and discrimination that members face and to bring about improvements in the life experience of people with learning disabilities in Scotland.

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Human Resources Manager

  • Part time
  • £35,000 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh with some travel across Scotland
  • Closing 18th July 2019

The People First (Scotland) Board has identified the need for a new, Human Resource specific role. This person will report to and work directly with the staffing committee of this Disabled Persons User-Led Organisation. To observe, understand and then provide day to day and excellent support to the staffing committee in their management of all employees and volunteers.

To provide professional support and guidance to that committee in their activity to support and develop the staff team and volunteers.

Working directly with the Committee and Service Manager and committed to the values of this unique national organisation this new post will support and strengthen the infrastructure of People First (Scotland) by reviewing and developing its’ Human Resources processes and systems.

The job includes committee support for the appraisal, training and development of an established team of 16 staff. Working with the committee on recruitment and selection of new staff and developing existing practice to ensure ongoing and excellent support to the staff and volunteers working within People First (Scotland).

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