This vacancy has now closed

Self-Directed Support Programme Co-ordinator

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

  • Advertised from 6th November 2018
  • 35.75 hours per week. Fixed Term Contract to end March 2021 – may be extended dependent on funding.


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.

Application notes

Application packs available by Tel: 0131 475 2350. Or download from

Closing date 9am Monday 26th November 2018.

LCIL is an equal opportunities employer. Applications from disabled people are particularly welcome.

A company Limited by Guarantee. Registered in Scotland 129392. Charity No SC/017954