Participation Officer (Temp Maternity Cover)

  • Part time
  • £28,722 pro-rata
  • Remote Working
  • Closing 22nd September 2021

  • Advertised from 15th September 2021
  • + Car Allowance £3,585.12. Hours: 32 per week. 9 months – Temp Maternity Cover.
  • HO10/PO


Ark is looking for a Supported People and Tenant Participation Officer to promote the ethos of participation and lead on the development of strategies and activities that realise meaningful participation our supported people and tenants. This will be achieved by building on previous work and developing an Ark-wide comprehensive approach to participation and citizenship, that addresses issues of service, tenancy, environment and influence.

You will be responsible for communicating participation activity eg. through regular newsletters, and able to ensure that all Ark customers are aware of how to get involved. You will develop and support the participation function across local Ark supported people’s groups, attending some meetings at local Ark services to support and maintain continued development of staff expertise and knowledge in participation and citizenship.

As with all of our head office roles, we exist to support Ark’s mission. Ark is a major provider of Housing, Care and Support to people with long term and enduring conditions such as learning disability, mental health issues, dementia and autism. Our aim is to ensure that those who use our services get the very best out of Ark to enable them to live a good life. This is an exciting L&D role and comes at a time where Ark have undertaken a major piece of work where we have reviewed and developed our Business Plan for the next 5 years and beyond.

Application notes

For more information please download our Supported People and Tenant Participation Officer Recruitment Pack and our Job Application on our website

Closing date for applications is Wednesday 22nd September 2021.

Working towards equal opportunities and a diverse workforce.

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