Job Vacancy: Scope Team Leader / Parent Forum Coordinator 

Scope-Logo-150x60Scope Team Leader / Parent Forum Coordinator 

£8,537 (16 hours per week, term time only)

Fixed term contract until March 2015

Isles of Scilly

Scope exists to make this country a place where disabled people have the same opportunities as everyone else. With your support, we’ll keep driving change across society until this country is great for everyone.

The Isles of Scilly Parent Carer forum is required to work with all statutory authorities who provide services to parents of children with additional needs to ensure that parents’ views are taken into account.

You will recruit, train and support parents of disabled children to volunteer in participation with members of local and health authorities and facilitate forums to ensure their views are listened to. You will also facilitate peer emotional support to parents of disabled children and children with additional needs. You will support and facilitate a team of volunteers providing support and guidance to them.

You must either live on the Isles of Scilly and be prepared to travel regularly to the mainland for meetings and national conferences, or live in West Cornwall and be prepared to travel regularly to the Isles of Scilly and to national conferences. We particularly welcome applications from disabled people and parents of a disabled child.

We would welcome applications from disabled people and parents of disabled children. The successful applicant will be subject to and enhanced DBS check.

For an informal discussion contact Ann Holt on 07834 496028.

To apply please visit http://www.scope.org.uk/jobs/team-leader-isle-of-scilly

Closing date: 2 September 2014.

There will be two stages to the interview, with shortlisted applicants receiving a telephone interview first on 5 September and then those successful candidates will receive a second interview on 10 September.

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