Physical and Sensory Impairment Development Worker

Volition is looking for a Physical and Sensory Impairment (PSI) development worker responsible for coordinating the PSI network, made up of third sector health and care organisations with an interest and specialism in physical and sensory impairment service provision and health outcomes in Leeds. The post-holder will facilitate and encourage partnership working among network members and represent the third sector in spaces of strategic decision making, with a view to advocate for the abilities and needs of third sector organisations concerned with physical and sensory impairments.

Salary:SO1 SCP 23-25, £28,226 (pro-rata)
Hours: Part Time – 21 hours per week
Contract: Permanent subject to funding
Location: Leeds
Closing date: 12pm, 5 September 2022
Interview date: 9am to 1pm, 21 September 2022

Purpose of post

  • Represent the third sector in the health and care strategic planning and commissioning structures across the city. This role will have a specific focus on disabled people’s organisations supporting people with physical and sensory impairments
  • To support and promote third sector philosophy and practice for the improvement of all health and care services
  • Promote effective communication and partnership between member organisations and with statutory services
  • To coordinate an annual event/activities on behalf of the network, to mark International Day of Disabled People. To generate discussion, debate and celebration

How to apply
Download an application pack below and send your completed application to [email protected] no later than 12pm on 5 September 2022.

Application pack:

If you have any questions about this role, email Karen Fenton, Volition Operations Manager [email protected] or call 0113 242 1321

Flexible working
Our office is based at Joseph’s Well in Leeds City Centre. We promote agile working and are a flexible employer, with a number of working options to suit the diverse needs of our employees. If you would like to apply for this role we are open to discussions with individuals wishing to work flexible patterns, slightly less than full time hours, potential secondments and job shares. Please contact us for an informal chat to discuss further if you are interested.

Diversity and inclusion
At Forum Central, we recognise the positive value of diversity, promote equality and challenge unfair discrimination and aim to become an inclusive organisation, who’s workforce is as diverse as the communities we serve.

We strive to ensure that opportunities to work and develop at Forum Central are open to all. We treat all job applications equally, regardless of age, disability, gender identity or gender expression, race, ethnicity, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation or any other equality characteristic.

We particularly encourage applications from disabled people and people from Black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds, as these groups are currently under-represented in our sector.