Job reference number:
Sussex - Mainly West Sussex
Hours per week:
15 - This can be split across 2 or 3 days.
£21,450 FTE (£8,580 Actual)
The Grace Eyre Foundation is a charity that has been working with people with learning disabilities since 1898, across Sussex and parts of London and head office based in Hove. Our mission is to be led by people with learning disabilities in delivery of high-quality housing, support, employment, and activities in their local communities.
The Grace Eyre Foundation wants to be led by people with a Learning Disability, autistic people, or both. This is so we know that we are offering and running services that people want and need in coordination with people we support.
Our Voices is a department who support people with a Learning Disability, autistic people, or both to have their voices heard and be included in the design, monitoring and delivery of Grace Eyre services.
The main part of being an Our Voices Coordinator is to support Grace Eyre to become led by people with a Learning Disability, autistic people or both. You will support the Our Voices Manager and Inclusion and Projects Director to make sure people with a Learning Disability, autistic people or both are involved in; the Governance of services (this means being in charge), planning services, day to day running of services and; monitoring of services. A large part of the job role is supporting and developing ambassador meetings in Grace Eyre’s West Sussex services so that people are having their voices heard across the charity.
“We want someone who is friendly and talkative and who is on time.” – Fran, Ambassador and Meeting Facilitator
“We want someone who enjoys their work, let’s us have fun in meetings and who knows how to work with people with a Learning Disability.” – Kirsty, Ambassador and Trustee
No applicant for employment or employee will be treated less favourably than another on grounds of age, disability, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, gender, sexual orientation, marriage & civil partnership or pregnancy & maternity, and we encourage applications from people with learning disabilities or identify with being on the autistic spectrum/neurodiverse.
Staff benefits include:
• Enhanced holiday entitlement
• Cycle to work scheme
• Generous refer-a-friend scheme
• One paid volunteering day a year
• Enhanced employer pension contribution
• Enhanced death in service
• Training and development opportunities
• Flexible working opportunities.
We are also:
• A living wage employer
• Accredited as an Investors in People employer
• Accredited as a Level 2 Disability Confident Employer
Successful applicants will be required to provide details of 2 referees (one must be your most recent employer) and undertake an enhanced DBS Disclosure.
Closing Date: 17/06/2022