LDE is recruiting in Canterbury!

EDIT: the deadline for applications has now passed. Thanks to all those who applied!

We’re excited to announce that LDE is recruiting in Canterbury, Kent.

Learning Disability England is looking for an organized, proactive and friendly Personal Assistant to support our Co-Founder in his unique and exciting role. You will be joining a small and supportive team in a new and rapidly growing charity. The successful candidate for this role will have a keen interest in social justice and human rights, and a willingness to learn about the issues affecting people with learning disabilities.

Learning Disability England is a membership organization and charity that brings together people with learning disabilities, family members, friends and professionals to create a strong, loud voice on the things that matter. LDE’s Co-Founder is a self-advocate with a learning disability who has been fighting for the rights of people with learning disabilities for over 30 years.

The key duties of the Personal Assistant to LDE’s Co-Founder include:

  • To support the Co-Founder with his day-to-day tasks.
  • Drafting communications including newsletters, blogs and articles for a range of publications from LDE’s own blog to national news outlets.
  • Design and implement systems which support the day-to-day duties of the Co-Founder.

The position is based in a relaxed and modern collaborative working space in Canterbury.

To apply for this position please email mariana.ortiz@LDEngland.org.uk to request an application pack.

Interviews will be held in the week commencing 20th March.

Hours: Annualised hours are 936 per year, to be worked flexibly but usually falling Tues-Thurs (18 hours a week).

Salary: £8.25 per hour (£16,087 pro-rata of full-time equivalent)

Closing Date: 5pm, 15th March 2017