Policy Manager and Partnership Coordinator vacancies

Are you values driven and resourceful and want to join our small, dynamic team? 

We are recruiting for 2 part time roles –  both really important to us achieving the goals agreed with members and partners. 

We are open to applications from people who want to work both roles as a full time post

Learning Disability England is a membership organisation that brings together people with learning disabilities, families, friends and people that work in services on an equal basis

Members work together to share knowledge and create a movement for change, building a world where people with learning disabilities have good lives with equal choices and opportunities as others.  

Post 1: Policy Manager

Hours:  Part Time – 18.75 hours a week – flexible  
Base: Home based or office base as arranged 
Salary: £15,000 for this post (£30,000 FTE)   

This role leads on Learning Disability England’s policy and influencing work, developing and implementing the programme of policy work within the strategic objectives set by the Members’ Representative Body. 

You will make sure that our work towards a rights-based good life for all people with learning disabilities is driven by people with learning disabilities’ priorities and inclusive of families, paid supporters and partners insights and contribution.  

Post 2: Partnership Coordinator

Hours:  Part Time – 18.75 hours a week  
Base: Home based (or potential to be office based with a partner) 
Salary: £30,000 pro rata (£15,000 for this part time role) 

This varied role leads and coordinates the work of the Valuing People Alliance, supporting them to deliver their priorities.  

The Valuing People Alliance is a partnership of 7 different organisations that work to improve life outcomes and experiences with people with learning disabilities, autistic people, and their families. 

It is part of the VCSE Health and Wellbeing Alliance that Learning Disability England operationally coordinates. 

The VCSE Health and Wellbeing Alliance is a group of 18 voluntary sector organisations that are commissioned by DHSC to work with them and NHS England and Improvement (potentially too the UK Health Security Agency).  

Collectively the Health and Wellbeing Alliances ensure that the voluntary sector, and people with a broad range of lived experience input into policy and good practice across health, social care and community.

This is a two-way partnership between these strategic and government departments, and the sector.   

Closing date is Thursday 25th August 2022 at 7am for both posts. 

Interviews will be held on 7th and 8th September 2022.