Employment Development Officer (Downs Syndrome Association)

Salary: £25,000
Post: Home based, Full-time, 35 hours per week.
Location: Yorkshire &  Humber

The post is initially for one year with an anticipated extension to a permanent role dependant on funding.

The Down’s Syndrome Association’s WorkFit programme is looking to recruit an Employment Development Officer in the Yorkshire & Humber area.

The successful candidate will develop employment opportunities for people with Down’s syndrome in accordance with agreed business plans, and will capitalise on the willingness of employers to lend their support to the progression of individuals with Down’s syndrome within their workforce. This project will be delivered in parts of Yorkshire and Humber initially with possible expansion into Staffordshire, Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire and Lincolnshire.

Closing date: Sunday 21 April

Interviews: To take place on Wednesday 24 April.

Applications in the form of CV and covering letter to be sent to: alison.thwaite@downs-syndrome.org.uk Information and informal discussion: Alison Thwaite, Employment Development Manager 07973 612720 or email address above.