Location
Glasgow
Department
Charitable Services
Advertising Salary
£21532 per annum
Careers Site Advertising End Date
02 Sep 2022
Full Time Temporary

About The Role

DIVERSE COMMUNITIES FACILITATOR
FULL TIME - TEMP 1 YEAR 
GLASGOW
 

The recruitment of this role is being supported by Radiant & Brighter. They aim to promote diversity through education, inspiration and changing perceptions, applying the insights gained by our founders on their own journey to deliver greater societal integration and economic participation.

Before completing the application for this role, please contact Micheal from Radiant and Brighter for an informal discussion: email michealmatovu@radiantandbrighter.com or call 07932 794571

ENABLE Scotland’s membership network is for everyone. We recognise that currently our membership is not representative of the modern, multicultural society in which we live, so for this reason, we are committed to increasing our participation within ethnically diverse communities by recruiting Diverse Communities Facilitators, who are fluent in community languages to further strengthen our reach and build strong relationships with people who have a learning disability and their families across ethnically diverse communities. 

Primary Job Purpose

The primary role of the Diverse Communities Facilitator is to lead the development and facilitation of ENABLE Scotland’s ACE and Family Connect Strategy with a particular focus on engagement with ethnically diverse communities.

The Diverse Communities Facilitator will work with our members towards an equal society for every person who has a learning disability. They will:

  • work to grow the ENABLE Community in their area with a particular focus on the building of relationships and connections with people within ethnically diverse communities.
  • work with the organisation to develop relationships, tools and resources to encourage engagement with with individuals and families who identify as part of ethnically diverse communities.
  • coordinate and facilitate ACE groups for all, in line with the ENABLE Scotland Participation Plan.
  • coordinate and facilitate Family Connect groups in line with the ENABLE Scotland Participation Plan.

About You

At ENABLE Scotland we are striving towards an equal society for all people who have a learning disability. We acknowledge that currently our membership does not represent the diversity of the communities in which we work.  For this reason, we would particularly welcome applicants from individuals from ethnically diverse communities. To support our engagement the ideal candidate will have fluency in English and at least one other language.

The ideal candidate would be supportive of our ambitions to engage meaningfully with the wider community and be willing, as part of their role, to share their insight into how we can improve our approach to inclusivity as a committed anti-racist organisation.

Key responsibilities:
  • Work to grow the ENABLE Community in their area with a particular focus on the building of relationships and connections with ethnically diverse communities.
  • Develop relationships, tools and resources which encourage engagement with individuals and families who identify as part of a minority ethnic groups.
  • Facilitate one ACE and one Family connect workshop per month in each area in accordance with the voice of the membership and the participation plan.
  • Support members to identify and action a local issue/campaign to make positive changes in their local community.
  • Identify areas of interest of development and proactively look for opportunities for connection.
  • Support members to participate in National ACE and Scottish Council (Each of these meetings occur four times per year on Saturdays and are the forums which guide the activities of ACE, and of the charity as a whole)
  • Support members to be involved in local and national fundraising activities.

People and financial management:

  • Recruit and supervise local volunteers and peer supporters, in line with the ENABLE Scotland Participation Plan.
  • Coach and support ACE Co-Facilitators who have a Learning Disability in line with the ENABLE Scotland Co-facilitator Training Programme.
  • Ensure that all activity is undertaken in a cost-effective way.
  • Adhere to ENABLE Scotland financial management policies.
  • Adhere to ENABLE Scotland safeguarding policies.
  • Adhere to all other ENABLE Scotland policies and procedures.

Event and Meeting Management:

  • Plan for, risk assess and facilitate local Group meetings every month.
  • Contribute to planning for and delivery of quarterly National ACE meetings.
  • Facilitate attendance at quarterly National ACE meeting.
  • Contribute to planning for and delivery of Scottish Council meetings.
  • Facilitate attendance Scottish Council meetings.
  • Facilitate the participation of ACE members in all appropriate ENABLE Scotland events.
For full Person Specification, please see attached Job Description

About Us

What’s also great about ENABLE Group is that we’re passionate about developing all our staff and provide an extensive training programme, combined with a commitment to create career development opportunities.
 
We also have an excellent range of staff benefits on offer including but not limited to:
  • Health cash plans providing a wide range of health benefits to help people cover the cost of their everyday health care.
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Season Ticket Loans
Remember, this is an exciting opportunity to join a group which is shaking up the social care sector in Scotland and making a real difference to people’s lives. Don’t miss the chance to help shape this journey.
 
ENABLE group is an equal opportunities employer and our recruitment, selection and assessment process is based entirely on values, skills and competencies required of the specific roles.

 

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