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Job Vacancies: The Disability Solutions West Mids & Macmillan Cancer Support

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Fri 27 Nov 2015

The Disability Solutions West Midlands and Macmillan Cancer Support partnership are seeking to recruit into two positions.

Scoping Lead for the LGBT Cancer Services Pilot for Staffordshire

A Scoping Lead is required to shape and undertake a scoping project to determine the support needs of people who are lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, transgender (LGBT) whose lives have been affected by cancer.

Based at Disability Solutions HQ (North Staffordshire Medical Institute), the successful candidate will have a proven track record of successful stakeholder engagement/consultation and design/delivery of community mapping/scoping. They will have extensive experience of working with a high level of sensitivity regarding LGBT communities, and with an understanding of cancer/illness/disability and experience of working in the third sector/health and social care. Successful candidate will be educated to a minimum of degree level or equivalent, and have a full drivers licence and daily use of a car. 30hrs per week. Salary £22,042.80 with 5% pension contribution.

For a job description/person specification and application form please contact Mrs Washington at mwashington@disability-solutions.net or on 01782 667324.

Closing date for applications 12noon Monday 7th December 2015, with interviews to be held on the 18th December 2015 at Disability Solutions HQ.

Welfare Benefits Advisor

The Disability Solutions West Midlands and Macmillan Cancer Support partnership are also seeking to recruit a Welfare Benefits Advisor for the Macmillan Welfare Benefits Service for Staffordshire to support individuals affected by cancer in securing appropriate welfare benefits/services. Based at Disability Solutions HQ (North Staffordshire Medical Institute), the successful candidate will have proven successful experience of working in the advice sector and will have an excellent working knowledge and experience of the welfare benefits system. The successful candidate will have a full drivers licence and daily use of a car. 18hrs per week. Salary £10,677.36 with 5% pension contribution.

For a job description/person specification and application form please contact Mrs Washington at mwashington@disability-solutions.net or on 01782 667324.

Closing date for applications is 9am Thursday 10th December 2015, with interviews to be held on the 21st December 2015 at Disability Solutions HQ.