Location: 5 Pancras Square, London N1C 4AG
Salary: £30,066 - £34,538 per annum
Contract Type: Permanent, Full time, 36 hours per week
Alternative flexible working options available/open to discussion
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We have an exciting new role available as an Accessible Information Specialist where you will play a key role in developing best practice in relation to the provision of accessible information to people with learning disabilities and to the professional multi-disciplinary team within Camden Learning Disabilities Service (CLDS), internal and external partners, providers and agencies working with people with learning disabilities across all sectors in Camden.
The role will be part of a team for the Council that makes statutory information accessible to people with learning disabilities. The intention is that people with learning disabilities are able to access the full range of support, enabling the Council and other bodies to discharge its duty to make reasonable adjustments in the provision of information and services to this particular population group.
You will be managed by Camden’s Accessible Information Officer and will be well supported to develop your skills in this area.
This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and will require an Enhanced DBS.
To be successful in this role, you will have a degree level education or equivalent, which will likely be in a health, care or a language based subject. You will need to have knowledge of the impact of disabilities on people’s ability to live full lives as citizens and awareness of Department of Health and Social Care policies and guidance and policy direction.
You will also bring to the role a good knowledge of multi-media tools and well developed IT skills. Excellent communication skills are imperative to the role as you will be delivering high quality presentations to a variety of audiences, including senior staff from LBC/CCG, service users and family carers.
Camden’s main offices are located in modern, award-winning offices at King’s Cross. You can expect an exceptional range of benefits including discounted access to the onsite leisure facilities with swimming pool, recognition and reward for high performance with progression and pay increases, flexible and agile working hours and access to a leading pension scheme.
Camden is proud to be the country’s first Timewise council and as part of this accreditation, we work to help parents balance work with childcare. This fits in with our aim to be leaders in innovative, flexible and part-time working that allows for different patterns of care and for parents to share childcare responsibilities.
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Mayor of London’s Good Work Standard
Camden are very proud to be accredited to the level of excellence for the Mayor of London’s Good Work Standard. The Mayor’s Good Work Standard sets the benchmark for the highest employment standards and demonstrates that as an employer, Camden is contributing to a fairer and more inclusive London. These good practices are also an important step in attracting and retaining a diverse, talented and productive workforce.
How to apply
To apply for this job please follow the "Apply" link. In the ‘Why you?’ section of the application form you will be expected to explain how you meet the key requirements for this role listed in this Job Profile attached at the bottom of this Advert. When explaining how you meet each of the requirements, please give examples that clearly demonstrate your skills, knowledge and experience. When writing your examples give a brief description of the situation or task but focus on the actions you took and the result of your actions.
Camden is committed to making our recruitment practices barrier-free and as inclusive as possible for everyone. This includes making adjustments or changes for people who have a disability or long-term health condition. If you would like us to do anything differently during the recruitment process, or provide any information in an alternative format, please contact us on 020 7974 6655, at firstname.lastname@example.org, or post to 5 Pancras Square, London N1C 4AG.
Closing dates for applications: Sunday 5 January 2020 at 11:59
Interviews to be held: TBC
Please quote reference: 190000TN
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