Jobs and volunteering

Join our team

 

We are committed to making Your Voice Counts a great place to work and offer a supportive and fulfilling environment for our staff team. We’re proud of the benefits we offer all our staff including:

  • 28 days annual leave per year plus bank holidays

  • Training and development opportunities

  • Employee assistance programme

  • Reasonable adjustments and support with Access to Work.

We are an inclusive employer and encourage applications from all community groups.  Experts by Experience are at the heart of all our work and we particularly welcome applications from people with lived experience of learning disabilities, autism and mental ill health. We are also committed to making our workplace more diverse and would also especially welcome applications from people from minority ethnic communities. 
 

Current job vacancies

 

Community Connector (South Tyneside)

  • £20,500 p/a

  • Full time

  • Fixed-term contract

  • Closing date: 25th June, 12.00 noon

This role is to support people with learning disabilities to understand and address the issues affecting their day-to-day life, and to identify and work towards outcomes that they want to achieve. You will work with individuals and groups, and will support people to be better connected, more active and to participate more in their local communities. You will support people to build resilience by developing skills and networks of support. The ideal candidate will have an interest in working with people with complex social and health needs and will be committed to supporting individual decision making and a person-centred approach.

You can find out more about the role in the Position Description (.pdf) and more about Your Voice Counts in our Annual Report (.pdf).

To apply, please complete an application form (word doc) and optional equality and diversity monitoring form (word doc) and return to jobs@yvc.org.uk.

Interviews will be a 2-stage process and take place on the 1st and 7th July (if through to second stage) with a combination of face to face and Zoom activity.

Please contact Danielle Falcus with any queries about this role on 0191 478 6472.

Volunteer with us

 

Our team of volunteers helps us to reach more people who need our support.  In return, our volunteers benefit from valuable and rewarding work experience, training and development opportunities and mentoring and support from our staff team.  Visit Volunteering at Your Voice Counts to meet some of our current volunteers.

 

Current volunteer opportunities   

 

Contact us or complete an application form to find out more:

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