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Strategic Operations Manager, Learning Disabilities and Autism Services

Reports to: Executive Director 

Salary:  40k pa dependent on experience 

Hours: 36 hours per week 

Location: Head Office Wandsworth SW18, flexibility to support pan-London sites.

Annual Leave: 25 days plus Bank Holidays 

Contract: Full Time Permanent 

Introduction to Generate: 

Now in our 6th decade since starting in 1972, Generate has been dedicated to creating opportunity, choice, and support for people with a wide range of learning disabilities. Our mission has always been to support people to live life fully and to continue to grow and develop within diverse communities.   

Our mission is delivered through a strong and demonstrable commitment to inclusion and engagement, a co-managed forum and self-advocacy agenda, person-centred community connections, access to work support, tailored Youth support, healthcare and, not forgetting the fun stuff – Social Opportunities – from wrestling to wellbeing! 

The role

We are seeking to recruit a highly skilled business professional as our Strategic Operations Manager, to support our Executive Director, cultivating and nurturing partnerships with stakeholders and commercial partners. You will have extensive project management experience, data analysis and reporting skills, plus exceptional people management. You will probably have a relevant degree in social care or community development or equivalent skills or qualifications in business/marketing.

You will be fully accountable for the management, leadership, and sustainable growth of the internship programme in alignment with our objectives. Your responsibilities will include line management, budgeting with the senior management team and deputising for the Executive Director with full operational oversight of all Generate projects.

Lastly, Generate shares a common goal: community, courage, working together, good communication, diversity and inclusion and creativity. We work with people with a learning disability, autism, and other disabilities, to build better lives and connect to communities as equal citizens. People are always welcome and supported; we create a sense of belonging.  

If you share our goals and have two years sector relevant management experience, please send your CV and Person Specification Form to our Trustee [email protected].

 

Candidates will need to undergo an enhanced DBS check. 

Generate is an equal opportunity employer. 

Charity No: 1069548 Company No: 3461665 

To Apply

download the Job description & Person specification by clicking on the links below:

Strategic Ops Manager Job Description

Strategic Ops Manager Person Specification

 

 Closing Date: 21st June 2024

 

 

Advocacy Project Coordinator

Reports to: Inclusion and Engagement Managers 

Salary: £25,272.00 pro rata  

Contract: 23.5 hours per week, until October 2025 (with possibility of extension according to funding) 

Location: Hybrid with at least 2 days based in the office at 73 Summerstown, SW17 0BQ.

 You may be required to work from other sites in London. 

Annual Leave: 25 days plus Bank Holidays (pro-rata)

 

Introduction to Generate: 

Now in our 6th decade since starting in 1972, Generate has been dedicated to creating opportunity, choice, and support for people with a wide range of learning disabilities. Our mission has always been to support people to live life fully and to continue to grow and develop within diverse communities.   

 

The role

We are seeking to recruit a Advocacy Project Coordinator. The role is to develop and promote the views and needs of people with learning disabilities and neurodiverse people, by coordinating Generate’s self-advocacy activities and self-advocacy group, Generate Voices, with accessible weekly group sessions, associated online campaign (newsletter & social media) and lobbying work. 

 

Your duties include: 

  • To co-plan and co-deliver weekly Generate Voices self-advocacy group meetings, both online and in person, supporting self-advocates with learning disabilities and/ or autism to ensure they have the tools to make informed decisions, their rights are upheld, their voices are heard, empower them to advocate for themselves and engage members of the self-advocacy groups in planning. 
  • To work alongside a coordinator with lived experience of learning disability and/ or autism to co-manage all self-advocacy activities, plan future agendas and decide what other speakers and trainers to invite to the forum jointly.
  • To provide members with engagement and participation opportunities, and ensure members are meaningfully involved in meaningful and impact focussed projects. 
  • Develop and deliver effective lobbying and campaigning of key decision makers including attending meetings with those with influence, in order that the views and wishes of self-advocates become known and acted upon. This includes finding ways of encouraging key decision makers to engage with members and take their views and wishes into account when making decisions and setting policy. 
  • Contact other organisations that campaign for the rights of people with a learning disability and seek opportunities to involve members from the forum in these as appropriate. (Examples – Mencap, Lewisham Speaking Up & Learning Disability England campaigns). 
  • Delivering and developing project reporting and monitoring and to co-operate with and support any external evaluators. 

 

The right candidate for the post will have the following skills: 

Essential skills 

  • Participation/ advocacy 
  • Group-work facilitation 
  • Positive attitude 
  • Communicate clearly, while giving others time and space to speak. 

 

Desirable skills 

  • Project coordination 
  • Lobbying/ campaigning 
  • Accessible presentation and communications 
  • Experience of working with people with learning disabilities and neurodiverse people 
  • Negotiation and influencing skills 
  • Working with service providers, carers, other colleagues and voluntary agencies, we’d like you to apply.  

 

This role provides an exciting and rewarding challenge within a supportive team, who share a strong belief and enthusiasm for our work. 

 

Lastly, Generate shares a common goal: community, courage, working together, good communication, diversity and inclusion and creativity. We work with people with a learning disability, autism, and other disabilities, to build better lives and connect to communities as equal citizens. People are always welcome and supported; we create a sense of belonging.  

 

Please complete the Person Specification Form and email it with your CV to [email protected]. If you have any queries, please speak to Melanie Terrade or Tony Boden on 020 8879 6333. 

Closing date for applications: Monday 24 June 2024 at 8.00am (late applications will not be considered). 

Interviews: week starting 1st July 2024 

Start date: asap 

 

Candidates will need to undergo an enhanced DBS check. 

Generate is an equal opportunity employer. 

Charity No: 1069548 Company No: 3461665 

To Apply

download the Job description & Person specification by clicking on the links below:

Person Specification Form – Advocacy Project Coordinator – 202406

Advocacy Project Coordinator – Job description – 202406

 

 

 

 

Supported Internship Project Manager

Job title:                   Supported Internship & Partnership Project Manager 

Line Manager:       Employment Manager 

Salary:                       £28,880 – £32,500 depending on experience  

Hours:        8:30 – 16:00, Mon – Fri, 36 hrs per week 

Annual ;eave:         25 days to be taken in academic holidays plus Bank Holidays  

Contract:                  Full Time, Permanent   

Location:                  Required to work across any of our Supported internship sites, primarily in East London & our head office in Wandsworth. 

Introduction to Generate 

Generate has been creating opportunities and offering support to people with a learning disability since 1972.  We are committed to improving the lives of people with a learning disability by supporting and encouraging them in a creative way to access opportunities in their communities, take their place as citizens and reduce their reliance on services.   

Main Purpose of the Job 

Main purpose of job:   

As a Supported Internship Manager, you will play a pivotal role in collaborating with the Employment Manager to spearhead the delivery of supported internships. Your primary responsibilities will include overseeing our expanding team of job coaches and senior job coaches, fostering their growth and development. You will also contribute to staff recruitment and training initiatives, ensuring the team is equipped with the necessary skills to excel in their roles. 

Additionally, you will be tasked with securing Government funding and effectively managing the execution of our projects. Cultivating and nurturing key partnerships with local authorities, education providers, and national bodies will be crucial to the success of our Projects. Furthermore, you will play a vital role in driving the sustainable growth of our supported internship offerings, aligning with our organizational objectives and vision.

To apply please read the job description below and send your CV and completed application form to [email protected].

Supported Internship & Partnership Project Manager JD

All applicants are required to complete an enhanced DBS check and provide 2 references

The closing date for applications is 1st July 2024

We reserve the right to close this advert at any time, so please don’t hesitate in applying.

Generate is an equal opportunity employer

Charity no.1069548

To Apply

Please read the job description and send your CV and completed application form to [email protected]

Application Form (1)

Access to Work Employment Support Worker

Job title: Employment Support Worker/Job coach

Line Manager: Access to Work Project Manager

Salary: £23,250 per annum (Full-time Equivalent)

Hours: Full-time/Part-time/Casual

Location: UK

Generate is in search of employment support workers and job coaches to join our Access to Work team. You would be working alongside our clients providing support in their day to day duties at work.

A successful applicant would have previous experience in an admin and/or supporting someone with a disability.

The nature of the role and specific requirements of the role may change depending on the needs of the client.

To learn more about the role, please have a look at the Job Description.

Please note you must address each selection criteria in order for your application to be considered.

Once complete please email these to [email protected]

To Apply

Please read the job description and download and complete

Person specification 

Monitoring form

 

Community Connections Support Worker

Rate:    £ 13.15/hour

Hours:  Full-time and part-time

Location: South West London

We are looking for full and part-time Support Workers with a positive ‘can-do’ attitude to support people with learning disabilities to achieve their life goals such as employment, education and housing, to connect to and engage with their community and to maintain good health and wellbeing.

The successful candidate will be:

  • Adventurous
  • Friendly
  • Encouraging
  • Supportive of relationships
  • Respectful
  • Resourceful.

You will be required to work flexibly and will be expected to be available evenings, weekends and public holidays.

Interviews days TBC

All applicants are required to complete an enhanced DBS check and provide 2 references.

To Apply

Please read the job description and download and complete the Person Specification and Monitoring form.

Please note you must address each selection criteria in order for your application to be considered. Once complete please email these to [email protected]

Job Description

Person Specification

Click here to download the Generate Equalities and Diversity Monitoring Form

Trustees

Unremunerated
South West London

Generate is seeking Trustees to join our Board of Trustees. We would like someone who shares our commitment to improving the lives of people with learning disabilities.  Building on people’s strengths, we empower people to have a voice, make choices, enforce their rights and make a positive difference to their lives through learning, work and leisure. Our vision is that people with disabilities should live as valued members of society, entitled to equal rights and choice and be enabled to live their lives with dignity and respect.

Joining our board in Generate’s 50th year, you will be someone with the energy and drive to help us move forward and ensure that the organisation and our members and team, continues to thrive in the years to come.

If you would like to arrange an informal chat with our Chief Operating Officer to learn more about the organisation please email [email protected]

Generate is committed to achieving greater diversity in its board and welcomes applications regardless of sex, gender, race, age, sexuality, belief or disability.

To Apply

To learn more about this unique opportunity, and to find out how to apply, please see job description and trustee pack below:

Trustee Pack

Job Description