Our client is looking for someone to use their lived experience and the experiences of others to help the charity develop their Travel Confidence project. With excellent project management, research and public engagement skills they will help to deliver a digital learning resource that will help spinal cord injured people to better understand their mobility options and to overcome the barriers that they face in staying mobile.
If you’re passionate about delivering projects that educate and empower spinal cord injured people then they would love to hear from you.
Travel Confidence Project Advisor
Location: Milton Keynes - hybrid working offered, with the expectation of three days per week in the office.
Salary: £32,550 per annum
Contract: 2-year fixed term contract
Hours: 35 hours per week, Monday – Friday
About The Employer
Our client is committed to a singular vision: a fulfilled life for everyone affected by spinal cord injury. Everyone has a right to live a fulfilled life and that means the life they choose, a life that has the same opportunities as everyone else. They are the expert, guiding, voice for life after spinal cord injury.
They are the leading national charity supporting individuals who sustain damage to the spinal cord resulting in paralysis. They are a dedicated organisation providing high-impact, quality services for people with spinal cord injury and their families. All of their work is based on the personal experiences of their members.
About The Role
The Project Advisor will work collaboratively with the Travel Confidence project lead to deliver the Travel Confidence project acting as a central point of contact and providing expert knowledge from the perspective of lived experience.
This specialist post will focus on designing and delivering a digital learning resource for the SCI community in the form of a ‘Travel Confidence Module’ as part of the charity's SCI Knowledge Hub. Following the launch of this module, this role will work with the charity's academy and impact team to analyse these insights generated by the project to create a report forming the basis of a targeted campaign for change.
This role will also line manage a dedicated administration assistant who will facilitate delivery of all aspects of the project.
Key Responsibilities Include
- Carry out in-depth research of existing disability travel information and resources to ascertain current travel landscape for SCI people.
- Carry out surveys and focus groups to gather insights from the SCI community, the charity's network, the SCI sector, and wider disability sphere with support from the administration assistant.
- Collate information and feedback to map out online learning content and resources required for the SCI Knowledge Hub travel confidence module, working collaboratively with the Project Lead as well as drawing on knowledge and expertise from staff where appropriate.
- Annual leave: 28 days per holiday year plus bank holidays, increasing to 30 days after two years of service (pro-rated for part time employees)
- Access to Group pension scheme (6% employer contribution)
- Access to Group life assurance scheme
- Access to Healthcare cash plan
- Access to Employee assistance programme (EAP)
- Employee volunteer days
- Discounted gym membership at many top gyms across the country
- Free car parking at Head Office in MK
- £500 personal training & development budget for all staff and ongoing support for CPD & professional qualifications where applicable.
Closing Date: Tuesday 14th November 2023
Interviews: Tuesday 28th to Thursday 30th November 2023 at Head Office, Milton Keynes or online via Microsoft Teams.
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The charity values diversity. They are committed to providing an inclusive and supportive environment as they believe diversity fosters a more innovative, creative, and caring culture.
This organisation is striving to create a culture that fully represents all the communities they serve. They are an equal opportunity employer, and all applicants will be considered for employment regardless of race, age, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, family or parental status, or disability status.
Disabled candidates who meet the standard job criteria will be offered a guaranteed interview.
No agencies please.