DAD Vacancies


Training & Development Officer (Oliver McGowan Training)

Job Type: DAD

Be part of an exciting opportunity to be part of the ground breaking Good Life Collaborative project......

DAD is looking for a person committed to equality and peoples rights, who wants to make a real difference through the delivery and development of Oliver McGowan training in the North East leading to improving lives of people with a learning disability and autistic people locally.  In addition the collaborative is supporting agencies to develop their own capacity to train their workforce.

Comprehensive training will be provided including becoming a lead trainer, this enables the post holder to train other people to become trainers.  It is likely this will involve a 5-day residential stay in another part of the country.

The role....

  • Train as a lead trainer to deliver Oliver McGowan training
  • Recruit, train and support co-trainers who have a learning impairment and autistic people to co-deliver Oliver McGowan training.
  • Work with other agencies both statutory and non-statutory to identify how we can support their work force to receive Oliver McGowan Training.
  • Attend meetings and steering groups in relation to the project.
  • Undertake administration including monitoring, evaluating and report writing.

Salary: £27,000 to £28,000 per annum pro rata dependent on experience and skills.

Hours: 25 hours per week 

Holidays: 25 days plus Bank Holidays per annum pro rata 

Benefits: Pension, sick scheme, additional holidays after 3 years of employment, Employer Assistance programme, GP Helpline.  

In return for your commitment, motivations, skills and knowledge you will receive a competitive salary which is reviewed annually, career progression, benefits package and the opportunity to work for a well respected disabled person’s user led organisation.

We value our staff, volunteers and people we support  and know it is our people that make the difference. You will work in a supportive, friendly, positive environment and  as a whole team together work improve the lives of disabled people carers in our local area.

You will be working in a supportive rights based organisation, where people we support are at the heart of everything we do.

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How you can support us

As a local organisation we very much rely on the support of our local community. We support over 2,000 people every year to have greater choice and control and remove the barriers that disabled adults and children experience in their everyday lives. But we need YOUR help.

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