Community Development Team Leader

Community Development Team Leader

Job reference: CDTL
Closing date: 3 April, 2019

35 hours per week
Salary £33,076 per annum

Are you excited by working with Disabled people to create new opportunities?

Disability Advice Service Lambeth (dasl) provides a wide range of services to Disabled people in Lambeth including advice, information, professional and hate crime advocacy, Direct Payments support, social and sports activities and peer support services. Through the Lambeth Independent Living and Carers Partnership we also work with older people and carers. Since we were established as a new independent charity in 2001 we have grown to become Lambeth’s leading pan-impairment Disabled People’s Organisation.

The Community Development Team Leader is a new post which builds on our extensive experience of delivering innovative community projects with and for Disabled people and supporting the voice and involvement of Disabled people in the life of the borough. As well as taking this work forward you will also manage specialist staff working on our Disability Hate Crime and Into Sport services and lead on developing a number of areas in our Strategic Plan 2018 – 2021 including support for young Disabled people and increasing training and employment opportunities for Disabled people.

We are looking for a creative individual who shares our vision of an inclusive society where Disabled people enjoy equal rights and opportunities, and where diversity is valued. The successful candidate will have some experience of managing staff and / or projects, a sound understanding of the issues affecting Disabled people, a positive approach to partnership working and skills to support and involve Disabled people in shaping the services they need and use.

You can download the Recruitment Pack here dasl_Community_Development_TL_Recruitment_Pack_March_2019.pdf

You can download the Application Form and Guidance Notes here dasl_Community_Development_TL_appn_form__guidance_pack.doc Please complete the application form and the EOP form in Word and return them by email

To find out more about the job please contact: 
David Strong, Director
Telephone: 020 7642 0040

Closing date: Wednesday 3rd April 2019 (5pm)
Interviews: Wednesday 10th April 2019

dasl is an Equal Opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all sections of the community and particularly from Disabled people. Our premises at We are 336, 336 Brixton Road, London SW9 7AA, are fully accessible.