Managerial Vacancy at Breakthrough

Vacancy for Employment and Independent Living Services Manager Salary £25,000 pa                           Based in Manchester Initial expressions of interest by CV to p.jackson@breakthrough-uk.co.uk Breakthrough UK, an established disabled people’s organisation which promotes the rights of disabled people, is entering a new stage of its development. After 16 very successful years as a thought leader of […]


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