Vacancy: Mentoring Project Officer (Disabled Person)

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Do you have what it takes to be the next addition to the Disability Wales team? We’re on the look out for a disabled person to represent DW as Mentoring Project Officer to support the Equal Voice, Equal Power mentoring programme.

This is an exciting new partnership programme between WEN Wales, Disability Wales, Ethnic Youth Support Team (EYST), and Stonewall Cymru that has the potential to transform public life in Wales.

It will recruit and mentor diverse women, BAME people, disabled people, and LGBT people to be involved in public life, whether standing for political office, serving on public boards, charity boards, or as school governors. It has the power to transform Welsh society by supporting diverse people into power so that our political and public institutions better reflect the diverse citizens of Wales. 

The post is funded by the National Lottery Community Fund.

Position: Mentoring Project Officer (Disabled person)

Salary: £27,741 (£16,644) pro rata

Hours: Part Time 3 days /  21 hours per week

Responsible to: Policy and Programmes Manager (DW)

Mentoring Project Manager (WEN)

Responsible for: Mentees 

Contract type: Fixed term: Three years until June 2024

Location: DW’s Premises in Caerphilly (currently remote working due to Covid-19 restrictions)


Closing date: 6pm on Monday 5th July

Interviews: 15th July

Interested? All you need to know, including the full job description and person specifications, can be found below.

Alternatively, you can contact us for an application pack in your preferred format.

Tel: 029 2088 7325 (use announcer for text phone), 

Fax: 029 2088 8702


If you are a disabled person looking for a new challenge and you meet the job criteria, what are you waiting for? Apply today!

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