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Peer Advocate Coordinator (Ref PACO20) (Full Time and Bank List)

Disability Action

The (ONSIDE) programme is a cross border project led by Disability Action NI (DANI) in partnership with the Northern Ireland Housing Executive (NIHE); the Independent Living Movement Ireland (ILMI); and Supporting Communities (SC).

One in five people in Northern Ireland have a disability.  Disability Action believes in human rights for all and works to promote, protect and uphold the human rights of people with disabilities.  We are a Northern Ireland wide pan disability organisation working with disabled people with various disabilities; physical, mental, sensory, learning and hidden.

Disability Action and the Outreach & Navigation for Social Inclusion & Digital Engagement (ONSIDE) Project wishes to appoint a Peer Advocate Coordinator. The successful candidate will have the responsibility for recruiting, developing, training and supporting a network of volunteer peer advocates to provide ongoing support for disabled people. This Post seeks to improve the life outcomes of people with disabilities living in the border region of Northern Ireland & the Republic of Ireland by creating a new cross border area community support services to support disabled people who are socially isolated.

Closing Date

Friday / 05 June 2020 2:00pm

Contact Details

Karen Craig

Disability Action - Portside Business Park
189 Airport Road West
United Kingdom


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