Project Worker (Teesside)

Contract Type: 
Full time
Application deadline: 
Monday, 16 May, 2022 - 16:00
Fixed Salary
Pro Rata
Skills for People

Skills for People is a well-established charity serving NE England that supports disabled people to speak up and take control of their lives.

This is an exciting opportunity to join our successful Teesside team as a Project Worker, working with people who have a learning disability or are autistic. Our work champions the voices and rights of the people we work with and takes place in community venues, hospitals and other supported settings.  The post is home based, working with a wide range of professionals from Skills for People, public and voluntary sectors.  

We are looking for people who are passionate about the rights of disabled people, and have experience of working with people who experience disadvantage.  You should have experience of working in the community, able to listen and communicate with a wide range of people.

For an informal discussion about the post please contact Leanne Geritz:

For more information, please go to:

You can apply for this job by sending us your CV. You must tell us: 
Your name, address, phone and email contact details
About your education history, qualifications and training (with dates)
About your work history including: 
- Name and address of employer
- Your job title
- A brief description of the responsibilities that you held in each job
- Start and finish dates for each job 
About any voluntary work you have done 
About any gaps in your employment, such as bringing up a family or a career break
The names, roles and contact details of two referees who can tell us about your suitability for this job.  We will not contact your referees without your permission. One of these referees should be your current employer, or most recent employer if you are not currently employed
Please accompany your CV with a letter, telling us why you are applying for this job. Tell us how your knowledge, skills and experience meet the requirements of the post holder as set out in the person specification. As well as paid work experience, we are interested to know about any lived and voluntary experience that would help you in this role. 
We will consider offering this post as full time, or part time.  Please let us know your preference.
Your letter should be no longer than 2 sides of A4, minimum 12pt font and should be Microsoft Word compatible. 

The closing date for applications is noon on 16th May 2022 at 4pm. Interviews will take place on 25th May 2022.  Please let us know if you cannot make this date, as we may be able to rearrange.

Your CV and letter can be posted to the address above or emailed to:  Please put Project Worker (Teesside) in the title.