This vacancy has now closed

Policy & Participation Lead

  • Full time
  • £32,593 – £35,291
  • Glasgow (Hybrid)
  • Closing 28th May 2024


  • Advertised from 14th May 2024
  • 35 hours per week.
  • PPL/GCIL/2024

Role

Glasgow Centre for Inclusive Living (GCIL) is a disabled people led organisation. Delivering a range of high-quality services, we empower and equip disabled people with the information, skills and support necessary to control their own lives and participate in society as equal citizens.

This is an exciting period of growth and transformational change in the organisation. With new leadership and operational opportunities comes the opportunity to shape the agenda for the organisation and make a real difference in the lives of disabled people. If you’re up for the challenge, we’d love to hear from you.

You will build policy, campaigning and participatory capacity within GCIL, shaping this as a new function in the organisational structure and building the knowledge and expertise necessary to exert influence on key decision makers in the statutory and third sectors.

This role will provide and maintain an analysis of the policy and legislative environment, identify the implications for disabled people and their carers, establishing opportunities and methods for participation and influence.

You will support the development of specific campaigns on matters that affect disabled people, and where appropriate, work with others to jointly assert the case for change that benefits disabled people.

Glasgow Centre for Inclusive Living (GCIL) is a disabled people led organisation. Delivering a range of high-quality services, we empower and equip disabled people with the information, skills and support necessary to control their own lives and participate in society as equal citizens.

This is an exciting period of growth and transformational change in the organisation. With new leadership and operational opportunities comes the opportunity to shape the agenda for the organisation and make a real difference in the lives of disabled people. If you’re up for the challenge, we’d love to hear from you.

As a member of the Senior Management Team you will be responsible for the leadership, planning and delivery of the range of services GCIL offers disabled people. We are a long-established charity and led by disabled people for disabled people. We believe in the social model of disability, and this is at the heart of our culture, and approach to service delivery.

Our teams provide information, advice and assistance to disabled people (and their supporters) in a number of local authority areas in the west of Scotland. These include SDS support services, housing, and employability services.

This post will require PVG scheme membership / Disclosure.

  • Hybrid Working
  • 25 days annual leave increasing to 30 days after 5 years
  • 12½ public holidays
  • 6% Pension contribution
  • Employee discount scheme
  • Group Life Insurance

Application notes

Closing date for completed applications will be 5pm Tuesday 28th May 2024

Interviews scheduled for week beginning 10th June 2024

Please quote the vacancy reference when applying. No agencies please.

For an application pack please email: recruitment@gcil.org.uk

GCIL aims to be an equal opportunities employer. As an organisation OF disabled people, we positively value personal experience as a disabled person and also welcome applications from other under-represented groups. We operate a flexible working system and all posts are open to job share.


Downloads