Work for us

DRC is a great place to work and we offer a number of benefits to our staff as we recognise they are our greatest asset. Please see below for all our recent vacancies. Click on each vacancy to find out more information and how to apply.

If you’re interested in working for us but we do not have a suitable vacancy, then please take a look at our current volunteering opportunities.

Current Vacancies

For all roles, candidates are asked to submit an application form. Application packs can be downloaded here: DRC Recruitment Application Form Please ensure you include a response to the additional information in support of the application section, outlining your relevant knowledge, skills and experience against the job description and person specification.

Please send your completed application form and equal opportunities form to Kay Lane at the Disability Resource Centre by email to klane@disability.co.uk or by post to Information Health and Wellbeing Centre, Unit 18, ACE Business Park, Mackadown Lane, Kitts Green, Birmingham, B33 0LD.

We currently have the following vacancies:

Post: Telephone Befriending Co-ordinator Yardley (NNS)

Hours: 25 hours per week

Salary: £20,751 pro rata per annum

Contract Terms: Fixed Term Contract for 9 months

Closing Date: 26th June 2020

Our mission is ‘to build a sustainable business to empower disabled people to take control of their own lives and to actively seek out opportunities to achieve their full potential as individuals in mainstream society’.  This is at the heart of everything we do.

This is an exciting opportunity to join our forward-thinking organisation to coordinate and deliver the Telephone befriending project funded through NNS Vulnerable Residents of Yardley. The successful candidate will work with the Service Manager to recruit, train and support volunteers; promote and deliver a telephone befriending project to the citizens of Yardley whom have been affected due to the Coronavirus.

We are seeking an enthusiastic and results-driven candidate with a proven track record in delivery of programmes to time, target and budget, together with relevant experience of supporting clients over the telephone.

For further information, please refer to the job description and person specification here: Telephone befriending co-ordinator Neighbourhood Network _JD PS_2020 (3.._

Candidates are asked to submit an application form. Please ensure you include a response to the additional information in support of the application section, outlining your relevant knowledge, skills and experience against the job description and person specification.

Please send your completed application form and equal opportunities form to Kay Lane at the Disability Resource Centre by email to klane@disability.co.uk or by post to Information Health and Wellbeing Centre, Unit 18, ACE Business Park, Mackadown Lane, Kitts Green, Birmingham, B33 0LD

Closing date for submissions: 26th June 2020

Post: Participation Worker

Hours: 30 hours per week

Salary: SCP 8 – 10 £19,945 – £20,751 pro rata per annum

Closing date: Friday 22nd June, 4pm

This is an exciting new post which has been established to support the growth and development of service user involvement and participation in all aspects of the business from decision making to service design and delivery.  Reporting to the relevant Service Manager, you will:

  • Develop and implement an Engagement and Participation strategy to involve disabled people, those with long term health conditions and their carers in various aspects of DRC’s business.
  • Implement DRC’s plans for a new Service User Group to ensure service users have an authentic voice on disability issues; act as a sounding board for ideas; support the development of the organisation and support the Board of Trustees in its good governance.
  • Work closely with Service Managers and delivery teams to recruit and induct volunteers to support the delivery of various DRC programmes and activities.
  • Co-develop peer led groups and activities for disabled people and carers and provide on-going support where necessary.

For further information, please refer to the job description and person specification by following this link JDPS Participation Worker – february 2020 final

Application Candidates are asked to submit an application form.