Events and Engagement Assistant
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Feb 13, 2024

Events and Engagement Assistant

£26,873 per annum FTE
Newport, NP19
Contract , Part Time

All Wales People First
All Wales People First is the united voice of self-advocacy groups for people with learning disabilities in Wales.
We are unique in Wales, being the only organisation that is led by men and women with a learning disability.

Location: The role will require travelling to and working from locations across Wales. For most of the time the post holder will be expected to work from home.
Hours: 3 days per week (22.5 hrs) to include Mondays and Tuesdays, some overnight stays and unsociable hours

Events & Engagement Assistant
This is a new role created to provide our management team and members with support organising and attending events.
We want to appoint a self-motivated, resourceful person with experience of providing both administrative and in-person support.
We are passionate about creating a diverse workforce and positively encourage applications from under-represented communities, especially Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) candidates.

  • Salary £26,873 FTE (£16,341.69 pro rata).
  • 22.5 hours per week, typically Monday to Wednesday.
  • We have a flexible working policy.
  • A pan-Wales post, home based with some travel across Wales.
  • Fixed term until 31st March 2025. Possibility for extension subject to funding.

Main Duties
1. Member Engagement 

  • Support members of All Wales People First at meetings and events.
  • Support members of All Wales People First to travel to meetings and events.
  • To prepare members to represent All Wales People First at meetings and events.
  • Minute taking for various meetings.

2. Events

  • Finding, getting quotes and booking venues for member meetings and events.
  • Researching travel options and informing members.
  • Supporting members to complete expense claims.
  • Booking train/travel tickets for members.
  • Booking hotels for members attending meetings and events.
  • Assist with the organisation of AWPF annual festival, AdFest, to make sure it is accessible to members.
  • Assist the AWPF staff team to deliver AdFest through member and administrative support.
  • Assist with organising Annual General Meetings and Extraordinary General Meetings.

3. Information

  • Producing Easy Read documents for the purpose of information, consultation and member engagement.
  • Assist in the distribution of National Council papers tomembers.
  • Assist in running exhibition/information stalls on behalf of All Wales People First at events if required.

Additional Information 
As the public face of All Wales People First the Chief Executive will represent men and women with learning disabilities across Wales.  Because of this, the Chief Executive is a person who hasexperience of using learning disability services.
You will be provided with home office equipment such as a desk,chair, computer, printer and mobile phone. You will also be paid £26.00 per month home office allowance.
Hours can be worked flexibly, in line with our organisation’s flexibleworking policy.

To apply please see the “Latest News” section on our website: https://allwalespeople1st.co.uk/latest-news/
Please follow the relevant links to download the application form, person specification and further information.

You can also request an application pack by emailing: claire@allwalespeople1st.co.uk 

Closing date for applications: Thursday 7th March 2024, 5pm.
Please send completed applications to Claire Morgan: claire@allwalespeople1st.co.uk 
Interviews being held Monday 25th March in Cardiff. 

salary
£26,873 per annum FTE
Location
Newport, NP19
Employment type
Contract , Part Time
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All Wales People First is the united voice of self-advocacy groups and people with learning disabilities in Wales.

All Wales People First is an organisation for, and led by people with a learning disability. It is unique in Wales in that it is the only national member-led organisation that represents the voice of people with a learning disability.

All Wales People First is steered by a National Council of members, which are elected at local level through the 22 local authority areas across Wales.

The National Council ensures that people with learning disabilities are included as active citizens in Welsh society.

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