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Charlotte Throssel
5 -6 Church Square,
Maxwell Close,

Telephone | 01159 583 948


Welcome to Disability Direct - Nottingham


We are at Old Basford Communty Centre

Bramble Close, Nottingham


(behind the Horse and Jockey pub)

0115 978 50 95




Job Opportunity 


Closing date 23rd June

Recruiting for: Full time (37hrs) Community Development Officer 

37 hours weekly generally Mon-Fri.  Evening and weekend work will be necessary occasionally. 

£19,430 pa

  • To work with the project team in/with local communities to identify areas which negatively impact on their daily living.
  • To work with individuals and/or groups to provide self-help style sessions and materials
  • To research, answer and provide information on a variety of general information related enquires – office, telephone, emails and through roadshows.  
  • To assist in the development and promotion of peer support activities.
  • To create and maintain links with other organisations
  • To keep up to date with other support agencies across the city and county and disseminate information to the rest of the team as necessary 



Essential Skills

 Knowledge and awareness of the issues affecting disabled people and older people in Nottingham and Nottinghamshire

Ability to research what services are available to meet client’s needs and signpost appropriately. 

Ability to communicate well with individuals from different communities in an empathetic manner

Must be able to work well in a team and also using own initiative when necessary.

Ability to lead discussions and presentations with local groups

Must have good IT skills in Office 2010 – Windows or equivalent.

Must have good report writing skills

Must have good organisational and office skills with the ability to set priorities and structure workload

Clean driving licence and / or access to transport


For further details and application packs please contact:

Charlotte Throssel or Kelly Pyatt on 0115 9785095

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