We are looking for 3 people with a learning disability and 3 family carers of someone with a learning disability to to join the Newcastle Advisory Group.
The Group comes together with support from Inclusion North to work with Newcastle City Council.
Together we think about what support, services and opportunities people with a learning disability in Newcastle have to live a good life.
To join the Group you will need to be:
- 18 years or older
- Live in Newcastle
- Use or know about services for people with a learning disability in the area
The Group comes together once a month for 1.5 hours and meets online using Zoom.
We are looking for people who have these skills
- Can listen well to other people and work as part of a team
- Can speak up in meetings
- Can speak up for other people
- Can use a computer or phone to join online meetings in Zoom
We pay £10 per hour involvement fee to everyone on the group.
If you are worried this might affect your benefits you don’t have to take the money.
You can find out more about the work in the downloads at the side of this page.
If you are interested in being part of the group please fill out the 2-page application form in the downloads at the side of this page.
If you would like more information or have any questions about the role please contact Kirsty Morgan, Project Support Coordinator at Inclusion North.
The closing date to apply is Monday the 26th July 2021.