Employment Ambassador

Location Wrexham
Discipline: Care and Support
Job type: Fixed Term
Salary: £12 per hour
Contact name: Bryony Dolby

Contact email: bryony.dolby@hft.org.uk
Contact phone: 07407643872
Job ref: 016783
Published: 4 months ago
Expiry date: 15 Jul 2024 23:59

For more information on the role, please contact: Bryony Dolby or Julia Hawkins Email: bryony.dolby@hft.org.uk, julia.hawkins@hft.org.uk Telephone: 07407643872, 07795304758

Location: Wrexham 

Contract: Fixed Term March 2027

Working Hours: Part time 16 hours per week.

**Please note you must have lived experience of a learning disability**


Care to join us?

What will you be doing?

Using your experiences, you will support Hft to promote our supported employment services and involvement in Wrexham. You will engage with businesses and potential employers to find opportunities for the people we support to get paid work. You will do this by providing education sessions and training using your own experiences.  As well as engaging families and prospective people to support about why they should undertake a supported employment journey. You will also provide insight to the work options manager when planning initiatives and service development.

You will also act as an advocate for the people we support across Wrexham, getting feedback on the service they receive, gathering stories and case studies and feeding this back to Hft and the local authority.  You'll act as a representative at conferences and events and support the work options manager to prepare reports.

You will also support Hft's Policy and Public Engagement Manager in promoting Hft's work and the benefits of supported employment to the wider organisation and policy makers.

What’s in it for you?

There are a range of benefits and career development opportunities at Hft. We’ll give you a comprehensive induction, full training, and support along the way.

With Investors in People and Skills for Care accreditation we are committed to investing in you to ensure you have the specialist skills and expertise needed to support people to live the best life possible.

We offer

  • -​​​​ Access to the Hft Plus benefits package
  • - Access to award-winning training and development
  • - Access to the TELUS Health – the world’s biggest 24/7 colleague counselling and support service. It is completely free for all colleagues to use in complete confidence, whenever and however they want to access it
  • - Annual staff award scheme
  • - A contributory pension scheme & life assurance
  • - Free DBS Check​​​​​​​

If you would like further information, please contact Bryony Dolby or Julia Hawkins (see contact details above).

Find your place with us and change lives.

Job Description and Person Specification



​​​​​​​​​​​​​​We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive sufficient applications.

Hft's usual terms and conditions apply. Hft is committed to equal opportunities and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. As a Disability Confident Employer, Hft is helping to ensure that disabled people have the same opportunities to fulfil their potential and realise their aspirations that people without disabilities do. Successful applicants will need to undertake an enhanced disclosure check against the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Having a criminal record may not bar you from employment.