If you’re looking for an exciting, rewarding and impactful new role, we have the position for you.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for two people to join our dynamic team as Self Advocacy Development Workers.

What’s the role all about? You will focus on developing our Self Advocacy Network by planning and facilitating regular meetings and recruiting new members through networking and promotion.

If you’re an enthusiastic, energetic person with excellent communication skills, this may be the role for you.

Find out more below and be sure to apply before 5pm on Monday 25th January 2021.


X2 Self Advocacy Development Workers

West Cumbria & South Cumbria

Between 4 days (30 hours per week) and 5 days (37.5 hours per week)

£19,573 FTE

Fixed term one year (PF are actively pursuing funding for continuation)


We are seeking highly motivated, creative, and tech-savvy individuals who are confident in both their digital and interpersonal skills and abilities to help us grow our Self Advocacy network.

Self Advocacy makes a profound difference to the lives of people with learning difficulties and/or autism. It provides a safe and supportive environment in which a community of peers share experiences, ideas and conversation.

You will play a primary role in connecting people across Cumbria to engage with Self Advocacy and to experience the positive effects it brings.

You must be passionate about supporting people with learning difficulties and /or autism to get their voice heard

You will join a dynamic organisation committed to supporting people across the North West; and you’ll enjoy generous benefits including a 6% employer pension contribution.

If you’re passionate about helping people to live happy and healthy lives, we want to hear from you.


For more information follow the links below:


To apply please complete and submit the following to recruitment@wearepeoplefirst.co.uk:


The closing date for applications is 5pm, Monday 25th January 2021