Jobs at Enhance the UK

We are delighted that you are interested in working with us at Enhance the UK to change society’s perception of disability.

Your work life balance

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Your work life balance is very important to us this is why we offer the following:

Annual leave, family leave and compassionate leave

We provide an annual leave entitlement of 25 days per year plus bank holidays. We adjust this if you are part time. We also offer employees compassionate leave and family leave should this be necessary.

Flexible working hours

We believe that getting the balance right between working and time off is essential to our employee’s wellbeing. This is why we are always open to considering suggestions of working hours to suit your needs.

Other benefits of working with us

  • Free eye tests
  • Support, advice, and counselling via our employee assistance program
  • Generous pension

Disability confident employer

Jobs

Employing disabled people

Equality and inclusion are at the heart of everything we do. We want to create a truly diverse and inclusive workplace.

We are a Disability Confident employer. This means that we are committed to:

  • Actively attracting and recruiting disabled people
  • Providing a fully inclusive and accessible recruitment process
  • Offering an interview to disabled people who meet the minimum criteria for the job
  • Being flexible when assessing people so disabled job applicants have the best opportunity to demonstrate that they can do the job
  • Offering and making reasonable adjustments as required
  • Encouraging our suppliers and partner firms to be Disability Confident
  • Ensuring employees have appropriate disability awareness training.
  • Promoting a culture of being Disability Confident
  • Supporting employees to manage their disabilities or health conditions
  • Ensuring there are no barriers to the development and progression of disabled staff
  • Ensuring managers are aware of how they can support staff who are sick or absent from work
  • Valuing and listening to feedback from disabled staff
  • Reviewing our Disability Confident Employer self-assessment regularly

We recognise that everyone is unique and may have particular needs during the recruitment process. If you need any job information in a different format or if you need additional support with your application please contact us on hello@enhancetheuk.org or telephone 0208 226 5055 to discuss alternative ways of applying. This includes paper, video and audio applications.

Jobs

Available positions

Freelance Social Media Assistant

16 hours per month (preferably 4 hours per week)

£11 per hour

Enhance The UK is recruiting for a freelance social media assistant working 16 hours per month. A creative thinker with a natural writing style, you’ll feel confident with the ins and outs of twitter and Instagram and understand that the responsibility of representing a brand online is different to personal use of social media.

Liaising with a small, friendly team you’ll be supported and encouraged, and have an opportunity to learn and develop.

Please look at the content on our Enhance The UK and Undressing Disability social media channels before applying and ensure you are comfortable with the subject matter of sex and disability. Applications should be emailed to hello@enhancetheuk.org.

Responsibilities

  • Writing accessible social media posts and scheduling content for multiple accounts
  • Creating accessible content using Canva and other tools
  • Editing and adding subtitles to video content
  • Following and contributing ideas to a Content Plan
  • Uploading articles to websites
  • Other tasks such as proof-reading, meetings etc as required
  • Working to deadlines

We are happy to provide training on creating accessible content and on the tools we use for scheduling and making images/ video however there is an expectation that you’ll be able to create a specific number of posts within the time allocated so experience is required.

 

Essential Skills

  • Excellent communication skills – on and offline
  • High standard of written English
  • Attention to detail
  • Creative thinking
  • Experience in managing social media accounts – particularly twitter and Instagram
  • Motivated and comfortable with the topics covered by Enhance The UK and the Undressing Disability campaign
  • Reliable and organised

The Application Process

Step 1: Apply

To apply please contact us by email by the 28th of July with answers to the following questions.

  • Why you’d like to work for Enhance The UK
  • A one page CV detailing any relevant experience
  • Submit a 400 word article on a topic that you’re passionate about

Step 2: Video Call

Shortlisted applicants will be contacted by 31st July and asked to take part in a 30 minute video call to chat about the role and for us to learn more about you, and for you to learn more about us and how we work.

Step 3: Outcome

The successful applicant will be notified by 6th August.

We recognise that everyone is unique and may have particular needs during the recruitment process. If you need any job information in a different format or if you need additional support with your application please contact us on hello@enhancetheuk.org or telephone 0208 226 5055 to discuss alternative ways of applying.

 

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