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Everyone wants to make a difference, right?  But how many of us can actually say that our work has a positive impact on the lives of other people, day in, day out?  This is an exciting opportunity to be part of WECIL’s biggest team and to work with Disabled adults and families that receive Direct Payments to help them live independently and live the lives they choose. The Disability Independent Living movement and the Social Model of Disability underpins all that we do.

WECIL is a disabled peoples-led charity that provides support to the Disabled community living across Bristol, Bath, and South Gloucestershire. Our purpose is to enable our community to use their personal budgets to help live the life that they choose.

We are looking for someone who is self-motivated and passionate, someone with strong personal values and excellent business administration skills with a strong desire to make a difference to people’s lives for the better and join the Disability rights movement.  Experience working in any aspect of Social Care is an advantage, but not essential. The role offers incredible job satisfaction, flexible working, excellent holiday entitlement and opportunities to develop as part of a systems thinking team.

This role is open to all however, we especially welcome application from minoritized communities across Bristol and people with lived experience of disability. If you receive, or have received a Direct Payment or have a family member who receives a Direct Payment, we are particularly interested in hearing from you.

How to Apply

Please apply here: Apply by 12pm on Monday 23rd October 2023

*We will accept video applications to

Please contact our recruitment team to discuss any access needs by emailing: or Telephone 0117 947 9911 and choose option 2.

Closing date for applications: 23rd October 2023

Expected interview: 2nd November 2023

WECIL is committed to the safeguarding and welfare of adults, children and young people with care needs and expects its staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This role will be subject to a DBS check at the appropriate level.

WECIL particularly encourages applications from under-represented groups (e.g. Disabled people, people from Black and Minority Ethnic groups, LGBTQ+ people)

As disability confident leaders all applicants who meet the essential criteria for this position will be guaranteed an interview.

Please see the WECIL job page here for the Job Description, Person Spec and WECIL Charter

Independent Living Payments Advisor


£25,621 - £28,287


37.5 Hours Per Week (full time)

Contract Type:



Home, Office (Fishponds) and community based throughout Bristol, South Gloucestershire and Bath and North East Somerset

Close Date:

Monday, 23 October 2023

Email Contact:

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