Advocacy Officer (Paid Intern)

£19,836 pa (Oxford Living Wage equivalent)

6% pension contribution

Full-time: 37.5 hours per week 

Closing date: Monday 6th June 2022 (5pm)

A fantastic paid internship opportunity for an ambitious graduate to support the work of a multiple award-winning charity.  

My Life My Choice (MLMC) is a self-advocacy charity run by and for people with learning disabilities, founded in 1998.  The charity delivers a diverse range of innovative user led projects that enhances and empowers the lives of adults with learning disabilities in Oxfordshire.  These established projects include a fee earning training and consultancy team, gig buddy, computer buddy, travel buddy scheme, a nightclub, and self-advocacy groups.

We now need an organised, flexible and hardworking individual with a real interest in developing a career in the charity sector.  The amazing aspect of this role is that through training, inspection and consultancy work you will be supporting people with learning disabilities to achieve fantastic results.  MLMC is at the forefront of the drive for learning disability rights. This role will help you to build your skills and experience whilst being part of an exciting social movement. The post calls for an enthusiastic and resilient person with an unceasing ‘can do’ attitude.

The intern will experience every facet of the charity’s operational delivery and be an integral part of one of Oxfordshire’s most impactful charities. We will pay keen attention to the successful candidate’s personal development needs and will invest significantly for the right candidate.

On the completion of a successful first year we will look to offer a full-time role within the charity to the intern.

MLMC not only says it values its staff but commits to them by offering a competitive salary, an enhanced pension contribution, an Employee Assistance Programme, Life Assurance, flexible working with time off in lieu, a weekly fruit basket, a £100 contribution towards a health & wellbeing activity, cycle to work scheme, two days special leave at Christmas, and working from home when appropriate. Free, dedicated staff parking is also available.

Closing Date:  Monday 6th June 2022 (5pm)

Interview Date:   Tuesday 14th June 2022

Start Date: Monday 27th June (but negotiable)

To Apply: Please read the Job Description and send your CV and covering letter to [email protected]

Information/questions: Contact Bryan Michell [email protected]


My Life My Choice is registered in England under charity number 1187726 at Unit 3, Watlington House, Watlington Road, Oxford. We use cookies to improve your experience using this website. To learn more, read our privacy policy.
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