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Aviation Activities Officer

Aerobility is looking for an energetic, self-motivating person to join our team at Blackbushe Airport.  This is an exciting new job opportunity, developing opportunities for new and existing service users, particularly for young aspiring aviators aged 13 - 25.

The purpose of the Aviation Activities Officer is to increase opportunities and experiences for individuals to participate in our services, ensure that services are personalised to meet individual’s needs and explore the possibilities for creating new career paths for users in the aviation industry.

Salary: £22,000 FTE pro-rata for 3 days per week (22.5 hours): £13,200 p.a.

Key Tasks:

  •  Developing, planning and facilitating group programmes, projects and events for and with young disabled people

  • Supporting the delivery of one to one opportunities for young disabled people which focus on their learning and development

  • Developing further educational group work with young disabled people, for instance follow-on courses to help users gain skills and experience at a higher level of a chosen speciality. 

You will need to be:

  • Proficient in the use of a broad range of IT packages including but not limited to Word, Excel and PowerPoint

  • Experienced in supporting youth or educational work, ideally with people with a range of disabilities and special needs

  • Organised, including the ability to plan ahead and effectively manage the high and diverse workload

  • A skilled communicator (both written and oral), with the ability to communicate with a diverse range of people, and have a willingness to learn/improvise new communication skills as required by Aerobility fliers’ particular needs

  • Flexible, reliable and adaptable; able to build positive working relationships with a diverse range of stakeholders

  • Able to take a proactive approach to ensuring up-to-date knowledge on issues in the disability, charity and aviation sector, maintaining commitment to equal opportunities and disability awareness

  • Experienced in Monitoring and Evaluation Procedures

  • Flexible in terms of working hours, as some weekend working may be required Flexible in terms of working hours.  In addition, some weekend work may be required

  • Confident in leading and presenting sessions

  • Able to build young people’s confidence and self-esteem

  • Able to work closely with a team of volunteers

  • Able to tailor activities for individual needs, including learners on the Autism spectrum, learning difficulties and physical limitations

 

About Us

Aerobility (www.aerobility.com) is a charity offering disabled people, without exception, the opportunity to fly an aeroplane.

Aerobility removes barriers and offers disabled people a real sense of achievement and genuinely changes people's lives. 

Aerobility's specially adapted aircraft fly from various airfields around the UK providing life changing trial flights and flight training.

Aerobility aims to support all kinds of disabled aviation and represents the needs of disabled people whatever their aviation aspirations. Participants range from disabled kids through to soldiers recently wounded on active duty.

To Apply: Send your CV and a covering letter explaining how you meet the person specification to pollydickinson@aerobility.com by 21st November 2018.

 

 

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