Work for WECIL

WECIL is a varied, friendly and interesting place to work. We offer a range of benefits for staff, including:

  • Flexible working hours
  • Pension – employer matched contribution up to 6%
  • 30 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Health assured scheme including helpline, health checks and counselling support
  • Staff discounts with a range of leisure providers and large retailers
  • Continued Professional Development

We are a Silver Investors in People employer, a Mindful Employer and a Two Ticks employer

We encourage applications from under-represented groups, and as an organisation run by and for disabled people, we are particularly keen to employ disabled people. Therefore, all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the job will be invited to interview.  

Please note; we do NOT accept CV applications.

Please see below for current vacancies and applications packs. If you have any questions about these roles you can contact us on 0117 947 9911 or email


Direct Payment Support Client Advisor

Contract: Permanent subject to funding

Location: Bristol

Salary: £16,635 – £ 19,921 FTE per annum

37.5 hours per week

We are looking to recruit a highly motivated and confident person to join our hardworking Social Enterprise team in the role of Direct Payment Support Client Advisor.  A Direct Payment Advisor supports disabled people to employ Personal Assistants they recruit to support them in their own home, providing choice and control over how they manage their own care and support.

WECIL is undergoing significant change to redesign work across the organisation along Systems Thinking principles. The Direct Payments Support Team are the flagship of this process as they are currently evaluating performance and redesigning work to provide the most effective service to our customers.

The process of implementing the Principles of Systems Thinking is ongoing; the successful candidate will need to have the ability to use practically and support colleagues across WECIL, in adopting our Principles of Systems Thinking. They will need to work in a dynamic way to redesign the way customer demand flows through the team and value is delivered for our customers – as such caseloads and practices will be subject to change during the successful candidate’s probationary period and the person appointed will contribute to the redesign work directly. 

Job Application Form

Job Description

WECIL Charter

Equalities Monitoring Form

Closing date for applications: Monday 18th June 2018 at 12:00 noon.  



Contract: Fixed term until 31st March 2019

Location: Bristol

Salary: £18,360 – £22,270 pro rata (dependent on experience)

30 hours a week

We are looking for an experienced Advocate to join the WECIL team. 

The ideal candidate will work as part of the Care Management Advocacy Project to deliver high-quality and effective advocacy for clients who are receiving or requesting an assessment of need via Bristol City Council adult social care.

Candidates will be an experienced team player, able to work independently to undertake direct advocacy work and manage a caseload. Excellent verbal and written communication skills and a commitment to providing a high level of customer service to all clients and stakeholders are essential.  Candidates will have at least one years’ experience of advocacy including supporting vulnerable people and case management.

WECIL offers flexible-working hours, an excellent benefits package including a generous leave entitlement and a company pension scheme.

Job Application Form

Job Description 

WECIL Charter 

Equalities Monitoring Form 

Closing date for applications: 11th June 2018 at midday.

Please note that WECIL does not accept applications by CV.

Application packs are also available in accessible formats. Please contact WECIL Reception to discuss any access needs by emailing or telephone 0117 947 9911 (Minicom 0117 947 9912).

WECIL particularly encourages applications from under-represented groups (e.g. disabled people, people from black and minority ethnic groups, LGBT groups)

WECIL is a Disability Confident Employer

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