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

Peer Support Outreach Worker

Contract: Fixed Term until October 2019

Location: B&NES

Hours: 16 hours per week (to be worked flexibly from Monday to Friday)

Salary: £21,711 to £24,505 pro rata

The West of England Centre for Inclusive Living (WECIL) is an organisation run by and for disabled people. Since 1995 we have been providing support, advocacy, advice and information services for disabled people in Bristol, South Gloucestershire, Bath & North East Somerset and surrounding areas. 

We are looking for a dynamic individual to establish a disabled persons’ peer support network across Bath and North East Somerset.  The role will seek to recruit disabled people across the geographical area and set up peer support groups to address social exclusion, develop relationships, increase confidence and empower disabled people to support each other through access to training and sharing expertise.

The successful candidate will be available to work flexible hours during the working week (from Monday to Friday) as the hours required will vary depending on the project activities.  Some evening work may be required as the project develops as well as occasional work from our Bristol office.

for further information and an application form.  Please note that WECIL does not accept applications by CV

Application packs are also available in accessible formats. Please contact our Admin Supervisor to discuss any access needs by emailing or telephone 0117 947 9911 (Mincom 0117 947 9912). Please note the post holder will be required to have/undergo a DBS check.

Closing date for applications: midday, Friday 9th February 2018

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

Application Form

Job Description 

WECIL Charter  

Equalities Form

Chief Executive Officer

Location: Bristol

Hours: 37.5  hrs per week

Salary: £42- 52,000 per annum dependant on experience. (Relocation assistance may be considered for the right candidate)

Benefits: WECIL offers excellent employment benefits including flexible working, a generous annual leave entitlement and an Employee Assistance Programme.

A real chance to make a difference supporting disabled people and their families across Bristol. The West of England Centre for Inclusive Living (WECIL) Ltd. is a charity with big ambitions which is in a stable financial and operational position has a clear mission and vision, and values which are lived throughout all we do. We aim to enable choice and control, promote disability equality, and to expand our excellent service to more people. We are seeking a new Chief Executive, to help lead us through this next phase of our development.

Application packs are also available in accessible formats.

Please contact PA to Chief Executive Officer to discuss any access needs by emailing  or telephone 0117 947 9916 .   

Please note the post holder will be required to have/undergo a DBS check.

Closing date for applications: Monday 22nd January midday

Interviews are likely to be on Monday 29th and Tuesday 30th January 2018, with 2nd interviews the following week.

Job Description 

Job Application Form 

CEO Information pack 


Young Persons Board of Trustees

Vacancy: Young Persons Board of Trustees                 

Location: Bristol

Salary: Voluntary                                            

Term: One year

Are you a young disabled person aged 12 to 19?

Is making a difference to the lives of young disabled people important to you?

The WECIL Community are looking for between 6 and 12 young disabled people to form a Young Persons Board of Trustees to work with our Senior Board of Trustees.

You will become part of the WECIL Community and have the opportunity to shape the future of the organisation and the services we offer to all disabled people.

You will:

  • Gain invaluable life skills & work experience
  • Learn new skills/add to your CV
  • Meet likeminded people
  • Work alongside other young disabled people to advise our senior board
  • Be mentored by a designated Trustee
  • Be part of shaping the organisation and services we offer to all disabled people
  • Make sure the voices of young disabled people are heard
  • Be a part of a progressive movement

No experience is necessary as we will help you learn the skills you need, but enthusiasm, passion and commitment are essential. This fantastic opportunity will provide you with invaluable experience that could help to shape your future.

Job Application Form

Job Description and Person Specification 

If you would like to find out more or need help with your application please contact Phil Cotgreave on:

Telephone: 07722 939983

(Mincom: 0117 947 9912)


Closing date for applications: Monday 26th February, 12 pm

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