We are seeking an experienced and qualified Project Manager who can demonstrate energy and enthusiasm, to work on the recently approved “Access Fylde” Coast project.

In October 2018 Disability First, and its partners, were successful with a major funding application to the Coastal Communities Fund. This “game changing” project addresses the need to improve local businesses/employees and the wider local community’s knowledge and understanding of disability awareness through training, business access audits, advice, events, marketing and best practice access guides.

We require a Project Manager (36 hours), responsible for developing the project plan, management and delivery of the project within the set budget and agreed timescales. Salary up to £30,000 per annum

The post is for 9 months commencing October 2019 and finishing June 2020, when the project ceases. The person will be based in central Blackpool, working across the Fylde Coast and supported by a small team of project staff.


Deadline for applications: 13th 2019 September

Interview Date: 20th September 2019 all day

Start Date: 1st October 2019


Please email lindsaybarlow@disabilityfirst.org to request a full job description or Alan Reid 07541 222825 for an informal chat about the role. A letter of support and CV will be required.


Enquiries to: lindsaybarlow@disabilityfirst.org

Application: lindsaybarlow@disabilityfirst.org

Closing date: 13th September 2019