Supported Employment Assistant

  • VO55277


Description

Attend monthly team meetings, help at regular focus groups of adults with LD and/or ASD, provide content for newsletter and distribute, support Advocators to deliver presentations, attend meetings to ensure adulst with LD and/or ASD views are being taken into account, ensure future plans reflect groups' needs, raise awareness of issues that affect adults with LD and/or ASD and create and sustain a safe environment which will encourage adults with LD and/or ASD to discuss issues affecting their lives.

Organisation aims and objectives

We run self-advocacy groups for adults with learning disabilities and / or autistic spectrum disorder with the aim of improving their confidence and communication skills, developing the awareness of their rights and responsibilites, enabling them to take more control over their own lives and to comment more effectively on services provided.

Availability

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Minimum of 8 hours per month. Six-month minimum time commitment.

Restrictions

Experience required: Must have a positive and non-judgemental attitude towards people with LD and/or ASD. Be able to get on well with people and have strong listening and communication skills. You must be prepared to work with people on a 1:1 basis, in small groups and at large events in various locations. Must be willing to undergo a PVG check.
Minimum age: 18

Support

Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: Travel expenses are paid per session at the price of a Dundee Daysaver Ticket
Training details: Induction Training is provided introducing volunteer to the organisation and informing them of our ethos, policies and procedures. Regular peer group support and supervision. Volunteers are encouraged to maintain a commitment to further training and personal development.
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer,
Wheelchair Access/Disabled Access Toilet

Last updated 14 days ago

Please note, organisations are currently experiencing a large volume of enquiries from people looking to help out. They may not always be able to meet this demand so please be patient, you may not receive a quick response or be assigned to a role.