Dudley Voices for Choice

Sector : Charities & Voluntary Sector

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Where is your business based?

We work across the Dudley borough in the West Midlands.

What is your name?

Sarah Offley

What is your role within the business?

Senior support worker

What does your business do?

We offer self advocacy support to people with learning disabilities and people with autism. We offer a peer review service. We offer bespoke training on a variety of subjects. We put information into easy read and plain English. We support individuals with learning disabilities and people with autism to speak up and be a part of their community.

What is special about your business - what makes it a great place to work?

We are an inclusive team and charity. Everyone can be a valued part of our work and team.

How many people do you employ?

We are a team of five. We have volunteers to.

What skills and qualities do you look for in new employees? Why should people look at jobs in this sector?

Clear communicator. Passionate about rights and inclusion of people with learning disabilities and people with autism. Flexible worker. Driving licence and access to a vehicle are essential. DBS clear

What other job roles do you have in your business?

Support worker Administration assistants

How do I apply for opportunities?

Vacancies will be advertised at local job centres. CV's accepted for volunteer places.

Volunteer : Self Advocacy support

Availability to work short hours to support a person with a learning disability to be a part of meetings they are attending.