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Working with people with a learning disability and/or autism.

Options for Life is a registered charity providing a range of community based workshops and skills sessions from our community hubs around Sandwell.

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We are Hiring! 

Are you interested in helping to support people with learning disabilities and/or Autism, through empowerment and personal development to enable them to live their lives to the full and advance their personal and social development using a person-centre approach to develop preferences, choices and interests?

  • Support Worker- Outreach
  • Support Worker PMLD
  • Senior Admin Officer
  • HR & Health and Safety Officer

 

If so contact us now for an application pack on 0121 544 6611 or email [email protected] 

 

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Response Statement

We realise that this is a time of uncertainty for everyone and want to assure you that we have the welfare of our participants, staff and volunteers, as a priority at this very challenging time.

Options for Life is following advice from Central/Local Government and Public Health England which means unfortunately we have had to close our community-based hubs. We are still supporting participants through Outreach and are continuously looking at other ways we can provide support.

The health and wellbeing of our staff and participants is our top priority, and everyone is encouraged to maintain good hygiene practices.

 

For advice and guidance please see the useful links below:

NHS information on Coronavirus

NHS information and advice about coronavirus

Government updates

Coronavirus (Covid-19) Government - Recent and upcoming changes

Sandwell Councill Advice and Guidance

Sandwell Council Coronavirus Advice

NHS Covid-19 App

Coronavirus NHS App information

Local Restrictions

Local restrictions: areas with an outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19)

Your wellbeing – Easy Read

Coronavirus (COVID-19): an easy-read guide to looking after your feelings and your body

Mental Health and Wellbeing guidance

Guidance for the public on the mental health and wellbeing aspects of coronavirus (COVID-19)

Mencap – advice, guidance and lots of easy read documents

Mencap -  coronavirus-covid-19 - advice and support

If you have any questions please contact [email protected] - your query will be passed on to the appropriate person.

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People's Postcode Lottery
People's Postcode Lottery

Postcode Local Trust is a grant-giving charity funded entirely by the People's Postcode Lottery.
Our project received £18000 from the Trust to develop Sensory Software to help our participants make music.

Groundwork UK
Groundwork UK

Groundwork UK supports charitable causes through the sale of Tesco and Onestop plastic bags
Our project received £1000 from Groundwork UK to fund a trip for participants to go to Blackpool.

The Morrisons Foundation
The Morrisons Foundation

The Morrisons Foundation supports charities making a positive difference in local communities across England, Scotland and Wales.
We received £20,550 from The Morrisons Foundation towards our 2019 Gardening and Horticultural project.

Communities in Sync
Communities in Sync

Communities In Sync (CIS) is constituted as a Charitable Community Benefit Society based in the West Midlands
All member organisations have met a strict quality threshold and have the capacity, capability and experience of serving the community with a wide range of services. CIS also has access to a wide range of recognised community assets located throughout Sandwell, which combined with the grassroots and user-led nature of the member organisations ensures extensive reach into communities not easily accessible by mainstream and statutory providers. Visit their website here.