Independent Advocate

We are looking for a dynamic and resourceful individual who wants to make a difference in the lives of others by upholding their rights and speaking on their behalf.  Why not join our supportive and inclusive work environment?  This is an exciting opportunity to join our Team initially for a 12-month, full-time, pilot study to help […]

Neurodiversity in the Workplace: Best Practices for Employers & HR (Part 3)

Article Three: Best Practices and Resources  This final instalment in our neurodiversity series focuses on practical strategies and resources that employers can implement to build inclusive workplaces and to attract and empower neurodivergent employees. Previously, in articles 1 and 2[LI1]  we defined neurodiversity and explored relevant employment law legislation applicable to neurodiversity. On 20 February 2024, […]

Neurodiversity in the Workplace: Understanding Employment Law Obligations (Part 2)

In our previous article, we explored essential neurodiversity-related terms and discussed the importance of recognising the diverse range of thinking styles and experiences. This article focuses on the legal landscape, specifically outlining employment law aspects that employers must understand to ensure compliance. Neurodiversity, the Equality Act, and Disability It’s estimated that around 1 in 7 […]

Navigating Neurodiversity in the Workplace: A Practical Guide for Employers and HR

Understanding neurodiversity’s nuances is essential for building genuinely inclusive workplaces. This series aims to demystify the topic, providing employers and HR executives with practical strategies to empower and uplift neurodivergent employees. Here’s a breakdown of what you can expect: Article One: Understanding Neurodiversity – Explore the meaning of neurodiversity, its historical context, and a glossary of […]

Volunteering in Tamworth, April 2024

Hello and happy April, Spring is here at last and with any luck we’ll be getting less rainy days in the near future, if only so I don’t have to keep cleaning up after muddy dog paws. But I’ll stop there before I go onto a longer rant about the weather, we’re here to talk […]

Support Officers

Sherratts Wood Cares are recruiting Support Officers to support adults with disabilities, mainly Learning Disabilities but who also have physical and mental health disabilities. Applicants would need to be able to work shift patterns across the whole week, including evenings and some weekends. You would be required to work at our Day Opportunity in Burton […]

Charity Shop Volunteer

We’re looking for volunteers to get involved in our local PDSA charity shops and help raise the vital funds needed to treat poorly pets.  PDSA has over 100 community charity shops around the UK. Each one plays a huge role in raising the funds needed to care for the animals that arrive across our 48 […]

New Activities Club for People with Dementia in Tamworth

Dementia Caring, who have been running an activities club for people living with dementia in Elford for nearly two years, are launching a second club in Tamworth in April. The Time Out Club will start on 18th April with a free taster session between 1.20-4.30pm at St Peters Church and Community Centre, Hawksworth, Silver Link […]

Staffordshire’s 180 Village Halls Encouraged to ‘Go Green’

Rural community buildings across the county considered how they can save energy and work with groups in their community to contribute to Net Zero as part of a national campaign led by Action with Communities in Rural England (ACRE). Run almost entirely by volunteers, village halls are a cornerstone of rural community life in Staffordshire […]

Welfare Benefits Adviser

External / Internal Advertisement   Disability Solutions West Midlands are seeking to recruit a Welfare Benefits Adviser to support people with disabilities living in Stoke-on-Trent to secure appropriate welfare benefits and to challenge unfavourable benefit decisions. Based at Disability Solutions HQ (North Staffordshire Medical Institute in Hartshill), the successful candidate will have proven successful experience of […]

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