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Treat me well Campaign

Treat me well Campaign

We are campaigning to transform how the NHS treats people with a learning disability in hospital. Will you join us? Find out more at www.mencap.org.uk/treatmewell

If you would like to find out more – and maybe join the Croydon Treat me well group – please come to the Know Your Rights workshop.

It is on Wednesday 12th September at Croydon Mencap’s offices in Thornton Heath. This workshop is open to anyone with a learning disability living in Croydon, who would like to know more about their rights when they are in hospital, and their families and supporters. Please see the poster for details.

There is also a follow up workshop on Wednesday 3rd October for those who want to get directly involved with the Treat me well campaign.

 

2018 08 16 KYR workshop 12 Sept poster

Opportunities to Work with People with Learning Disabilities

 

Opportunities to Work with People with Learning Disabilities

 

Everyone wants a purposeful job, to do something really meaningful.  At Croydon Mencap we can give you just that.  With us it is never “just a job”

You will meet new people and feel inspired to reach your potential.  We will ask a lot of you – but you will get back so much more.  In return for your hard work and passion Croydon Mencap can give you real meaning and purpose in your work.  We will offer you fun, support and challenge to be the best you can be.

Support Worker / Driver – Leslie Park – 37.5hrs per week – £20,592 p.a.

 

Working with a brilliant and fun team you will provide support people with learning disabilities that attend our Centre in Leslie Park Road, Croydon, to participate in a range of activities that you will help to plan and deliver. Many activities take place away from the Centre so it is essential you are able to drive. Previous experience of working with people with learning disabilities is desirable but not essential.

 

For further information please e-mail jo@croydonmencap.org.uk to request an information pack.

 

If you wish to have an informal chat about this job please call Amanda, Leslie Park Manager – 020 8662 9201

 

Closing date for applications: 28th August 2018

 

JD support worker driver Leslie Park

 

Soda Beat

This Monday16th July! Soda Beat is back at Scream Lounge, 20c South End, Croydon, CR0 1DN (close to The Skylark pub)

£5 entry on the door Starts 7pm

Super Soda Beat regulars The CarbonatorsSocial Trip Wire and special guests from ‘Soda Jam’, Club Soda’s music project for young musicians are joined by:

Sabien Gator

Stephen Barnett and Shaun Moor have been working together under the support of Carousel since 2010. Having played together in various bands, the pair officially joined forces as Sabien Gator in September 2012 and have since added drummer Fraser Caygill to the band.

The multi-talented, multi-instrumentalists have recently worked on an exciting piece called Creatures of the Revolution; a collaboration with performer Matthew Hellett (aka Mrs Sparkle) and digital artists Sarah Watson and Jason Eade, with Simon Wilkinson (Circa69).
Robin Plays Chords

Robin Jax’s exploits as RobinPlaysChords have been built on a slow but steady sonic development. Building on the release of 2014’s Teardrop Girl-Star EP, 2017’s Teardrop Girl-Star LP – which was recorded in studios in the UK and Ukraine – is the culmination of six years of fine tuning a remarkably focused sound. Gentle shimmering textures and jagged distortion embrace each other warmly. Robin sings words that beckon you closer, to come forward across seemingly impassable distances. RobinPlaysChords has previously opened for the likes of The Irrepressibles and Thomas Truax, as well as appearing at Tramlines Festival and playing shows in mainland Europe.

Looks like a smashing night out, so please share with your friends and all the people you support.

Please make plans to   and make the changes to staff support plans so that the person you are supporting can choose when they want to go home right up until the last big choon…

Email info@clubsoda.org.uk or call 020 8253 1034 to find out more.

 

 

All About Me

The All About Me project is an employment opportunity for people with learning disabilities who are interested in getting jobs working in shops.
It is based in a shop unit in the Whitgift Centre in Croydon.

Please see the poster and documents below for more information.

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All about Me referral form

All about Me ethnic monitoring form

 

 

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