Author Archives: Jennifer Laptew

Autism Awareness Week 29th March – 4th April

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Autism Awareness Week 29th March – 4th April Autism is a spectrum condition and affects people in different ways. Like all people, autistic people have their own strengths and weaknesses. Autism is a lifelong developmental disability that affects how people communicate and interact with the world. One in 100 people are on the autism spectrum […]

Vacancy: Rehabilitation Support Worker (Bury)

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Rehabilitation Support Worker Location: Bury, Greater Manchester Salary: £11.00 per hour Contract: Permanent, 30 hours per week with a view to becoming 35 hours + periods of sleep   About Us We are a passionate rehabilitation company providing support to children and adults across England, specialising in acquired brain injury, spinal injury and other complex […]

Vacancy: Rehabilitation Support Worker (Middleton)

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Rehabilitation Support Worker Location: Middleton, Greater Manchester Salary: £10.50 per hour Contract: Permanent, full time 35 hours + sleeps. Including weekends and evenings   About Us We are a passionate rehabilitation company providing support to children and adults across England, specialising in acquired brain injury, spinal injury and other complex conditions. We believe that you […]

Vacancy: Occupational Therapy Technical Instructor

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Occupational Therapy Technical Instructor Vacancy Type: Full time 37.5 hours per week Starting Salary: £21,900 per annum Base: Bury Office / Community Reporting to: Service Lead Occupational Therapist Closing Date: Monday 1st March 2021 Role Summary: This is an exciting opportunity to work with Occupational Therapists supporting children who are experiencing sensory processing difficulties and […]

Children’s Mental Health Week 2021

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Children’s Mental Health Week is taking place on 1-7 February 2021. We want to support this year’s Children’s Mental Health Week by raising important awareness to help more children and young people get the emotional support they need.
The theme of this year’s Children’s Mental Health Week is Express Yourself. For children being able to “express yourself” is about finding ways to share feelings, thoughts, or ideas, through creativity. It is about finding a way to show who they are, and how they see the world, it can also enable a child to feel better about themselves.

As care providers we recognised the importance of a child’s mental health and have identified some important resources we wanted to share with you.

The event is organised by Place2Be, a children’s mental health charity that provides counselling and mental health support and training in UK schools, using tried and tested methods backed by research. You can find out how to take part and find further help and resources on Children’s Mental Health Week 2021

Congratulations Berni!

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Congratulations Berni! Berni Lomax has been promoted to Assistant Care Coordinator. Berni joined the company in 2019 and has been actively working alongside Jane supporting her in her dual role as Registered Manager and Care Coordinator. The Care Coordinator role is a varied role with regular mentoring and supervision, bringing together different specialists, monitoring and […]

A day in the life of Jane Dee, Registered Manager

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A day in the life of Jane Dee, Registered Manager Have you ever wondered what the Registered Manager does? We’ve quizzed Jane Dee who was one of the founding members of Support for Independence to explain … Where are you from? I was born in Ramsbottom, Bury. I have travelled and lived in various places […]