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Caudwell Children

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Established in 2000, Caudwell Children is a national charity which works to transform the lives of disabled children and their families, enabling them to challenge the barriers they face throughout childhood by providing practical and emotional support.

The charity is going through an exciting period of growth having recently opened a new state-of-the-art facility for multi-disciplinary therapy programmes for childhood disability and research of neurodevelopmental conditions, including autism, within the grounds of Keele University.

The Service Delivery Department is responsible for ensuring the beneficiaries of the charity receive high quality services. We offer services to children and support to families which include, advice and signposting to local services available to individuals anywhere in the UK, we accept applications for, and subject to a set of financial criteria will contribute funding towards some specific therapies, provision of resources such as specialist wheelchairs, car seats, tricycles, sensory stimulating equipment and sports equipment, we have specialist autism services and accept referrals to assess and diagnose autism in 4 to 11 year olds and provide information, workshops and advice to families with a child with autism, and we have an employment service for autistic young people up to age 25 years to support the transition into the digital skills workforce. This volunteer role is specifically to support the employment service.

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About Caudwell Children

Location:

Caudwell International Children's Centre, Innovation Way, Keele Science & Innovation Park, Newcatle-Under-Lyme, Staffordshire ST5 5NT, GB

Mission Statement

Caudwell children transforms the lives of disabled children across the UK. We act as a safety net for families who are unable to gain the help they need. We dont believe in waiting lists for children. We treat families and their children as individuals We are a national charity with a local heart The Charity's management and running costs are covered by a kind benefactor so that donations go directly to help children in need.

Description

Caudwell Children can help with:

- Family support services and short break activities

- Mobility and sensory equipment

- Access to life saving surgeries and treatments

- Life changing therapy and support programmes for children with brain injuries and their families

- Fully supported family holidays for children fighting life threatening illnesses

Children & Youth
People with Disabilities

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Caudwell International Children's CentreInnovation WayKeele Science & Innovation ParkNewcastle Under Lyme, West Midlands ST5 5NTUnited Kingdom

(53.00426,-2.26291)
 

SKILLS

  • Basic Computer Skills
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • The suggested time commitment for this role is 2 hours a week for a minimum of 6 months

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