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Volunteering enriches your life & creates opportunities to give back to your community.

Volunteering enriches your life & creates opportunities to give back to your community. Volunteering utilises your talents, helps you grow & builds confidence. It’s a great way to enhance your CV, make friends along the way and most importantly, do something fulfilling.

We can provide volunteering experiences that suits your needs. From gardening, social training, life skills training, arts, drama, crafting  – you will have the opportunity to help someone develop and grow as a person whilst making a difference that will live with you forever.

We currently have 10 invaluable Volunteer Experiences available currently! Find out more & apply here: https://bit.ly/2K47a3u

Your future awaits!

Current Vacancies

Are you a person with a passion to help people? If so, would you like to work alongside like-minded, committed colleagues who enable people with a learning disability to increase their self-esteem, have more say, and control over their lives? Talkback has been working with people with a learning disability since 1998, aiming to achieve choice, opportunity and respect. Talkback is user led and knows what life is like when you have a learning disability.

We are currently recruiting: 

Project Workers – Learning Assistants – £18000- £19200 p.a. or pro rata 

Both full and part time roles available (a minimum of 3 days a week) Term time only .

No shift work or evening/weekend work 

We have several Project Worker – Learning Assistant vacancies to deliver a range of services to promote and encourage independent living and lifelong learning. Within the Equip Project, you will be working closely with local Further Education colleges by supporting young people, one to one, towards their education provision. Other project activities include gardening and allotment groups (some of which are based in National Trust properties), social and life skills training, a men’s independence group, travel training, a drama group which puts on regular shows, a recycling and tools workshops, a creative media group and a group working with animals. 

You will work across Buckinghamshire at both our High Wycombe and Aylesbury buildings, plus in local colleges and out in the community. You will work alongside people with a learning disability to meet their individual needs also support young people with their families to achieve positive outcomes. 

To succeed you will be able to work both as part of a team and independently and have a ‘can do’ attitude. As part of the role as an Equip Learning Disability Project Worker, you will deliver a range of services for people with a learning disability. You will need to have good communication skills and an understanding of both self-advocacy and inclusion. We can teach you all you need to know, you just need to have the passion and care. 

You will have the opportunity to help someone develop and grow as a person whilst making a difference that will live with you forever. And, as one of our team said ‘Working with people with a learning disability is the most rewarding and fulfilling role’ 

Closing date: 16th August 2019 

Interviews to be held: Mid-August 2019 

Roles to commence: September 2019 

If you would like to speak to a member of the team to find out more about this role please call Helen Black on 01494 434448. To apply for this role, please email to helen.black@talkback-uk.com to receive an application form.