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Volunteer Support Worker at Spiral Sussex Ltd.

About Spiral Sussex

Spiral Sussex provides adults with learning difficulties, of varying abilities and ages, the chance to develop skills in media, including radio production, filming, music creation, photography, and computing. We proudly host the only 24-hour radio station run entirely by adults with learning difficulties. Our offerings also include supported holidays and a variety of activities throughout the week, weekends, and evenings such as assisted arts and crafts, day trips, karaoke, sports, outings, and more.

Our Mission

Our charity aims to benefit individuals with learning disabilities within Sussex by providing facilities for recreation and leisure-time activities. We strive to enable adults with learning disabilities to fully participate in the Sussex community. At Spiral Sussex, we are dedicated to creating an inclusive environment where individuals with learning difficulties can thrive, gain confidence, and enjoy meaningful experiences.

What does the opportunity involve doing?

Spiral Sussex is seeking a dedicated Volunteer to support its centre for adults with learning disabilities across Sussex. Spiral is open 7 days a week, and on evenings, there is also the opportunity to partake in assisted holidays in the UK and abroad! This is a rewarding and engaging role within the Sussex Community, where you will provide some of the most vulnerable members of society with opportunities to socialise, learn, and have fun.

About the Role:

As a Volunteer, you will:

Assist service users with the daily running of the centre, you will partake in activities such radio, assisted arts and crafts, day trips, karaoke, sports, outings, and more.
Enjoy flexible volunteering hours to fit your schedule.
Help our clients pursue their hobbies and interests, enhancing their social lives and providing them with enriching experiences throughout Brighton and Sussex.

What We Offer:
A fun and lively team environment where you can make a real difference.
The chance to meet new people and develop new skills.
Opportunities to give back to the Sussex community and positively impact the lives of our service users.

Why Volunteer with Us?

Volunteering with Spiral Sussex ensures our clients can engage in social activities, and lead fuller lives. Your contribution will help create memorable experiences for those who need it most.

Join us and make a difference today!

What induction, training and support is offered?

Experience is not required and we are flexible to volunteering hours. Training and mentoring will be provided on site.

What skills or qualities are needed?

-Be able to obtain a clear DBS check arranged by Spiral.
-Basic literacy and numeracy skills.
-Kindness, empathy and patience.
-Able to use initiative.
-You must have had both COVID-19 vaccine jabs.

More info
Date added

18th August 2022


Spiral Sussex Ltd.


Spiral Media Centre, Unit 1A Prospect House, Brighton, East Sussex, BN2 4JE

Deadline for applications

31 Aug 2024


Community and social centres


Arts/music Caring/play Cooking/catering Volunteering as part of a team

Disabled access?


Expenses paid?


Childcare available?


Contact name

Jamie Page

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