Work for Reach Learning Disability

Working for Reach is an opportunity to genuinely make a daily difference to the lives of people in our community. You can find out more about who we are and what we do here, but essentially our team are passionate about their work and improving the lives of people with learning disabilities.

Staff working at all of our five sites in Nottinghamshire say their work is hugely rewarding – both professionally and personally.

Can you help us reach beyond expectation?

We offer competitive packages, a friendly, supportive working environment, and career development opportunities. Enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service checks are required for all posts.

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Current Vacancies

Centre Manager - Flower Pod Newark

Salary £23,000 - £24,500
Location: Flower Pod Newark, Hawton Road, Newark, Notts NG24 4NP
Hours: Full Time (37.5hrs)

Reach Learning Disability is a Nottinghamshire-based charity, providing high-quality person-centred, day services to people with learning disabilities. We seek a hardworking, dynamic and enthusiastic Manager to continue to develop our exciting offer to people with learning disabilities at Flower Pod Newark. Aided by a dedicated staff and volunteer team, you will have plenty of scope to make a positive difference to the lives of local people.

The successful candidate will have a person-centred approach towards supporting people with learning disabilities. You will maintain and progress the development of the Reach Centre and its programmes to meet the needs of adults with learning disabilities in collaboration with their families, care providers, other agencies and the local authority. This is a horticultural site, and as such, involves working outside.

Good leadership, communication and problem-solving skills are essential, as well as an enthusiastic and positive outlook. Management experience is essential, as well as a background in Adult Social Care. Some horticultural knowledge would be advantageous. We are looking for a team-player who is keen to get involved in all aspects of Reach’s work, including a willingness to help with fundraising activities. We offer competitive packages, friendly working environment, and career development opportunities.

Enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service checks required.

Click here for full job description and here for a person specification.

Click on the link for an application form in Word or Excel.

Deadline for applications is Friday 3rd March, 5pm.

To find out more call Angela Mallory on 01636 671939 or email angela.mallory@reachuk.org

Project Co-Ordinator/Classroom Assistant -  Reach Newark

Salary: National minimum wage/ National living wage (age dependant) 
Locations: Reach Newark, Hawtonville Community Centre, Newark, NG24 4JQ and
Flower Pod Newark, Hawton Road, Newark, Notts NG24 4NP
Hours: 15 hours per week (over 3 days - 9.30am to 3pm tbc)

Can you help us Reach beyond expectation?

We seek a hardworking, dynamic and enthusiastic individual to play an active role in supporting clients at our Newark day services (working between Reach Newark and Flower Pod Newark).

The successful candidate will have a person-centred approach towards supporting people with learning disabilities. You will need to be committed to delivering a high standard of support, be non-judgmental and be willing to get stuck in and work as part of a successful team. Duties will include  providing support to our tutors within sessions, providing one-to-one support for identified clients, including personal care and maintaining accurate records.

Good communication and problem-solving skills are essential, as well as an enthusiastic and positive outlook. Basic IT skills are also required.

We are looking for a team-player who is keen to get involved in all aspects of Reach’s work, including a willingness to help with fundraising activities.

We offer competitive packages, friendly working environment, and career development opportunities. Enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service checks required.

Click here for full job description and here for a person specification.

Click on the link for an application form in Word or Excel.

Deadline for applications is  Friday 10th February, 5pm.

To find out more call Angela Mallory on 01636 671939 or email angela.mallory@reachuk.org

We currently have no job vacancies - please check back soon. Or why not check out our vacancies in Reach Care?

Reach staff recently enjoyed a team building day at Flower Pod Newark.

Laura, Fundraising Officer, said “It was so nice to spend a day outdoors catching up with colleagues from across the organisation. What a great way to spend a day!”

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If you can’t find what you're looking for right now, we are still keen to hear from you. Visit our Volunteer page if you feel you have skills and time to offer. Alternatively you can make a general enquiry by completing the form below.

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