October 2021 E-Newsletter

AoD’s October 2021 E-Newsletter Pictured: Tara Flood and Kevin Caulfield – Strategic Lead Co-production for Hammersmith & Fulham Council. AoD recently met with Tara Floor and Kevin Caulfield who job share in the role of Strategic Lead Co-production for Hammersmith & Fulham Council. We discussed how their role came about, what coproduction is why it […]

Trustee for Action on Disability

Seeking New Trustees – Join the AoD Board There are currently seven Trustee vacancies on the Action on Disability Board this year so if you wish to stand for election as a Trustee, please download and complete the Trustee Nomination Form below and submit this to: david.buxton@aod.org.uk or call 0207 385 2098 The deadline for […]

August E-Newsletter

August 2021 E-Newsletter Welfare Benefits Service Update Over the last quarter the Welfare Benefits have been doing fantastic work. During the period of 1st April – 30th June, the Welfare Benefit Service dealt with 93 new cases. The backdated lump sum payments for clients were £61,265.90. The team were able to increase weekly payments for […]

Supported Worker for Sites & Facilities Manager, East Twickenham

Salary:                       £15 ph                               Hours:                       40 hours per week                                    Place of work:         St […]

Volunteer Gardening Leader

Role: Volunteer Gardening Club Leader Location: Action on Disability, Lillie Road, London, SW6 7SR Contract: 3 hours every other week, initially for 2-3 months. Apply: Please email: info@aod.org.uk for an application form The Post AoD is launching a new gardening club and looking for a gardener volunteer to lead our gardening group. You will initially work alongside […]

Job Coach

Role: Job Coach (bank staff) Location: Various London Locations Salary: £15 per hour Contact: info@aod.org.uk or call 0207 385 2098 for an application pack. Contract: Bank staff / various hours as needed Background Action on Disability is the supported employment service partner on a number of supported internships for young people with learning disabilities around […]

AoD June 2021 E-Newsletter

June 2021 E-Newsletter Last month AoD celebrated lots of great events, from Eid to Mental Health Awareness Week. In May it was also Deaf Awareness Week. The theme this year was ‘Coming though it together’ we helped to encourage everyone to celebrate Deafness and raise awareness for positivity and change. Watch AoD’s Chief Executive have […]

AoD April E-Newsletter

April 2021 E-Newsletter Almost a year has passed since Tom Kenny passed away, a much loved colleague of Action on Disability. In this newsletter, along with an update on AoD we would like to reflect on what he meant to some of his colleagues and how his work still lives on. Tom’s colleagues testimonials “We […]

Deaf Awareness Week 2021

Join us in celebrating Deaf Awareness Week! The theme this year is about ‘Coming Through it Together’. https://youtu.be/ZxB7cFQOpFg We want to encourage everyone to celebrate Deafness and raise awareness for change and positivity. Watch the video by Action on Disability’s Chief Executive, David Buxton 

AoD E-Newsletter March 2021

News from AoD Chief Executive – Law change opens door to deaf jurors “I am very pleased that the Ministry of Justice has finally recognised the need to update the law to allow BSL/English interpreters in the Jury Room in order that they may interpret for Deaf jurors who use sign language. This is indeed […]