This week is #WorldAutismAwarenessWeek.
There are approximately 700,000 autistic people in the UK. The pandemic has been particularly hard for many of them and their families. This year, it’s more important than ever to raise awareness. Here at M&D Care we will be spending the week engaging in a variety of activities, hosting fun events between our services, some of us will even be taking on some Super 7 challenges, before ending our week lighting the company blue – all staff and the people we support shall be wearing blue on Friday to raise awareness for Autism, please do join us in wearing your favourite blue t-shirts too!
Today we welcome the first of many placements as part of the Kickstart Scheme here at M&D Care. This is a fantastic opportunity that we are really proud to be involved in.
The Kickstart Scheme is a fund set up by the government, as part of the ‘Plan for Jobs’ to create hundreds of thousands of high quality 6-month job placements for young people. This scheme can help support young people to develop new skills and to help them move into sustained employment after they have completed their funded job.
Jobs from the Kickstart Scheme are open to 16-24 year olds, who are claiming Universal Credit, and are at risk of long term unemployment. If you have a work coach they will talk to you about the Kickstart Scheme and whether it’s right for you.
If you think you are currently at risk of long-term unemployment get the experience you need, then click here for more information.
International Women’s Day (March 8) is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating women’s equality.
IWD has occurred for well over a century, with the first IWD gathering in 1911 supported by over a million people. Today, IWD belongs to all groups collectively everywhere.
We would like to share with you some of the faces of the women here at M&D Care, and take a moment to thank them for all that they do and for everything they have achieved.
This Careers Week we look to engage and inspire you to consider social care as a career choice. We provide personal career pathways that enable staff to develop their skills, knowledge and expertise within a supportive Social Care team. No matter where you join us on your career journey there’s a place for you here at M&D Care. Whichever path you choose you will be supporting someone with their own unique journey to a positive future.
We place people at the heart of everything we do. So why not join M&D Care today and become part of a passionate and positive team, who are all driven by the same desire and commitment to support the people we care for to lead the lives they want to.
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