Welcome to Conwy Connect for Learning Disabilities

Conwy Connect for Learning Disabilities was set up in 1997 to help promote the rights of people with a learning disability living within the county of Conwy in North Wales. Our aims include ensuring people have equality of choice and opportunity in the community they live in. We provide an essential link between all stakeholders whilst keeping members up-to-date of relevant changes in learning disability services.

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Connect Buddies Coordinator Advert

An exciting new opportunity has opened within Conwy Connect, we are looking for a Connect Buddies Coordintor.

30 hours per week

Based in Colwyn Bay – Covering the Gwynt y Mor Community fund coastal strip

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Fixed contract to February 2020

 

This post offers a unique opportunity in the field of learning disability services within Conwy. The post holder will develop and sustain the Connect Buddies service. The Post will involve work on an operational level, and focus on supporting individuals with a learning disability and volunteers to pair up and take part in social and community activities.

 

Experience in:

 

  • Gathering together and organising a range of information.
  • Evidence of working in a team and with other agencies to achieve positive change.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present information in a creative, clear and engaging way.
  • Competency in IT including word processing, desk top publishing accessing databases, spreadsheets, internet and e mail.
  • Creativity and ability to think out of the box.

 

The position is subject to a DBS

enhanced  check

For further information about the post and an application pack contact Catherine Thornton

Conwy Connect Engagement Co-ordinator

 

Tel:  01492 536486

E-mail: CathThornton1@gmail.com

 

Closing date: Monday 16 January 2017

Interview date:  Wednesday 8 February 2017

 

 

Registered Charity Number 1082860

 

 

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Annual Meeting 2016

Our Annual General Meeting was held on Tuesday 22nd November 2016, 7.00pm – 9.00pm, at the Colwyn Bay Cricket Club.    There was an opportunity to ask questions on the work of Conwy Connect.  James Hughes presented an interactive quiz about the Welsh Ambulance Service.  We introduced the Smart Meter Project being lead by TAPE and The Venture Drama Group performed a song for us.

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We welcomed 61 members

Our Annual Report can be downloaded  below here

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Boccia – A game for everyone

Boccia is a game similar to indoor bowls but is played with soft bowls instead. It can be played by anyone, including people who use a wheelchair and people with sensory impairments.

The next session is on Monday 29th November from 2pm to 4pm. It is on every 2 weeks at St. John’s Methodist Church, Conwy Road, Colwyn Bay, LL29 7RU.

Just click on the flyer below for more details.

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Invite video for our Annual Meeting

See the video link below – invite to our Annual Meeting papers also attachedchris-agm-video-capture

https://youtu.be/A_Cv8j5IYhc

 

 

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Annual Meeting 2016

Conwy Connect’s Annual General Meeting will be held on Tuesday 22 November 2016, 7.00pm – 9.00pm, a the the Colwyn Bay Cricket Club.

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