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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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
NJC scale 22 (£20,456 pro rata)
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.
- 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
For further information about the post and an application pack contact Catherine Thornton
Conwy Connect Engagement Co-ordinator
Tel: 01492 536486
Closing date: Monday 16 January 2017
Interview date: Wednesday 8 February 2017
Registered Charity Number 1082860
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.
We welcomed 61 members
Our Annual Report can be downloaded below here
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.
See the video link below – invite to our Annual Meeting papers also attached
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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.