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We are thinking of all of our service users at this time. As we cannot run our services in the usual way, we have set up a RESOURCES page, which contains interesting links and ideas for ways to stay in touch. We will be updating this page regularly so check back often.....

Latest news

14/06/2021 - Support & Project Worker Opportunities - Friary Gardeners 

Could you support and care for others and make a difference every day?

We have an immediate opportunity to join our team at Friary Gardeners in Hastings. A full-time position is currently available, with guaranteed 37.5 working hours per week.

For more information, and to download an application, please visit our recruitment page

02/06/2021 - Site Manager Position Available  

Do you have the energy and organisational skills to manage and maintain our sites in Hastings and St Leonards to a high standard?

 

We are looking for a motivated individual who will ensure a safe and efficient environment for our service users and staff.

For more information, and to download an application, please visit our recruitment page

The 2019 Co-op Gazette is available to be downloaded.

Just click on the picture above and hopefully enjoy a less than serious look at life at The Parchment Trust.

22/04/2021 - Support & Project Worker Opportunities - 

Could you support and care for others and make a difference every day?

We have immediate opportunities to join our teams in Hastings, Bexhill, Eastbourne and Lewes. Part-time and full-time positions are currently available, with guaranteed working hours, either based at our Day Services in St Leonards or in the community.

For more information, and to download an application, please visit our recruitment page

25/02/2021 - Vaccine news for Service Users

JCVI has advised the government to invite all people on the GP Learning Disability Register for COVID-19 vaccination.


The advice of the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) remains that adults with severe and profound learning disabilities, and those with learning disabilities in long-stay nursing and residential care settings, should be offered the vaccine in priority group 6 (people with Down’s syndrome are included in group 4). Adults with less severe learning disabilities are not currently prioritised.


However, GP systems may not always capture the severity of someone’s disability, meaning some adults who are more severely affected by learning disabilities may not be invited for vaccination alongside people with other long-term health conditions.


To ensure those most at risk of death or hospitalisation are prioritised for vaccination, JCVI supports the plan to invite anyone on the GP Learning Disability Register – as well as adults with other related conditions, including cerebral palsy – for vaccination as part of priority group 6.

Full government statement: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/jcvi-advises-inviting-people-on-learning-disability-register-for-vaccine

24/02/2021 - Vaccines for carers

Information and frequently asked questions on the vaccine rollout for carers has been published by the The Sussex Learning Disabilities COVID Response Partnership - click the link below to download a copy. 

Vaccine FAQs from Carers in Sussex

13/11/2020 - Winter Changes at Friary Gardeners

 

See what changes we have made at our Friary Gardeners site to keep everyone safe as we head in to the winter period

05/11/2020 - IMPORTANT -  Message to service users, parents and carers from Andrew, our Chief Executive

Please CLICK HERE to read the latest statement from Andrew regarding the latest lockdown announcement. 

21/08/2020 Theaklen Drive - Open with some changes!

 

Please take a look at our short video showing the changes we have made at Theaklen Drive to keep everyone safe at this difficult time, we hope you find this helpful and reassuring.

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02/07/2020 - Update on the Bridge