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Measuring the Miles

Hello, how are you all? It’s April 12th and the shops are re-opening as the next phase of lockdown restrictions are being lifted.  I wonder how miles you could clock on a shopping trip perhaps combined with a trip to the hairdressers.  Gyms are also opening for individuals, so if you think it’s a bit […]

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Software and IT Support Officer

The Software and IT Support Officer will support staff across the organisation with IT centred support work in software applications, hardware management and telephony. SIL has recently purchased a new software package, Access, to support Social Care Services, Human Resources and Finance operations within the organisation.  The software will streamline processes, promote efficiency, and improve […]

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The Warm Up!

Have you got started yet? It’s now nearly a week since we launched our big 25K miles challenge in support of Megan Baker House, SIL charity of the year. Whilst the weather is warming up (well, we hope it is – fingers crossed there are more sunny days on their way) we are going to […]

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And we’re off…

SIL takes on 25,000 mile challenge to celebrate its 25 year anniversary… no, it’s not an April fool.  We really are going to be attempting to cover 25,000 miles (one thousand miles for each year) from April 1st 2021 to March 31st 2022! The whole SIL team, trustees, services users, families and supporters are invited […]

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Male Support Worker

We have vacancies for Support Workers to support a man on the outskirts of Hereford who has a learning disability to live independently in the community and is interested in music, films, sport and days out in the community. You will need to be outgoing and have a sense of humour. 24 hour shifts including […]

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Support Worker

Care for others, Make a difference Come and join our team as a Support Worker Working in adult social care, you will make a real difference to people’s lives every day As a Support Worker, you’ll not only make an incredible difference to the people you support, it will change your life too. You might […]

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Care Assistant

Job Description Do you want to work somewhere where every day is different? Working with people to live independently in their own homes. We currently have vacancies for shorter calls of four or five hours in the mornings and evenings. Applicants must possess a current driving licence. Job Types: Full-time, Part-time Hourly rate £10.00 contact […]

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Care & Support Assistant VM

Personal assistant required to support a visually impaired young lady. 8 hours per week plus holiday and sickness cover. Rate of pay; £8.72 per hour. Driver with own car essential. Location: Bobblestock area, Hereford ___________________________________________ About Me I am a totally blind lady, looking to employ someone to support me to fulfil day to day […]

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SIL Yearbook 2020

Normally, we would take you through a round-up of all our events, trips, activities and best moments of the past year. We would celebrate the achievements of individuals, teams and the whole of Services for Independent Living, our service users and friends, but… This has been anything but a normal year! 2020; the year when […]

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Care and Support Assistant – AT

Care and Support Assistant needed in Moreton on Lugg to assist disabled teenager with social activities in and around the home. I enjoy board games, drawing, colouring, and cooking. Some personal care will be involved. 15-20 hours per week and will include some evenings, weekends, and school holidays. Car driver preferred. £8.72 per hour. To […]

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Gwent Carers Hub

Did you know that whilst the Carers Hub is open for visitors on an appointment only basis, the Wellbeing Team are available Monday – Friday between the hours of 08.30 – 17.00 The team are available to offer Information Advice and Assistance and can support you within your caring role To contact the team please […]

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MS Society Wales – PONTIO Project

        The Pontio Project provides emotional, befriending and one to one support to people living with and affected by Multiple Sclerosis (MS) in Wales. We offer information and support on employment rights & welfare benefits (incl. PIP/ESA claims); ways to manage your MS; accessing treatments, health & social care services. Contact 0808 […]

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Free EPP Cymru Health & Wellbeing courses

Brought to you by Education Programmes for Patients and Aneurin Bevan University Health board are these virtual courses that are designed to help you manage long term health conditions.   Virtual Courses poster Living well with Diabetes  All EPP courses are led by trained tutors,  For more info or to book a place on a course, […]

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Inclusion Network Herefordshire – Online and offline Activities

Allinteractive is for all families with disabled children and young people in Herefordshire, funded by Herefordshire council and delivered by Marches Family Network. Allinteractive family bubble or small group sessions in Herefordshire, places to visit, online activities, stories, performances, training and places to get support all found in this handy newsletter AllinteractiveMFNInHEREDec2020fin from Marches Family […]

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SE Wales Carers Emergency grants

On Friday 27 November 2020 Carers Trust South East Wales launched the new Carers Emergency Grants scheme for unpaid carers. Carers can apply for a grant of up to £300 to address immediate winter pressures and emergency needs caused by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis.  The fund has been established to provide support for unpaid carers […]

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Mental Fitness for Men by Yeleni

Mental Fitness for Men by Yeleni

Yeleni Therapy & Support is a Complementary Therapy & Reiki training centre plus a charity providing free therapy sessions to anyone at any age, with any cancer at any stage in Herefordshire and surrounding counties. They are also open to the general public Whether you go through their door as a cancer patient or a […]

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Carers Wales – Support groups

Carers Wales bring you two lines of support – for those who are looking after someone. Care for a Cuppa – join other carers across Wales for a chat and information.  These take place every Tuesday afternoon between 14.30 and 16.30. Me Time – these sessions are about you and your wellbeing.  Me Time sessions take place […]

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Brain Tumour Support

Brain Tumour Support (BTS) has a range of support options for anyone facing the effects of a brain tumour diagnosis. Find support on 01454 422701 or support@braintumoursupport.co.uk You can also join the Support Members Forum, a closed group on Facebook which provides peer to peer support through it’s members – search Facebook for ‘Brain Tumour […]

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£500 self-isolation grant

The Self -Isolation grant or Test and Trace support payment has been made available from 28 September 2020.  You can apply through your local council. You may be entitled to a £500 payment if you: Have tested positive for Covid-19 (coronavirus) or Have had close contact with someone who has tested positive on or after […]

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SIL Virtual Christmas Bingo 2020

It’s 2020 and the party pooper, that is Covid 19, has meant that we have had to cancel all of our events this year, no Summer Garden Party, no Macmillan Coffee Morning and no Easter Bonanza but we will not let our Christmas spirit be quashed.  Oh no, after the success of our virtual AGM […]

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