We are recruiting a new Head of Care position

We are pleased to be recruiting to this newly created role overseeing our expanding portfolio of CQC registered services for people with disabilities.  The role is pivotal to CHADD as we move forward and build on our existing portfolio of specialist accommodation and support services available to vulnerable people in the Dudley area. Working within …

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Alliance Coordinator -12 month Contract – Youth Services

CHADD are currently recruiting a Young Person’s Alliance Coordinator to join the team in delivering support to young people who are looked after children. The Dudley Young Person’s Alliance is chaired by CHADD, with members Just Straight Talk, Accord Fry, YMCA Black Country Group, Stonewater and Top Church Training; a combination of supported housing & …

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About bloody time – but we still need help with period poverty

Last week we devoted International Women’s Day to the About Bloody Time campaign to tackle period poverty for the women of Dudley. This week the government confirmed that they will fund free sanitary products for schools in England.   Hurrah – great news and well done all who campaigned for this change! But This doesn’t deal …

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RISE Project Coordinator [youth services]

The RISE Project Coordinator will be responsible for developing and coordinating a programme of regular activities and events. As this is a new project we are seeking a self motivated, confident communicator who can make this happen and succeed. The ideal person will be creative, resourceful, organised, experienced in working with young people, excellent communication …

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It’s Never too Late an Independent Domestic Violence Advocate for people aged over 55 in Dudley

Outreach work to help victims of domestic abuse is a core part of CHADD’s work. In the last year we have developed this work with a new member of our team: Rani Kaur. Rani is an IDVA, an Independent Domestic Violence Advocate. She launched our new outreach service for people aged over 55. Here she …

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Domestic Abuse Housing Alliance session on housing and domestic abuse in Dudley

This morning we hosted Phil Azu for the first Midlands event from the Domestic Abuse Housing Alliance.  It’s an opportunity to bring people together from a range of housing providers and other public services to improve how we recognise and tackle domestic abuse. Anna Gillespie, our Chief Executive, opened the morning and  provided the context for …

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The Dudley Group Domestic Abuse

‘This saves lives’ – CHADD’s domestic abuse training at Russells Hall Hospital in Dudley

We’re halfway through a new programme to train medics and other staff at Russells Hall Hospital to help them recognise and act on domestic abuse. It’s a new partnership built on long-standing relationships between our own Karen Turnock and the safeguarding team at Dudley Group NHS Foundation Trust.   Karen is clear about why it …

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