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SUMMIT Are Recruiting!

Are you passionate about improving the lives of people with disabilities?   SUMMIT is currently recruiting for an Advocate/Facilitator to work across two exciting projects. This is a full-time, permanent role working Monday-Friday.   Your duties will include: Advocating in partnership with vulnerable people Facilitating groups and training events Providing outreach work to vulnerable adults … Continued

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Intoducing Our New Service – 2Can!

2Can   2Can is a partnership project delivered by SUMMIT and Essex Carers Support in Tendring, Essex. Supporting the health and emotional wellbeing of vulnerable people and their carers who may be at risk of harm and self-neglect.   2Can brings together 2 specialist organisations enabling them to provide a unique, tailored and holistic service. … Continued

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Changing Faces Dates 2020

Changing Faces Drama Group will be taking place throughout 2020 from 3:30pm-5:00pm at SUMMIT House, 14-16 Orwell Road, Clacton on Sea on the following dates:   Wednesday 26th February Wednesday 11th March Wednesday 25th March Wednesday 8th April Wednesday 22nd April Wednesday 6th May Wednesday 20th May Wednesday 3rd June Wednesday 17th June Wednesday 1st … Continued

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Crafty Creation Dates for 2020

Crafty Creations will be taking place throughout 2020 from 2:00pm-3:30pm at SUMMIT House, 14-16 Orwell Road, Clacton on Sea on the following dates:   Wednesday 11th March Wednesday 22nd April Wednesday 20th May Wednesday 17th June Wednesday 29th July Wednesday 26th August Wednesday 23rd September Wednesday 21st October Wednesday 18th November Wednesday 16th December We … Continued

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Introducing SUMMIT’s New Chief Executive Officer

  The Trustees are pleased to announce that we have appointed Gaynor Jarrett as SUMMIT’s new CEO, effective from January 2020. Gaynor has worked for SUMMIT since 2010 and has led on a variety of projects and services during this time. Her appointment is a clear reflection of SUMMIT’s commitment in continuing to ensure that … Continued

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Happy Retirement to our Chief Executive Officer!

Our Chief Executive Officer Avril O’Sullivan MBE will be retiring on 31st December after more than 25 years with SUMMIT (Tendring Mental Health Support).   Avril was one of the founders of formal Advocacy in Essex. Helping to ensure that adults with Learning Disabilities had someone to speak up for them and they were empowered … Continued

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Family Dog Workshops

Family Dog Workshops in Ipswich, Chelmsford & Cambridge 🐩 🐕   The family dog service at the assistance dog charity ‘Dogs for Good’ Is a service for parents and carers who have a child with Autism between the ages of 3 & 16, who are either looking at getting a dog or who want to … Continued

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The United in Kind Campaign.

The United in Kind campaign project is to tackle social isolation and loneliness at community level and will focus on groups considered to be a greater risk of isolation, carers older people, those with mental health issues, Learning Disabilities and Autism.     Through employed United in Kind Coaches and volunteers we can raise awareness, … Continued

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United in Kind!

🤗 Kindness comes to Clacton.   ‘Kindness came through SUMMIT’s door, we enjoyed it so much we asked for more. Smiles, kind words and a listening ear, makes you warm inside and full of cheer. One kind act can change your day… We hope that kindness is here to stay!   #UnitedInKind  

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