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23 Jul 2014

A coffee shop with a difference in central London is celebrating after being chosen by a supermarket as its nominated charity of the year.

22 Jul 2014

Salary: £24,000 pa. Location: Southall. Closing Date: 12pm (Noon) Tuesday 29th July 2014.

22 Jul 2014

Salary: £24,000 pa. Location: Ealing & Hounslow. Closing Date: 12pm (Noon) Monday 4th August 2014.

22 Jul 2014

Salary: £31,000 pa. Location: Greenford.  Closing Date: 12pm (Noon) Friday 1st August 2014.

21 Jul 2014

Unique collaborative programme invites new funding applications

21 Jul 2014

Debbie Sorkin, national director of systems leadership at the Leadership Centre, describes how a different way of working can reap rewards in multi-agency schemes.

17 Jul 2014

Passionate about people? Great communicator? If this is you, we want you!

16 Jul 2014

Salary: £18,500 pa. Location: Balham, with some travel across London and the South East  Closing Date: 12pm (Noon) Monday 28th July 2014

2 Jul 2014

This week Sir Merrick Cockell, Chairman of the Local Government Association said Council finances are on a knife edge and that next year will be a make or break moment for adult social care.

2 Jul 2014

Salary: £50,000. Location: London. Closing date:12pm (Noon) Friday 18th July 2014

1 Jul 2014

Despite promises by the government after the Winterbourne View care scandal to move people out of institutions and into community living, many are still stuck in assessment and treatment units.

30 Jun 2014

A pioneering scheme which sees service users help to train the staff who provide their care and support is going from strength to strength.

27 Jun 2014

New resource to help more blind young people into work backed by Minister.

23 Jun 2014

VODG member SignHealth’s service to tackle Domestic Abuse has won disability charity of the year at the annual Charity Awards.

18 Jun 2014

Easy News, the first ever accessible news magazine for people with learning disabilities, is publishing an exclusive interview with Channel 4 News presenter Jon Snow, today, on accessibility in the news and voting.

12 Jun 2014

VODG is looking for a successor to John Adams when he stands down in a few weeks’ time, to lead the charity through the important next phase of its development.

11 Jun 2014

Sayer Vincent, specialist auditor and advisor to the charity sector, invites entries to its Financial Leadership Awards 2014.

11 Jun 2014

Kate Sayer, partner, Sayer Vincent chartered accountants, blogs on the importance of good financial leadership in the social care sector.

10 Jun 2014

National disability charity Walsingham has demonstrated its dedication to tackling the health inequalities that people with learning disabilities experience by signing up to a new charter.

4 Jun 2014

A young man with complex needs who now lives in supported housing instead of secure, institutional care and a deaf, learning disabled man who recruits his own care staff are among the individuals featured in a report published today by the sector’s leading umbrella group.

4 Jun 2014

The VODG publishes a new report today, blogs Steve Scown, chief executive, Dimensions and VODG trustee

2 Jun 2014

Full time post based at Head Office, Bristol. Salary: £27,073.

28 May 2014

Congratulations to VODG member Hft, on being awarded the Investors in People Gold Standard in recognition of its outstanding people management and commitment to developing staff.

27 May 2014

John Tizard writes about why social capital matters and how it holds communities together