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You can work on identifying what you'd like to do about employment and volunteering opportunities on your own and here are some resources that you may find helpful.
However, it can be easier with the help of a health coach to find out what works best for you and support you develop your confidence, knowledge and skills to do so.
Sign up here for some FREE sessions with a health coach
It doesn't matter if you don't know what you want or what could help you; a health coach will discuss your situation with you and help you decide what's important for you.
Whether you decide to be supported by a health coach at this stage or not, you will find plenty of suggestions in the links below to help you.
‘Let’s Get Working’ is a free service aimed at providing intensive, personally tailored and ongoing practical support for people with long term physical health issues or disabilities.
The aim is to;
The project is delivered by Employability Navigators, Community Connectors, Employability Trainers and an Employer Coordinator, offering access to specific support for both employment and health and wellbeing needs including community activity. The service will be delivered locally, as close to participants as possible, with a high level of outreach and flexibility.
For further information or to make a referral please contact;
Luisa.Serrecchia@sussexcommunity.org.uk (High Weald Lewes & Havens) or Telephone: 01273 519 112
We are the nationally accredited Volunteer Centre for East Sussex – promoting, supporting and developing volunteering across the county.
This guide provides advice on coping at work when you have a long-term (also called chronic) medical problem. The conditions covered include asthma, diabetes, cancer, arthritis or any other long-term medical condition. It is designed to help find practical solutions that will benefit both you and your employer.
Supporting, enabling and celebrating volunteering in all its diversity; we have support and resources for all aspects of volunteering. Volunteering is someone spending time, unpaid, doing something that aims to benefit the environment or someone who they're not closely related to. Volunteering must be a choice freely made by each individual.
An Access to Work grant can pay for practical support if you have a disability, health or mental health condition.
Speak to us about what might work for you on 01273 934944 or sign up for any of the options below.
This is a FREE service provided by NHS High Weald Lewes Havens Clinical Commissioning Group in a partnership with the GP surgeries in Lewes: