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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.
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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.
Lewes BN7 2RD
30 Anchor Field
Ringmer BN8 5QN
Telephone lines open at 8:30am
33 High Street
Lewes BN7 2LU
Lewes BN7 1US
Anchor Field, Ringmer,
Lewes BN8 5QN
Monday to Friday: 8:30am-6:30pm, Saturday: 9am-1pm, Sunday: Closed
14 Eastgate St
Lewes BN7 2LP
Monday to Friday: 8:30am-6:00pm, Saturday: 8:30am-5:30pm, Sunday: 10:00am-4:00pm
35 Lansdown Place
Lewes BN7 2JU
Monday to Friday: 9:00am-5:30pm, Saturday: 9am-1pm, Sunday: Closed
44 High St
Lewes BN7 2DD
Monday to Friday: 8:30am-5:30pm, Saturday: 8:30am-5:30pm, Sunday: Closed
50 Western Rd
Lewes BN7 1RP
Monday to Friday: 8:30am-6:00pm, Saturday: 9am-1pm, Sunday: Closed
Coombe Terrace, 6-7 Lewes Road,
Brighton BN2 4AD
Open 7 days a week: 9:00am-10:00pm
Accident and Emergency departments are for critical or life-saving situations. The NHS in Lewes have published a booklet that you can download here: Don’t just go to A&E and which contains all the information you need to know on when to go to A&E and when to use the other options available to you.