For our friends with IBDs – a new youtube channel about living with Crohns and a Stoma bag

If you’ve got an Inflammatory Bowel Disease (such as Crohns or Ulcerative Colitis) there can be a lot to process and learn. This is even more true when you’re dealing with the day to day practicalities of living with a stoma bag. Susie Rogers has started a YouTube channel talking about her processes and tips […]

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Derby Audio Describers – Disabled Access Day and upcoming shows in Derby

‘Like a narrator telling a story, audio description is an additional commentary that describes body language, expressions and movements – allowing you to hear what you might not be able to see, so you don’t miss a thing’ – RNIB Derby Audio Describers is a dedicated group that provides descriptions of the visual aspects of […]

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New Job Vacancy – Managed Bank Coordinator

Our Managed Bank Accounts team has an opening for a new coordinator. Working closely with Ability Finance’s Payroll department and DDCIL’s Direct Payments team, this is an opportunity for a dedicated individual who would enjoy working as a team to support service users. All details can be found below and on our Job Vacancies page. Managed Bank […]

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DDCIL is still open for business, despite the threat of impending budget cuts

Our doors are still open, and it’s business as usual for our services while we go through the Derbyshire County Council consultation process and prepare for any budget cuts coming our way. The Direct Payment and Support Planning Team are as busy as ever, helping Derbyshire County Council Direct Payment recipients to calculate the most […]

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Funding Cuts to DDCIL – DCC Consultation

Derbyshire County Council is going to be making huge cuts across the voluntary and community sector. This will mean the end of a lot of important front line services and could include all of DDCIL’s current services. The council is currently running a consultation on the potential impact of these cuts. For DDCIL this could mean […]

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Volunteering in Sport Opportunities – IMPACT

Derbyshire Sport June 2016 is being promoted as Inclusive Volunteer Month during which disabled people are being encouraged to volunteer at sports clubs and organisations. This is part of the IMPACT project which aims to help clubs and organisations become more inclusive get more disabled people into sport increase disabled volunteers’ confidence and skills. Volunteering […]

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New job vacancy in Ability Finance – Maternity cover

Our team in Ability Finance have a temporary vacancy for a trainee clerical/payroll assistant (with the possibility of the role becoming permanent).  Ability Finance provides a full payroll service for disabled people employing their own staff/personal assistants. We offer payroll advice and support via telephone, email and face to face meetings. The role is for 22 […]

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New job vacancy – Direct Payments and Support Planning Advisor

The DDCIL Direct Payments and Support planning service has an opening for a new advisor. EDIT 22/03/16: Applications for this position are now closed We have an opening for a new advisor to join the team in supporting disabled people with planning their Direct Payments budgets, developing their support plans and recruiting and managing personal […]

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New job vacancy at PAN Travel

PAN Travel, part of DDCIL’s social enterprise the People’s Ability Network, has a new job opening for a driver. All details can be found below and on our Job vacancies page. People’s Ability Network (PAN) Travel Driver 16 hours per week, school term time only. Approximate working times 7:30 – 9:15 and 14:30 – 16:15. Role: […]

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