Vacancy – Learning Disability Voices Network Project Worker

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Learning Disability Voices Network Project Worker Region: Based at Speak Out’s office in Brighton Hours per week: 14 hours per week plus pension contribution Starting Salary: £21,057 pa pro rata Brighton and Hove Speak Out is an innovative local charity. We support people with learning disabilities to have a voice and choice and control over … Read more

Accessible Hustings Event


  Our Accessible Hustings event took place on Tuesday 16th April at the Purple Playhouse Theatre. We’d like to thank Brighton & Hove Conservatives, Brighton & Hove Liberal Democrats, Brighton & Hove Green Party and Brighton & Hove Labour Group for attending our Accessible Hustings event today. People with a learning disabilities are often locked out of the … Read more

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We now have a stair climber! Last week we had training on how to use our very own stair climber so that we can safely evacuate anyone with mobility issues. This is only possible because of funding from Scope’s Local People Programme – Brighton & Hove, which we are very grateful for. Thank you

Lets Talk About Healthy Choices


Last Thursday, Natalie – Community Health Trainer, visited Speak Out East. She shared information about healthy food choices and low cost activities that people can take part in around the city. Natalie also gave everyone healthy recipe ideas and let them know that they can get information from their doctor about diet and exercise plans. … Read more

Thank You For a Great Year!


We’re approaching the end of another year at Speak Out and I’d like to take to chance to stand back and acknowledge all those that have helped us to carry out our vital work.  A big thank you goes to our team of 30+ volunteers who give their time to support people with learning disabilities, … Read more

Work(able) Private View


Work(able) – an exhibition on working with a learning impairment. On Friday, 23rd November, Peter, who is part of  Speak Out’s Wednesday morning speaking up group and Liz, who runs the group, went to Diana Ramsey’s private view at the Jubilee library. The exhibition was of photos taken of the people Diana worked with for … Read more