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The Dreadnought Centre is seeking to recruit two part-time group facilitators to further develop it’s Aspires project.

We are looking for dynamic, energetic individuals with exceptional organisational skills who have the willingness and ability to travel Countywide.  Working to a child centred philosophy you will be facilitating social skills groups for young people with a diagnosis of an Autism Spectrum Condition and will be required to work 16 hours per week – to include a minimum of two evenings in term time, alongside holiday activities and residential opportunities.

Proposed project development will be focused in the North and East of the County alongside existing Countywide provision.

Salary £18,070 pro rata (NJC Scale 04:18)

For an application form contact : or phone 01209 218764

Closing date for applications: 13th October 2017

Informal Interview date:  The evening of Monday 30th October

Formal Interview date : Thursday 2nd November


Our groups are held in the evenings throughout Cornwall, so if you have a few hours to spare and would like to get to know some astounding children and young people why not consider becoming a volunteer with us.

Volunteer leaflet

Volunteer application

The benefits of volunteering include:

  • Fun
  • Enlightening
  • Training & supervision
  • Personal development
  • Confidence skills
  • New friends
  • Make a difference
  • The chance to pass on skills
  • Illustration of commitment for future employers
  • Your voluntary hours certificated annually
  • And so much more….

We operate a buddy system so you will have a volunteer alongside you until you find your feet. Volunteers are our most valuable resource and we want you to feel comfortable. On beginning work with the Charity, close monitoring of suitability is observed. Before having contact with children all employees and volunteers must complete our induction and basic safeguarding training. This is re-visited every two years.

Please note that all our volunteers are DBS checked to an enhanced level.

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….then give us a call  on 01209 218764 to request an application form. Struggling to locate us, you will find a map available on our contact page or feel free to call us for directions.


A couple of hours a week can make a real difference.

Future volunteer “Open Days” dates for 2017 /2018 will be held on

Thursday October 19th

Thursday November 16th

Thursday December 14th

Thursday January 11th

Thursday February 8th

Thursday March 8th

Thursday April 5th

Thursday May 3rd, 31st

Thursday June 28th

Thursday July 26th

Open days will be held here at The Dreadnought Centre, Carn Brea Lane, Pool, Redruth, TR15 3DS, feel free to drop in anytime between 1pm -3pm where a staff team member will be happy to show you around and introduce you to the work we do.


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