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Job vacancies in Bedfordshire and Luton

Find a job in Bedfordshire with our new job board featuring job vacancies, free training opportunities and volunteering roles. Sign-up for weekly job vacancies by email…

The difference we make

Free care skills training for unpaid carers and PAs

The Disability Resource Centre is pleased to announce a new series of free care skills training workshops and online courses. Since 2017 our Care Academy has helped hundreds of local carers and PAs to learn vital skills, for free…

Events

See all the local events and meetups across Bedfordshire, Luton, Milton Keynes and surrounding counties…

Volunteer

Money Matters

Improve your financial wellbeing with our free programme of support for people in Luton. Sign-up to join the second group, starting in March 2022.

40+ useful links to help with employment

We have compiled some useful employment and job support links for Central Bedfordshire, Bedford Borough and Luton. Whether you are looking for a new job, need to find a support programme to help you back to work or prepare your CV then there are several free services that can help you…

Disability Equipment Shop

Wheelchair hire

Our wheelchair hire service has now reopened following COVID-19 safety guidelines. So we can help when you have a temporary need for a manual wheelchair.

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Jobs at The Disability Resource Centre

Join the team here at our charity, The Disability Resource Centre, to help make a difference to people’s lives. We currently have job vacancies for a Training Officer, another role to work in our helpdesk team plus a number of Health and Social Care Trainer opportunities.

Our newsletters…

Read all our latest newsletters and emails full of events, news and all the ways we help disabled people and carers every week of the year…

Jargon buster

Jargon buster

Try the award winning, plain English, jargon buster. It’s easy to use and gives simple explanations to many words and phrases.

Second-hand equipment

Second-hand equipment

Take a look at the latest items we have in our second-hand disability equipment shop, all at great prices. The Disability Resource Centre recently opened a second-hand disability equipment shop at the centre in Dunstable. During the coronavirus crisis we are not open to the public in-person, but you can instead use our popular ‘chat and collect’ service to find second-hand and new disability equipment for your needs.

Help with mental health in Bedfordshire

25 ways to help improve your overall wellbeing

We have compiled some useful links for help with your mental health in Bedfordshire and Luton. There are a range of services available including free counselling, online help from the NHS and support for young people.

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