Local Dorset charity, Diverse Abilities, has recently undertaken its employee satisfaction survey across its 400 plus staff and is delighted to report that 83 per cent of employees think it is a great place to work and are satisfied with their job. Over the past three years the satisfaction rating has improved and increased by three per cent.
The survey findings also highlighted that those employed at Diverse Abilities feel valued; their work life balance is right; good training is received for their role; are happy their managers keep them informed of important changes and their role provides them with a good challenge. Those that currently work at the charity would also recommend working at the charity to their friends.
Charlotte Curtis, head of business resources at Diverse Abilities, said: “We are extremely pleased with this year’s survey results and delighted that year on year the results are improving. Our staff are very important in order for the charity’s vital services to run, therefore it is crucial staff are satisfied with their role at Diverse Abilities.”
The charity aims to enable children and adults with disabilities to achieve their full potential, by providing a lifetime of sustainable support and educational services and supports over 600 children and adults with disabilities, plus their families, across a range of services. These include a special school, short break, home support and in the community provision plus holiday and after school activities for children; supporting living and a day opportunities centre for adults and an advice service for all those with disabilities and/or ill health.
Opportunities are currently available for those looking for a career in care to join the charity’s team working with adults with disabilities. To find out more come along to an event on Saturday 6 December (9am-1pm) or Wednesday 10 December (4.30-6.30pm) at the charity’s head office – Unit C, Acorn Business Park, Ling Road BH12 4NZ.
Lee Brady, at Diverse Abilities, said: “We offer several different roles to suit a wide range of people that are looking for a job in the care sector. The majority of the adults we support require 24/7 care therefore we can offer variable hours during the week and on the weekend to suit them. If a career in care is a job you wish to progress with, we provide a range of prospects and an excellent career path.”
For further information please contact Lee Brady on 01202 718266 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.