Organisation Contact Details

Organisation/Group Name
Needed Engagement Worker Services (NEWS)
Telephone
Mobile
Contact Person
Dave Portingale

Address

Address 1
38 Millbrook Avenue
Town
Bristol
Postcode
BS4 4SU

Categories

Categories
Community & Living Advice & Support - General Learning, Skills & Work Health and Well Being Keeping Safe Parenting & Family Support

More About The Organisation

Organisation Details

About Us

NEWS offer Educational support for schools and colleges as well as one to one support with young people aged from 9 to 24. Raising self esteem and overcoming barriers to employment, education and or training. This can range from impartial careers advice to listening to problems and signposting to the relevant services i.e. attendance at school or college, travelling on public transport, homelessness, drink and or drugs issues, sexual health issues.
All staff working with NEWS is highly experienced with a background from working with the former Connexions service.

Opening Times

Are you open during term time?
Are you open during school holidays?
Opening Times
Monday9am to 5pm
Tuesday9am to 5pm
Wednesday9am to 5pm
Thursday9am to 5pm
Friday9am to 5pm

Your Service

Comments

For further information please visit our website at www.needengage.org.uk and complete the online form on the "Contact us" page or email us direct to either Dave Portingale at dave@needengage.org.uk or Donna Smith at donna@needengage.org.uk

If referral then by whom? For example, Social Worker, School, Doctor, Self-referral?

We take referrals from Social Services, Schools, Colleges, Training Providers, Doctors and Parents.

Waiting Lists

Do you have a waiting list?
No

Costs

Are there any costs to the user for your service?
Costs

For further information on costs please visit our website at www.needengage.org.uk and complete the online form on the "Contact us" page or email us direct to either Dave Portingale at dave@needengage.org.uk or Donna Smith at donna@needengage.org.uk

Areas Serviced

Do you welcome people using your service from the Bristol area?
If Yes, do you welcome people from all areas of Bristol using your service?
Do you welcome people using your service from the South Gloucestershire area?

Who can use your service

Age of Users
From 9 To 24
Who can use your service?

No restrictions

Policies and written documents

Have Policy
Child protection policy Equality of opportunity procedure and monitoring arrangements Complaints procedure Disciplinary and Grievance procedure Health and Safety Policy/Statement Data Protection/Confidentiality Statement
Have Written Document
Child protection policy Equality of opportunity procedure and monitoring arrangements Complaints procedure Disciplinary and Grievance procedure Quality Assurance/Management System Health and Safety Policy/Statement Data Protection/Confidentiality Statement

Accessibility

Is your organisation close to public transport?
No
Is there a car park nearby?
No
Is there accessible parking on site?
No
Is there a pedestrian route?
No
Is it smooth and with dropped kerbs?
No
Are doors 900mm or more wide, with flat thresholds?
No
Do you have external ramps?
No
Do you have a lobby / porch area?
No
Can wheelchair users clear the outer door prior to opening the inner?
No
Are there interior automatic doors?
No
Are there wide unobstructed corridors (minimum 1200mm)?
No
Do you have a lift for wheelchair users?
No
Do you have internal ramps?
No
Do you have internal steps?
No
Do you have a visual / flashing fire alarm?
No
Do you have accessible toilets?
No
Do you have an accessible changing room with a changing bed and a hoist?
No
Do you have a quiet room or a quiet area?
No
Do you have an outdoors play area?
No
Is this safe and enclosed?
No
Are the outdoor areas well lit (for evening activities)?
No
Do you have a soft play area?
No
Do you have a sensory room or area?
No
Do you have an induction loop and / or radio mikes?
No

Policies and Training

Training

Child Protection (Safeguarding)
None
Behaviour Management
None
Administration of medicines
None
Inclusion/Equal Opportunities
None
Risk Assessment
None
Manual Handling
None
British Sign Language
None
Makaton
None
Enabling verbal and non verbal communication
None
Inclusive Play
None
Autism Awareness
None

Policies

Child Protection (Safeguarding)
No
Behaviour Management
No
Complaints
No
Intimate Care
No
Continence
No
Incident/Accident logs
No
Registration for sessions
No
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