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We are HIRING !!!

Job Title:      Day Service and Outreach Manager Reports to:   Operations Manager Salary:          £32,130 Hours:           37.5 Full Time   The closing date for this role is Friday 19th May 2024.   Purpose of role To oversee the day to day running of Aurora Nexus’ Day Services and Outreach support in the boroughs of Lewisham and Bromley...

We are HIRING !!!

Due to our continued expansion we are looking for an HR Advisor who is passionate about all things HR and have experience in employee relations and HR legislation and regulation. Job Title: HR AdvisorReports to: Director of ComplianceHours: 37 hours per week, Monday-Friday 9-5pm, Flexible working Term: £30,000 The organisationAurora Nexus provides high quality support to people on the autism spectrum and with learning disabilities, and their families, through a network of services across South London...

Woolwich Job Fair

Aurora Nexus is going to be at the Woolwich JobCentre Plus job fair on Tuesday 14th March! We will be recruiting people for support worker roles across our services, including day services. If you would like to learn more about becoming a support worker for people with learning disabilities and autism, then come along on Tuesday and look out for Aurora Nexus! Find directions to the JobCentre in Woolwich HERE.

No Smoking Day 2023

Aurora Nexus is supporting No Smoking Day 2023! Giving up smoking is one of the best things you can do for good for your health. If you want to stop, there’s free proven NHS tools and support to help you quit this year. If you’ve decided to quit smoking this year, here are three top tips to help you succeed: Pick a quit date and add it to your calendar. Why not quit on No Smoking Day? This will be Wednesday 8th March this year, so why not quit then? List your reasons to quit Use stop smoking aids to help manage cravings Search “Smoke Free” online for more information or visit the NHS Better Health Quit Smoking website HERE.

Winter Donation Drive

Our Environment and Food Poverty Group has been busy discussing how we as an organisation can make a positive impact on the environment and food poverty in our local area, and how the people we support can be encouraged to be more aware of what is happening in Lewisham during the cost of living crisis.  As part of their work, the Environment and Food Poverty Group have been running a donation drive throughout the winter to collect supplies for homeless people and people living on benefits in Lewisham...

Job Opportunity: Support Worker

Can you support young people aged 18 - 25 years who have a learning disability/autism? Can you support the individuals to learn daily living skills, manage their money, find a job, develop relationships, be safe, have the opportunity to do things they want to do, and have a great life? If this sounds like you, click HERE to request an application form by email, quoting reference number 'M1'.  Closing date 18th February, 2023...

Introduce a friend schemeĀ 

As the organisation continues to grow and change we are looking at how we can recruit high-calibre staff to join our teams.  We understand that staff are often the best people to recognise who might be suitable for roles at Aurora Nexus and recommend us as a great place to work. We would like to reward staff who aid us in recruiting the best workers, by paying a referral bonus for successful referrals of specific posts available at Aurora Nexus...

Autumn COVID-19 booster Campaign

On 15 July, the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) issued advice1 on the next COVID-19 booster campaign, to take place this Autumn. While we await the final details of the campaign, which will likely start in September, there is clear expectation the scope includes residents and staff in care homes and all frontline health and social care workers.    The Autumn campaign includes social care staff, many of whom will be eligible immediately for a booster...

Rainbow Art Exhibition

We have installed our window exhibition at Deptford X on Brookmill Road. Have a look at the great work our service users have created #auroraoptions #deptfordxwindow  

Stay Home Save Lives

Many people we support took part in a competition to make a stay safe rainbow to show their support for our key workers. All the pictures designed were very creative and colorful. It was a difficult decision to make, so we chose 3 winners:     1. Billy     2. Rayne     3. Aysen  

Alzheimer's Research UK Karaoke Fundraiser

Aurora hosted a karaoke fundraiser at Little Nans Bar Deptford to raise money for Alzheimer's Research UK on the 16th August 2018. The evening was a great success, many staff and service users attended and participated in this fun event. Some lovely voices were heard! We raised £247.00 for this cause.  Well done everyone for their hard work and contribution,special thanks to Safiye and Ina...

Investors In People

Aurora Options has been awarded Gold accreditation against the Investors in People Standard, demonstrating their commitment to high performance through good people management. Investors in People is the international standard for people management, defining what it takes to lead, support and manage people effectively to achieve sustainable results. Underpinning the Standard is the Investors in People framework, reflecting the latest workplace trends, essential skills and effective structures required to outperform in any industry...

Race For Life 2017

Congratulations to Team Aurora for completing the Race For Life 2017 at Blackheath Common.  It was a hot and sunny day and the team had a great time taking part in this event.  We had lots of support on Sunday from service users, staff and family. Well Done Team Aurora!

Christmas Market At The Green Man

Pick up the perfect present! Saturday 26 November 9am - 2pm Mulled wine & festive treats available Free entry Stalls available for hire The Green Man, 355 Bromley Road, SE6 2RPTel : 0800 0285 700www.greenman.com | @greenmanhub