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Fiona - Electric Tricycle User, Age 51. 'I purchased an electric tricycle as I have Multiple Sclerosis and can no longer ride a bicycle due to poor balance and mobility issues. I have found that being out on my tricycle that my fitness has improved and it has had an impact on weight loss. With the pedal assist I am still able to pedal and use my legs which is important to keep my muscles active, reduce numbness and I am also able to cycle further including hills and this also helps with fatigue as I tire easily. I have enjoyed being able to access local rural areas which has had a positive impact on my mental health and wellbeing, especially during this difficult time due to Covid-19 and being isolated as a clinically vulnerable person. This has meant that I have been able to get out of the house and feel safe whilst exercising. There are a lot of support groups on social media where I have met other like minded cyclists who have offered invaluable support and advice and I have met up with another lady tricycle rider as a riding companion.'
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Wheels to Work North Lincolnshire Scheme - John from Grimsby ‘I joined the scheme in 2021 after hearing about it from a family member. I was in need of transport to get to and from work as I had my motorbike stolen and was not able to replace it. As a short-term arrangement I was relying on a family member to take and pick me up from work. For me the key benefit of the wheels to work scheme was that it provided me with a scooter that enabled me to get to and from work, it also gave me back independence and freedom. I would definitely recommend the scheme and I have done so to friends who are need of transport to get to work. Don’t’ underestimate the scooters as they are extremely reliable . My experience of the scheme was great, and I was glad that I was successful in receiving a scooter via the scheme’.
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Project Development Coordinator – East Riding (Developing Personalised Care in the Community)

Would you like the opportunity to develop new, local, responsive care services which increase access to support for people in rural areas?

Humber and Wolds Rural Action (trading as Humber and Wolds Rural Community Council) is seeking an enthusiastic and innovative Project Coordinator to develop and implement this new and exciting project on behalf of NHS Humber Coast and Vale Health and Care Partnership (project funder and partner) working with Community First Yorkshire, our project partner. 

Personalised Care: making the most of the expertise, capacity and potential of people, families and communities: https://www.england.nhs.uk/personalisedcare

Micro Providers: individual or very small, community based care and support services, supporting people to keep well, socialise and remain independent. See link for a similar scheme: https://somersetcommunityconnect.org.uk/help-at-home-micro-providers/micro-providers-information-and-advice

Overall aim of the project: develop a new and innovative project which will deliver quality individualised support services to people living in rural communities.

The successful candidate will be part of a team co-designing, developing and delivering the project. Duties will include:

  • developing local interest and recruiting people interested in being a local Micro Provider
  • facilitating the delivery of the Personalised Care/Micro Provider training programme
  • working with a range of partners including local communities and adult social care teams
  • working as a member of the project team to deliver across rural communities
  • facilitating and supporting a Project Steering Group and network of Micro Providers
  • meeting project milestones and completing monitoring requirements to evaluate the project and report to NHS Humber Coast and Vale Care Partnership and wider partners

Proposed pilot areas: North Yorkshire (Vale of York) and East Riding of Yorkshire (Western Wolds)

If you are self-motivated, determined, a great communicator and have experience of development work with voluntary organisations, community groups and individuals, then this is the job for you!

For an application pack, or to find out more, please contact by:

Email: info@hwrcc.org.uk     

Telephone: 01652 637700     

Website: www.hwrcc.org.uk

Project Development Coordinator – East Riding (Developing Personalised Care in the Community)

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