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Statement on Coronavirus

Discovery Latest
31 March 2020

  Family helpline In order to make sure every family member is as well informed as possible, we have launched a new helpline especially for the families of people we support. The line will be staffed from 10am to 2pm, Monday to Friday, and will give you the opportunity to ask questions of our team […]

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“They fully understand person-centred support.” Read Harry Tavare’s blog

Discovery Latest
31 March 2020

During National Autism Awareness Week, Operations Administrator Harry talks about the challenges he faces and the success he has achieved at work: I worked at Somerset County Council for three years and completed a Level 2 Business Administration Apprenticeship, before joining Discovery as an Operations Administrator in November last year. Project Search Internship Before I […]

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Could extraordinary circumstances lead to an extraordinary new career?

Discovery Latest
19 March 2020

If your job is at risk due to coronavirus, read on No matter the circumstances, we will always need caring and values-driven people to support autistic people and people with learning disabilities to lead safe and fulfilling lives. With a role as a Discovery Support Worker you have the peace of mind of knowing that […]

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Read about Mark’s inspirational university lectures

Discovery Latest
9 March 2020

Mark Smith regularly speaks to audiences of 250 people at universities in Bristol and Gloucester about the challenges he faces living independently with a learning disability. Mark, who’s 47 speaks to nurses who are returning to practice about the daily challenges he faces, so they have a better understanding of learning disabilities. Gina Pring is […]

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The Value of Volunteering

Discovery Latest
3 March 2020

Time is the one thing we all have in common, but it is also the one thing that we each use very differently… At Discovery, we cannot thank our 54 volunteers enough for their support during the last three years and for all of the time they have devoted to volunteering long before Discovery was […]

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