Featured, News

Interactive ‘skills for life’ charity Safewise looks for new talent during its 20th birthday year

Following a strategic review, Dorset and Wiltshire based safety charity SafeWise is advertising four new roles to start in 2018. SafeWise run safety centres in Weymouth and Bournemouth, with a third opening in Swindon and Wiltshire in 2019. These centres deliver interactive ‘skills for life’ education in full size realistic settings including streets, working pedestrian […]


Four talented people needed

Following approval of a new Business Strategy by Trustees in November 2017, we are pleased to be recruiting for four new part time roles. Click on the titles for full details, a job description and how to apply. Centre Co-ordinator/Administrator for SafeWise Weymouth Business Manager Volunteers Manager Marketing and Communications Manager The closing date is […]


Dorset Driver Gold to become IAM Mature Driver Review

Following a Safewise business strategy review, IAM RoadSmart will be taking over the successful Dorset Driver Gold (DDG) scheme from SafeWise on April 1st, 2018. It is expected that most DDG Instructors will transfer to the new scheme. Rob Hattersley, SafeWise CEO said: “Dorset Driver Gold is a great scheme, and a much needed support […]


New Dorset Drive Gold theory session dates

New dates for Dorset Driver Gold theory sessions have been finalised. Thursday 7th December – 1.30pm at SafeWise Bournemouth Monday 15 January 2018 – 13:30 at Safewise Weymouth Tuesday 13 February 2018 – 10:00 am at Safewise Bournemouth To find out more about this confidence-building programme for mature drivers, click here.

Funding, News, Volunteers

Unclaimed money to help SafeWise grow volunteer capacity

SafeWise is to benefit from part of an unclaimed £90,000. The money, found at an abandoned care complex in Strete Mount, Christchurch, will help to grow the numbers of volunteers who deliver practical safety and life skills education at centres in Bournemouth and Weymouth. An 18 month long investigation was conducted, but after officers were unable […]


Exciting job vacancy at SafeWise

We’re looking for a dynamic teacher and team leader to take the reigns as Manager at our Bournemouth centre, at the start of an exciting new phase of development. Click here for full details, and please forward, like and share far and wide so that we have a great selection of candidates to choose from. […]


National Citizenship Service students put their artistic talents to good use at SafeWise Weymouth

During August SafeWise Weymouth were pleased to welcome students participating in the National Citizen Service (NCS). The scheme is part of a national Government funded program designed for 15 to 17 years-olds and provides a chance for students to take on new challenges, engage with their communities and develop key life skills that can be transferable and […]