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Introduction to Child Protection & Safeguarding / Introduction to Prevent

This pair of introductory courses provides a solid introduction to current child protection and safeguarding legislation, along with information on the Prevent Duty, so that you can embed best practice within your organisation. Created specifically for the arts, culture and heritage sectors, these courses are ideal for frontline workers, volunteers, chaperones and those that come into contact directly with children and young people.
*Each course can be booked individually, or book both together to ensure a comprehensive overview of current child protection issues.

29 November, 2018 - 11:00 to 16:00
HOME, 2, Tony Wilson Place, Manchester, M15 4FN

Putting the Government’s new LGBT Action Plan into practice – Greater Manchester Schools Achieve the Rainbow Flag Award

13 Jul 2018 - 09:39 by michelle.foster

This week the Government launched its national LGBT Action Plan to ensure the rights of our lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans citizens. In particular it revealed that “gay cure” therapies are still being offered in the UK, and that 19% of LGBT pupils get verbally harassed and insulted at school. Local organisation, The Proud Trust, has contributed to the action plan to tackle discrimination and has met with 10 Downing Street to explore ways all young people can receive inclusive and positive opportunities.

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Revised guidance published: Working together to safeguard children 2018

13 Jul 2018 - 09:28 by michelle.foster

Statutory guidance on inter-agency working to safeguard and promote the welfare of children in England. Department for Education

Department for Education (DfE) statutory guidance sets out what organisations and agencies who have functions relating to children must and should do to safeguard and promote the welfare of all children and young people under the age of 18 in England.

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Manchester Safeguarding Boards e-Bulletin 1 July 2018

6 Jul 2018 - 09:50 by michelle.foster

The Manchester Safeguarding Boards (MSB) comprises the Manchester Safeguarding Adults Board (MSAB) and the Manchester Safeguarding Children Boards (MSCB). The Boards share an Independent Chair, Julia Stephens-Row; and are supported by the MSB Business Unit. Manchester Safeguarding Boards

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Volunteer Coordinator at Home-Start Manchester

Home-Start Manchester is a voluntary organisation committed to promoting the welfare of families with at least one child under 5 years of age. Volunteers offer regular support, friendship and practical help to families under stress in their own homes helping to prevent family crisis and breakdown. 

Hours: 
18.5 hours per week
Salary: 
NJC Scale 22-27 £20,661 pro rata, actual £10,331
Location: 
Manchester

2 x Project Worker at Barnardo's

Barnardo's is one of the very few organisations in the UK that provides direct one-to-one support to trafficked children through three specialist trafficking services, Independent Child Trafficking Advocacy, the Panel for the Protection of Trafficked Children and Hampshire Trafficking (specialising in post 18 support). 

Hours: 
As and when
Salary: 
£12.23 - £16.17 per hour
Location: 
Greater Manchester, Wales and Hampshire
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HMRC - Universal Credit workshop

This workshop is open to anyone who lives or works within the city of Manchester and looking for HMRC Benefits Support.

Mainly focussed on Universal Credit this workshop will look at how it affects people making a new claim, how it affects people on the 'old' benefit who need to transfer over, how to claim and specific information for young people and older adults.

See attached poster for further information.

Places are limited - maximum of 2 people per organisation.

13 September, 2018 - 10:00 to 11:30
Macc, 3rd Floor Swan Buildings, 20 Swan Street, Manchester, M4 5JW

Local Stockport Mums set up postnatal group to make new parents’ lives brighter

22 Jun 2018 - 11:01 by michelle.foster

Two local mums have set up a new postnatal group to help families in Adswood and Bridgehall. Ellie Thouret and Donna Hawkyard of The Parenting Collective have designed the group in collaboration with local families to make lives a little brighter for new parents. Stockport Postnatal Group

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