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Manchester Health and Care Commissioning Bed Base Workshop

18 Jan 2019 - 10:54 by michelle.foster

Manchester Health and Care Commissioning (MHCC) is committed to moving to an outcome-based model of care delivery; following the development of an outcomes-based model of homecare, the next stage is to move to a detailed understanding of current and future “bed base” requirements for the population of Manchester. MHCC’s vision is to develop a commissioning strategy for their integrated health and social care bed-based provision across the city which better meets the desired outcomes and needs of the population.

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Launch of the Food Poverty Action Plan for Greater Manchester

18 Jan 2019 - 10:42 by michelle.foster

The Greater Manchester Food Poverty Alliance have been producing the Food Poverty Action Plan for Greater Manchester and they would like to invite you to the launch event, to celebrate how far they've come in co-producing this plan, and to start working together to make it a reality.

The plan will contain many actions about the role the VCSE sector can play in tackling food poverty, and the need for a joined-up response between different sectors.

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The Big Pancake Party 2019

18 Jan 2019 - 10:38 by michelle.foster

Did you know that approximately 1 in 8 British adults worry about not being able to afford enough food? The Big Pancake Party

Research through Church Urban Fund’s Together Network shows that food poverty is an increasing issue in this country with more and more families using food banks and children going hungry during summer holidays without their free school meals.

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High 5 4 Healthy Minds conference – free winter wellbeing conference

8 February, 2019 - 09:30 to 16:30

The High 5 4 Healthy Minds conference, creates inspiration, empowerment, strategies, understanding and skills in wellbeing and mental health. This free one day event features key note speakers and workshops.

Key note speakers include:
Claire Eastham a best-selling author and award –winning mental health blogger. She debuted her instant bestselling book ‘We’re All Mad Here’ in November 2016 .
Claire will discuss and share mental health in the workplace ‘Be Mental Health Savvy At Work’. 

Outreach Worker at Manchester Action on Street Health

Manchester Action on Street Health (MASH) is a busy city-centre based charity working with female sex workers to keep them safe and more empowered to make decisions about their lives. The small and dedicated staff team, supported by volunteers, work with more than 700 women every year. Last year, MASH was awarded the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service, the equivalent of an MBE, which recognises exceptional work done by volunteer groups in their communities. All staff benefit from regular development opportunities including trauma-informed training.

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21 hours per week
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£16,320 per annum actual
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Manchester
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Sexual and Reproductive Health Nurse at Manchester Action on Street Health

Manchester Action on Street Health (MASH) is a busy city-centre based charity working with female sex workers to keep them safe and more empowered to make decisions about their lives. The small and dedicated staff team, supported by volunteers, work with more than 700 women every year. Last year, MASH was awarded the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service, the equivalent of an MBE, which recognises exceptional work done by volunteer groups in their communities. All staff benefit from regular development opportunities including trauma-informed training.

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Grade: Band 6
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Manchester
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Women’s Influence Worker at Manchester Action on Street Health

Women experiencing multiple disadvantage are rarely able to get their voices heard or influence the services they use or need. Some groups in Manchester have begun to try to change this. Manchester Action on Street Health (MASH) are looking for someone who can build on that change by:
• Bringing together women with experience of issues like homelessness, abuse, mental health issues and addiction
• Equipping them to undertake peer research to identify the issues that matter most to them

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35 hours per week to include some evenings and weekends
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£22,000 per annum
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Manchester
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