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Opportunity for GM VCSE organisations to engage with new VCSE School Readiness Group

18 May 2018 - 09:54 by michelle.foster

There is an opportunity for VCSE organisations to be involved with the development of a new VCSE School Readiness Task and Finish group linked to the work of the Greater Manchester Combined Authority around the Mayor’s priority on School Readiness.

The first meeting of this group is taking place at Longsight Community Primary School on Thursday 7 June from 12.30pm – 3.30pm. It will focus on the creation of a VCSE group to drive forward school readiness work in GM and to work through how this connects to the wider GM school readiness agenda to look at the development of the group.

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Work Experience for Xaverian College Students

18 May 2018 - 09:52 by michelle.foster

Students will leave Xaverian College with the academic skills needed to pursue their chosen career. However it is the practical, hands-on skills that can only be learnt on the job that the students seek, in order to help them to excel. Xaverian College

Could you offer a student some relevant and constructive work experience?

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Invitation to input into helping schools have a clear idea of emotional health offer available to them

3 July, 2018 - 09:30 to 16:00

Manchester Healthy Schools, Manchester Mind and Newall Green High School are working collaboratively on a resilience project, commissioned as part of the CAMHS Transformation agenda. They have become aware of the many different offers/initiatives/pilots that are happening across the City and at GM level.

This has become quite confusing for everyone and especially for schools.

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Youth Work Training Opportunity for Manchester Volunteers For Manchester based organisations and volunteers only

To complement Manchester Volunteer Centre's existing volunteer induction package, Greater Manchester Youth Network are providing an introductory session about youth work volunteering on 7th June 2018. This also coincides with Volunteer’s Week 2018.

7 June, 2018 - 12:30 to 15:30
Macc, 3rd Floor Swan Buildings, 20 Swan Street, Manchester, M4 5JW

Safeguarding Adults: Enquiry Training for Managers

This training is for managers of provider services in Directorate for Adults, Health and Well-being.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Your Safeguarding role and responsibilities as a manager
  • What action to take when an allegation of abuse is reported to you
  • The process and timescale of an investigation

Notes for Applicants

31 May, 2018 - 09:30 to 16:30
To be confirmed
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Part time Finance Admin Worker at Manchester People First and The Shaw Centre

Manchester People First and The Shaw Centre are both voluntary sector groups for adults with a learning disability. Their offices are near each other in Cheetham Hill, close to the City Centre.

The post holder will use accounting software, help manage payroll, keep files up to date, keep petty cash records, answer the phone, take minutes of meetings and other office admin jobs.

You will also have to get on well with members and support the organisations’ ethos.

Interviews will be held on Monday 11 June 2018.

10 hours per week
£5,200 per annum, £10 per hour
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Making IT Digital - workshops (various dates and times)

MadLab's Making it Digital is a series of digital fabrication workshops and courses designed to equip unemployed and underemployed women with skills to kickstart careers, launch businesses and open up new job opportunities in technology and beyond!

What you'll learn
We will offer practical, hands-on sessions as well as talks led by industry professionals that emphasise foundational digital making technology.

16 May, 2018 (All day) to 7 June, 2018 (All day)
To be confirmed
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Offer of NHS fully funded places for Managers on Disability and Inclusion Training Workshops

27 Apr 2018 - 10:51 by cheryl.mcalister

The development of these workshops follows a recent piece of research that was commissioned by the Manchester Health and Wellbeing Board (HWB) to ‘take a transparent look’ at workplace health in public sector organisations across the city. The research found that whilst there are pockets of good practice, there are some significant gaps, particularly in relation to disability where more needs to be done to support employees to participate in, remain in, and thrive through work.

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