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Breakthrough survey on employment during the Coronavirus Pandemic for people with lived experience of disability and long term conditions

17 Sep 2020 - 15:27 by michelle.foster

breakthrough UKBreakthrough UK is a member of the North West Regional Stakeholder Network, of the Cabinet Office Disability Unit, providing a channel for input and engagement with central government from disabled people in the region.

They want to find out about the experiences of disabled people/people with lived experience of disability and long-term conditions, regarding employment so far during the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Board members – social innovation with Unlimited Potential

17 Sep 2020 - 15:14 by michelle.foster

unlimited potentialUnlimited Potential is a social enterprise, based in Greater Manchester, which specialises in social innovation – creating new solutions with communities to address social and economic challenges.

With a new business plan, Unlimited Potential are seeking new non-executive directors, particularly with skills, knowledge and experience in any of these areas:

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Manchester Adult Education Services Digital Skills Courses

9 Sep 2020 - 09:08 by michelle.foster

maesFrom September 2020, anyone with no or low digital skills will be able to work towards essential digital skills qualifications

The Manchester Adult Education Services (MAES) accessible courses will support you to develop your digital skills for work and everyday life. MAES will help you to learn how to use different devices and applications to:

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NCVO Risk Webinar - Steps to Building Organisational Resilience: Key Things to Consider

Since the start of this year charities have had to deal with huge levels of change and the associated risks that this brings. A move to an increasingly digital way of working and a reduction in funding caused by Covid-19, coupled with a challenging global risk environment, pose real risks to their long-term resilience.

2 December, 2020 - 10:30 to 11:30
Online

United Utilities Careers

13 Aug 2020 - 14:04 by michelle.foster

united utilitiesThe North West Water and Wastewater provider is on the lookout for new talent.

United Utilities, in partnership with the Launch Group, have introduced a new pre-apprenticeship employment programme, helping candidates kick start their careers.

This opportunity will help prepare candidates for their role of choice and guarantee them a place at the assessment centre in October,

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Spirit of Manchester Story Week 2020 – No Going Back

12 Aug 2020 - 11:56 by michelle.foster

spirit story 2020

Are you a Manchester voluntary, community and social enterprise sector organisation?

Would you like to share a story of your new everyday activity, as part of the 2020 Spirit of Manchester Story Week in September?

We are looking for 20 VCSE organisations to share their stories during the week of 21-25 September.

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Identifying poverty data in Greater Manchester

There is a multitude of data related to poverty and deprivation at a local level in Greater Manchester, but knowing how to identify the most relevant figures for your work or the most up-to-date statistics can be a challenge. On this course we give attendees the time to look at what different datasets tell us about poverty in Greater Manchester and to consider how they can develop a stronger understanding of poverty and deprivation at a local level by exploring a range of data sources.

10 February, 2021 - 09:30 to 15:00
Online

Identifying poverty data in Greater Manchester

There is a multitude of data related to poverty and deprivation at a local level in Greater Manchester, but knowing how to identify the most relevant figures for your work or the most up-to-date statistics can be a challenge. On this course we give attendees the time to look at what different datasets tell us about poverty in Greater Manchester and to consider how they can develop a stronger understanding of poverty and deprivation at a local level by exploring a range of data sources.

4 November, 2020 - 09:30 to 15:00
Online

ALL FM's free radio training for those at risk

6 Aug 2020 - 15:30 by michelle.foster

Got those COVID blues? Feeling low? In need of a little support?

ALL FM are offering free radio training and they will train you online to make a radio show in a small group. You don’t have to be technical – no experience is needed

For more information email: ed@allfm.org

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Understanding poverty measurement, definitions and data

Debates about whether poverty exists in the UK and how to define and measure it have raged for decades. A multitude of data is available that helps quantify poverty, but that wealth of data can make finding the most useful and best supporting
evidence difficult. By the end of this one-day course participants will have developed an understanding of what key poverty datasets tell us, how best to access data sources and how to use this knowledge to support the work that they do. 

25 March, 2021 - 09:30 to 15:45
Online

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