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The transition in benefits arrangements from Disability Living Allowance to Personal Independence Payments is now well underway. This event is provided to assist support workers, outreach workers, benefits advisors, advice workers and housing officers help their clients through the change in arrangements. For further details click here>>>>>>Training event 28-07-17
The BLF will receive a smaller proportion of the money taken for the London Olympics infrastructure, because its share of lottery revenues changed from 50 per cent in 2010 to 40 per cent in 2012 read more >>>>Big Lottery Fund to receive £60m from winding-up of the Olympic Lottery Distribution Fund
The shadow civil society minister urges the Prime Minister to respond to the National Audit Office report that criticised the Cabinet Office and the Big Lottery Fund over the management of more than £2m of fundingread more below>>>>>>>>
New Directions Support is a successful and expanding Community Interest Company based in Stafford. We provide structured activities for adults with learning disabilities and help them meet their personal outcomes and establish friendships. Currently we are looking for 2 enthusiastic day-opportunities support workers to join our team. The posts are fixed hours (no shifts) on two days each and will be based at our community venues in Stafford. For more information click here>>>NDS worker July 2014 short
This week’s government reshuffle of ministerial positions saw Nick Hurd leave and Brooks Newmark, MP for Braintree, take his place as minister for civil society. This includes responsibility for youth services as well as the voluntary sector. Civil Society Media.. New minister for civil society
Staffordshire Moorlands CVS are delighted to be awarded a small amount of the Public Health funding for the Staffordshire Moorlands to pilot a series of Family Volunteering Days across the summer holidays. They are encouraging families of all make-ups, ages, abilities and backgrounds to get out and volunteer together for an afternoon or half day.
The aim is to encourage families to spend time together, get healthy together and have fun. Booking is essential – More information is available online via the website: www.nowvolunteer.org.uk , by phone on 01538 398240, by calling in to our office 9 High Street, Leek or click on the attachment below
This ia a paid role for a full time Volunteer Organiser, based in Penkridge, access to a vehicle required with clean driving licence. Role is for the Eat Well Staffordshire project. Salary £16,646 plus travel expenses, pension contribution, free parking, rural surrounds. Access to formal and informal training and development. For more information click on the attachments
An Open Invitation to
Savana’s Annual General Meeting
Monday 8th September 2014 beginning at 10:00am
Rose Price Room, Dudson Centre
Hanley, Stoke on Trent ST1 5DD
Breakfast Refreshments are provided from 10.00am.
The meeting will commence at 10.30am
We expect the meeting to end by 12 noon
Bookings are required for catering:
Contact:01782 221005 or email@example.com
The new funding organisation Edge Fund, which supports grassroots groups aiming at radical social change, has raised its first quarter of a million pounds. It supports work run by and for communities facing discrimination and injustice and work that aims read more .Funding for radical social change
The bank, led by chief executive Richard Wilcox, announced the plan in its annual report, published yesterday.
Launch of revised guidance – Health and safety in care homes – HSG220
This guidance is intended to help those providing and managing care homes – to give them a better understanding of the real risks and how to manage them effectively. It has been extensively rewritten, with a number of new topics, and brings together key messages on risks to both workers and residents. It will also be of interest to others working in social care.
To download a copy visit: http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/books/hsg220.htm?eban=govdel-health-services&cr=24-Jun-2014
An article on accountancy body ICAEW’s charity forum reports that the Charities section of HM Revenue and Customs has set up a dedicated Outreach Team to offer help and support to charities to enable them to get things right first time.