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Data protection issues around big data

Headlines - Fri, 05/09/2014 - 9:56am

The Information Commissioner’s Office has published a report giving an overview on data protection issues around big data analytics. It also contributes to the debate on big data and privacy.

Download ‘Big data and data protection’ (pdf, 470KB) via>>>>>>>>


Tagged: information

Library Consultation – have YOUR say

Headlines - Fri, 05/09/2014 - 9:39am

Whether you access library services online or visit your local library regularly or once in a while, you’ll want to have your say on this major public consultation on the future of Staffordshire’s library service. Thousands of people are expected to have their say – make sure you’re one of them! Read more here >>>>>Library consultation


Tagged: community, consultation, information

Employment Opportunity -Development Worker

Headlines - Fri, 05/09/2014 - 9:34am

This is an exciting and challenging opportunity to work for South Staffordshire Network for Mental Network, a registered charity based in Lichfield, and covering a wide geographical area across six districts of South Staffordshire.          SSNMH_Development Worker 2014


Tagged: development, employment, health

Free Forum for Social Care

Headlines - Fri, 05/09/2014 - 9:11am

Have you reserved your space for the Staffordshire County Council Managers Quality Networking Forum for Social Care? Click here for more information>>>>>Forum for Social Care


Tagged: carers, charity, community, social care, training

Carers Association South Staffs

Headlines - Fri, 05/09/2014 - 8:54am

A new CASS Living Well with Dementia (LWwD) service was officially launched this week to support people living with dementia and their carers. Read more here>>>>>>>LWWD Service Launch Stafford

One Day Free Workshop for Volunteer Co-ordinator

Headlines - Thu, 14/08/2014 - 12:45pm

On Wednesday 17th September, Stafford Volunteer centre are hosting a free one day course in Stafford at the Staffordshire University Beaconside campus revolving around Issues in Recruiting and supporting volunteers.

The Course will include talks and information on the following:

  • Equal opportunities and volunteers needing more support
  • Developments regarding do-it.org.uk which may affect your organisation
  • DBS (disclosure and Barring) checks
  • Recruiting and supporting ex-offenders as volunteers

 

This course is for volunteer co-ordinators and those who have involvement in recruitment and provision for volunteers. It will be held at the Staffordshire University Beaconside Campus where there will be ample parking, and includes lunch and refreshments.

If you wish to reserve a space or would like any questions to be answered at the event then please do not hesitate to contact skillbase@sdvs.org.uk
We also have a page set up on eventbrite.com for this event which you can be added to if you contact the above email address.


Tagged: development, education, information, training

Disclosure and Barring July’s News

Headlines - Wed, 06/08/2014 - 11:12am

The July edition of DBS Disclosure News is available for you to read on the website.  This month’s edition includes:

  • New forms heading you way soon
  • Getting your queries answered
  • Lost certificates
  • Going online saves you time: a reminder
  • Update Service reminders
  • Your feedback
  • Care of addresses
  • Changes to the ROA Exceptions Order 1975
  • Keep in the loop

Tagged: assistance, information, Legal Updates

The John Young Foundation

Headlines - Wed, 06/08/2014 - 11:08am

Here is the further information promised on our ‘Praying with George Herbert’ Quiet Day.>>>>>>> George Herbert Quiet Day


Tagged: faith, information

Free Social Care Training

Headlines - Wed, 06/08/2014 - 9:46am

Free Social Care Training available click here to find out more >>Social Care FREE Person Centred training coursel


Tagged: carers, community, disability, information, social care, training

Would you like to be part of The Casserole Club?

Headlines - Wed, 06/08/2014 - 9:37am

What is Casserole? It’s  a project that encourages people to cook and share an extra portion of food with an older person living locally to them who could really benefit from a delicious, free home cooked meal. Read more below>>

Casserole Staffordshire

 


Tagged: assistance, community, dependency, disability, health, information, voluntary

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