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The Challenge is a third sector organisation who is a provider of the National Citizen Service which brings 15-17 year olds together from diverse backgrounds to support community engagement and social mixing.

Young people develop key skills such as teamwork, leadership and communication, and build long-term friendships with people who are different to them. The purpose of this programme is to encourage young people to socially mix with people from different backgrounds and walks of life to promote social integration.

The role we are looking for is a Delivery Programme Associate Manager is support the logistical running, staff management and pastoral care on our programmes acrossWarwickshire. The role is fixed term until 14th September 2016.

The Challeneg are really keen to attract people from the local area to support ehir community work.

Full details of the Job Specification and how to apply are in the document below

External---DPAM-May-16.docx

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We are seeking staff to provide one 2 one support to individuals in order to meet the needs of disabled children, young persons, adults, and their families and carers.

We have a 6 month fixed term post of 16 hours a week and other hours available

As a new and growing organisation we are looking for enthusiastic people to join our team at this exciting time.

To find out more please call Emma on 07792 969245

Email: emmasmithentrust@gmail.com

 

Job details and application forms

Job-description-ECP.docx

Entrust-Care-Partner-Application-form.docxecpA5

partner-employeefinal.docx

For more info on Entrust

www.entrustcarepartnership.org.uk

A possible opportunity for community groups looking at new or changing their premises and wanting a base in Alcester

Alcester Library are in the process of moving the library from the current building to Globe House next door.  The Library closed to the public on 21 January and will re-open in its new location on 8 February.
 
After 8 February there will be a temporary occupation of the old premises, until around the end of April, by the Fire Service whilst improvements are carried out to the Fire Station but thereafter it will be vacant.
 
This clearly leaves the former library building as surplus to the Library and they will be disposing of it in the fairly near future.  WCC are currently seeking fee quotes from agents to deal with the disposal.
 
The building is fairly substantial extending to around 488 sq m (Gross Internal Area).
 
If your charity/group/body are interested or are aware of any suitable community users who might wish to acquire the building please contact the WCC contact on the e-mail below. 

WCC have emphasised that any community organisations will need to pay market value for the building to cover the costs of relocating the service to Globe House.
 
They might look at a lease arrangement but again this will need to be at a market rent.

Please contact ianwilson@warwickshire.gov.uk Senior Surveyor for WCC for full details

Closing Date: Monday 8th Feb at 1pm

In a format borrowed from the BBC 2 hit show Dragons Den, the participants from cohort 2.3 as part of the Elizabeth Garrett Anderson Programme have a small amount of funding to support charities and voluntary groups operating within the West Midlands.
 
They will be running a fun Dragons Den style event with guest speakers on Tuesday, 16th February 2016 at Warwick Conference Centre, Arden House, where shortlisted applicants will pitch their proposal to the audience and Dragons. They have a maximum donation of £1,000 on offer with a range of smaller donations for applications that win the approval of the Dragons.
 
The event is designed to support local charity and voluntary groups in the area to improve person-centred care and to support a thriving self-care community. For more details please see: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk
 
If you are interested in applying please read the criteria prior to completing the form.
 
The deadline for submitting an application is Monday, 8th February 2016 by 1.00pm. Only completed application forms received before the closing date will be accepted.

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The following are a selection of Development opportunities for you to look through. There are some which are relatively simple (basic) and at the end of this article there are a group of more 'advanced' bits of training and advice you can look at bar one event which is on 4th February. Please do take a look at them as if they are not 'important' to you at present, they could/will be very soon - possibly in just a few months.

To start: these are town bits of support that are also on our 'Funding' post - please ignore if you have already looked at that article

Small charities fundraising training programme

Charities can sign up for a range of training opportunities through the Government small charities fundraising training programme.

The programme, worth over £100,000, will provide expert training to small charities from February to June 2016. It will help charities with an annual income of up to £1 million to generate more income to support their vital work.

They will provide training opportunities for small charities, from face-to-face training, to intensive one-to-one advice sessions, skilled volunteering matches and webinars. These will cover topics including:


developing a fundraising strategy
fundraising from trusts and foundations
developing corporate relationships
crowdfunding


The Transform Foundation

A new fund to help charities to provide investment in digital – a better (the best) - web site a charity can have for its overall web presence

For full details of this NEW fund CLICK HERE

 

MORE ADVANCED ROI - for your Marketing

This is a webinar provided by a commercial company (Newscred) which is tomorrow 4th February. It is FREE to attend and all you have to do in return is to provide some contact details. By doing so, you will receive e-mails about further free help that they give and maybe the odd promotion about their services.

I have seen this webinar before and it is (from my experiences of watching many 100s of other webinars) one of the very best. It will help you put much more clarity in how you evaluate the marketing and PR that you do, and notably through e-mail and use of social media. It does take place at the end of our working day (6pm) but its value is worth 'adding some overtime' and if you do sign up and cannot make it, there will be a replay available on-demand for probably up to 90 days.

CLICK HERE to register

 

Could your group benefit from a team of 10 volunteers for the day?!

VASA's Volunteer Centre has been approached by The Co-operative Energy, based in Warwick, which has a team of 10 people looking to do a day's voluntary work sometime in the coming months.

The team is keen to help a voluntary and community group somewhere in South Warwickshire.  The group would need to provide materials and tools, but in return would have 10 willing and enthusiastic volunteers for the day.

If your voluntary and community group could benefit from this offer, please get in touch with the Volunteer Centre by telephoning 01789 262889, or emailing info@vasa.org.uk. 

The Volunteer Centre will relay all ideas/projects to the team at Co-operative Energy for it to make the decision on what to go with.

 

Big Lottery Fund launches free online 'strength checker' tool for charities

This is a brand new tool from the Big Lottery Fund which will help you decide how robust you are as a charity, group or club. If you do use it, please let us know what you think?

 

How to write Mission statement

If you are just starting out - or maybe doing some 'Spring Cleaning', this is an in-depth look at how to write a Mission Statement

How to be a better copywriter

Writing perfectly is impossible but we can all try to improve what we do. This is a very good article about ideas to help be as concise but detailed as possible

How not to write too much

The Handy Character Count Guide for Blog Posts, Facebook Pages, all sort of other social media - and web sites

CLICK HERE for this short article which gives research into the word count that works best on lots of different medium

 


RESEARCH - How to use search like a pro: 10 tips and tricks for Google and beyond

When filling in any funding application or creating your business plans and strategy documents, the more research and the better your investigations, the more likely you are to succeed. This is a very good article with several 'tricks' you may well not have heard of.

 

Many Brands Still Have No Idea How To Use Social Media

Even the biggest and most powerful do not use social media as well as they could. CLICK HERE for some examples of problems 

 

ADVANCED DEVELOPMENT HELP

This is something that I don't think any I've seen any of you try - having a 'pop-up' on your web site. This very precise article looks at how using this sort of web technology could make a significant difference to you and your activities


Does Facebook Advertising Work? Facebook has changed significantly over the last few years, evens months, and its ability to target people in even the smallest locality is now proven. This article actually goes through the history of Facebook advertising and looks in detail at its potential. It was used locally just last year by 'Warwick Rocks' to bolster their crowdfunding campaign, and with a very small budget. Do take a look.

The Ultimate Guide to Google Analytics

If you don't already have easy access to the analytics for your web site, please do consider it. When you get there - to what is a detailed 'dashboard' - what can you see? This is a very very good guide to how to use this invaluable resource.

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Elizabeth Garrett Anderson Programme: West Midlands Dragons Den

Closing Date: Monday 8th Feb at 1pm

In a format borrowed from the BBC 2 hit show Dragons Den, the participants from cohort 2.3 as part of the Elizabeth Garrett Anderson Programme have a small amount of funding to support charities and voluntary groups operating within the West Midlands.
 
They will be running a fun Dragons Den style event with guest speakers on Tuesday, 16th February 2016 at Warwick Conference Centre, Arden House, where shortlisted applicants will pitch their proposal to the audience and Dragons. They have a maximum donation of £1,000 on offer with a range of smaller donations for applications that win the approval of the Dragons.
 
The event is designed to support local charity and voluntary groups in the area to improve person-centred care and to support a thriving self-care community. For more details please see: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk
 
If you are interested in applying please read the criteria prior to completing the form.
 
The deadline for submitting an application is Monday, 8th February 2016 by 1.00pm. Only completed application forms received before the closing date will be accepted.

 

Heart of England Community Foundation: Surviving Winter Fund Open for Applications

The Surviving Winter Fund aims to help those older and more vulnerable people during the cold winter months. The fund offers support for projects that engage with the older population and provides activities such as hot lunch clubs, exercise classes, things that improve quality of life and tackle social isolation.
 
Eligible projects can apply for up to £1,000. This funding is available through the Heart of England Community Foundation so please contact the grants team on 024 7688 3265 if you have any queries.
 
To apply online please go to: www.heartofenglandcf.co.uk.

Please note that the fund does not support statutory organisations.

 

Coventry, Solihull & Warwickshire (CSW) Sport Satellite Clubs 2016-17

Funding is available to help establish and deliver new Satellite Clubs in Coventry, Solihull and Warwickshire. The scheme is flexible and organisations can apply for funds to meet a range of costs such as equipment, coaching qualifications and facility hire.
 

Organisations can apply for a maximum of £1,500 per satellite club for one year. In exceptional circumstances CSW Sport may allocate additional funding where there is a strong evidence of need.
 
A successful applicant will receive 70% of the funds at the start of the project. The remaining 30% of funds will be released following submission of an annual report. Payments will be made via BACS when CSW Sport has received an invoice.
 
For more information on Satellite Clubs please contact Emma O’Dowd on 024 7657 4197, email: emma@cswsport.org.uk or visit: www.cswsport.org.uk  

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CSWSport Free Funding Finder Tool

 

Stanley Smith (UK) Horticultural Trust


Application deadline: Monday, 15th February 2016

The Stanley Smith Horticultural Trust grant is provided and administered by the Stanley Smith Horticultural Trust and is available to individuals, organisations and institutions throughout the UK.

The scheme is intended to support organisations undertaking horticultural projects to further knowledge and education. The objectives of the Trust are:

To promote horticulture

To promote the conservation of the physical and natural environment by promoting biological diversity

To promote the creation, development, preservation and maintenance of gardens (preference will normally, but not exclusively, be given to gardens accessible to the public)

The advancement of horticultural education


The Trust's "Guidelines for Applicants" are available HERE.

 


Community Trees

THE COMMUNITY TREES FUND 2016 IS NOW OPEN Part of the Tree Futures grant programme.

This grant fund is open to community groups, both formal and ad hoc, within the United Kingdom. Please ensure that children under the age of 16 are included in the planting project.

We will fund up to 4 fruit trees (but no more than that) on semi-vigorous, vigorous and very vigorous rootstocks. If you wish to plant more than 4 fruit trees, please apply to the Orchard Windfalls Fund.

 


UK Youth and Starbucks: Youth Action Grants

Grants of up to £1,000 are available to inspire and empower young people to make a difference in their communities.

Two young people need to lead the project and engage a further 50 young people throughout the course of the project.

The young people will need to have a youth worker/training organisation able to support them throughout the project.

The final deadline for applications is 7th March 2016

 

Lloyds Bank Foundation for England & Wales


Application deadline: Friday, 18th March 2016

The Lloyds Bank Foundation for England & Wales, which provides funding to charities for projects to help people break their cycle of disadvantage, has announced that its grants programmes will re-open for enquires on the Monday, 4th January 2016. The Foundations operates two funding programmes. These are:
 
"Invest" which is a flexible, long term core funding programme for charities helping disadvantaged people. Grants are up to £25,000 per year for between 2 and 6 years, with the opportunity for continuation funding for up to six years in total
 
"Enable" which is a smaller and shorter grants programme for charities that have identified clear development needs. This funding aims to help the organisations deliver their mission more effectively.

CLICK HERE for full details

 

Santander Foundation - Central Fund

Application deadline: Applications can be made at any time

The Santander Foundation funds local, regional and national charities for their work within the UK. The Foundation aims to directly help disadvantaged people. Applications can be made to one of the Fund's programmes; Learn and Grow or Money Skills. For more information visit the Foundations website.


The Sheldon Trust


The main purpose of the Sheldon Trust is to relieve poverty and distress in society, especially in deprived areas, by providing grants to registered charities working with disadvantaged people

The Sheldon Trust's defined geographical area of giving for categories 1 and 2 is the West Midlands with particular emphasis on the following areas: Birmingham City, Coventry City, Dudley, Sandwell, Solihull, Wolverhampton and the County of Warwickshire.

CLICK HERE for details

 

Small charities fundraising training programme

Charities can sign up for a range of training opportunities through the Government small charities fundraising training programme.

The programme, worth over £100,000, will provide expert training to small charities from February to June 2016. It will help charities with an annual income of up to £1 million to generate more income to support their vital work.

They will provide training opportunities for small charities, from face-to-face training, to intensive one-to-one advice sessions, skilled volunteering matches and webinars. These will cover topics including:


developing a fundraising strategy
fundraising from trusts and foundations
developing corporate relationships
crowdfunding


The Transform Foundation

A new fund to help charities to provide investment in digital – a better (the best) - web site a charity can have for its overall web presence

For full details of this NEW fund CLICK HERE

 


PLEASE NOTE: For weekly funding notices why not subscribe to the Warwickshire CAVA newsletter. It’s a very good (free to subscribe) WEEKLY newsletter which covers events, funding, job opportunities and volunteering positions. If your group operates in other Districts, you’ll be able to see all these opportunities for the whole of the County. To join CLICK HERE

 

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We want to hear from parents (including expectant parents), carers and families with 0-5 year old children, as well as front line workers on how to improve outcomes for children in Warwickshire.

 

Online survey

Parents and carers can now complete our new online survey here. By telling us their views, they will get the chance to enter our Prize Draw to win one of three prizes:£100 multi-store shopping voucher and two £50 multi-store shopping vouchers. Please can you share this survey link with parents you work with through your social media pages, email or newsletter. 

We want to know about what early years help parents, carers and families value, where they go to for support, and what support would have helped but has been missing for them (gaps and unmet needs).

 

Social media 

We also have new Facebook and Twitter pages through which we will provide updates on the Smart Start programme and engagement activity. Please can you share the links below with parents and families of children aged 0-5 years that you engage with.

 Facebook

 Twitter

 Website

 

 Engagement with families


From January to May 2016, Warwickshire CAVA (Community and Voluntary Action) will be working with the Smart Start Programme to talk to families across the county. Events and focus groups will be taking place over the next few months, to give parents and carers from across the county the chance to have their say. Click here for more information or visit our Facebook page


Engagement with professionals

Focus Groups and interviews with front line workers

The Warwickshire Public Health Team are currently running a series of Smart Start focus groups and semi-structured interviews with maternity and early years front line staff from different service sectors across the county. This engagement exercise will continue up to March 2016. 

If you’re working with 0-5s families (including expectant parents) and are keen to share your views, you can join one of the Smart Start focus groups. 


If you’re unable to join a focus group, you can request a semi-structured interview by contacting smartstart@warwickshire.gov.uk


What happens next?

Once we have gathered all views, they will be used to help decide on what support, services and activities are provided in Warwickshire in the future.  (Please note all information provided by parents and families will remain confidential and contact information will not be shared)


For more information on the Smart Start programme visit www.warwickshire.gov.uk/smartstart

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Do you know of anyone aged 18+ who works or volunteers with young people's groups/organisations?  Might they be interested in a very affordable (£20.00 per person) Friday-Sunday residential (4th-6th March 2016) incorporating team building and fun activities with networking, training and workshop participation?

Youth-Leader-Residential-Booking-form.docx is the booking form this youth leader residential opportunity WCAVA are co-delivering with WAYC.

b2ap3_thumbnail_youth-leaders-residential.jpg  this is a Poster to share with people who might be interested

For more information please refer people to Rachel Woodbridge on 01926 413611 or David Skoppek at WAYC 01926 450156. They already have a good take up so please doget in touch quickly!

Just to reiterate this is not for young people, it is for staff/volunteers that work with young people. 

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The Rural Crime Coordinator Lucy Lambert has teamed up with Lisa Parkes the Dog Warden to provide a series of exciting events across the District.

Come along to one of the venues and meet with us to discuss the importance of dog etiquette and how to report suspicious activity when you are out with your four legged friends.

From the 6th April the Law is changing and all dogs must be microchipped, to raise awareness around this we will be microchipping 20 dogs at each venue for free. If you are interested in the microchipping then you will need to book an appointment in advance by calling 01789 267 575. This is offered on a first come first served basis, any subsequent appointments will then be charged at £5 + VAT per dog.

If you would like to meet with the Rural Crime Coordinator and your local Safer Neighbourhood Team to discuss any concerns you have then do just drop in.

2nd Feb 1030-1330 Stratford Police Station (no parking available at this venue)

3rd Feb 1030-1330 Sheldon Bosley Hub Shipston

8th Feb 1030-1330 Graham Adams Centre Southam

10th Feb 1030-1330 Memorial Hall Welford

16th Feb 1030-1330 Crawford Memorial Hall Bidford

17th Feb 1030-1330 Methodist Church Wellesbourne

19th Feb 1030-1330 St Andrews Centre Shottery

23rd Feb 1030-1330 Jubilee Centre Alcester

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The transformation of Tyler House into a Community Hub, generously funded by the Town Trust, is almost complete and are now taking bookings.

They have two interview rooms, a ground floor meeting room and a large seminar space for training and events. On the first floor, which is home to the Samaritans Suite, they have permanent and occasional use office space.  

There are special offers in the first six months include free hours and multiple booking discounts for regular users. 

Whether you need a hot-desk for a day or a town centre base for your weekly activities, please contact Rachel Key on 07711 981699 or email manager@tylerhousehub.org.uk for more information. 

 

Tyler-House

Please click on the briefing sheet below for important information about changes to housing related support in Warwickshire from 1 April 2016.

HRC-Housing-related-care-stakeholder-briefing.pdf

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VASA's Volunteer Centre has been approached by The Co-operative Energy, based in Warwick, which has a team of 10 people looking to do a day's voluntary work sometime in the coming months.

The team is keen to help a voluntary and community group somewhere in South Warwickshire.  The group would need to provide materials and tools, but in return would have 10 willing and enthusiastic volunteers for the day.

If your voluntary and community group could benefit from this offer, please get in touch with the Volunteer Centre by telephoning 01789 262889, or emailing info@vasa.org.uk.  The Volunteer Centre will relay all ideas/projects to the team at Co-operative Energy for it to make the decision on what to go with.

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Please click on the links below for the Job Description and Application Form:

JD_Over5s.doc

ApplicationForm_O5sFW.doc

The closing date/time is 12.00 noon on Wednesday 24 February 2016.

Interviews will take place on Monday 29 February 2016

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The Surviving Winter Fund aims to help those older and more vulnerable people during the cold winter months. Projects that engage with the older population and provides activities such as hot lunch clubs, exercise classes, things that improve quality of life and tackle social isolation.
 
Eligible projects can apply for up to £1,000.
 
This funding is available through the Heart of England Community Foundation so please contact the grants team on 02476 883265 if you have any queries.
 
 
Please note that the fund does not support statutory organisations.
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Please click on the attached outline for details of this valuable training opportunity on 11 February.

How-the-System-Works.doc

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HealthWatch Warwickshire are looking for a dynamic Chairperson to lead the Board of Healthwatch Warwickshire, the local consumer champion for health and social care.

What motivates you?   

* Values and principles that put real people at the heart of health and social care?
* Giving people a voice?
* Seeing improvements that make a real difference to people’s lives?

Could you be at the helm of a groundbreaking independent social enterprise that will put the voice of local people at the heart of health and social care services across Warwickshire?

Healthwatch Warwickshire is a social enterprise delivering the statutory functions of Local Healthwatch; providing information and signposting to individuals, reaching out to people, communities and groups to find out what they think and influencing decision makers to improve services.

Healthwatch Warwickshire is supported by Warwickshire County Council as its commissioner but the organisation is fully independent.The time commitment can be up to 3 days per week, all travel and reasonable expenses are paid.

Closing date for applications:  11th March 2016

Interview date: week commencing: 11th April 2016

The interviews will be conducted by an appointment panel including people who are independent of Healthwatch Warwickshire.

For an application pack please CLICK HERE
 
For an informal discussion contact Chris Bain, Chief Executive on 01926 422823 prior to application closing date.

This will play no part in the selection process.

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Springfield Mind are looking for creative, caring and dedicated individuals to work within our wellbeing services, based in Stratford-upon-Avon and Leamington Spa.

Rate of pay: £7.58 per hour.

Position 1: 15 hours per week, working on Tuesdays and Wednesdays

Position 2: 20 hours per week, working on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturday mornings

For an application pack please emailenquiries@springfieldmind.org.ukor call  01789 298615 for an informal chat.

Closing date: 2pm, Wednesday 3rd February 2015

Interviews will be held on Thursday 11thFebruary 2015

Charity number: 1073391

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Over the next few weeks Stratford’s foodbank are reviewing all our volunteering roles. Below you will see six roles and there will be more roles on offer soon in our warehouse and food distribution side of our operations. 

If you are interested in the roles advertised below please drop an email to Marion Homer Foodbank Manager at info@stratforduponavon.foodbank or call her on 07736 611323 for more information. 

Please confirm your interest by Friday 22nd.  These roles are open to anyone – you may already be volunteering for us or this could be the first time – all are welcome!
 
1.  Maintenance Coordinator

We are looking for someone who can help us with small maintenance jobs such as fixing our shelves in the warehouse, drilling holes and very small repairs.  We would hope that you have your own tool kit available to share with us for routine small jobs and might perhaps be able to advise if a job needs a specialist repair person.  This role would be worked in partnership with the Foodbank Manager and Treasurer.  an average of 4 hours a month, perhaps a bit more initially as we have a few jobs to do with setting up the new cabin – but reducing quite significantly as of mid Feb. This can be one person or a team of two or three.
 
2.  Food Collections Coordinators x3


I am looking to recruit three food collections coordinators to help better improve our relationships/communications with schools, churches and supermarkets – these roles would also be invited to sit on our management committee which meets on average every 6 week- with these coordinators in place we would be able to offer these important partners  one point of contact and working out how we could work better together for all our interests. I don’t see these roles requiring much  more than 1 – 2 hours a week but there is always scope for more involvement if the volunteer so wishes. These roles would work together as a team and in partnership with me, the Foodbank manager. These roles are likely to involve in fundraising too.  


i) Schools and Youth Groups Food Collections Coordinator

I am looking for someone to be the main point of contact for our schools (specifically primary schools) and youth groups such as Brownies and Cubs. We are in particular need for someone to be in regular contact with schools specifically over our key collection times of Christmas and Harvest so we can plan the coordination of these collections more efficiently. This could involve speaking at school assemblies.
 
ii) Churches Food Collections Coordinator

As for the schools I am looking for someone to be our main point of contact for the churches in our local area. In the 7 months I have been in post I have collected a good list of church contacts but we need to be able to offer them a better communication point. Specifically many of our churches have food collection points and could perhaps help us fund raise if they knew more about what we did.
 
iii) Supermarkets Collection Coordinator

This role is about maintaining communication with our two existing supermarket partners – Waitrose and Tesco and helping build relationships with others in town.  This role would also help with the twice yearly Tesco Food Collections.  This is likely to be about 4 hours a month with more time possible in the months of July and December.

3. Health and Safety Coordinator

I am looking for someone to coordinate our Health and Safety policies etc.  This is largely an administrative role in pulling the policies together from the Trussell Trust Resources Templates and then working with me so we can ensure they are signed off by the Trustees and available to view but all our volunteers. Again no more than 8 hours in a month. This position would sit on our committee.


NB Stratford's Foodbank is a Christian organisation but we welcome any volunteer who has a sympathy with the values and work of the Christian church.

If you are interested in these roles please email your interest by Friday 22nd January

Warwickshire County Council (WCC) has been developing Extra Care Housing (ECH) since the first scheme opened in 2010.

Currently there are 8 schemes for those aged 55+ in operation with a ninth scheme under construction and a further number of schemes in the pipeline.

Currently there are no ECH schemes designed specifically for people living with dementia in Warwickshire.

WCC now wants to explore the options that could be made available and is seeking to engage with the housing and/or care provider/developer market with regard to how this could be progressed, and with this in mind would like to invite you to take part in this market testing exercise, which is being undertaken prior to launching a full procurement process."

Please find attached Market Testing pack and Appendices.

Please return your responses via email to Tim Willis; timwillis@warwickshire.gov.uk and Katie Herbert; katherineherbert@warwickshire.gov.uk by Friday the 29th of January.

Appendix-1---Background-Information.pdf

Appendix-2---Studley-Centre-Plan.pdf

Market-Testing-Information-Pack-Dementia-ECH-JAN-2016-FINAL-1.doc

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The following are some links to either VASA articles or to online blogs which are free to access - all about support and knowledge bases that could be of use in your development work over the coming weeks and months

 

A Public Health Warwickshire toolkit to evaluating work in the community

This useful toolkit is designed to provide you with information about how to evaluate the services and projects that you offer. It illustrates why this is an important aspect of running a service, and aims to make the whole process easier to achieve.

 

Even before you start – does a project need a web presence?

Considering or starting a web site re-design – here are three (posh/big) web redesigns to inspire?

Getting to grips with analytics – lots of very good advice on how to find out info you really do need about how your web site is working for you



How to handle complaints and problems that come via social media

How to make Twitter work better-best for you

The best time to post on Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin and other social media sites – some detailed industry research and advice

 

If you are a CO – CEO – Senior Management – should you use social media?

 

Taking great photos with a smartphone – your staff and volunteers can generate valuable content for you

If you‘ve not thought about Video yet – it needs to be a New Year resolution – some expert tips on production


A special way to thank donors – make them a video


What to write as a subject line for a Fundraising E-mail


A wonderful guide to writing – anything – for anyone who has to write


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