‘Support Staffordshire Connectors’ is a countywide initiative focusing on community development and sustainability at a local level. It supports our effective development work to community and voluntary groups.
Lichfield and District
If you are an organisation delivering bespoke training which falls outside of the regulated qualifications market you may be interested in having your training quality endorsed by an awarding body with a ‘mark of trust’. External quality endorsement allows you the flexibility to develop training and development programmes that meet the needs of your staff, volunteers or service whilst maintaining high standards of delivery.
This one day course provides organisations and individuals first aid to an appointed person level and aimed at those personnel that are working in low level risk such as offices, voluntary organisations, shops and schools; or those that are volunteering or seeking employment. This is a Health and Safety Approved Centre workshop where the assessment is in the form of continuous assessment and oral questioning.
This course will cover:
For a limited period Support Staffordshire are able to offer a FREE DBS service for eligible member organisations.
This offer is for small organisations with an annual turnover of up to £100k.
Organisations will qualify for up to 2, completely free of charge, volunteer DBS checks. We will also waive the admin fee for one paid member of staff (please note the DBS fee will still apply for paid staff)
Support Staffordshire in Lichfield have a range of city centre accommodation on offer. This ranges from meeting rooms that you can book for short meetings, counselling or Board meetings to office space, either on a flexible rental or long term lease. We would be happy to hear from you if you have an enquiry about using this lovely building.
Please contact us on 01543 303030 or via email LichfieldandDistrict@supportstaffordshire.org.uk
Everyone is invited to attend the Annual General Meetings
This is a chance to meet Clinical Commissioning Group Directors, Lay Members and staff and hear about the work we’ve been doing to improve local health services, the challenges we face, and find out more about our priorities going forward and, of course, you will have the opportunity to ask questions.
Please refer to attachement for events taking place in your area.
The Staffordshire Community Learning Trust Responsiveness Fund (CLTRF) offers local grants for the delivery of adult learning programmes which address the identified needs of local communities. The CLTRF is funded by the Education and Skills Funding Agency.
The funding is for the delivery of education and training for adults returning to learning (aged 19+ as of 1st August 2018).
Sixteen Voluntary groups from Staffordshire have been honoured with the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service.
The honour recognises outstanding voluntary contributions in local communities and has an equivalent status for voluntary groups as the MBE has for individuals.
Among the groups recognised in this year’s awards are a number of Support Staffordshire members including:
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