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Emergency FIRST AID at Work (EFAAW)

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:

Voluntary Sector Safeguarding Resources Survey

Development of National Safeguarding Resources for the Third Sector

The National Lottery Community Fund has awarded funding to the Safer Social Sector Partnership (SSP) to fund the creation of a comprehensive suite of free safeguarding tools and advice for the voluntary sector.

Ann Craft Trust as members of the SSP have taken on the task of producing resources for the adult safeguarding element of the free resources and to that end they’ve asked if voluntary organisations and users of voluntary organisations could help to shape the resources by completing a survey. 

Successful Village Hall Network Meeting

There was a great turnout at the recent Staffordshire Village Halls Network meeting held at Derrington Village Hall. This second network meeting, held on Monday 20th May was attended by over 30 people representing 19 village halls around the county. Participants picked up some tips on succession planning, attracting new volunteers and widening the customer base, with a lively presentation from Vicky Green of Codsall Village Hall, sharing some of their ideas and experiences.  

SASSOT Launches New Logo

April 2018 saw the launch of SASSOT’s new three year strategy in line with Sport England’s ‘Towards An Active Nation’.  Our strategy challenges us as an organisation to develop new ways of working, supporting partners to engage new audiences and developing relationships with new agencies.  This change in focus has raised discussions as to whether our current brand, in particular our organisational name, is ‘fit for purpose’.  At this point in time we have opted to refresh our organisational logo rather than undertake a full rebranding process as we are confident that there is strong brand a

2019 Simplyhealth Great Manchester Run – Staffordshire1000 Dual Campaign

AEDdonate are working with local Community Champions to boost 24/7 Public Accessible Defibrillators (PADs) in rural villages Great Haywood and Yarnfield, respectively.

As part of this fundraising James Russell, raising funds for two further PADs in Great Haywood, and Aidan Oates and Tanisha Jones, raising funds for an additional PAD in Yarnfield, join 30,000 other runners in completely the 2019 Simplyhealth Great Manchester Run on 19th May 2019.


Hours: 15 hours per week over 4 days

Pay: £23,400 p.a. pro rata

STONE, Staffordshire

To run and develop the Stone Community Hub service managing the staff, volunteers, activities and premises. The role is based at the Frank Jordan Centre, but also involves attending events in the local area, which may occur during evenings and weekends.

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FREE CIEH Level 2 Award in Food Safety (ONLINE)

To access this training course you must be a member of Support Staffordshire or Staffordshire Council of Voluntary Youth Services.

Everyone who works with food has a special responsibility for safeguarding the health of consumers and ensure that the food they serve or sell is perfectly safe to eat.

CIEH qualifications have been developed to address the growing need to make learning more relevant to specific business environments and meet the National Occupational Standards.