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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:

Trainee Debt Caseworker

Closing date: Monday 7 December 2020 | 5pm

Location:  Home working - our main office is based in Cheadle, Staffordshire Moorlands

Hours per week: Full time - 37 hours p.w. - job share considered.

Type of contract: Permanent

Salary: £18192 p.a.

Benefits: 3% contributions to the employer's pension scheme, subject to eligibility.

London allowance: No

Salary pro rata: Yes

5 takeaways from Spending Review 2020 for charities

Published on 25 November, 2020 By Jay Kennedy, Director of Policy and Research, Directory of Social Change

Chancellor Rishi Sunak MP gave his Spending Review on 25 November, setting out government spending for 2021. Due to the ongoing uncertainty around the pandemic and associated deep economic recession, this review had already been downgraded from the usual three years to just an annual plan.

The Back Dane Trust

The Back Dane Trust is a small volunteer-run charity that owns a converted farmhouse, Back Dane, in the Peak District National Park.  It is situated on the edge of Staffordshire and Cheshire (near Leek).  

The Trust’s purpose is to provide educational and recreational facilities for those in need, or those who are disadvantaged in some way.  Back Dane is available for hire to groups that share our aims and we welcome, and support, charitable groups for example for inner city kids, refugees, young carers, children and adults with learning difficulties.  

Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (England) - Homelessness Winter Transformation Fund

Closing date: 2 December 2020 | 1pm

Homelessness, faith, community and voluntary sector organisations can now apply for funding of between £10,000 and £100,000 to provide single room and COVID-19 secure accommodation for people experiencing homelessness this winter.

The £2 million Homelessness Winter Transformation Fund will award grants to support traditional, dormitory-style night shelter provision and will seek to produce a legacy for the future of winter homelessness support.

Asda Foundation (UK) - Feeding Communities Grant Scheme

Closing date: 6 December 2020

In response to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Asda Foundation has created the Feeding Communities Grant Scheme to provide meals for those in need in the run up to Christmas.

Charities, community interest companies, unincorporated clubs or associations, and other not-for-profit organisations across the UK can apply for grants of up to £1,000 to provide meals costing £4 or less for individuals, families, and children’s healthy holiday clubs.

Powering Up! Capacity Strengthening Support Programme

Application deadline: 30 November 2020

Tailored support package of up to £3,000 to increase community business leaders’ knowledge, to provide wellbeing support and to build peer relationships to boost recovery especially in communities hardest hit by COVID-19.

A support package of up £3,000 is available. This is to be used by end of June 2021.

Successful applicants will receive:

An assessment of support needs with a Link Worker.

Link Workers will then support the organisation to connect with and access the agreed support package.