Like any good business, we need to grow, to learn and continually adjust to be ready for the future. Our job is to make sure everyone knows about the affordable homes that we let and sell, the repairs and improvements we make, the determination we have for people to sustain their home and the support and help we provide to keep people within homes safe, sound and secure.
A group of influential local charities have written an open letter to MPs asking them to recognise the serious impacts of ongoing austerity on local services across both the voluntary sector and local statutory providers. The letter penned by Garry Jones, Chief Executive of Support Staffordshire is written with the support of other members of Team Staffordshire, a local representative body for the voluntary sector.
SASSOT’s Board recently met to discuss SASSOT’s long term future and its legal status as a body hosted by Stafford Borough Council (SBC).
Following careful deliberation, the decision was taken that SASSOT will transition to an independent charitable body during 2020.
This decision means the Board can plan for a more sustainable future and to capitalise on the many exciting opportunities independence presents.
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We understand this has been a very difficult situation for everyone involved and would particularly like to apologise for the concern and distress it has caused for patients, carers and their families.
Any period of change is naturally unsettling for those affected but we would like to reassure you that the provision of safe and effective autism services for children and young people in south Staffordshire remains our priority.
Support Staffordshire have a meeting room available from only £5 per hour at Bank House, St Edward Street, Leek, ST13 5DS.
The meeting room offers a comfortable space for interviews, meetings of up to about 10 people and small group training.
To access this training course you must be a member of Support Staffordshire or Staffordshire Council of Voluntary Youth Services.
This course has been updated in line with the Care Act 2014
This FREE course is suitable for workers in the health and social care sectors and has been mapped to the CQC Common Induction Standards.
Who should attend:
This course is aimed at individuals responsible for health and safety in the workplace and those who manage buildings or rooms.
Projects across Staffordshire are being invited to benefit from funding set up to improve the environment and communities in the county.
The latest round of EnviroGrant is now open - and we want to hear why your project should be considered for a £1,000 grant.
Whether you are employing staff or recruiting volunteers, you need to be confident that those who are working with adults at risk or children are suitable. Safeguarding is a big topic and involves more than just doing a DBS so in this article we examine some of the steps you can take to protect those most vulnerable.
Writing a good job or role description is crucial to enable you to match applicants well against set criteria. All tasks should be clearly written so that it comes as no surprise to an individual when they take up a position.
I’m Esther, a Development Consultant at Support Staffordshire and in the summer I undertook a 3 week stint volunteering this summer taking 36 young people aged 14-17 years old from Staffordshire to the World Scout Jamboree in the USA with 3 other leaders.