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Part-time Counsellor Trainer (North Staffordshire)
22.5 hours per week (3 days)
Flexible hours (may include evening or weekends)
Start date: 1st April 2019 (Fixed term contract to 31/12/2020)
Salary - £23,931.24pa, pro-rata
£17784 for 30 hours/week
Staffordshire Buddies is a well-established and successful sexual health charity concerned with prevention of HIV and STIs and the improvement of health and welfare in individuals and the public.
Funded for 3 years, the Blinks Project aims to increase links with the community for the benefit of the charity’s development and service users. The Engagement Officer will lead the process of developing partnerships and supporting service users to build networks in the communities of which they are a part.
Grants of up to £2500 are available to smaller UK registered charities for relief of hardship; care for the elderly; environment and conservation.
To be eligible, projects must address at least one of the following:
Contact the Elderly is looking for volunteers to support their activities in Stoke-on-Trent.
Contact the Elderly is the national charity dedicated to tackling loneliness and social isolation amongst older people living in the United Kingdom. Their mission is to empower older people to make new social connections, and break out of the cycle of social isolation. Supported by a nationwide network of over 11,000 volunteers, Contact the Elderly organises free monthly social events for small groups of isolated older people through their local groups.
Arch is holding a recruitment open day from 2pm to 8pm Wednesday 27th February at 308 London Road, Stoke-on-Trent ST4 5AB for anyone interested in working or volunteering for Arch.
Arch helps people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness, victims of domestice abuse, people suffering from poor mental wellbeing and anyone struggling to maintain their independence or their tenancy.
If you or your service users are looking for a new, fulfilling challenge that makes a real difference to people's lives, then Arch may have the role for you.
4-10th February 2019, was Sexual Abuse & Sexual Violence Awareness Week.
Below summarises the support offered by sarac (Sexual Abuse Rape Advice Service), who are a charity based in Burton on Trent who offer free, independent and one-to-one emotional support, information and advice. All of their services can be found on their website www.sarac.org.uk.
We have been asked to share this information from the Staffordshire CCG's around their national plans around medicine supply regarding brexit.
As you can see from the document below a number of actions have been taken to help is mitigate any issues after 29th March 2019.
The key message to VCS professionals is to reassure patients that we have plans in place to avoid any disruption to medicine supplies for our patients. It is also important that patients order as they normally do and do not stock pile.