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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:

#iwill Fund

#iwill is a UK-wide campaign that aims to make social action part of life for as many 10 to 20 year-olds as possible by the year 2020. Through collaboration and partnership it is spreading the word about the benefits of youth social action.

What is youth social action?

‘Young people taking practical action in the service of others in order to create positive social change that is of benefit to the wider community as well as to the young person themselves.’ Young Foundation

2 x Experienced Welfare Benefits Advisers for the Macmillan Welfare Benefits Service for Staffordshire

The Disability Solutions West Midlands and Macmillan Cancer Support partnership are seeking to recruit two Experienced Welfare Benefits Advisers to support individuals affected by cancer in securing appropriate welfare benefits/services. Based at Disability Solutions HQ (North Staffordshire Medical Institute) the successful candidates will have an excellent knowledge of the welfare benefits system and proven successful experience of working in the advice sector. The successful candidates will have a full drivers licence and daily use of a car.

Big Lottery Fund to launch new £15 million Digital Fund

The Big Lottery Fund has announced that it will be launching a new Digital Fund on 22nd October to offer dedicated digital funding support to the sector.

The £15 million Digital Fund will operate for two years and will award grants of up to £500,000. The first funding phase is open to applications from 22ndOctober to 3rd December and has two funding strands.

Digital Fund Strand 1​ - "Digital Pioneers"

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. 

Tamworth Funding Fair

This event is FREE to any charity or voluntary / community group operating in Staffordshire. This is your opportunity to meet with funders, consider a range of funding you may not have previously considered, gain an insight into a funder's way of thinking and discuss your group or organisations funding needs.

 

Funders and agencies attending include:

Save the Date - Next Local VCSE Forums

We know from feedback we receive that one of the most popular benefits of being a member of Support Staffordshire is the opportunity to network with other local charities and community groups in the locality at our qualrtley Local Voluntary Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE) Forums.  Although open to anyone interested in the sector they are primarily attended by our members and an excellent way to find out what's happening in the area as well as make useful connections.