Congratulations to Nick Lloyd of RoSPA (The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents) who has been elected as the Stoke and Staffordshire voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) sector representative for the Staffordshire Safer Roads Partnership Strategic Board after an online poll. Nick will now be attending the meetings and reporting back to you through this newsletter.
As a police authority we are required by law to provide independent members of the public to support disciplinary hearings where a police officer has been accused of misconduct/gross misconduct. There are no qualifications required or previous experience needed.
Following on from the recent call for VCSE representatives, nominations were received from Andrew Thomas from Vast and Nick Lloyd from RoSPA.
Details of candidates are provided in the attached downloads.
Having read through each candidate statement please place your vote here.
As some of you may remember, last year The Home Office ran an Innovation Fund for Prevent. This helped fund a number of new providers to deliver new and innovative Prevent projects. Today the second Project Innovation Fund (PIF) for Prevent has been launched. Full details are available on the Government website.
Spaces are currently available for September, October and November 2016 SSCB Training.
Multi Agency Level 2, Working Together to Safeguard Children Training, 09:30 – 16:30
This event is for NEW members of the workforce (not to update) who work predominantly with children, young people and/or their parents/carers and who could potentially contribute to assessing, planning, intervening and evaluating the needs of a child and parenting capacity where there are safeguarding concerns.
On behalf of Staffordshire Safeguarding Children’s Board, the county council’s communications team have been working with comms leads in other member organisations to deliver a campaign which launches the new Early Help Strategy, makes practitioners aware of the Staffordshire approach to early help and the tools available to support them with this work.
They have launched brand new web resources on the Staffordshire Safeguarding Children Board site.
A South Staffordshire GP practice has become one of the first in the area to join a campaign to tackle the stigma and lack of understanding around the condition by changing the way people think, act and talk about dementia.
Six members of staff at Lakeside Medical Centre in Church Road, Perton, attended a free one hour information session and have become Dementia Friends - an initiative run by the Alzheimer’s Society.
The Summer 2016 edition of Lichfield District Safer Community Partnership's newsletter is now available to read.
A VCSE rep is being sought for the Staffordshire Safer Roads Partnership. This was set up to enable a collaborative approach to be taken across Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent to reduce the number of incidents on the roads where people are killed or seriously injured. Please see the attached document for more information and a nomination form.
Nominations should be sent to Jill Norman by email to firstname.lastname@example.org by the end of Wednesday 31 August 2016.