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Need some bespoke training for your team?

Support Staffordshire offers a suite of training courses and workshops including bespoke training.  Whether you are an established organisation or a new group starting up, our experienced and professional team can provide you with a wide range of support and advice to help your group develop and succeed.  

If you are unsure whether an existing course will meet your requirements or you can't find what you're looking for, Consultancy by Support Staffordshire can design bespoke training packages tailored to your individual needs.  

VCSE Leader Mentoring and Coaching

It can be lonely at the top…

Would you value a one to one, confidential space to discuss and reflect your leadership priorities and challenges with an experienced, local VCSE leader?

Support Staffordshire can match you to one of its senior team for a one-off or series of mentoring and/or coaching sessions covering whatever subject matters you would most like to discuss.

They have significant leadership experience over a collective 50+ years, and offered tailored support a very reasonable prices.

Subjects can include:

Safeguarding should be at the heart of what we all do as organisations

Safeguarding should be at the heart of what we all do as organisations, we need to be confident our services are delivered in the safest way.  During the week of 15th-21st November there is a national focus on this important topic so do watch out for information, hints and tips to enable you to be the best you can be.  Some questions you could ask yourself within your organisation include:-

Supportive Communities: Signposting and Resources

‘Supportive Communities’ is a programme of work that supports older people to stay healthy and independent for longer.  It's about:

Supporting people to stay connected with their local community.

Helping people to find different solutions, so they can stay in their own homes for longer. This could be a new piece of daily living equipment or technology that supports independence.

Encouraging people to look after their own health and wellbeing, so they can lead a healthy, happy and fulfilling life.

Volunteer Buddies Training

These are 1 hour online sessions funded by Health Education England and delivered by Support Staffordshire.

These training sessions are aimed at people volunteering in a buddying or befriending role and tthere are three different sessions:


Befriending & Buddying

Are you supporting someone in the community?  Will you be helping them to get out and about? Are you visiting them at home in a befriending capacity?

Let’s Work Together: Spotting the Risks in Vulnerable People

This is a FREE 90 minute online session delivered by Support Staffordshire, funded by Health Education England.


This training is open to all. Anyone who has contact with those most in need in our communities is welcome to attend.

Do you work with or support vulnerable people?

Do you ever have concerns but are not really sure what they mean?

Do you know how to support them?

This course aims to equip you with knowledge and skills to spot risks and refer to other services in the following topics:-