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Community Health Champion: Free Communication Training

21st June 2018 Callum Jones 0

Would you or someone you know like to improve your health, find out about health services in your area and share information with your colleagues, volunteers, friends, family and neighbours? If the answer is YES, then you could join the Community Health Champions Network!   There are often small steps we can take to lead healthier lives. By joining the Community Health Champions Network in your area, you can make a difference to your health and wellbeing, as well as the people around you. For further information on the community health champion network:  Click here The next free training session to become a “Community Health Champion” is: Date:                   9th July 2018   Time:                   09.30 am to 3.00pm – lunch and refreshments included Venue:               Training in Mind, Units 1-3 Church View […]

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Volunteer with Tenovus Cancer Care

22nd May 2018 Callum Jones 0

75th Birthday Champion – Volunteer Discription As part of our 75th Birthday we’re really excited to be launching our car raffle this April. We’re looking for people to promote the campaign and sell raffle tickets at events and in our communities to help us raise as much money as possible. For further opportunities and information please click here.

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Sure for Mental Health – New Pathways (2 day course)

14th May 2018 Callum Jones 0

This is a 2 day Big Lottery funded course. Places are offered free of charge. This training has been developed to enable people who do not have access to Mental Health training, due to monetary restrictions, to get Mental Awareness training that we believe everyone should have. The course has been developed by New Pathways, and ratified by Mental Health professionals. Eligibility: Open to, and suitable for, anyone, from front line service staff, to people who want to help their family and friends; and is particularly useful for those with no previous Mental Health training By the end of the training the learner will be able to: Describe good Mental Health Recognise common Mental Health issues (such as Depression, Anxiety, Bipolar Disorder and Schizophrenia) Use […]

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Cleaner wanted at The Threepenny Bit

11th May 2018 Callum Jones 0

Cleaner wanted at The Threepenny Bit, 5 hours a week, £8.45 an hour Duties include general cleaning at the centre Job Description For more details or to request an application pack please ring 01633 869227

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Disability Wales: Direct Payments Conference

10th May 2018 Callum Jones 0

Direct Payments: Policy, Practice and Innovation National Conference Friday 20th July 2018, Media Resource Centre, Llandrindod Wells 10:30 – 16:00 This a FREE one-day conference, organised by Disability Wales: How direct payments can be used to support independent living for all ages Direct payments and the Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act Support available to those receiving a direct payment Different ways of using direct payments Development of direct payment cooperatives Workshops Performances by UCAN, a creative arts cooperative and more! Speakers include: Luke Clements the Cerebra Professor of Law and Social Justice at Leeds University.  Look out for further details of speakers and the full programme to be confirmed The conference is aimed at: Local authority staff working in social care and direct payments and commissioning; […]

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National Lottery Awards for All supporting Mental Health Awareness Week 14 – 20 May

10th May 2018 Callum Jones 0

This month Mental Health Awareness Week (14 to 20 May) is focussing on stress as an underlying cause of problems with mental health. Many of the community projects which successfully seek Big Lottery Fund grants offer opportunities to address stress directly and indirectly.   The Mental Health Foundation emphasises the importance of talking to others, gaining a sense of control over our lives and being active all promote positive mental health. This month 39 communities across Wales received grants totalling £305,206. The grants are made possible by people playing the National Lottery the full list is available here.  Here are a few of the projects which are using grants to help their communities manage stress: Bridgend Carers Centre will use £5,000 to offer young carers the […]