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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 […]

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‘Tales from the Camps’; History, Ethnicity, Identity and Mobility – An Educational Training Day

19th April 2018 Callum Jones 0

The Romani Cultural & Arts Company are pleased to invite participants 21st May 2018, to a training day at the Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff offering ‘an insider’s guide to a deeper understanding of the Romani and Traveller communities in Wales’ and to building stronger relationships with the Gypsy, Roma, Traveller communities on the basis of that deeper understanding, for educationalists, policy and strategy-makers, local authority service providers, non-governmental organisations and the Third Sector.    The Romani Cultural & Arts Company is uniquely positioned to deliver such understanding and experience, from a Romani and Traveller perspective, as RCAC is a Gypsy, Roma and Traveller led organisation that promotes development within the community it serves, addressing social justice and improving social cohesion between communities. We provide a deeper insight into […]

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Barod’s Tyfu Café: Café Assistant Vacancy

9th April 2018 Callum Jones 0

Barod’s Tyfu Café are looking to recruit a Café Assistant, who will be responsible for the supporting the Café Worker with the day to day operation of the café. You will help develop Tyfu On the Go by providing a service out in the community. You will help create an environment that is welcoming to existing and new customers and develop a self sustaining community café that provides a varied and healthy menu together with a consistent, professional service. You will assist the Café Worker in providing an integrated service of catering provision and support to volunteers who will be working towards gaining experience and qualifications with a view to moving on to paid employment. Tyfu Café Assistant – Caerphilly Location:      Caerphilly Type:             Part-time […]

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Nominations are now open for the Wales Volunteer of the Year Awards 2018

19th March 2018 Callum Jones 0

Nominations are now open for the Wales Volunteer of the Year Awards 2018 Click here to download a nomination form Do you know of an inspirational individual or group that has made a real difference to their area or to the lives of others? Recent data from the Third Sector Data Hub shows that 28% of people in Wales volunteer. If you know someone who goes above and beyond to donate their time to a good cause, why not nominate them for a Wales Volunteer of the Year Award? It’s your chance to get these remarkable people the recognition they deserve. There are six categories for nominations: Adult  (25 years and over) Young volunteer (under 25 years) ‘Green’ volunteer (individual of any age who volunteers with an environmental organisation or […]