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All Older People

Lead Analyst – Evaluation / Ageing at the Greater Manchester Combined Authority

The Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) is a statutory body consisting of the ten local authorities of Greater Manchester and a directly elected Mayor. It has wide-ranging economic development, regeneration and transport functions and an ambitious agenda to make Greater Manchester a better place in which to grow up, live, work and invest.

Hours: 
36.25 hours per week
Salary: 
£31,371 - £34,788 per annum
Location: 
Greater Manchester Combined Authority, Churchgate House, Oxford Street, Manchester, M1 6EU
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Spirit of Manchester Story Week 2019 – Climate Emergency

6 Aug 2019 - 13:46 by michelle.foster

Are you a Manchester voluntary, community and social enterprise sector organisation? Would you like to share a story of your activity to tackle the climate emergency, as part of the 2019 Spirit of Manchester Story Week in September?

Spirit of Manchester Story Week 2019 - Climate emergency

We are looking for 20 VCSE organisations to share their stories during the week of 23-27 September.

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The Queen's Award for Voluntary Service: 2019 Awardees

25 Jul 2019 - 11:41 by michelle.foster

The Queen's Award for Voluntary Service is the highest award given to local volunteer groups across the UK to recognise outstanding work done in their own communities. It was created in 2002 to celebrate the anniversary of The Queen's coronation. It is the MBE for volunteer groups. Queen's Award for Voluntary Service

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Celebrating 100 years of Social Action

22 Jul 2019 - 13:48 by michelle.foster

A tale of two cities

Monday 22 July 2019 marks 100 years (to the day) of the formation of Manchester and Salford Council of Social Service. Macc, Salford CVS and Gaddum have worked together to mark the occasion with a celebratory event at the People’s History Museum. We felt it is important to mark 100 years of social action across the twin cities of Salford and Manchester.

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Age-friendly Neighbourhood Challenge

19 Jul 2019 - 10:22 by michelle.foster

The Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham, has issued the second round of his Age-Friendly Neighbourhoods Challenge to make Greater Manchester the best place in the UK to grow older. Ambition for Ageing

Through this challenge it will find practical examples of what age-friendly really means and share best practice across the city region.

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James Thomas Blair Charity – grants to support older people

8 Jul 2019 - 12:22 by michelle.foster

The purpose of the James Thomas Blair Charity is to provide support to older people living in Manchester and Salford. The support may be of a financial, social or medical nature.

Who may apply?
Any registered charities or voluntary organisations providing assistance to older people who live within the 32 wards of Manchester or 20 wards of Salford.

What do James Thomas Blair Charity support?

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Population Health Targeted Fund – Consultation for Older People

5 Jul 2019 - 11:21 by michelle.foster

The Our Manchester Voluntary Sector Programme Team have been undertaking a scenario planning process for the Targeted Fund priority 'Creating an age friendly city that promotes good health and well-being for people in mid and later life'  with representatives from Manchester Health and Care Commissioning officers. Manchester City Council

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Positive Ageing Imagery Project

14 Jun 2019 - 11:20 by michelle.foster

The Greater Manchester Older People’s Network (GMOPN) are excited to be launching a new Positive Ageing Imagery Project. The project will be looking at why stereotypical images of wrinkly hands that reinforce negativity around ageing are used in the media to represent older people. We want to replace these images with more positive ones that celebrate older people and ageing. Helen Morris, who will be volunteering with the GMOPN over the coming months, will be facilitating this project and is looking for older people who are interested in getting involved.

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Manchester Safeguarding Boards Self Neglect Strategy and Toolkit

30 May 2019 - 11:28 by michelle.foster

Safeguarding adults is about protecting those at risk of harm (vulnerable adults) from suffering abuse or neglect. Manchester Safeguarding Boards

It is recognised that certain groups of people may be more likely to experience abuse and less able to access services or support to keep themselves safe.

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BAME Communities: Ageing in Place – call for research project proposals

13 May 2019 - 15:46 by michelle.foster

GMCVO is seeking organisations with strong links into Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities and who can engage with the BAME-led organisations in Birmingham, Camden, Hackney, Leicester and Manchester.

Can your organisation:

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