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Improving mental health in north Manchester

29 May, 2020 - 14:00 to 16:00

Do you want to help improve mental health services across north Manchester? Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust are hosting a virtual design workshop to discuss the new Park House development. They want to hear from you.

If you would like to take part in the workshop, register your interest by emailing: avril.fitton@gmmh.nhs.uk

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Free webinar: What should Trustees be doing during lockdown?

This session will be run by Graeme Hughes from Brabners Solicitors, and will look at the governance issues that have arisen as a result of the current crisis. It will cover things like running AGMs during lockdown, getting returns and accounts to the charity commission on time, your objects and new activities etc. This will be followed by a Q&A 

This training course is free for those who work or volunteer with voluntary, community or social enterprise (VCSE) organisations that operate in Greater Manchester.

1 June, 2020 - 14:00 to 15:00
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Community Matters – Online information and networking meeting

4 June, 2020 - 10:00 to 11:00

Community Matters know these are difficult times, and are eager to make sure that small charities can survive both now and into the future. To aid this effort and also to provide some sort of opportunity for networking, Community Matters are offering an online zoom meeting for organisations.

This meeting will follow on form the previous one offering updates where available on government funding as well as offering time to share and network.

Travel safely during the coronavirus outbreak

27 May 2020 - 15:01 by michelle.foster

gov.ukGov.uk have produced Coronavirus (COVID-19): safer travel guidance for passengers. This guide will help you understand how to travel safely during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak in England. It provides guidance for walking, cycling, using private vehicles (for example cars and vans), and travelling by taxis and public transport (for example trains, buses, coaches and ferries).

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Everyone in for good – Ending rough sleeping for good after the lockdown

27 May 2020 - 14:43 by michelle.foster

homeless linkHomeless Link is calling for urgent national and local action so that nobody is forced to sleep rough after lockdown.

Actions to protect people sleeping rough during the Coronavirus lockdown have demonstrated that with the right level of focus and investment, progress can be made in tackling rough sleeping. We now have a unique opportunity to build on this progress and end rough sleeping for good. 

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Manchester City Council Discretionary grants for small businesses (including charities)

27 May 2020 - 14:01 by michelle.foster

Manchester City CouncilThe Government has introduced additional grant funding aimed at small businesses with ongoing, fixed property-related costs who didn’t qualify for the Small Business Grant or the Retail, Hospitality and Leisure Grant due to either not having a rates liability or not meeting the Government-set criteria.

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Social Worker at Manchester Mind

Manchester Mind is working with Greater Manchester Mental Health Trust to deliver roles within community mental health teams in Manchester. To help with this work Manchester Mind are looking to employ a social worker. The post-holder will work within an integrated, multi-disciplinary team with staff employed both by Manchester Mind and the Trust.
As a Social Worker you will be a crucial member of the team. You would be proactively supporting and care co-ordinating a caseload of people with mental health problems and complex needs.

37 hours per week
£32,878 per annum + 5% pension contribution
CMHT North East (Harpurhey District Office) and CMHT North West (McCartney House)
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Housing Support Worker at Manchester Settlement

Manchester Settlement has been providing community focused education and support services for over 120 years. Manchester Settlement are very proud of their history and of the unique mix of services and activities that we are able to co-produce with local people.

Manchester Settlement are looking for somebody that has qualified at level 3 or degree level in a health/social care/youth discipline to join our small team of support workers.

35 hours per week
£18,042 - £21,226 plus on call allowance
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Wellbeing and mental health during COVID-19: A guide to looking after yourself and others

27 May 2020 - 11:46 by michelle.foster

GMCA bookletThe Greater Manchester Combined authority have released a Greater Manchester Wellbeing and Mental Health During COVID-19 booklet.

It has some great tips and ideas for things you can do to look after yourself and support others.

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