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Safeguarding: what you need to know and consider

23 September, 2019 - 11:00

Safeguarding children and vulnerable adults has always been of critical importance. However, through recent issues such as #MeToo, there has been a recognition that protection issues extend more widely to staff and those which your organisation comes into contact with. Safeguarding has evolved quickly in the past year and we have seen it rise rapidly in the regulatory agenda, as well as having significant media prominence.

Childcare and Family Support Coordinator at Manchester Settlement

Manchester Settlement is a community focused charity working in the North Est of Manchester to support local people to engage in Creating Cycles of Community Change.
The Child and Family Services arm includes the delivery of our nursery and childcare services from our fabulous multipurpose centre in Openshaw. New funding has allowed us to seek an exceptional person who is looking to break some new ground in helping families to look after and nurture their children regardless of their family income or circumstances.

Hours: 
20 hours per week
Salary: 
FTE £20,165, £11.08 per hour
Location: 
Manchester
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Premises Assistant at Manchester Settlement

Manchester Settlement are looking for additional staff members to assist with keeping their childcare and community centre clean and safe.

Additional hours may be available on a casual basis.

Main purpose
To work from the New Roundhouse – a childcare and community centre
To clean/maintain all building areas according to a cleaning schedule
To open or lock the building following set routines

Hours: 
6.30am-8.30am or 5pm-7pm Monday to Friday
Salary: 
£9.00 per hour
Location: 
Manchester
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The Adventures of Captain Confidence

11 October, 2019 - 12:30 to 14:30

Enter Captain Confidence's universe and find out how the Captain's superpowers can help children build their mental and physical resilience.

The Adventures of Captain Confidence is a comic book project for children aged 8-11 by START and Salford Red Devils Foundation and funded by NHS Salford CCG and Salford CVS. With pupils from 3 schools, we created a comic that explores wellbeing topics such as bullying, inclusivity and staying well. The comic inspires fun and interactive art and sport workshops that help children explore their physical and mental health.

WEA Greater Manchester ESF Community Grants Workshop – Manchester

19 September, 2019 - 10:30 to 12:00

A WEA workshop for Not for Profit organisations interested in applying for Greater Manchester European Social Fund (ESF) Community Grants

About this Event
Over the next two years, the ESF Community grant programme will help thousands of people who face additional barriers in the workplace to improve their employability and gain permanent employment.

Small grants of up to £20,000 are available across Greater Manchester to eligible organisations in the VCSE sector

The funding can help ALL who are out of work but especially those that:

Child Abuse Linked to Faith or Belief (CALFB) Workshop

Join The National FGM Centre for this interactive half day workshop focusing on child abuse linked to faith or belief, where delegates will gain an understanding of witchcraft/spirit possession and other harmful practices and their impact on children and young people.

Workshop aim: to equip professionals with the basic knowledge and confidence to recognise and deal with cases of child abuse linked to faith and belief (CALFB).

Learning Outcomes:

24 October, 2019 - 13:30 to 17:00
Gregory’s Place, 69 Ardwick Green, Manchester, M12 6ES

Manchester FGM and Breast Flattening or Ironing CPD Training

Join the National FGM Centre for this interactive half day training focusing on FGM and breast flattening sometimes know as breast ironing. Delegates will gain an understanding of the practices and its impact on women and girls.

Workshop aim: to equip professionals with the basic knowledge and confidence to recognise and respond to cases of FGM breast flattening.

Learning Outcomes:

24 October, 2019 - 09:00 to 13:00
Gregory's Place, 69 Ardwick Green, Manchester, M12 6ES

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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Early Help Champions Meetings

2 Aug 2019 - 10:39 by michelle.foster

Early Help Champion meetings are an opportunity to share issues and solutions to Early Help challenges, these forums are a great opportunity to network with staff from a wide range of sectors. The meetings host regular guest speakers and are an invaluable source of information on other agencies who may be able to support families. To gain further information on venue and times and to book a place email the managers detailed below.

The dates for the meetings are:
North District
17.09.2019 2pm-4pm
08.11.2019 2pm-4pm
16.12.2019 2pm-4pm

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The Henry Smith Charity – Holiday Grants programme

26 Jul 2019 - 11:49 by michelle.foster

The Holiday Grants programme provides grants for recreational trips and holidays for groups of children aged 13 and under in the UK who are disabled or disadvantaged. Henry Smith Charity

Schools, youth groups, not for profit organisations and charities are all eligible to apply.

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