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Family and Carers Strategy Refresh – Manchester Services Consultation meeting

16 Feb 2018 - 13:07 by michelle.foster

Greater Manchester Mental Health (GMMH) NHS Foundation Trust is holding a series of consultation meetings in Manchester for carers and staff of GMMH services to look at how they can further develop the Trust Family and Carers Strategy. This strategy currently has four priority areas following consultation across Bolton, Salford, Trafford and Specialist Services. Due to the formation of the new Trust, GMMH would like to ensure the priorities reflect those of carers and staff in Manchester.

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Walk in Special Education Needs Advice Clinic in Manchester

27 February, 2018 - 10:45 to 13:30

SOS! SEN is a national charity aiming to empower parents and carers of children with SEN to tackle successfully themselves the difficulties they face when battling for their children’s educational rights.

No fee and no appointments necessary allocated time 30 minutes each, also at discretion of adviser.

Legally based advice for parents/carers of children and young persons with SEN.

Bring along any relevant papers, preferably filed in date order to save time and make it easier to help you.

Well-Being Day in Memory of Dr Bernadette Tynan

8 March, 2018 - 11:00 to 16:00

In March, to celebrate International Womens’ Day Cracking Good Food wants to celebrate the life of Dr Bernadette Tynan who died from Endometrial Cancer in August.

Cracking Good Food are hosting a Well-being day, introducing all you wonderful women out there doing remarkable things from cooking, juicing, yoga, raw food, counselling and more.

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SEND Conference 2018

23 March, 2018 - 09:00

The 18th annual SEND Conference provides an opportunity to discuss current practice, and changes to legislation and assessment. The keynote speakers will provide you with an update and overview of national issues relating to SEND learners.

This will be explored further during workshops that will support you in considering ways of meeting the needs of children with a range of special educational needs within your setting.

Cost: £249 (£209 early bird price) + VAT or attend as part of the SENDCO Support Package

Administrator at the Gaddum Centre

The post holder will provide high quality administrative and clerical support to the Gaddum Centre and all its services. This will include undertaking general office tasks such as producing documents and reports, postage, sorting mail, answering the telephone, taking messages, photocopying, faxing and shredding.

Interviews will be held week commencing 26 March.

To apply, submit a CV and supporting statement (no longer that 2 sides of A4) addressing the requirements outlined in the person specification.

35 hours per week
£16,781 per annum
Gaddum House, Manchester and other locations as required
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COOKBank: 2 Day Train the Trainer Course

What will you learn?
In 2016 Cracking Good Food successfully delivered 4 COOKBank training courses to Housing Associations, Community Groups and the NHS. Cracking Good Food continue to deliver and tackle the barriers communities face when accessing, cooking and budgeting for affordable nutritious food.

What does COOKBank include?

19 March, 2018 - 09:30 to 20 March, 2018 - 16:30

Disabled Living’s 1950’s Tea Dance – for people with dementia and their carers

27 February, 2018 - 12:30 to 16:00

At Disabled Living’s 1950’s Tea Dance there will be an afternoon of music, with the chance to see the multi-sensory rooms.

Sandwiches, cakes and tea will be served at 1.30pm.

There are limited places available. To reserve your place contact Natasha on 0161 254 5959.

Disabled Living's Over 50s Tea Dance

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Chief Executive Officer at Sahir House

Sahir House has been offering HIV support, information and training across Merseyside since 1985. It offers a wide range of services to people living with or affected by HIV; HIV training; HIV information; prevention and testing; and opportunities to volunteer.

After a successful tenure securing existing, and sourcing new funding, the current CEO is moving to another role. The organisation has recently improved governance, recruited new trustees, gained ISO9001 registration and won the 2017 GSK IMPACT Award as one of the best small health charities in the UK.

Full time
Circa £45,000 per annum
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Knowledge and Support officer at Healthwatch Salford

Healthwatch Salford are looking for a Knowledge and Support officer to join the team to:
• Ensure the organisation is fully compliant with General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) on 26 May 2018
• Signpost individuals with queries and concerns, and to support volunteers and members
• Be the main responsible officer ensuring the smooth and safe running of the office function, enable communications and marketing, and deal with administrative issues

Full time
£22,937 per annum pro rata
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