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Greater Manchester NHS70 and Windrush70 Health Walk and Festival

23 June, 2018 - 12:00 to 17:00

Core objective: Health Walk and Celebrating the Value of Migration to the NHS.

GM NHS70 and Windrush70 event is celebration of how migration has benefitted the NHS over the last 70 years. This event has emerged as a result of a call out to members of ‘Frontline Workforce Race Equality Standard (WRES) group’ to organise local events celebrating diversity in the NHS. WRES members report directly to national steering group, and aim to provide narrative to the current WRES data from organizations across the NHS, and recently agreement from arms-length bodies.

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Substance Use Practitioner at Centrepoint

In the role of Substance Use Practitioner as part of the Health and Wellbeing Team, you will be providing one-to-one interventions and group support for young people affected by drugs and alcohol.  In addition you will raise awareness of the subject across frontline housing and support staff to promote early identification and drive preventative initiatives across services.

Hours: 
37.5 hours per week
Salary: 
£22,998 per annum
Location: 
Manchester
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Volunteer at Survivors Manchester

11 May 2018 - 11:38 by michelle.foster

Following a number of high profile cases, including the Football Abuse scandal, and with increasing public awareness of male sexual violence thanks to programmes such as Coronation Street and Hollyoaks, Survivors Manchester has seen a huge increase in demand for their much needed therapeutic support services and are delighted to be able to seek to appoint a number of new colleagues to their team. Survivors Manchester

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The Big Lunch 2018 – 3 June 2018

11 May 2018 - 11:26 by michelle.foster

The Big Lunch is the UK's biggest annual get together for neighbours.  It's a simple idea - that for a few glorious hours, cars stop, shyness stops and neighbours come together in the street to meet, greet, share, swap, sing, plan and laugh.  In 2017, 9.3 million people took to their streets, gardens and neighbourhoods to join in for a few hours of community, friendship and fun. The Big Lunch

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Greater Manchester VCSE Assembly: Personal Health Budgets

30 May, 2018 - 10:00 to 12:30

A personal budget is an amount of money to support the identified healthcare, wellbeing and/or social care needs of an individual, which is planned and agreed between the individual, or their representative, and the local funding social care or NHS body. Personal budgets are one way to give people with long term health conditions and disabilities more choice and control over the money spent on meeting their health and wellbeing needs.

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Senior Trauma Informed Therapist at Survivors Manchester

Following a number of high profile cases, including the Football Abuse scandal, and with increasing public awareness of male sexual violence thanks to programmes such as Coronation Street and Hollyoaks, Survivors Manchester has seen a huge increase in demand for their much needed therapeutic support services and are delighted to be able to seek to appoint a number of new colleagues to their team.

Hours: 
37.5 hours per week
Salary: 
£28,485 – £30,153 per annum (NJC SO2 SP 32 – 34)
Location: 
Manchester
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2 x Trauma Informed Therapist at Survivors Manchester

Following a number of high profile cases, including the Football Abuse scandal, and with increasing public awareness of male sexual violence thanks to programmes such as Coronation Street and Hollyoaks, Survivors Manchester has seen a huge increase in demand for their much needed therapeutic support services and are delighted to be able to seek to appoint a number of new colleagues to their team.

These posts are for a fixed term for 12 months with a view to extension subject to funding.

Hours: 
30 hours per week or 22.5 hours per week (Fixed Term 12 month with view to extension subject to funding)
Salary: 
£25,951 – £27,668 (NJC SO1 SP 29 – 31)
Location: 
Manchester
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2 x Project Assistant at Inspiring Communities Together

The posts will support the delivery of a range of projects across Salford – you will need to be self-motivated and able to work as part of a team as well as have extensive knowledge of using Microsoft packages.

Inspiring Communities Together is looking to recruit 2 project assistant posts one fixed term until March 2020 and one to cover an internal secondment up until May 2020.

To discuss the role contact Bernadette on 0161 743 3625.

To apply, email: office@inspiringcommunitiestogether.co.uk

Hours: 
1 x 16 hours per week and 1 x 20 hours per week
Salary: 
£8.85 per hour
Location: 
Manchester
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Making Manchester a Breastfeeding-Friendly City

28 June, 2018 - 09:30 to 13:00

Join Manchester Infant Feeding Group to discuss how we can make Manchester a truly breastfeeding-friendly city.

This event is aimed at those in the field across various sectors (health, local government, businesses, VCO and charities) as well as members of the public with an interest in breastfeeding.

The purpose is to build on the collective knowledge and experience of what is required to make Manchester a breastfeeding-friendly city and how we can work together to achieve this goal.

Drugs, Alcohol, Women and Families Conference

23 May, 2018 (All day) to 24 May, 2018 (All day)

Sponsored by The Society for the Study of Addiction (SSA), the event will focus on women, families and young people affected by substance use and will provide a forum for researchers and practitioners to come together under the conference theme, 'putting research into practice'.

Confirmed panel themes include: pregnancy, women and agency, trauma and domestic abuse, young people, and international policy. With keynote speakers Dr Sally Marlow and Professor Elizabeth Ettorre, the event will put women and families and the centre of addiction dialogue.

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