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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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Advice Supervisor, Manchester Volunteer Advice Partnership (MVAP) – Centrepoint at Manchester Mind

This partnership project recruits and trains advice volunteers centrally and then supports them in ways that enable them to develop. This collaboration of Manchester Mind, Cheetham Hill Advice Centre, Greater Manchester Immigration Aid Unit, Manchester Refugee Support Network and Centrepoint Manchester is also increasing their respective capacities to meet the advice needs of the communities. The partners all share their talents and skills and the responsibility for this exciting project for which Manchester Mind serves as lead and accountable body.

17.5 hours per week
£28,221 pro rata (£14,110 actual)

New funding for rough sleepers living with mental illness and substance misuse

30 May 2019 - 11:32 by michelle.foster

The Health and Social Care Secretary has announced that £1.9 million will be given to councils by Public Health England to help improve the health of rough sleepers. The funding will be awarded to projects that improve access to health services and continuity of care for people with mental ill-health and substance misuse problems who are sleeping rough or at risk of returning to rough sleeping. Gov.uk

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Manchester Health and Care Commissioning Thrive Grants – Investing in the mental health and wellbeing of children and young people

30 May 2019 - 10:50 by michelle.foster

Manchester Health and Care Commissioning (MHCC) have announced that they are investing over £300,000 into the voluntary and education sector for the delivery of the THRIVE grants programme. Young Manchester and Manchester Health and Care Commissioning

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Personality Disorder Friends and Family Support Group at Moodswings

24 May 2019 - 10:48 by michelle.foster

Moodswings are starting a Personality Disorder Friends and Family Support Group, to offer a safe space for supporters to share their thoughts and feelings, and to understand the diagnosis better. Moodswings

The group will meet fortnightly and will be run by a facilitator with training in Dialectical Behavioural Therapy.

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PABBS evidence-based suicide bereavement training

PABBS evidence-based suicide bereavement training, has been informed by a three year study, conducted at the University of Manchester, funded (£243k) by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR), Research for Patient Benefit Programme and first of its kind internationally. It is a highly interactive one day workshop and includes a workbook, 9 films and a 60 page manual for future reference. The training is delivered by two practitioners with significant experience working in this field.

8 October, 2019 - 09:00 to 16:00
Royal Exchange Theatre, St Anns Square, Manchester, M2 7DH

Paid opportunities for BME people with lived experience of severe mental distress

26 Apr 2019 - 10:19 by michelle.foster

Do you want to be employed as a co-researcher on a project that aims to tackle ethnic inequalities in severe mental illness? Synergi Collaborative Centre
Do you: have lived experience of severe mental distress? Identify as African, Caribbean, South Asian or mixed heritage? Have interest in advancing our understanding of

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Non Exec Director Roles at Breathworks

26 Apr 2019 - 10:14 by michelle.foster

Breathworks is dedicated to helping people with pain, stress and ill-health live active and rewarding lives. As a national leader in mindfulness training, Breathworks have been running programmes for individuals, companies and public sector bodies since 2001. Breathworks

Breathworks are now at a very exciting juncture in the development of their organisation and have undergone a recent re-structure to best fulfill their vision.

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