Massive discounts on all residentials at Brathay before 31st March 2014
Your staff GO free!
Brathay have some availability across their Lake District sites between now and the end of March. This is a great opportunity to experience a high quality residential focussing on your young people’s needs.
Their programmes will engage your young people through a range of adventurous and creative activities.
Whether your groups have universal or targeted needs, or you just want to bring them to experience the great outdoors, they can plan the prefect programme.
Weekday, weekend and holiday periods are available.
Contact Brathay now – call Judith Wren on 015394 39722
t: 0844 225 3100
Wirral Mencap and Down’s Syndrome Wirral have arranged an Information event for people of any age with a learning disability, and their families.
‘Options for the Future’ will give people the chance to gather information to help them plan for the future, with information on housing, support options, respite, and wills and trusts.
The drop-in event will be held at Birkenhead Park Rugby Club, Park Road North, Birkenhead on Tuesday 28th January from 10am to 3pm.
Call Gaynor at Wirral Mencap on 0151 666 1829 for more information.
Wirral Community NHS Trust has published it’s programme of health and wellbeing activities available in December for residents in Wirral.
The Community Programme is a range of free health and wellbeing activities designed to help local residents become more active and to lead healthier lifestyles. The type of activities provided are based on what local residents, health practitioners and voluntary organisations told them was needed, combined with evidence of what really works. The Programme includes physical activities, healthy eating advice sessions, smoking cessation services, and relaxation.
Call 0151 630 8383 for more information or visit their website www.wirralct.nhs.uk
The Women’s Organisation are seeking to recruit an Engagement Officer. The post is full time (37.5 hours per week) with a salary of £18,000 – 22,000pa. Closing date for applications is Wednesday 11 December with interviews on Thursday 19 December. For an application pack, phone 0151 706 8111 or email LisaSayonas@thewo.org.uk
Barnardo’s have two part-time project worker vacancies in their Wirral Advocacy Service, a 20-hour post and a 17-hour post, along with a vacancy for a full-time Volunteer Co-ordinator in their Wirral Independent Visitors service. Closing date for all three posts is Thursday 12th December.
The AFRUCA Centre for African Children, working across the North West of England providing a Family Support Programme to
black families in the region, are currently recruiting a Service Manager to manage the work of the Centre, and a Family Support and Outreach Worker. Further details and application packs can be downloaded from their website here. Closing date for both posts is 5pm on Wednesday 18th December.
Home-Start Central Lancashire is currently looking to fill three new posts working across Chorley, South Ribble and West Lancs. Closing date for applications to the two Co-ordinator posts and Group Worker position is Friday 13th December. See here for further details.
Arch Initiatives currently have a vacancy in the ARCH Catering Programme, a rolling six-month, fixed-term paid employment opportunity currently operating in the Wirral area. They are inviting applications from suitable candidates to join the programme. All applications will be kept on file and candidates will be contacted as and when vacancies become available. Download further details from their website here.
The event, at Birkenhead Park Visitor Centre, will feature information from Healthwatch Wirral and other health and wellbeing organisations, along with interactive stalls, warmth related giveaways and a craft corner for children.
Healthwatch Wirral is part of a national network of over 150 Healthwatch organisations, giving local people the opportunity to influence the delivery and design of local services and providing signposting for the public and professionals to a wide range of local health and wellbeing services.
On Tuesday 10th December, there will be a consultation event to review the Healthy Child Programme for 0-5 year olds.
The review session is intended to discuss how the outcomes of the Healthy Child Programme for 0-5 year olds can be delivered in Wirral. It will take place at the Professional Excellence Centre, Acre Lane, Bromborough from 2pm to 4pm.
See the attached poster for further details.
To confirm attendance, email Bridget Houghton at firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 5th December 2013.
The Council for Disabled Children, in partnership with The Local Carers Network and Wirral Family Forum have arranged in deliver a workshop as part of the Expert Parent Carer Programme at the Lauries Centre, Birkenhead on Friday 6th December.
The Expert Parent Carer Programme is a project which aims to support parent carers of disabled children and young people to begin to understand how services in health are arranged and commissioned and equips them with a range of ideas and strategies to work together with providers to try and maximise outcomes for their disabled children or young people.
You can also find Wirral Family Forum’s Winter Newsletter 2013 here, with dates of their meetings in 2014 and details of their new premises.
There’ll be a Christmas Fair at St James Centre, Birkenhead on Tuesday 17th December and all are invited!
Between 4pm and 6pm there’ll be a Craft Fair in the community room, Christmas craft activities for children & families in the café, Christmas themed stories & activities in the library
Santa will be paying a special visit.
So go along and join in the festive fun!
The Foundation Year Trust’s Birkenhead project is seeking to fill two vacancies.
They require an Administration Manager for this local project and the Foundation Years Trust, providing a professional contact point for the Trust and Project, as well high-level technical skills. They need someone with excellent finance and database skills who can support the development of a complex monitoring system.
They are also looking for a Family and Volunteer Co-ordinator, a wide-ranging job for an experienced family worker who is prepared to work experimentally and to innovate. They need someone who is committed to addressing inequality and ready for the challenge of developing new areas of work.
Closing date for applications to both posts is 12 noon on Wednesday 11th December, with interviews to be held on 17th December for the Family and Volunteer Co-ordinator and 18th December for the Administration Manager.
Registered Charity No.1149609
The Foundation Years Trust is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.