Job vacancies at Summerhill Day Nursery, Beechwood

Beechwood Community Trust has the following job opportunities in their Summerhill Day Nursery:

Room Supervisor/Person in Charge – NVQ Level 3 (full-time)

Nursery Assistant – NVQ level 2 (part-time)

Closing date for receipt of More >

WSCB Safeguarding News update: 12th December – Private Fostering

Welcome to the latest Wirral Safeguarding Children Board (WSCB) weekly Safeguarding News Update, the purpose of which is to give updates about a safeguarding item. It may be an issue of local or national significance, information about an aspect of the WSCB’s work, or information designed to support good professional More >

Grants of up to £2,500 available to local community groups

 

If you are a voluntary or community organisation working in Wirral, you may be able to apply for a Your Wirral grant of up to £2,500.

The deadline for applications for funding for Wirral-wide schemes has been extended to 31st January 2015.

Applications must include a project or activity that will have an More >

WCC presents Peter Pan, 17th – 21st December

Wirral Christian Centre is pleased to present Peter Pan at their Church on Wooodchurch Road, Birkenhead.

Performances are as follows:

  • Wednesday 17th December 6.30pm
  • Thursday 18th December 7pm
  • Friday 19th December 7pm
  • Saturday 20th December 2pm and 7pm
  • Sunday 21st December 6.30pm

Tickets are £4 each (£3.50 concessions) or £10 for a Family Ticket and are More >

Free multi-agency safeguarding training available

Wirral Safeguarding Children Board and Safeguarding Adults Partnership Board have a full programme of free training courses available for staff and volunteers working with children, young people and vulnerable adults in Wirral.

The Programme, which can be downloaded from the Wirral Council website here, includes details of the target staff group More >

Health & Wellbeing activities available for all

December 2014’s Livewell Programme, Wirral Community NHS Trust’s programme of health and wellbeing activities and courses, is available to download here. Courses and activities are available throughout Wirral, most are free to attend, and most sessions don’t need to be booked so people can just turn up at the venue.

The Livewell Programme (formerly the More >

Funding for families and individuals

Wirral FUSS (Free Uniform for Secondary School) stock FREE uniforms, PE kits and more for a range of Wirral High Schools, aiming to encourage free distribution of recycled school uniforms to families without judgement.

Find out more from their website www.wirralfuss.co.uk. Donations of outgrown uniforms are gratefully accepted.

Do you work with More >

Funding opportunities and training for groups and organisations

Lloyds Foundation’s new grant programme is open. INVEST and ENABLE will help charities supporting people to break out of disadvantage at critical points in their lives, and promote practical approaches to lasting change. Support will be adapted to the needs of small and medium sized charities (income between £25,000 and £1 million) More >

Training available for youth work practitioners, managers, commissioners and funders

Brathay Trust are offering training and seminars on evidence-based design and evaluation in work with young people for practitioners, managers, commissioners and funders, as part of their role as an Early Adopter for the Centre of Youth Impact.

The Centre for Youth Impact is a centre for evidence, capacity building and More >

New Digital Stories course @ St Cath’s Community Centre – starts 19th January

St Catherine’s Community Centre and Neighbourhood Resource Centre are hosting a Digital Stories Course starting on Monday 19th January 2015.

This course is aimed at developing confidence and communication skills through telling tales.

Through a range of fun and interesting activities, participants will develop their listening, communication and confidence skills, enabling More >

New G.I.R.L.S. project starts 12th January

The next G.I.R.L.S. project will start week commencing 12th January 2015.  There are still a number of places left for young women across Wirral.

G.I.R.L.S. is a developmental and innovative project targeting young women aged 13 – 19 years who are considered to be vulnerable and at risk. Over the More >

Job Vacancy: Children, Young People and Family Strategic Lead (Maternity Cover)

Sefton CVS are seeking to recruit a Children, Young People and Family Strategic Lead. This is a temporary post to cover maternity leave  and secondments will be considered.

Grade: NJC Scale point 34 £29,528 Hours: 35 hours per week Location: Sefton Council for Voluntary Service (CVS) Office, 3rd Floor, Suite 3B, Burlington House, Crosby Road North, More >

Empowering Girls and Young Women – training for women youth workers

Women Youth Workers (paid or unpaid) are being invited to apply for places on a five-session training programme aimed at developing their understanding and practice in relation to anti-sexist work with girls and young women.

The Programme, Empowering Girls and Young Women, starts on Monday 19th January and will run More >

WSCB Safeguarding News update: 5th December – Learning from Serious Case Reviews

Welcome to the latest Wirral Safeguarding Children Board (WSCB) weekly Safeguarding News Update, the purpose of which is to give updates about a safeguarding item. It may be an issue of local or national significance, information about an aspect of the WSCB’s work, or information designed to support good professional More >

‘Avenues’ – Informal learning for adults with a learning disability

St James’ Centre, Birkenhead has new courses starting in January 2015, as part of their ‘Avenues’ programme for adults aged 19 and over who have a learning diability.

Limited places still available—it’s not too late to join

Creative Home-maker 

Starts Tuesday 13th January 2015, 10am-12noon (10 weeks)

3D craft (mosaics, clay & paper More >