Admin Assistant required, Birkenhead

Wirral Change are looking for an Admin Assistant to join their team.

Salary:          £11,485 pro rata; full time (35 hours a week)

Location:      Wirral Change office in Birkenhead, Wirral 

The role will involve day to day office administration, filing and general office work in their busy More >

Health & Wellbeing activities available for all

September 2014’s Livewell Programme, Wirral Community NHS Trust’s programme of health and wellbeing activities and courses, is available to download hereCourses 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 More >

WSCB Safeguarding News update: 12th September

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 >

Free multi-agency safeguarding training

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 >

Charity Curry Night, 19th September

Home-Start Wirral are holding a Charity Evening at the Village Tandoori, Claughton on Friday 19th September, 2014, starting at 8pm. Tickets cost £16 each for a two-course meal, and there will be raffle prizes available on the night. Tickets are available from the Home-Start Wirral Charity Shop in Claughton Village, More >

HYPE Youth Clubs – now open!

HYPE have a range of youth activities available at different venues in Wirral, starting week commencing 8th September 2014.

HYPE Youth Clubs are places where young people get the chance to do activities they want to do; places to be with friends and a chance to get involved in all sorts More >

WSCB Safeguarding News update: 22nd August

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 >

SenseAbility membership now available

The Membership Scheme for SenseAbility, the new soft play and sensory venue for disabled children and adults at the Europa Pools Leisure Centre in Birkenhead, has been launched.

The building is finished and the soft play and sensory equipment have been installed. They have had great feedback from the trial More >

WSCB Safeguarding News update: 15th August

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 >

Funding for families and individuals

If your organisation works with families in crisis but can’t help them financially, Buttle UK may be able to help. Their small grants programme provides essential items for children and young people whose development, health and well-being are at risk. It provides a fast response to families who lack basic items such as bedding, a cooker More >

Funding opportunities and training for groups and organisations

Voluntary and community organisations in Wirral are being invited to apply for a Your Wirral grant of up to £2500. The Your Wirral £250,000 grants programme is a joint initiative between Magenta Living and Wirral Council and will fund projects or activities which address one or more of the seven Your Wirral themes. Further More >

Inclusive sports and fitness sessions @ Leasowe Leisure Centre

Wirral’s Sports Development Unit are delivering Inclusive Doorstep Club sessions for young people with a disability aged 15 to 25.

The sessions are running at Leasowe Leisure Centre on Wednesdays from 7pm to 8pm and on Fridays from 6pm to 7pm. 

Activities will include fitness classes, supported gym sessions, and a range of More >

Wirral Health & Social Care Network meeting, 25th September

The next meeting of Wirral’s Health and Social Care Network is on Thursday 25th September at Home Instead, Oxton, starting at 10am.

The Network brings together voluntary and community groups with an interest in health and social care, and representatives from Health and Social Care services to discuss issues relating to More >

Kaleidoscope : Action on Emotional Wellbeing event, 15th October

Community Action Wirral are holding an event on Emotional Wellbeing and are inviting representatives from local organisations to attend.

The event is called “Kaleidoscope: Action on Emotional Wellbeing” and will take place on Wednesday 15th October, from 9.30am to 1.00pm at The Williamson Art Gallery, Slatey Road, Birkenhead, CH43 4UE.

It is More >

Learning for Growth training for better mental health

Wirral Mind have published their Learning for Growth training programme for September to December 2014. The Learning for Growth Project is a valuable community resource helping hundreds of people to achieve better mental health.

Courses are free and are held at the Wirral Mind Fountain Project in Chester Street, Birkenhead, unless otherwise More >