BME Advocate vacancy @ Wirral Change

Wirral Change are looking to recruit a BME Advocate to act as an advocate working with vulnerable people within BME communities in Wirral and to carry a caseload of clients as part of a team, utilising, as appropriate, both instructed and non-instructed advocacy techniques. 

The successful applicant will have knowledge and experience More >

WSCB Safeguarding News update: 29th 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 >

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 >

Coming soon ……….. The LADS Project

From the week beginning 15th September 2014, Wirral Council’s Youth Support Service will be delivering The LADS Project. The project is aimed at young men aged between 13-19 years old and will run in the four Wirral localities.  Each project will have up to 14 young men participating in the course. More >

Young People offered the chance to Get Started with Games Design

The Prince’s Trust is offering young people spaces on their Get Started with Games Design programme.

Computer games are the largest multimedia entertainment experience in the world and, with leading developers such as Rockstar and EA being based in the UK, it is important to this industry to find future More >

Job and volunteer opportunities @ MSDP

Merseyside Society for Deaf People has the following vacancies and volunteer opportunities currently available:

Closing date for applications to these posts is Friday 29th August 2014.

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 >

Improving Your Monitoring & Evaluation Workshop

7 October, 2014 (10:00 – 12:00) held @ C.A Wirral, Liscard Road, Wallasey, CH44 5TN

This session will focus on the practical challenges and opportunities involved in monitoring and evaluation of your projects. Are they the best they can be?

Learn about effective tools that can strengthen your projects both now and More >

Early Years Training – Confidence comes through knowledge

Do you work in Wirral with children aged 0-4 years? Wirral Community NHS Trust’s Livewell team is providing FREE training workshops on a range of topics, which could help you achieve Early Years Foundation Curriculum.

All of the workshops are facilitated by qualified NHS Public Health practitioners. The workshops will cover:

“A Warmer Deal for Wirral” Campaign

Involve Northwest (registered charity 1056777) have been awarded funding from the Scottish Power Energy People Trust to run a year’s campaign, from July 2014, to help the people of Wirral who are struggling to pay ever-increasing gas and electricity bills.

The campaign is an independent, free and confidential service to 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 >

Asset Based Community Development (ABCD) event, 6th & 7th October

Nurture Development are facilitating an Asset Based Community Development (ABCD) event at the Aldo Suite, Tranmere Rovers Football Club on 6th and 7th October from 10 am to 4pm.

Asset-Based Community Development builds on assets that are found in local communities and mobilises individuals and groups to come together to More >

‘Avenues’ – Informal learning for adults with a disability

North Birkenhead Development Trust’s new adult learning programme is now available.  This year they will be targeting adults (19+) with moderate disability.  The programme offers creative, IT and cookery classes at venues in North Birkenhead.

All learners will be invited to complete a pre-course assessment at the St James Centre on More >