Tag Archives: Essex

ESAB Training 2018/2019

The Essex Safeguarding Board have a brand new Training Brochure available. To see the full list of courses on offer click here. Some of thew upcoming training in Chelmsford includes: Safeguarding Adult Basic Awareness Training | 23 April This course … Continue reading

Posted in Training | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Funding to Develop the Sustainability of Organisations Working with Unpaid Carers 

The Triangle Trust has announced that the next closing date for applications to its Development grants programme is noon on the 3rd May 2018. During this funding round, the Trust will provide grants to not for profit organisations working with … Continue reading

Posted in Funding Opportunities | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Keep Warm, Keep Well During Cold Weather

As colder weather sweeps across Essex this week, NHS Mid Essex Clinical Commissioning Group (MECCG) is urging local people to take extra care. Prolonged periods of cold weather can be dangerous, especially for the very young, very old or those … Continue reading

Posted in Health | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Safeguarding & Reporting: Are you prepared?

It is near impossible to miss the headlines relating to our sector at the moment, but whilst it might be easy to consider these as ‘big charity’ issues, the problems surrounding Oxfam present important lessons for smaller members of the … Continue reading

Posted in Chelmsford CVS | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

External Job Opportunity: Braintree District Mencap CEO

Braintree District Mencap Society is an independent charity, celebrating 62 years of supporting people with a learning disability and their families. We provide services, information, social events and general support for children and adults. Working within the community, the organisation … Continue reading

Posted in Jobs | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Anglia Ruskin Newsletter- Spring edition

Anglia Ruskin have released their Spring Newsletter, jam packed with loads of interesting and free events for the next few months. The Essex Book Festival runs from 1 March to 30 March and Anglia Ruskin are hosting a number of exciting … Continue reading

Posted in Community | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

NHS STP Consultation Summary

“We all want the very best health and care for you and your family.” While there are many examples of excellent care in mid and south Essex, the NHS Mid and South Essex Sustainability and Transformation Partnership (STP) know they … Continue reading

Posted in Consultations | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

We need Cycle Riders!

Are you a keen cycle rider? Do you have a passion for cycling and want to get involved with rides in your local community? If so Chelmsford City Council and Women Time need your help! They are looking for volunteer … Continue reading

Posted in Events/ Opportunities | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

SECE Mind are calling for volunteers!

“South East and Central Essex Mind (SECE) is such a well-known local charity that I became excited when I read about the IES voluntary roles on the website. I have been volunteering for just over eight months now and have … Continue reading

Posted in Volunteering | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Job Opportunity: Recruitment of Community Agents

Community Agents Essex is a countywide network of agents and volunteers who will support older people and their informal carers to find and develop independent living solutions from within their local community. The service is delivered through a community and voluntary … Continue reading

Posted in Jobs | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Future leaders for the voluntary and community sector

ASPIRE is a 12 month leadership development programme that will bring 15 people from the Voluntary and Community Sector in Essex together to create a strong cohort that will learn together through an accelerated development journey. The programme has been … Continue reading

Posted in Training | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Job Opportunity: Projects & Communications Assistant at Families InFocus

An exciting new job opportunity to join the Families InFocus team. Hours 28-37 per week (flexible) Salary: FTE £20,456pa to £22,434pa (Depending on experience) Families InFocus are looking to recruit a highly motivated, experienced individual to join the team and … Continue reading

Posted in Jobs | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

New Guide to Adult Community Learning

ACL Essex offers a wide range of day time and evening adult learning courses to help you improve your job prospects, learn a new skill or simply inspire you. Some of courses lead to qualifications, some don’t, but they all give … Continue reading

Posted in Events/ Opportunities | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Job Opportunity: Volunteer Coordinator at Dementia Adventure

Dementia Adventure is an innovative charity working to make sure that people living with dementia have access to nature and the outdoors on a regular basis. They provide training, research and consultancy services. Dementia Adventure also provide adventures and short … Continue reading

Posted in Jobs | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Foster carers change children’s lives

Foster carers with Essex County Council help build better, brighter futures for hundreds of children across Essex every year. Could you provide a loving, safe, stable home and a nurturing environment to support the most vulnerable children in our county … Continue reading

Posted in Chelmsford CVS | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Spare Change or Real Change?

When we see someone in distress, our first instinct is to help. Giving spare change seems like a kind, easy way to help. But it’s often the opposite. Every person begging has a different story to tell. People end up … Continue reading

Posted in Health | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Nominations open for the prestigious Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service!

Do you know of a volunteer group that devotes it’s time to helping others in your local area and deserves a Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service? The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service is the highest award given to local volunteer … Continue reading

Posted in Volunteering | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Doctors and health care leaders announce a new development in the options for future hospital services in mid and south Essex.

In recent months, two main options for change have been discussed with patients, staff and stakeholders. Both options would have seen significant changes to the way the three A&E departments at Broomfield, Basildon and Southend hospitals operate. Having studied the … Continue reading

Posted in Health | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Volunteers Week Competition!

Posted in Volunteering | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Beat the queues in A&E – The Pharmacist Will See You Now

Traffic on the roads at Easter is challenging and it can be just the same in A&E – so why not be smart and beat the queues in Mid Essex this Easter Bank Holiday weekend (14 – 17 April 2017). … Continue reading

Posted in Health | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment