Archive | June, 2016

Festival of Fun 2016

30 Jun

Sheffield CU Festival of Fun ’16 Single Page Leaflet (small)

via Festival of Fun 2016 — South Sheffield

Walkley Ward Pot 2016/17

30 Jun

Walkley Ward Pot 2016/17 

Councillors in each ward have a budget they can allocate to activities and projects that contribute to tackling their ward priorities.

The ward budget for the Walkley Ward is £11,660; this money will be allocated to targeted projects identified by the Walkley Ward Councillors.  As a result Councillors are not requesting applications for funding from community groups on this occasion.

The key priorities in the Walkey Ward are:

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If you would like further information please contact the Locality Officer on 0114 2053049 or email central@sheffield.gov.uk

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#Sheffield Sporting Memories Groups at your Library

29 Jun

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South Yorkshire Sport – Funding Available for Community Games

29 Jun

Be inspired by this summer’s Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympics and bring your community together this year with a festival of sporting and cultural activities. Awards of up to £800 are available.

We want to help communities across South Yorkshire organise their own  celebratory Community Games events in 2016 and beyond. We have awards to support your idea for new events or improving regular ones where everyone has the opportinity to get active.

We also have an award this summer for Community Games events to deliver weekly sport sessions related to their Community Games events to bring the local community together, especially family activities.

The Key Principles of a Community Games event are;

  • Led by a community
  • Sporting and Cultural Activity
  • Opening and/or a Closing Ceremony

There is between £300 – £800 available.

For further information and how to apply visit: http://www.sysport.co.uk/index.php?cID=246

Restoring Sheffield’s Fading Heritage Event 12th July 2016

29 Jun

To reserve your place(s), email neville.martin@fsb.org.uk  stating any special dietary requirements

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Job Vacancy @ZestCentre – Senior Health Co-ordinator (closing date 14th July 2016)

28 Jun

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ZEST delivers a range of community based health, employment and training, social and physical activities from the Zest Healthy Living Centre.  Zest has a dynamic health team. The team is made of a variety of services, from a Health Trainer Service and Community Wellbeing Programme to a Smoke-free peer-support service working with young people in secondary schools

Senior Health Co-ordinator – 37 hours per week

£22,000-24,000 pa (depending on experience) plus pension contribution, 12 months in the first instance

We are looking for a motivated, self-starting individual with the ability to co-ordinate a range of services and activities from group workshops, social activities to training for young people.  Excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential as you must be able to work with a diverse range of people and communities as well as with different partners such as GPs, other health professionals and schools.

The post holder must have experience of supervising staff and developing and delivering health-related workshops and sessions.  A degree or other qualification in public health, nutrition or similar field is essential.  Knowledge of smoke-free services is desirable.

Knowledge of child protection and safeguarding procedures and undertaking a DBS check are essential.

We offer 25 days holiday rising to 30 (pro-rata), plus 8 statutory days paid holiday (pro rata), a pension scheme and other benefits, including subsidised gym membership.

To apply visit www.zestcommunity.co.uk, then click the Working for Us tab at the very top of the page to download an application pack.   Completed application forms must be returned to karen.purnell@zestcommunity.co.uk

Closing date: 9.30 am Thursday 14th July

Interviews will take place on Tuesday 19th July
ZEST is working towards best-practice in equality of opportunity

Job Vacancy @ZestCentre – Health Improvement Officer (closing date 20th July 2016)

28 Jun

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ZEST delivers a range of community based health, employment and training, social and physical activities from the Zest Healthy Living Centre.  Zest has a dynamic health team. The team is made of a variety of services, from a Health Trainer Service and Community Wellbeing Programme to a Smoke-free peer-support service working with young people in secondary schools.

Health Improvement Officer – 0.8 fte or 29.6 hours per week

£19,190 pa (pro rata) plus pension contribution 

We are looking for a motivated, well-organised individual with the ability to deliver health related workshops and 1:1 support to a range of people including young people.  You must also be able to work with a range of partners including GPs, other health professionals and schools.

The post-holder must be highly organised and able to work across a range of different services and projects.  Experience of smoke-free support services is desirable.  A flexible approach is essential as the post may involve some evening and weekend work.

Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written are essential, including the ability to communicate with people from diverse backgrounds.

Knowledge of child protection and safeguarding procedures is desirable (training will be given) and undertaking a DBS check is essential.

We offer 25 days holiday rising to 30 (pro-rata), plus 8 statutory days paid holiday (pro rata), a pension scheme and other benefits, including subsidised gym membership.

To apply visit www.zestcommunity.co.uk, then click the Working for Us tab at the very top of the page to download an application pack.   Completed application forms must be returned to karen.purnell@zestcommunity.co.uk

Closing date: 9.00 am Wednesday 13th July

Interviews will take place on Wednesday 20th July.
ZEST is working towards best-practice in equality of opportunity.

 

Free Summer Family Crafts Workshop at St Marie’s Cathedral 27th July 2016

27 Jun

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Free Summer Family Crafts Workshop at St Marie’s Cathedral

Join us for a fun and exciting family crafts workshop to celebrate the start of the summer holiday on Wednesday 27 July from 10.30am to 12.30pm. Discover the hidden meaning of the beautiful flowers featured at St Marie’s Cathedral and make your own colourful and summery bouquet and flowerpot.

Limited places. Activities are free, but booking is required (to book please visit www.stmariecathedral.org/visit-us-home/bookings).

Activities are suitable for children 3+ (children must be accompanied by an adult).

For further information visit http://stmariecathedral.org/visit-us-home/families/

Date: 27 July 2016

Cost: Free

Address: St Marie’s Cathedral (Norfolk Row, Sheffield, S1 2PA)

Website: www.stmariecathedral.org

Bookings: http://stmariecathedral.org/events/free-summer-family-crafts-workshop-on-27-july/

Move More Sheffield – Are you taking part?

24 Jun

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Job Vacancies – New Beginnings Refugee

24 Jun

The New Beginnings Job adverts are now available on the VAS website and  links to all the documents, application forms etc are below for each role.

www.vas.org.uk/job_search 

We are recruiting three posts:

Project co-ordinator and training lead: (35hrs)
Application Deadline Wednesday 6th July          Interview Date: Thursday 21st July

To co-ordinate the New Beginnings project so that refugees and asylum seekers can integrate socially and economically into Sheffield and are able to access a broad range of education, training, volunteering, work and social opportunities.

Work Coach (35hrs)
Application Deadline Monday 4th July                 Interview Date: Thursday 14th July

To support unemployed refugees to develop skills, increase employability, gain and sustain employment through training, one-to-one IAG, ongoing job search and other support. To support asylum seekers to be job ready when they get their right to work.

Mentor / Buddy Co-ordinator (21 hours) 
Application Deadline Monday 18th July               Interview Date: Thursday 28th July

To support and train volunteers who will provide 1-2-1 “mentoring or buddying” support to improve refugees access to education, employment, volunteering and social opportunities in Sheffield.

The Mentor / Buddy Co-ordinator role is not currently on the website and will be advertised soon.

Application packs:

Project co-ordinator and training lead: (35hrs)
Application Deadline Wednesday 6th July          Interview Date: Thursday 21st July

Cover letter
Job Advert
New Beginnings Project Background information
Project Co-ordinator and training lead Job Description
Project Co-ordinator and training lead Person Specification

Guidance notes
Application form
Equal opportunities form

Work Coach (35hrs)
Application Deadline Monday 4th July                 Interview Date: Thursday 14th July

Cover letter
Job Advert
New Beginnings Project Background information
Work Coach Job Description
Work Coach Person Specification

Guidance notes
Application form
Equal opportunities form

The Mentor / Buddy Co-ordinator role is not currently on the website but will be advertised soon.