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Carers Consultation and Well-being Event 24th May 2017 at Shipshape

11 May

carers

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Learn about Sheffield General Cemetery birds 6th May 2017

5 May

RSPB Walk - April 2017

Job Vacancy – Project Lead @SYorksHA (Closing date 3rd May 2017)

28 Apr

South Yorkshire Housing Association (SYHA) is an award winning not-for-profit organisation passionate about housing and supporting people to live well, settle at home and realise their potential. A Sunday Times Best 100 Not-for-Profit organisations to work for; we are a forward thinking, innovative and ambitious organisation. We currently own and manage over 6000 properties, support over 1600 vulnerable customers across our LiveWell supported housing projects and employ nearly 500 people.

LiveWell is the largest provider of supported housing across the Sheffield City Region. We offer a diverse range of services and are passionate about driving and supporting innovation in the sector. Our work on developing new models of care and support is award winning.

Do you have experience of managing CQC registered care services? Are you passionate about delivering good, quality care and support services to adults with mental health conditions?

We are seeking to recruit an experienced person to join the management team at Lister Project.

Lister Project is a CQC registered residential care service for 25 adults, split over 5 separate houses in the Basegreen area of Sheffield. If you believe that you have great leadership skills, the passion to lead a service that delivers high quality care and support and play a vital role in developing our staff team, then we would like to hear from you.

This post is a full time position, working 37 hours per week over 5 days. The successful candidate will join the project management team and report to the Registered Manager. The successful candidate will also be expected to provide on call cover on a rota basis.

Interested ? full details and how to apply can be found here: http://www.syha-careers.co.uk/singlevacancy/47901

Kell Brook becomes Ambassador for Special Olympics GB National Games in Sheffield

21 Apr

KELL & SPECIAL OLYMPICS

Special Olympics Great Britain is delighted to announce that Kell Brook is to be a new Ambassador for the charity’s National Games in Sheffield this summer.

Kell is currently one of the biggest names in the World of boxing.

Sheffield born Kell Brook said: “Having met a number of the Yorkshire based athletes who are taking part in the Special Olympics National Games in Sheffield, I was able to understand how passionate people with learning disability are about sport.

“It reinforced to me that people with disability care about sport as much as me and everyone else.

“I couldn’t be prouder to stand up for these exceptional athletes with learning disabilities.

“I will be there in August in Sheffield watching the Special Olympics GB athletes in action across the city.”

Why Are The Games Important?

  • The Games gives athletes with an intellectual (learning) disability the opportunity to achieve and to demonstrate their abilities to the community.
  • The event will attract athletes with intellectual (learning) disabilities from across England, Scotland and Wales.
  • Through participation in this large national competition, people with an intellectual (learning) disability will acquire the confidence and social and life skills that will help their inclusion in society.

The games offer people the opportunity to give back to the community and make a difference when coaching, officiating and volunteering at the event.

Special Olympics GB is the largest provider of a year-round, all ability, sports programme in Great Britain and supports over 10,000 athletes with intellectual (learning) disabilities on a continued basis.

Across England, Scotland and Wales, approximately 27,000 regular sports coaching sessions of at least 1 hour each, are delivered locally each year by 140 accredited programmes across 28 different sports.

This coaching activity leads to an annual average of 100 all ability, inclusive sports competitions. Its competition pathways make Special Olympics Great Britain unique within the disability sports sector as it provides, for athletes of all abilities, opportunities to compete and progress at local, regional, national and international levels.  This extensive programme is led by over 4,000 dedicated volunteers in a variety of sports coaching, administrative, event, logistic, fundraising and supporting roles.

For our athletes, excellence is personal achievement, a reflection of reaching one’s maximum potential – it is a goal to which everyone can aspire.

For those Special Olympics athletes who attain an elite level in their sport, we signpost and support a pathway into Paralympics and other elite competitions.

Special Olympics National Games

#Sheffield17

#SeeingIsBelieving 

Tuesday 8th August – Friday 11th August 2017 

20,000 people at Opening Ceremony at Sheffield United’s football stadium on evening of Tuesday 8 August 2017

For more information about the Special Olympics Great Britain National Summer Games 2017, please visit: http://www.sheffield2017.org.uk

Job Vacancy – Community Fundraiser (closing date 2nd May 2017)

6 Apr

SAGE Greenfingers are looking to recruit a Community Fundraiser.

We seek a confident, outgoing person with excellent people skills to join our small team who are highly committed to delivering positive outcomes for socially excluded adults with complex needs. Formal qualifications are not a priority but you will have a strong track record of fundraising from the general public and of event planning and delivery.  You’ll be self-motivated and innovative but also happy working as part of a team.  You’ll have good IT skills, including managing social media platforms. You’ll have strong empathy for the aims of our mental health charity and a passion for the potential of greater community and corporate engagement.

If you would like further information about the post please see the advert attached Community Fundraiser Ad or visit our website www.sagesheffield.org.uk

FREE MacMillan Cancer awareness training in Sheffield for the workforce

4 Apr

macmillan

For event dates and/or to book staff onto any of the events would you please send names, job title, e-mail, and telephone numbers to james.barker5@nhs.net

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Tour of Wardsend Cemetery this Sunday (9th April) – Find out about the cemeteries hidden history

4 Apr

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