Introduction to Community Development and Health Course (ICDH) September 2017 – Enroll Now

20 Jul

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Booking and questions please contact CD&H Programme Coordinator, Mai Mustaphanin.

2930686 / 0773 679 3272 / mai.mustaphanin@sheffield.gov.uk

Please leave a message if Mai is unable to answer your call.

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Tramlines Plot 22 Live Music & FREE Entry

20 Jul

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Over 50? Interesting in staying active, healthy and well?

20 Jul

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Job Vacancy @SYFR for a Fire Control Operator(closing date 4th August)

19 Jul
Post Title: Fire Control Operator (Firefighter Control)
Contract: Permanent
Salary: £21,125 (Trainee Rate), £22,004 (Development Rate), £28,156 (Competent Rate)
Hours: Full Time – 42 hours per week
Work Pattern: 2/2/4 Shift Pattern (Including weekend working)

2 Day Shifts (09:00 – 18:00) / 2 Night Shifts (18:00 – 09:00) / 4 Days Off (Rota)

Location: Central Headquarters – Sheffield

Are you seeking a new career direction and interested in working within the emergency services? Are you highly motivated, able to multi-task and committed to contributing towards keeping the communities of South Yorkshire safe? If so we need you!

South Yorkshire Fire & Rescue is seeking applications for the position of Fire Control Operator (Firefighter Control), based at our Central Headquarters in Sheffield.

The overall purpose of the role is to contribute to the professional running of the fire control room by taking emergency calls from the public and mobilising fire appliances and resources to resolve situations quickly and effectively.  Post holders will also be required to undertake a wide range of administrative and data monitoring work to ensure operational readiness and to support & coordinate our emergency response.

To be considered for this role you will have previous experience of administration, data coordination and working with data and recording systems. You will have excellent communication skills, a methodical and logical approach to tasks and be able to maintain a calm and professional approach at all times, even within high pressure situations. You may have experience within a contact or call centre environment but this is not essential. Applicants must be able to demonstrate appropriate personal qualities and attributes for the role and embrace our organisational values and core behaviours.

For more information about the role please contact T/Station Manager Liam Booth on 07884235798. A job description, person specification and application form for the role can be obtained via the Find a Job section on our website at www.syfire.gov.uk or if you require a hard copy you can contact our Recruitment Team at recruitment@syfire.gov.uk or on 0114 253 2814. Successful applicants will be required to attend a full time four week training course. 

The closing date for applications is 13:00 on Friday 4th August 2017

Assessments for the role will be undertaken as below:

  • Typing Test (35 wpm) & Situational Judgement Assessment (14th – 15th August 2017)
  • Interviews (21st – 23rd August 2017)

 

Applications from job share candidates are welcomed and all applications will be given equal consideration. SYFR is an inclusive employer and we particularly welcome applications from individuals who identify as LGBT, individuals with disabilities and Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) candidates as they are under-represented within our workforce. See our Find a Job website page for more details.

 

Please note the appointment is subject to successful pre employment screening i.e. identity, asylum and immigration check, references, medical screening, substance misuse testing and Disclosure Scotland Criminal Records Check. If you require any of our recruitment documents in larger print or other formats please contact our Recruitment Team as above.  

Consultation – Vehicle Idling in Sheffield. Have your say

19 Jul

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New guidance from health experts at the National Institute of Health and Care Excellence (NICE) suggests that those who are very sensitive to harm from air pollution should be protected from the effects of air pollution.

This may include the creation and/or enforcement of byelaws asking people to switch their engine off, for example, when dropping off and picking up children outside schools. This is called “no vehicle idling” and could extend to a number of locations across the city and a number of vehicles including private vehicles, buses including school buses, taxis, public service vehicles and private fleets.

Since July 2017, traffic marshals in Westminster City Council have issued on-the-spot fines for those idling in “no idling” zones.

The Highway Code (Rule 123) already advises that drivers must not leave a stationary vehicle’s engine running unnecessarily on a public road.  If a vehicle is likely to remain stationary for more than a couple of minutes, drivers should apply the parking brake and switch off the engine to reduce vehicle emissions and noise pollution.

However, if Sheffield City Council were to undertake enforcement and issue fines we would need to progress a local byelaw.

This consultation asks your views on whether Sheffield City Council should introduce and enforce new byelaws as suggested by NICE for “no vehicle idling” outside Sheffield schools, hospitals, care homes and other locations within Sheffield. This consultation also asks whether educational or enforcement approaches (fines) should be used.

There will be further public consultation events where you can give more detailed comments, and you can give comments on air quality at any time by e-mailing: airquality@sheffield.gov.uk

 

Job vacancies for Female Anti- Trafficking Outreach Workers (closing date 28th July 2017)

19 Jul

Female Anti- Trafficking Outreach Workers

Salary: £18,500 – £21,000 (dependent on experience)

Full-time – 37 hours per week

Ashiana supports Black, Minority Ethnic and Refugee clients who have experienced domestic violence or who have been trafficked into the UK for the purposes of sexual exploitation or domestic slavery.

We would like to recruit full-time workers to provide outreach support to victims of trafficking who are living in the wider community. The support will be provided to clients living in the following regions:

South Yorkshire

West Yorkshire

North West / other regions (essential car-user)

East Midlands

Successful candidates will be locality-based.

You should be aware of the realities and impacts of trafficking, and the legislation affecting this group of people.

*Exempt under the Equality Act 2010 Schedule 9, Part 1

For an informal discussion about these posts, please call Rachel Mullan-Feroze on 0114 2555740

For an application pack please email: k.foster@ashianasheffield.org or download from Ashiana’s website www.ashianasheffield.org

Closing date for applications: 28th July 5pm

“Whats On” at Shooters Grove Childrens Centres over the holidays

19 Jul

Please find attached the Children’s Centre What’s On Guide for Shooter’s Grove Children’s Centre and a Summer Booklet with our activities planned over the holidays.

Shooters Grove What’s On July -Sep 2017

Summer Activities Booklet – Primrose and Shooters Grove CC