26 May, 2020

 

Volunteers will be at the forefront of a new government public transport initiative that is being designed to deal with the increased pressure on routes as lockdown is lifted.

Journey Makers is being coordinated by Volunteering Matters on behalf of the Voluntary and Community Sector Emergencies Partnership and the Department for Transport.

 

BAND Ltd is running an online course for staff and managers in childcare and play settings, looking at resilience and mental health in the workplace. 

It will explore what stress is, how to increase resilience, look at what rights and responsibilities you have as an employer and employee, and show how to create a workplace wellbeing plan.

The course is linked to a range of Bristol Standard Dimensions, including relationships and interactions, and staffing, leadership and management. 

This training course will take place via Zoom.

Date/Time: 
Monday, 8 June, 2020 - 10:00 to 13:00

 

Learn how to identify and deal with domestic abuse, and support the parents and children affected by it. We will cover legislation, statistics, children's wellbeing and development, and much more.

We will be using the Bristol Standard Dimensions on topics such as interactions and relationships, play and development, and equality, diversity and inclusion. 

Training will be delivered on Zoom.

Date/Time: 
Friday, 5 June, 2020 - 09:30 to 12:30

 

Older generations of LGBT+ people face social isolation harder than most during the COVID-19 pandemic, as they are less likely to have children or extended family to offer support.

Opening Doors London has organised this webinar to discuss how we can support older LGBT+ people's mental health during COVID-19, through written and phone-based communication. The webinar will be delivered on Zoom.
 

Date/Time: 
Tuesday, 26 May, 2020 - 14:00 to 15:00

 

Mental health was an important issue for Bristol before coronavirus, and it's an even more pressing issue during and after the pandemic, as our residents face the effects of social isolation, quarantine, stress and possibly grief from losing loved ones.

14 April, 2020

 

The West of England Civil Society Partnership (WoECSP) has outlined the role that many Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE) sector organisations are playing in coordinated efforts to respond to coronavirus.

At this challenging time, the VCSE sector in Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire is working in partnership with:

2 April, 2020

 

The CQC has released interim guidance on DBS and other recruitment checks for providers recruiting staff and volunteers to health and social care services in response to coronavirus.

The interim guidance has been launched after temporary changes were made to the DBS applications processes.

30 March, 2020

Sport England are concerned about the financial impact of coronavirus on the sport and physical activity sector, and are looking at options to help mitigate this.

They are exploring ways that they can help and are asking for input - if your organisation is part of the sport and physical activity sector, please contact Sport England via coronavirus@sportengland.org and let them know:

NCCPE Public Engagement programme
5 March, 2020

 

Advertorial content created by NCCPE and Voscur, for NCCPE. 

Are you working to create a culture of engagement in your organisation? There's a programme starting soon in Bristol that could support your professional development and boost your engagement levels.

26 February, 2020

 

In February 2010, a major review of health equity in England was published, called Fair Society, Healthy Lives (The Marmot Review).

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