This session will enable you to identify, respond to and report issues relating to the safety of children and young people in your care. It will cover the key competences for staff and volunteers described by the Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland Safeguarding Board. Why attend? On completion of the session you will receive a certificate of attendance which can be used as part of your demonstration of competence for your role.
24 January 2019 9:30am
Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service are working with the Gas Safe Charity to offer FREE Carbon Monoxide (CO) training to anyone who provides a service in the home of a vulnerable person in the LLR area.
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Join us at our next Health and Social Care Network and Learn Session on Tuesday 29 January 2019 Our Network and Learn Sessions give health and social care focused groups in Leicester and Leicestershire the opportunity to network, hear from decision makers, speak out and learn. This month you can hear from Leicestershire Partnership Trust on the transformation of Mental Health & Learning Disability Services First Contact Plus: Leicestershire County Council's on line tool that helps adults find information about a range of services all in one place. Sam's story and why integrated care matters The NHS on how you can help them stay well this winter Community Health & Learning Foundation (CIC) About the NHS 10 Year Plan and what is could mean for the voluntary and community sector.
29 January 2019 9:30am
This session will explain what is required from a basic funding application. It will de-mystify some of the jargon that crops up when applying for funding such as: aims, objectives and outcomes and provide you with some tips on how to give your application the greatest chance of success. Who is this course suitable for? This session would be of particular help to anyone with responsibilities for fundraising, trustees of organisations with less experience of completing applications or representatives who had been given responsibility for making their organisations more sustainable.
31 January 2019 10:00am
Duncan Squires of Sileby Bowling Club will be here to talk about their recent efforts to raise funds to update the clubhouse and replace the bowling green at Sileby. Duncan will describe the partnership they have struck with Leicester City Football Club and how this came about as well as the strategy they have used to raise over £20,000 for the refurbishment of the pavillion. The session will be of interest to trustees of small to medium sized charities looking to raise money for capital projects. As well as an opportunity to ask questions there will be the chance to network and share ideas with Duncan and colleagues from the sector. Duncan Squires is currently the fundraising officer for the Sileby Bowling Club.
7 February 2019 1:00pm
Please note there is a maximum of 2 places per organisation The workshop provides you with the skills and knowledge to meet the requirements of your safeguarding policy in relation to adults in need of safeguarding. You will receive an attendance certificate you can use as evidence of continuous professional development. Who is this course suitable for? The workshop is suitable for staff and volunteers of voluntary and community sector organisations. What does the course cover? This course will help you: Explain what is meant by vulnerability Recognise types of abuse and their signs Create a safe environment for you, your staff and service users
8 February 2019 9:30am
Please note there is a maximum of 2 places per organisation This session will show you how to tap into one of the fastest growing methods of fundraising for voluntary organisations. Legacy fundraising refers to asking your supporters to consider leaving a proportion of their estate after they have passed away. Whether you are a member of staff or a volunteer this session would be of interest to anyone with a responsibility for fundraising within a voluntary organisation. Who is this web conference suitable for? This session is ideal for trustees and fundraisers for groups looking for new and innotive ways to raise funds who have little or no experience of working with legacies. This session is offered free to voluntary and community groups working in Leicester and Leicestershire.
11 February 2019 1:00pm