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Leeds Directory’s new website launched

Leeds Directory have been busy creating a brand new website to hold all the Leeds Directory information, and are pleased to announce it is now here! The website now has ...

July 2014 Volition newsletter now available

Volition newsletter for July 2014 (pdf 1MB), issue 96, is now available. It includes articles on being a Mindful Employer, and the upcoming conference, Dementia friendly Leeds, peer support, welfare reform ...

Voluntary Action Leeds training newsletter

Voluntary Action Leeds have developed a training newsletter so you can stay informed about the courses they offer. Sign up here.

Working with the mental health voluntary sector in Leeds

Volition - an alliance of voluntary sector organisations that either provide mental health services for or work with people who have mental health needs.

Volition promotes the contribution of the voluntary sector in strategic planning and development of services, encourages partnership between agencies and across sectors and provides information to voluntary sector organisations to assist them in meeting the mental health needs of people using their services.

Volition has over ninety members from all areas of the mental health voluntary sector providing services to people in Leeds.

Latest News

Regional Horizon Scan July 2014

Please click here to read the latest monthly Employment & Learning Skills regional ‘Horizon Scan’. This time there are several interesting new reports, topics including out of work men (4.2), a Just Fair report on ‘securing the rights of disabled people in the era of austerity’ (4.4) and a White Paper from NHS Improving Quality [...]

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Leeds Safeguarding adults campaign launched 21st July

This month Leeds Safeguarding Adults Board launched a new Safeguarding Adults Campaign. The campaign is all about preventing abuse of adults with health and social care needs who are unable to protect themselves and also pointing individuals in the right direction if they have concerns about someone’s safety. The campaign began on 21 July and [...]

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Ideas That Change Lives Investment Fund

Ideas that Change Lives is on the lookout for socially enterprising approaches The next round deadline for applications for Ideas that Change Lives Investment Fund is 26th September 2014. There are two types of funds available: the Kick Start Fund for grants of up to £2,000 and the Start-Up Investment Fund for grants of up [...]

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Hyde Park Source survey

Hyde Park Source is consulting with potential service users, partner organisations and health professionals about the benefits of tailoring its activities to better involve people with mental health problems. Your input into the development of this project is invaluable. 

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Latest Vacancies

Vacancies at Swarthmore Education Centre

Vacancies at Swarthmore Education Centre

Job Vacancy -Tutors: Maths & English  £21.31 per hour We have vacancies for tutors in Maths and English (subject to enrolment). Maths: to teach at Entry level to level 2 from September 2014 for 30 weeks (up to 8 hours available per week). English: to teach GCSE / Level 2 evening class from September 2014 [...]

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Vacancy: Driver, Leeds Jewish Welfare Board

Vacancy: Driver, Leeds Jewish Welfare Board

This position is for a six month fixed term contract – 26 hours per week.  The purpose of the role is to drive the minibus and project vehicles to transport people with learning difficulties from within our Rainbow Project in a responsible and competent manner.  Ensuring the safety of the passengers, other road users, members [...]

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