Volition is one of the partners in an exciting project to bring the “Time to Change Experience” to Leeds. Along with the Time to Change Leeds team, Leeds & York ...
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 eighty five members from all areas of the mental health voluntary sector providing services to people in Leeds.
TransBareAll, the organisation that works with the trans community, have published a helpful guide, Top Tips for Working with Trans People (pdf 480KB). The guide was commissioned by the West Yorkshire Trans Equality Project, and lists local as well as national support organisations. The guide is also available on TBA’s website.
This month’s newsletter from healthy lives Leeds is packed full of events and reports including: Update from Healthy Lives Leeds Newsletters Leeds Recognised as Integration Pioneer New report on supporting BME communities in Leeds Leeds Care Record – Update November 2013 Taking the Pulse of Health and Wellbeing Boards A Place for Parity – Health [...]
The Care Quality Commission (CQC) are changing the way they inspect specialist mental health care services and putting a greater emphasis on inspecting the care that people with mental health problems receive in the community. The main changes to the inspection approach are: including mental health specialists on all inspections of mental health services and [...]
Dementia Programme Development Manager Contract: Initially a 3 year fixed term Hours: 37.5 hours per week Closing date: 17th January 2014. Salary: £30,000 – £35,000 dependant on experience Location: North Leeds LS17. This is a newly created post for a dynamic self-starter who will be responsible for the development and delivery of services, to support [...]
Initially 30 hours with potential to increase to 37 hours. Care & Repair Leeds are looking for someone who would like to join their small creative team as the Provider Monitoring & Administration Officer for the Leeds Directory. The successful person will be responsible for ensuring all provider information is kept up to date and [...]