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Free training for social care workers & volunteers

Leeds City Council – Adult Social Care (ASC) have a wide range of free training available, including e-learning and classroom based sessions.  The training covers areas including: safeguarding, equality and ...

Dept of Health newsletter for voluntary sector, July 2014

The Department of Health’s Voluntary Sector Partnership Team produces a monthly newsletter for the voluntary sector. This is the latest edition of the newsletter (pdf 340 KB). Contents: 1. Update from the Department ...

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 ...

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

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 and the usual updates from round the city. This newsletter, and back copies, are available in the newsletter section of this website.

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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.

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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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Latest Vacancies

Vacancy: Key Worker, Leeds Mind Wellbeing Service

Vacancy: Key Worker, Leeds Mind Wellbeing Service

Hours:          Part time 21hrs/week Scale:           Scale 5- points 22-25 Salary:         £19,817-£21,734 pro rata (actual salary £11,247-£12,335) Base:            Clarence House, 11 Clarence Road, Horsforth, Leeds LS18 Current funding until 31st March 2016. Purpose of the post The post holder will carry a caseload of  approx. 15 clients and [...]

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Vacancy: Personal Assistant to Chief Executive, Leeds Jewish Welfare Board

Vacancy: Personal Assistant to Chief Executive, Leeds Jewish Welfare Board

To provide a professional and comprehensive support service to the Chief Executive (CEO)  and manage all aspects of the Board & Committee meetings and Trustee administration support. Applicants must have a secretarial or administration qualification and previous PA or secretarial experience with accurate and touch/audio typing skills and a good level of expertise in Word, [...]

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