Community CVS are inviting applications for the post of SENDIASS Project Officer and Volunteer Co-ordinator (Special Educational Needs and Disability Information, Advice and Support Service). Deadline is Friday 23rd April.

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Introducing our brand new Upskilling the Health & Social Care Workforce Project

Community CVS is excited to be working alongside partners across Lancashire to deliver a brand new project which aims to develop the skills of those working in the fields of health and social care.

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In order to deliver this, we are seeking to recruit a total of nine new members of our team, covering three roles: –

One Programme Manager

Four Connecting Communities Development Officers
Four Senior Training Advisors

More information on these roles, along with paperwork and interview dates, can be found here

The deadline for applications is 5pm on Monday 26th April.

Lancashire Red Rose Responding Fund open for applications

The Lancashire Red Rose Responding Fund from the Community Foundation for Lancashire is open. Deadline is 4pm on Friday 30th April.

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Get Online at the Community Hub – Digital Drop-in

At this time when having access to the internet and wi-fi can make or break your chances of getting a job or getting the help you need, doors are open Monday to Friday at the Community Hub, 35 Railway Rd, Blackburn, for free and friendly help to enable people to ‘get online’ or get help with basic internet skills. Call 01254 583957 to reserve a place.

These free and friendly drop-in sessions with laptops will help people with life’s essentials – whether it is to search and apply for jobs, get an email address, sort out bills and banking, or access benefits and support.

For anyone that lacks confidence, there is no need to worry – Community CVS staff are used to helping people get to grips with the absolute basics, and you will soon gain more confidence in using the internet.

Places are available on a pre-booking basis, 1011.30am, or 11.30am1pm throughout the week (Monday-Friday).

The digital drop-in is open to all, but reserving a place in advance is essential by calling 01254 583957.

All support is COVID-19 safe in line with government recommendations.

If you are a service wanting to make a referral, or someone that already knows how to use email, here’s how to contact us

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Locally Organised Communities Across Lancashire (LOCAL)

Locally Organised Communities Across Lancashire (LOCAL) is the vision coordinated by Voluntary Sector North West (VSNW) and supported by Community CVS and many other infrastructure organisations across Lancashire that will facilitate this necessary conversation, and ensure that all voices are heard, whether you are from a social enterprise in Morecambe, a theatre in Blackpool, a large charity in Burnley, a faith group in Preston, a sports club in Skelmersdale or a community group in Blackburn or Darwen – we want you to get involved.

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Fast 4wd

How are you coping? Need help or support with your Recovery? Or would you like to access volunteering, employment or digital support?

Pop in to see our Fast4wd team at the Boulevard Centre (45 Railway Road), give us a call on 01254 583957 or 07547 566054, or drop us an e-mail. We’re here to help. Office open Monday to Friday 10am until 4pm.

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