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Join Our Team! Communications Officer Role

We are looking for a Communications Officer to join our team.

You will work to promote our social isolation and loneliness services in the North Norfolk and Breckland District areas. You will work closely with colleagues to develop, manage and deliver an effective communications programme, promoting the service and other support available to individuals, assist the recruitment of volunteers and help raise awareness of the issues and impacts of loneliness and isolation.

Join Our Team! Social Isolation Support Coordinator Roles

We are looking for two Social Isolation Support Coordinators to join our team.

You will work with individuals and organisations to reduce social isolation and loneliness in the North Norfolk and Breckland District areas.

Working closely with community organisations and our Life Connectors you will work with clients to help identify the best support option available to meet their needs. You will also be responsible for recruiting and managing a team of volunteers able to help those who are isolated.

Healthwatch Norfolk’s new Community Conversation Hub

Healthwatch Norfolk has launched a new interactive platform as a new way for the public to have its say. 

NHS Complaints Advocacy – resolving concerns about medical treatment

Even in less crisis-driven times the NHS deals with around 1 million patients every 36 hours, and we are all very much aware of the extra pressures brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.  Very occasionally however, something goes wrong and needs resolving. And it’s dealing with those rare instances that helps maintain the high standards of service within the NHS, which is where NHS Complaints Advocacy can help.

Support for carers to attend COVID-19 vaccinations

Carers, and those dependent upon them, face many additional difficulties and obstacles during the pandemic. Specialist support organisations across Norfolk have responded to the need as follows. Please help spread the word as appropriate. 

Safeguarding – what we all need to know and do

Everyone in the VCSE community should[JC1] [SN2]  be aware of the need for vigilance and protecting the vulnerable – and understand the requirements and implications of safeguarding.  Every VCSE organisation delivering charitable activities has a duty to safeguard volunteers, staff, hirers, adults, children and young people, participants and donors.

 

FREE energy costs awareness training for VCSE staff and volunteers

We’re delivering just three more of our popular FREE online training sessions for frontline staff and volunteers working with the most vulnerable residents in our communities. 

Help Norfolk and Waveney CCG find the unknown carers

Unpaid carers are one of the priority groups that Norfolk and Waveney Clinical Commissioning Group is working to vaccinate now.  The CCG asks all of us for help in finding these unregistered carers to ensure they can be offered help and support when and where needed.

The Feed: preventing poverty, hunger and homelessness during Covid - and beyond

The Feed is a not-for-profit social enterprise providing catering services, with a very clear mission to prevent poverty, hunger and homelessness in Norwich.  

NHS Complaints Advocacy – resolving concerns about medical treatment received

Our National Health Service is still rated best in the developed world for safety, affordability and efficiency, according to the US-based Commonwealth Fund. But very occasionally – and it’s around one-tenth of one per-cent of all patient cases - something goes wrong and need resolving.

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