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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.

A heart for the community – Connecting Bowthorpe

Connecting Bowthorpe is a collective of community volunteers from several organisations within Bowthorpe, all with extensive experience of community work and a real vision for the area, and with a long-term commitment to the residents of Bowthorpe. 

Training: Wellbeing and Resilience - 22nd April

This course enables attendees to take a closer look at their personal Wellbeing and improve their Resilience.

CANConnect and Redwings – combating loneliness and social isolation – 18th December

Our CANConnect service, working in partnership with Future Projects, operates throughout the former North Norfolk Clinical Commissioning Group area.  CANConnect has worked regularly with Redwings Horse Sanctuary in Aylsham in offering social events aimed at bringing together people from across the area who are experiencing loneliness and social isolation.

Dereham Men's Shed - the road to becoming a charity

There are definite benefits to registering as a charity, not least of which is credibility when applying to potential funders. Making your case to the Charity Commission needs to be done in an organised and planned way. 

Help in constructively negotiating a complaint about an NHS service

The commitment, dedication and resilience of front-line staff throughout the COVID-19 pandemic is universally acknowledged and respected. It’s very rare that something goes wrong but, when it does, it needs resolving for the sakes of all involved – patients, families and professionals. 

The man who talked to chairs – social isolation during the pandemic

The clocks ‘went back’ on 25th October. The following week saw the highest recorded levels of extreme loneliness since the first lockdown began in March. 

Safeguarding Adults Week – 16 to 22 November

Monday 16th to  Sunday 22nd November is Safeguarding Adults Week, and each day is focused on a different adults safeguarding risk issue. 

Norfolk 2020 VCSE Annual Conference (Virtual) Programme - 23rd to 27th November

We hope that you will join us during our virtual 2020 Norfolk VCSE Annual Conference, as we deliver a series of free sessions that will provide inspiration, be thought provoking and practically useful for a wide range of VCSE organisations.  It will also be a valuable opportunity to share experiences, particularly given the difficult times we have all been adapting to this year.

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