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Training; Breaking County Lines - 25th and 26th August (West Norfolk Organisations)

A free on-line training session in 2 parts for West Norfolk VCSE organisations delivered by Andrew Frere-Smith - Development Worker for Imagine Norfolk Together

Training: How to Engage with Parliament to Influence Policy and Campaign - 10th August

a FREE on-line workshop training session being delivered by Nikki Luke (UK Parliament Outreach Officer) for Norfolk Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise organisations

0-5 Community Offer training for Parent and Toddler Leaders Summer 2021

All courses will be delivered online subject to demand. In this brochure you will find a range of training that will support you on your journey of running a parent and toddler group. It will take you from your initial idea, right though to making the group a great place to support children and families in your community. You do not need to do every course in the brochure but can choose courses linked to where you are on your journey. We would recommend that those who are responsible for the running of the group should attend training in Safeguarding Children and Paediatric First Aid if they have not already. For those who receive funding from the Early Childhood Community Fund, we would expect group leaders to have attended these two courses as a minimum.

Training: Play Area Equipment Inspection - 5th August (Dereham)

The course is aimed at helping those responsible for managing play spaces learn how to effectively inspect their play equipment on a regular basis.   

The course will be led by Rik Martin RPII, registered Operational Inspector of Children’s Playgrounds.

Looking for work during and after COVID

The VCSE sector has inevitably suffered its share of cutbacks during the pandemic in terms of loss of income and consequent pressure on staffing levels. But there’s hope – and support – for those having to seek fresh fields in 2021. If you, your colleagues or your service users are having to find new employment there are avenues of help available. 

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. 

Training: Developing Skills in Health and Social Care

The project is available to any adults working and living in Norfolk or Suffolk, specifically working with adults in Health and Social Care. (For volunteers, they can currently access funded training through Skills for Care Covid funding  https://www.skillsforcare.org.uk/About/News/COVID-19-Essential-training....)

Keeping vulnerable people warm and safe in their homes – FREE training for frontline workers and volunteers

With the new lockdown, even more people will be having to stay at home and turn on their heating – if they can afford to. Now more than ever it’s important to raise awareness to vulnerable consumers of how to stay warm, how to use less energy, and how to pay less.   Are your staff and volunteers aware of the support available? CAN is offering free 90-minute online training to help people provide support and information where needed.

Free training for frontline staff and volunteers on home energy saving advice

As Covid-related restrictions continue, not least the extension of furlough, even more people will be having to stay at home and turn on their heating – if they can afford to. Now more than ever it’s important to raise awareness to vulnerable consumers of how to stay warm, how to use less energy, and how to pay less.

Safeguarding - everyone’s responsibility

Every VCSE organisation has a duty to safeguard volunteers, staff members, participants and donors, and to have appropriate and proportionate policies and procedures in place. Likewise, staff and volunteers themselves need to aware be aware of their individual responsibilities to themselves and to their clients, service users and hirers.  

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