Circle, in collaboration with Addictions, Support and Counselling (ASC), is currently recruiting a Family Outreach Worker for their Women’s Outreach Service in Stirling. The position is 36 hours per week, with a salary of £24,376 – £28,253 per annum and a fixed contract funded until Tuesday 30th June 2020. Applicants should have a qualification in health, education, social work or social care, and have relevant experience supporting women and families affected by substance use. The deadline applications is Monday 21st October.
Forth Bridges Accordion Band is looking for volunteers over 8 years old to play the accordion with them. Forth Bridges Accordion Band is a family-orientated, cross-community marching band. Volunteers will receive free band tuition, uniform and an instrument. The band practices on Monday evenings at 6:30pm at Bo’ness Public School, Stewart Avenue, Bo’ness, EH51 9NL.
Communities Along the Carron (CATCA) are looking for volunteers to help them plant bulbs in an outdoor community space on Sunday 27th October, 12pm – 3pm at Nailer Park, Nailer Road, Camelon, FK1 4DA (opposite Camelon Community Education Centre).
NHS Education for Scotland is holding 2 “Transforming Psychological Trauma Framework Trauma Skilled Level” training events on Tuesday 19th November at the Grange Manor Hotel, Glensburgh Road, Grangemouth, FK3 8XJ. The first session will run 9:30am – 12:30pm, and be repeated 1:30pm – 4:30pm. Places are extremely limited and booking is essential; the deadline for booking applications is Tuesday 29th October.
Families Outside has launched a new campaign, #NoAddressInThePress, with an online petition aiming to change Scottish legislation and prevent private addresses being published in the media. The campaign aims for legislation to match the United Nations Convention for the Rights of the Child, and the Council of Europe Recommendation Article 55.
Falkirk Council and Falkirk Community Trust are currently reviewing how to deliver services differently in order to make better use of the public buildings they are responsible for. They are looking for input from local communities, and have launched an online survey to gather feedback. They are particularly keen to hear from communities who use public buildings in whatever way. The deadline for responses is Thursday 31st October.
Empowering Healthy Minds (EHM) Training have organised the following mental health and wellbeing courses: Managing Menopause (taking place 6pm – 8pm on Thursdays for 6 weeks, Thursday 24th October – Thursday 28th November. Places are £90 each), and Scotland’s Mental Health First Aid (SMHFA) (a 2 day course taking place on Tuesday 3rd December and Tuesday 10th December, 9am – 4pm. Places are £120 each).
Public Contracts Scotland (PCS) provides a free email alert service for upcoming public sector contracts. This service is currently being updated, with new supplier profiles being created through its new tagging system, known as Common Procurement Vocabulary (CPV). In preparation for the update, if your organisation or group is signed up for the service as a supplier, you may wish to review the list of CPV codes and identify those relevant to you.
As part of Trustees’ Week, CVS Falkirk, Stirlingshire Voluntary Enterprise (SVE) and Clackmannanshire TSI (CTSI) are working with Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC) and the Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator (OSCR) to hold “Tax and TARs” on Wednesday 6th November. This half-day workshop takes place 1pm – 4pm at the brand new Barracks Conference Centre, Forthside Way, Stirling, FK8 1QZ.
We can confirm that our speaker for the CVS Falkirk 2019 Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be Kenny Gillespie, Falkirk Council’s Head of Housing and Senior Responsible Officer for Working with Communities. Our AGM takes place on Thursday 21st November 2019 at St. Francis Xavier Church Hall (across from Morrison’s Petrol Station), 1 Hope Street, Falkirk, FK1 5AT. Registration, food and refreshments will be available from 1.30pm, with the AGM starting at 2pm. Please advise us if you have any dietary requirements.