Forth Valley Top Toes is currently recruiting for a Development Worker to develop new clinics in Clackmannanshire and Stirling. The position is 10 hours per week. The deadline for applications is Friday 16th July.
NHS Forth Valley’s Health Promotion Service is currently recruiting a Health Promotion Officer. The position is 37.5 hours per week, with a salary of £33,072 – £40,736 per annum. The deadline for applications is Wednesday 23rd June.
Recyke-a-bike is currently recruiting a new Chief Executive Officer. The position is full or part time, with a salary of £30,000 – £35,000 per annum, based in Stirling. The closing date for applications is Monday 21st June.
The Conservation Volunteers (TCV) Scotland are looking for 2 Volunteer Officers (VOs) to join them, one in Grangemouth and one in Stirling. These are both voluntary roles where the volunteer’s travel and training expenses will be covered, and the minimum commitment required is one day per week, for 6 months. The closing date for applications is 5pm on Wednesday 30th June.
The NHS Forth Valley Health Promotion Service has relaunched its COVID-19 Response Grants Scheme for 2021-22. Applications for up to £500 will be considered from organisations and groups across Forth Valley which support and connect communities to respond to COVID-19. Applications must address one or, preferably, both of the Health Promotion Service priorities: Health Inequalities, and Mental Health and Wellbeing.
The Denny and District Community Fund provides grants for a wide range of costs to support charitable activities that enhance quality of life for local residents, contribute to vibrant, healthy, successful and sustainable communities, and promote community spirit and encourage community activity. The Fund is open to groups and organisations based in Denny and District or working with people in Denny and District, with funding rounds throughout the year. The next deadline is Friday 25th June.
The next Silver Sunday takes place on Sunday 3rd October. Silver Sunday is a national day for older people (along with Older People’s Day), aiming to tackle loneliness and isolation. The event welcomes people of all ages to celebrate and appreciate older people across the UK. Celebrations can be online, in person, outdoors, indoors (where safe) – communities are encouraged to make it their own.
Scottish Government’s Planning and Architecture Division is consulting on Local Place Plans (LLPs), specifically around proposals for regulations. LPPs offer the opportunity for a community-led, collaborative approach to creating great local places. LPPs can support communities’ aspirations for their future, and help shape local planning policies and development priorities contained in the Local Development Plan. They are looking for input from communities and individuals; the deadline for comments is Friday 25th June.
Rapid lateral flow device (LFD) test kits are now available from a number of local pharmacies across Scotland, including in the Forth Valley area, which can be used to test people without symptoms for COVID-19. The NHS has updated its website to include links to the online location finder, where people can check LFD test kit availability in their local area.
CVS Falkirk have been kindly gifted some office and stationery items from the office of Angus McDonald MSP, so that they may find new homes with groups or organisations from our local third sector. The items are free and available to any group or organisation who would benefit from, and can make use of them. All items are new, or used but in very good condition. They will be allocated on a first come, first served basis.