Bookings for Forth Valley Third Sector Conference are now closed; however, you can still keep up with the day itself by following the hashtag #FVConf19 on Twitter, where all three TSIs will be tweeting before and during the event, with pictures, videos and quotes from our attendees, workshop facilitators and stallholders.
This is your LAST CHANCE to book your place at this year’s Forth Valley Third Sector Conference: Growing Your Communities, with bookings closing at 5pm on Wednesday 6th February. The second Forth Valley Third Sector Conference, held in partnership between CVS Falkirk, CTSI and SVE, will take place on Wednesday 13th February at Alva Academy in Clackmannanshire. Tickets are £10 each, covering the cost of lunch provided by a local charitable organisation.
The Third Sector Community Care and Health Forum will meet for the first time in 2019 on Tuesday 5th February, 10am – 12pm at the Falkirk Fire Station, Westfield, Falkirk FK2 9AH. This meeting will include presentations from Falkirk Council on their Adult Support and Protection Guidance strategy.
The Falkirk Health and Social Care Partnership are looking to hear views on the priorities included in their new Strategic Plan, and have launched an online survey to gather feedback. The survey focuses on the proposed changes and priorities in the new plan, and should take around 10 minutes to complete. The deadline for responses is Monday 25th February.
Penumbra is currently recruiting Relief Recovery Workers. Relief Recovery Workers provide cover when required by the Support Manager, with a wage of £8.98 per hour (including holiday pay allowance), based in Glasgow, West Lothian, Lanarkshire, and Falkirk. The deadline for applications is Friday 22nd February.
Falkirk District Association for Mental Health (FDAMH) are currently recruiting a Volunteer Development Coordinator. The position is 21 hours per week, with a salary of £22,595 per annum (pro rata) and a fixed contract of 2 years. The deadline for applications is 12pm on Friday 15th February.
Scottish Government has announced 2 secondment opportunities in the Stakeholder Insights and Strategic Engagement Unit in their Directorate for Social Security: Stakeholder Engagement Team Leader, with a salary of £46,889 – £57,503 per annum; Stakeholder Engagement Manager, with a salary of £36,328 – £43,923 per annum. The deadline for all applications is 12pm Friday 15th February.
Link Academy are hosting Youth Scotland training on Tuesday 16th April, 10am – 3pm at their premises McKinven House, George Street, Falkirk, FK2 7EY. The training consists of workshops, which are aimed at workers 16 years and over, and are designed to upskill workers to facilitate discussions with young people.
HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) have launched Help to Save, a type of savings account that allows certain people entitled to Working Tax Credit, or receiving Universal Credit, to be given a bonus of 50p for every £1 they save over 4 years.
Scottish Refugee Council is developing New Scots Connect, an online resource that will map all community groups and organisations, large and small, working with and for refugees across the country. The new national network aims to build social connections and enhance Scotland’s welcome to refugees.