The next meeting of the online COVID-19 Third Sector Response Forum takes place on Wednesday 14th October, 3pm – 5pm, and can be accessed via the Zoom link, or with the meeting ID: 963 2261 5679 (password: 171199). The meetings are currently focusing on recovery and renewal.
News & Events
Kingdom Support and Care (KSC) is currently recruiting the following vacancies: one Senior Support Worker, 39 hours per week, based in Falkirk with a salary of £23,200 – £23,787; deadline for applications is 12pm on Friday 2nd October; two Coordinators, 39 hours per week, one based in Dunfermline and one in Rosyth, with a salary of £29,406 – £31,601; deadline for applications is Monday 19th October. All vacancies are posted to the KSC recruitment portal.
Falkirk Council has launched the Parental Employment Support Fund (PESF), to help unemployed parents (and those facing in-work poverty) find work, boost skill sets and get advice on money. The fund will also provide support for parents who face barriers to progressing their careers, including help to gain qualifications, improving skills or work experience; money advice, and motivational support.
Public Health Scotland has published a report on why and how taking a human rights based approach to planning the response to, and recovery from, the COVID-19 pandemic can help support the most marginalised and excluded in communities, and help prevent further increases in inequality in Scotland.
Falkirk Council’s Adult Support and Protection (ASP) team is running “ASP Level 2 – Bespoke Care Home/NMC Registered Staff” online training across various dates, with the next October dates being Thursday 15th October and Wednesday 28th October, both 1:30pm – 3:30pm. All training will take place using MS Teams; participants must be able to access Teams via a laptop or computer with a webcam, sound facilities, and can be connected to the internet. This course is an update for previous ASP levels 2A/2B training, therefore all staff who previously completed those will be required to undertake this course.