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Newsletter 16 Jun 2017

Date: 13 Jun 2017     

High Peak CVS

Newsletter 16 Jun 2017


News: 5 Ways to Well-being Small Grants Scheme

High Peak CVS are administering this small grants scheme which has £12,900 to award in small grants in the financial year 2017/18.

This is funding from Derbyshire County Council Public Health.

There are two opportunities to apply: in July and November 2017. 

First deadline is July 14 2017

Who can apply to this fund?

Small to medium organisations with an annual turnover of £50,000 or less.

You can apply for a maximum of £2,000 for any voluntary and community project that addresses the ‘5 ways to wellbeing’; particularly for people with a higher risk of experiencing mental health and wellbeing problems.

For further information or to get your application form email jackie@highpeakcvs.org.uk or telephone 01663 735350

News: Glossop Mental Health Meeting

At Glossop Volunteer Centre on Monday 26 June 1-3.30pm.

Inviting the people of Glossop and surrounding areas to share ideas about how we can help the people of Glossop with their mental health.

News: Housing Support in Buxton and Glossop

iDecide Derbyshire is a service providing accommodation and tenancy based support for people aged 16+ experiencing mental health issues.

They help people throughout Derbyshire to maintain their accommodation, and in other aspects of daily life, including budgeting, improving daily living skills, accessing specialist services, and developing supportive local networks.

For those with their own accommodation, they can offer support to remain living well in their own homes via our Hub sessions in Buxton and Glossop.  Telephone 01298 214379 to make an appointment.


News: Rethink Focusline Consultation

Proposals to change mental health Focusline telephone support.

In recent years the four Derbyshire Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) and Derbyshire County Council (DCC) have provided financial support to a number of organisations that provide services in the community.  The CCG's and DCC have been jointly reviewing grant funded arrangements for mental health over the past year.

As part of the continuing review of mental health voluntary sector funding, the CCGs and DCC would like to hear your views on proposals to make changes to the Rethink Focusline service.  The consultation will be open for six weeks, starting Wednesday 14 June and during this time you will be able to give your views via an online survey or by coming along to one of two events where you can hear about the proposed changes and have the opportunity to ask questions and tell commissioners what you think. The events will be held on Thursday 13 July at the Function Room, Winding Wheel, Chesterfield S41 7SA and Wednesday 19 July at Ripley Leisure Centre, Derby Road, Ripley DE5 3HR.  To book a place contact NDVA on 01246 555908 or by email at info@ndva.org.uk. 

You can complete the online survey at www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/Focusline

Please read the related Focusline Consultation document which contains more details about the proposals before completing the survey.

The consultation period will end on 26 July 2017, following which a report using the information gathered during the consultation will be prepared to enable CCG Governing Bodies and DCC Cabinet to make an informed decision about the Rethink Focusline funding.

News: Basic Diabetes Training

Monday 19 June at Heart of the Peak in Tideswell SK17 8NY, phone 01298 871000.

10.0am Registration and Welcome.  Coffee/ tea.
10.05am  An Introduction to Diabetes
11.10am  Diagnostic Dogs
12 noon Discussion
12.30pm Lunch
1.30pm  Wellbeing, Volunteering, Caring
2.0pm   Mental Health In Diabetes
3.0pm Coffee/tea
3.15pm Genetics of Diabetes
4.0pm Plenary session and overview
4.20pm Presentation of certificates
4.30pm Close

If you require any further information, phone 10298 871644 between 9am and 6pm or email sooby@rocketmail.com

News: Driver Training for Older Motorists

Motorists in Derbyshire are being invited to take advantage of training sessions aimed at keeping older drivers safe behind the wheel.

News: High Peak Nightstop

High Peak Nightstop needs your votes to receive £25,000 from Derbyshire Freemasons.

High Peak Nightstop is appealing to all its friends, supporters and service users to vote online to help them receive a £25,000 Community Award from the Freemasons.

As part of Freemasonry’s 300th anniversary celebrations, the Masonic Charitable Foundation is distributing three million pounds to 300 charities across the country, and High Peak Nightstop is one of those selected.

Each of the nominated charities will receive a grant, but the public vote will determine how much they receive, ranging from £4,000 to £25,000. Those who want to vote should visit the MCF website www.mcf.org.uk/vote select the Derbyshire page and vote for the charity of their choice. The voting period is from Monday 12 June until Monday 31 July.


News: Tax, Care and Toyboys Talk

Coop Estate Planning friendly and humorous speakers can visit your group at a time to suit you - for groups with senior members.

Covering important topics such as inheritance issues, long term care fees and how to protect your home and savings, inheritance tax, lasting power of attorney and of course the toy boy situation.

If you think your group could benefit from this free session please contact Debbie Beatson on 0800 110 5221 or debbie.beatson@coop.co.uk

Job: Therapeutic Services Senior Manager

Organisation: Tameside Oldham and Glossop Mind

Salary: 18 hours a week, annual salary £14,369.47

Tameside Oldham and Glossop Mind are recruiting a new Senior Manager to join the Therapeutic Directorate. The Senior Manager will take the lead for all aspects of the strategic and operational management of Therapeutic High Intensity Services across Tameside Oldham and Glossop.

At this time, these services include Together, a Suicide Prevention initiative supporting men aged between 18 and 55 living in Tameside, and IMHA, an Independent Mental Health Advocacy Service based at the Royal Oldham Hospital.

The Senior Manager will also be responsible for providing some advocacy support in the community.

Closing date: Wednesday 21 June 2017. Interviews will be held shortly after.


Job: Young Womens Domestic Abuse Worker

Organisation: Crossroads Derbyshire

Salary: Scale point 21 £20,138 per annum, 37 hours per week

Crossroads Derbyshire provides Domestic Abuse services to adults, children and young people.

They have a temporary vacancy covering maternity leave from mid-July, working with our young women’s services.  This post is currently funded until 1 November 2017, further funding applied for. 

Flexible working hours will be required to meet the needs of this post and you will need the use of a car and a current driving license as you will be required to travel across the rural area in the High Peak of Derbyshire.

To deliver One to One Support and Group Work to young people (13yrs to 24yrs) affected by Domestic Abuse in their own intimate relationships.

The post is open to women only (Exempt under the Equality Act 2010, pursuant to schedule 9 part 1)

For information pack email admin@crossroadsderbyshire.org - If you require a hard copy, please send a large SAE to PO Box 22, Glossop, Derbyshire. SK13 8AE

Closing date for applications is 5.00pm 3 July 2017
Interview will be held w/c Monday 3 July

Job: Two Vacancies

Organisation: Foxhill Forum

Young People Development Officer, 17.5hrs per week

Business Administration Apprentice, 30hrs per week


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