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Community groups TV licensing reminder for summer events

Sector News - Tue, 12/07/2016 - 11:35

Community groups and charities are being reminded to check that they are correctly licensed to share TV coverage, of summer sports or other events for instance.

TV Licensing has produced a new ‘Clubs and Community Group Viewing Guide‘ – single page pdf, 549KB.

NI Justice ministry proposes new sector commissioning and funding model

Sector News - Tue, 12/07/2016 - 11:21

Northern Ireland’s Justice Minister has published proposals to modernise the system used to award funding to third sector organisations delivering justice outcomes.

The proposed changes place emphasis on greater transparency of funding, fair and equitable access to funding, securing bespoke services and best value, and development of better partnership arrangements.

Hebridean Whale and Dolphin Trust’s smartphone app wins Lottery funding

Sector News - Fri, 08/07/2016 - 09:27

A new smartphone app allowing whale-watch operators and other seafarers to record sightings of whales, dolphins and porpoises is to be launched next year by Hebridean Whale and Dolphin Trust, thanks to an award of more than £79,000 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF).

Scotland to take different route on fundraising regulation

Sector News - Wed, 06/07/2016 - 11:33

After wide consultation, Scotland’s voluntary sector body SCVO has recommended a different approach to improving fundraising regulation north of the border, with the new Fundraising Regulator, currently being set up for the rest of the UK, not taking on the role here.

Managing the risk of charity fraud

Sector News - Wed, 06/07/2016 - 11:12

A new guide to help charities proactively counter fraud has been launched by Charity Finance Group and PKF Littlejohn. It is designed to help finance professionals and trustees to identify areas for improvement when building their resilience to fraud, and moving towards actively managing the risk of fraud.

Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW)

Warwickshire Partnership Events - Wed, 06/07/2016 - 05:42
Sunday, 25 September 2016 from 09:00 to 16:30 (BST)

The Kenilworth Centre
Abbey End Car Park
CV8 1QJ Kenilworth
United Kingdom

Hosted By:
Warwickshire Community and Voluntary Action

Warwickshire CAVA provides the following support to the Voluntary & Community Sector Organisations and groups within Warwickshire:

  • Funding advice/Support
  • Group support/Development
  • Community Development
  • Training
  • Strong Representation under COMPACT
  • Community Payroll

Warwickshire CAVA supports volunteers within Rugby and Warwick District. Our Volunteer Centres provide the following:

  • Volunteering Recruitment and Referrals
  • Campaigning and Promotion
  • Good Practice in Volunteer Management
  • Youth Volunteering
  • Transport Projects

Register for this event now at:

Event Details:

WCAVA in conjunction with their partners Hands on First Aid Training, are offering First Aid Courses to Voluntary and Community Groups, including volunteer youth and community workers working in Warwickshire, Coventry and Solihull. 

This is a Health & Safety Executive (HSE) approved course and is designed for people who want to receive training in emergency first aid and is especially suited for nominated first aiders in smaller, low risk environments.

About the Trainers

The Trainers come from Paramedic and voluntary sector backgrounds so are well suited to tailor First Aid Programmes for youth and community environments.

About the Course

The content of this course provides basic life saving first aid and workplace health and safety regulations. 

On completion of the training, successful candidates will be able to:

  • understand the role of the first aider, including reference to:

              - the need for recording incidents and actions
              - use available equipment

  • assess the situation and circumstances in order to act safely, promptly and effectively in an emergency
  • administer first aid to a casualty who is unconscious (including seizure)
  • administer cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
  • administer first aid to a casualty who is choking
  • administer first aid to a casualty who is wounded and bleeding
  • administer first aid to a casualty who is suffering from shock
  • provide appropriate first aid for minor injuries (including small cuts, grazes and bruises, minor burns and scalds, small splinters)

Who is the course for 

The course is suitable for people working within voluntary and community organisations.  The minimum age for the course is 16 years old.  This is a practical course and attendees will be required to carry out some practical work on the floor including CPR.  If you are unable to work at floor level, please contact WCAVA on 01788 574258 to discuss further.

On completion of the course, attendees will receive a certificate, valid for 3 years along with a First Aid Booket.

Note: If you have attended a course facilitated by WCVYS in the past, this course provides similar content to that course with HSE approval.

Reprocessing of Waste Mattresses from Household Waste Recycling Centres in Warwickshire (Project Reference: 00003694)

Warwickshire County Council Tenders - Mon, 04/07/2016 - 11:58

Warwickshire County Council is looking for the provision of a service which will include all of the following elements:

a) The collection and onward transportation of waste mattresses from Household Waste Recycling Centres (HWRCs), and

b) The reprocessing of waste mattresses for re-use or recycling and adherence to all relevant legislation.


The proposed Contract start date is: 1 October 2016

The proposed Contract end date is: 30 September 2018

The term of the Contract will be 24 months with an option to extend by a further 12 month period (to a maximum of 3 years).

The value of the Contract is between £50,000 – £164,000.


The tender return date is Friday 29th July 2016 at 12:oo (noon).


Warwickshire County Council will be using its e-tendering system (CSW-Jets) for the administration of this procurement process. Providers must register with the system (if they

haven’t previously done so) in order to be able to express an interest in the project and download documents.


Registration and use of CSW-JETS is free. If you are having trouble registering with the system please email us at or call 01926 414980.

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MAJOR PLAYERS: Communications Manager

Guardian Charity Jobs - West Midlands - Fri, 01/07/2016 - 08:31
£25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits: MAJOR PLAYERS: Leading men's lifestyle brand are searching for a Communications Manager to join their rapidly growing business. West London

ONLY FE: Driver - Class D

Guardian Charity Jobs - West Midlands - Fri, 01/07/2016 - 08:30
£6873.49 per annum: ONLY FE: PSV Driver £6,873.49 per annum (£18,904 full time equivalent) 15 hours per week /40 weeks per year Grimsby

MAJOR PLAYERS: Head of Corporate Communications

Guardian Charity Jobs - West Midlands - Fri, 01/07/2016 - 08:27
£50000 - £75000 per annum + benefits + bonus: MAJOR PLAYERS: Head of Corporate Communications wanted for a professional services company. London

EMR: Marketing & Business Development Manager

Guardian Charity Jobs - West Midlands - Fri, 01/07/2016 - 08:26
£50000 - £65000 per annum + pension, healthcare, bonus: EMR: One of London's leading, global professional service firms is very actively seeking to recruit a marketing and business development manager to join the business, based in their City offices. London

MAJOR PLAYERS: Director of Communications

Guardian Charity Jobs - West Midlands - Fri, 01/07/2016 - 08:24
£70000 - £100000 per annum + BENEFITS + BONUS: MAJOR PLAYERS: Independent successful digital-first news organisation is searching for a Director of Communications. London

HAYS EDUCATION: Key Stage 1 Teacher needed in a "Good" school

Guardian Charity Jobs - West Midlands - Fri, 01/07/2016 - 08:18
£143.22 - £168.36 per day: HAYS EDUCATION: KS1 teacher job, "Good" Northampton primary school, full time from September 2016, temporary to permanent Northampton

ACADEMICS : NQT - KS1/KS2 Primary School Teacher - September 2016 - Brent

Guardian Charity Jobs - West Midlands - Fri, 01/07/2016 - 08:00
£27819 - £37862 per annum: ACADEMICS : Located within the London Borough of Brent, my client, a 4 form entry Primary school are looking to appoint an NQT for a full time permanent post due to start in September 2016. Brent

ENABLE IRELAND: Public Fundraising Manager

Guardian Charity Jobs - West Midlands - Fri, 01/07/2016 - 08:00
Unspecified: ENABLE IRELAND: Enable Ireland is seeking an exceptional individual with a proven capability to fundraise significant levels of income from a range of sources. Ireland

ENABLE IRELAND: Head of Fundraising

Guardian Charity Jobs - West Midlands - Fri, 01/07/2016 - 08:00
unspecified: ENABLE IRELAND: Enable Ireland is seeking a Head of Fundraising to develop and maximise the fundraising function of the organisation. Enable Ireland

WOODMANSTERNE PRIMARY SCHOOL: PA to Executive Headteacher and Head of School (Primary & Children’s Centre)

Guardian Charity Jobs - West Midlands - Fri, 01/07/2016 - 08:00
£23,895 to £25,875 pro rata, per annum: WOODMANSTERNE PRIMARY SCHOOL: We are looking to recruit an outstanding and experienced Personal Assistant to join our successful team from September 2016. London

ACADEMICS : Higher Level Teaching Assistant for a PRU

Guardian Charity Jobs - West Midlands - Fri, 01/07/2016 - 07:24
£21000 - £24000 per annum + SEN Point (£2064): ACADEMICS : The outstanding Pupil Referral Unit are looking for a Higher Level Teaching Assistant who can work throghout this purpose built PRU. Ilford

LEXIS NEXIS: Senior Editor

Guardian Charity Jobs - West Midlands - Fri, 01/07/2016 - 07:00
£1 per annum + Highly Competitive Salary & Benefits : LEXIS NEXIS: Senior Editor, Law ReporterFixed Term Contract until 31st DecemberFarringdon, London,Highly Competitive Salary & Benefits LexisNexis Group a division of Reed Elsevier Plc, the global publishing company, is a leader in legal and professional publishi London

RALEIGH INTERNATIONAL: Funded Volunteering Overseas

Guardian Charity Jobs - West Midlands - Fri, 01/07/2016 - 06:29
Unpaid (your flights, visas, vaccinations, food and accommodation are all covered): RALEIGH INTERNATIONAL: Volunteer overseas with Raleigh ICS and change your life and the lives of others. Tanzania, Nicaragua, Nepal
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