Health and Social Care Strategy for Cheshire and Merseyside: Sefton consultation with the VCF sector (1-4pm, Wednesday 30th October 2019)

Sefton CVS are inviting VCF Sector organisations in Sefton to comment and input into the Cheshire and Merseyside Health and Care Partnership 5 Year Strategic Plan.

Health and Social Care Strategy for Cheshire and Merseyside:
Sefton consultation with the VCF sector
1-4pm, Wednesday 30th October
Crosby Lakeside Adventure Centre
Cambridge Road, Waterloo, Merseyside, L22 1RR

Events are being held in each borough in the Cheshire and Merseyside region in partnership with Voluntary Sector North West to ensure the sectors voice and feedback is captured shaping the outlook of this strategy. It presents us with an excellent opportunity to input sector excellence and innovation into the regional plan.

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE INFORMATION FLYER

Working with Sefton’s Transformation Programme Team, we have a session planned for Wednesday 30th October 1pm-4 pm to look at core themes and ensure Sefton’s sector views are well represented.

If you would like to book a place and be part of the sector engagement in regional planning please book your place by emailing events@seftoncvs.org.uk or alternatively please call 0151 920 0726

Job Vacancies: Sefton CVS Outreach and Intervention Workers – 3 x posts (closing 12noon, Monday 28th October 2019)

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Sefton CVS and South Sefton and Southport and Formby CCG’s are piloting a new and exciting project to support high-intensity users of emergency NHS services.

We are seeking experienced, motivated individuals, with experience of working with people with complex needs as well as working within a fast-paced environment, to join our exciting new pilot project. The successful candidates will work with a rolling cohort of patients who attend A&E, call 999 or have been admitted to hospital more than might be expected. We are looking for individuals whose ability to connect with patients is strong enough to be able to change the behaviours of people with even the most complex medical/social needs. The post holders will seek to appropriately reduce the number of emergency ambulance calls and unscheduled care interactions, emergency contacts and other care interactions across South Sefton and Southport and Formby CCG areas.

Reporting to the High Intensity User Co-ordinator, the Outreach and Intervention Workers will work with people to focus on positive behaviour change addressing those issues that are contributing to inappropriate care seeking behaviours.

This role is fixed term for 12 months in the first instance and is subject to an enhanced DBS check. 

Downloads

Guidance Notes (Word / PDF)
Job Description & Person Specification (Word PDF

Application Form (Word PDF
Diversity Monitoring Form (Word / PDF
Criminal Convictions Declaration (Word / PDF)

Closing date: 12noon on Monday 28th October 2019
Interviews scheduled for: Tuesday 5th November 2019 

All completed applications and for any enquiries, please email recruitment@seftoncvs.org.uk.

2019 is Sefton’s Year of Friendship!

Sefton Council is delighted to celebrate the official launch of Sefton’s Year of Friendship 2019.

A recent launch event was held at Waterloo Community Centre highlighted the positive impact friendships have on peoples’ lives. Over recent years there has been an increase in loneliness within certain groups across Sefton, which has a detrimental impact on health and well-being.

NAVCA: Civil Society Futures Report NOW AVAILABLE

This week sees the launch of the Civil Society Futures report – the result of a two year inquiry into the future of the VCSE orgs & what the sector needs to do to adapt to economic and social challenges over the next decade & beyond.

Information About the Access To Food During The Summer Holidays

This summer, Sefton Council for Voluntary Service (CVS) are coordinating a network of community venues and local organisations to offer children, young people and families access to food during the school holidays—especially those who would normally be in receipt of free school meals during term time.

Click here to download the information flyer 

The groups and organisations involved in this year’s initiative will be providing open access during August on the days and times listed below.

WEEKLY SCHEDULE & TIMES

MONDAYS
12noon – 2pm           The Inclusion Network, Bootle
6pm—9pm                Parenting 2000 (Crosby)

TUESDAYS
12noon – 2pm           The Inclusion Network, Bootle
5.30pm – 8.30pm      Parenting 2000 (Southport)

WEDNESDAYS
12noon—1.30pm     Waterloo Community Association
5.30pm – 8.30pm      Parenting 2000 (Southport)

THURSDAYS
12noon—1.30pm     The Orrell Trust, Bootle
12noon—1.30pm     Waterloo Community Association
6pm—9pm                Parenting 2000 (Crosby)

New Realities Partnership Award – Help recognise staff or teams at Sefton Council who have helped make a difference!

Sefton CVS are asking local voluntary, community and faith sector groups to nominate an individual or a team within the local authority who have demonstrated the key principles of the  New Realities Partnership Agreement and provided help or support to local non-profit organisations. 

The New Realities Partnership Award will go to the individual or team that have adopted a ‘can-do’ attitude when working with voluntary, community or faith sector groups. 

  • Demonstrated a positive ‘can-do’ attitude when working with a local group or organisation
  • Providing assistance in overcoming a barrier or obstacle that would otherwise impact on the group’s work
  • Understood the value and role of the local voluntary, community and faith sector in making Sefton a great place to live and work
  • Demonstrated a ‘common sense’ approach to working in partnership with the local voluntary, community and faith sector.

Any of which that results in a positive outcome, promotes the benefits of partnership working and makes a difference in the local community. 

Click here to download the Nomination Form (Word / PDF) 

Closing date for nominations: 12noon on Friday 12th OctoberPlease submit all nominations to: communications@seftoncvs.org.uk or complete the online form below. 


What is New Realities? 

Click here to download the New Realities Partnership Agreement, or click here to visit the New Realities web page.

Alternatively please watch the short animation video below:

 


Online Nomination Form