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Independent Advocate - Closing Date 10th April 2017 5pm

Source By: City and Hackney Mind

Reporting to: Senior Advocate

Salary:  £21,330 - £23,378 (FTE) including Inner London Allowance

This is a permanent post 37.5 hours a week.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Independent Advocate to join our Community Advocacy team based at our office in Hackney. You will join a busy and hardworking team supporting some of the most vulnerable people living in the boroughs of Hackney and the City of London.

We deliver both statutory and non-statutory advocacy services, always promoting an individual’s ability to self-advocate enabling those who access the service to understand and access their rights, make informed decisions and have their views heard in matters relating to their health and social care.

To apply, please send your CV and a cover letter, outlining your suitability and experience with reference to the Job Description/Person Specification, to  by 5pm on Monday 10th April 2017



2017 Child Health Profiles

Source By: GOV.UK

2017 Child Health Profiles

Public Health England has published the 2017 Child Health Profiles. The profiles draw together information to present a picture of child health and wellbeing in each local area in a user-friendly format. They are a valuable tool for health services to understand their communities' needs, so that they can work to improve the health and wellbeing of children and young people and reduce health inequalities.

Capability management

Source By: LBH

Date: 28th March 2017   Time: 13:30 – 16.30

  • What is capability?
  • Identifying when capability becomes an issue
  • Informal actions to support your staff
  • When and how to use the formal procedure
  • Dealing with challenging situations

Who should attend

Managers, team leaders and supervisors



Hackney Learning Trust and Hackney Museum Course

Source By: Hackney Learning Trust


Hackney Learning Trust and Hackney Museum are planning to run a History in Hackney course about budgeting, shopping and food in Hackney. Learners will work together to find out about how people managed budgeting and cooking in the past and share their ideas about what food they eat now.


Course Venue Hackney Museum


Course Dates: Wednesday 9.30-11.30 for 10 weeks starting on the 8th March until the 24th May.(Not Wednesdays during the Easter School holidays.)


The course tutor and Hackney Museum are very experienced and would welcome people with Learning Difficulties and any special requirements.



NHS Community Voice - Mental Health Workshop

Source By: NHS Community Voice, Healthwatch Hackney

NHS Community Voice (delivered by Healthwatch Hackney and Age UK East London) have been asked by the CCG mental health team to ask people about their experiences of mental health services in the borough.

They are particularly keen to hear about people’s experiences in the four following areas:

(Urgent and crisis response, talking therapies), mental health and long term conditions, mental health and self-management)

The workshop will take place on

Thursday 30 March 2017


Pembury Community Centre, 1 Atkins Square, Dalston Lane, E8 1HL


Refreshments will be provided

Please share the attached leaflet and this email with any service users/clients that may be interested in attending and sharing their experiences. They are also keen to hear from professional working with people with mental health needs.

For more information please email Sulekha on or call on 020 7923 8365 alternatively you can book online here.


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