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Community Transport Drivers - Closing Date 30th January 2019

Source By: Hackney Community Transport

HCT Group is a growing business – we have grown from a handful of volunteers and a couple of minibuses, with a turnover of £202k in 1993 – to a large scale social enterprise with 1200 employees, more than a dozen depots spread across London, Yorkshire, the Southwest, the Northwest and the Channel Islands, a fleet of 625 vehicles and a 2016/17 turnover of £49.6m.

We operate commercial mainstream bus routes, day centre and school transport across depots in London, Yorkshire and Wakefield. Our community transport services include door to door transport for people who have difficulty using mainstream transport, community group transport and mobility scooter loan services for people with disabilities.

We are seeking friendly, reliable, professional individuals to join HCT for this unique and exciting opportunity as drivers, to provide transportation and support to users of the services according to their individual needs and requirements.

As well as being an excellent driver with a sound understanding of the needs of vulnerable individuals you must hold a clean manual UK Driving Licence with Category D1 entitlement. Due to working with vulnerable adults and children, you must also be willing to apply for an enhanced DBS; if you have a portal DBS, this will be accepted. You will possess excellent communication skills, be flexible, honest, have a ‘can do’ attitude and be confident working on your own initiative.

You will be trained and expected to operate on all Community Transport Services.

A full job description and person specification can be viewed here

To apply for this role, please send a CV and covering letter to pamelamooroogan@hctgroup.com no later than Wednesday 30 January 2019. Interviews will be held week commencing 4th February 2019.

Community_Transport_Driver_Ad.pdf


Recruitment Opportunity - Debt Case Manager/ Supervisor

Recruitment Opportunity

Debt Case Manager / Supervisor - CrossLight Advice - based in West London

This is a full-time role (although 4 days will also be considered) for immediate employment, based primarily in Hammersmith and Kensington.

For further information about the role please check out their website > http://www.crosslightadvice.org/vacancies   or if applicants would like an informal chat please call: 020 7052 0318


Safer Internet Day 2019

Source By: Childnet International

Safer Internet Day 2019 will be celebrated globally on Tuesday 5th February 2019 with the theme: Together for a better internet

Each Year for Safer Internet Day we create educational resources for 3-18 year olds focusing on an online safety issues that affect young people. 

This Safer Internet Day we are exploring the theme of consent online, with the theme:

Our Internet, Our Choice: Understanding Consent in a Digital World

These free resources are tailored for 3-7s, 7-11s, 11-14s, 14-18s and parents and carers, along with some guidance for educators.


Hackney Resident Training Programme 2018/19

Source By: Hackney CVS

Hackney CVS are working in partnership with Peabody, Southern Housing, Metropolitan, Clarion Futures, and Guinness partnership housing associations to delivered a range of FREE training opportunities to their residents. 

Have agreed that organisations whose workforce are residents of these housing associations or taking part in their Employment and Training programmes can access the training sessions for free.

 

If their workforce are not residents of the above housing associations, they will have to incur a charge for attending the sessions.

For further information on Hackney today, or to book click here

FREE_Metropolitan_Training_Programme_2018-19.pdf


£1 fitness classes

Source By: Hackney.gov.uk

Our One You £1 community fitness classes take place in community venues across the borough. They're just £1 and are aimed at residents and people who work in Hackney, from children to older adults.

They run alongside the national Public Health England One You campaign to encourage residents to get fitter, eat healthier and feel better and they're open to all Hackney residents. With over 60 classes per week on 26 estates in Hackney there's something for everyone from Box Fit to Zumba, kids' karate to family street dance.

You can find and book your class on the new OpenPlay app, download the registration form [pdf, 1.52MB]or complete one at the centre.

For free activities for hackney residents aged 50+, see New Age Games. For more information call Henry Muss on 020 8356 6326 or email henry.muss@hackney.gov.uk.

Why exercise?

Regular physical activity can reduce your risk of breast cancer by up to 20%, dementia, depression and colon cancer by up to 30%, cardiovascular disease by up to 35%, type 2 diabetes by up to 40% and hip fractures by up to 68% - Public Health England.

Find out more here - https://hackney.gov.uk/healthy-hackney


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