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CHSCB Safeguarding Children Surgeries at HCVS - dates announced

CHSCB Safeguarding Children Surgeries at HCVS - upcoming dates

Wednesdays: 7 February, 14 March, 11 April. 12:00-4:30 
Venue: Adiaha Antigha, Hackney CVS – 24 to 30 Dalston Lane Hackney, London E8 3AZ 
These surgeries are not for discussing individual children or young people. 
If you are worried about a particular child or family, please contact the Hackney First Access Screening Team (FAST) on 0208 356 5500 for advice or to make a referral.

Referral form: 


Please email the form to Mark
A confirmation email will be sent to you.

Stress - free workshop
Free workshop on stress

This free workshop is designed to provide support for those that are struggling with the management of stress. The workshop is based on Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT). CBT focusses on the interaction between your thoughts, feelings, behaviours and physical symptoms and highlights how this connection can maintain your symptoms. We will look at the triggers of stress and will introduce practical techniques to help alleviate these symptoms. The aim of this session is to equip you with the knowledge and skills to help you deal with and reduce day to day stress.

This workshop is free but you do need to book a place by e-mailing:

Date: 30 January 2018
Time: 2pm-4pm
Venue: Dalston Library, Dalston Square, Dalston Lane, Hackney, London E8 3BQ

Secrets of Success: Recruiting and retaining personal assistants
Secrets of Success: Recruiting and retaining personal assistants

Thursday 15 February 2018
Skills for Care London office
Skills for Care
Lynton House, 4th floor
7-12 Tavistock Square
London WC1H 9LT

Registration from 10.00
Start 10.30
Finish 15.30
Secrets of Success: Recruiting and retaining personal assistants in London 
If you support individuals who employ their own personal assistants (PAs) through a direct payment, personal health budget or with their own money, or if you’re an individual employer, come along to this free event to keep up to date with latest good practice and network with other people in the sector.


The event will focus on latest initiatives, and include presentations and workshops on:

attracting and recruiting people with the right values, behaviours and attitudes to work as personal assistants
enhancing the skills and experiences of PAs
retaining good PAs to ensure continuity and quality of care and support.
There’ll also be the opportunity to network and share best practice with others, to address some of the main challenges and issues that individual employers and supporting organisations face.


Who should attend?


Individual employers or people considering taking up this option.


People who work for an organisation that supports individual employers including:

user led organisations
direct payment support organisations
personal health budget support organisations
charities people who support individual employers within their role
other third sector organisations.

Don't miss out, book your place now.

Cyber Security - Meetup
Cyber Security meet up

Wednesday, January 24, 2018
6:00 PM to 9:30 PM

Nick Denning (, CTO and Co-Founder of CySure, ( will speak on how smaller organisations with low budgets and limited knowledge of cyber security can understand the risks and protect their organisations effectively.

40 Compton Street, London. 

Young Women’s Trust vacancy: Research and Evaluation Manager

Young Women’s Trust vacancy: Research and Evaluation Manager

The Young Women’s Trust is recruiting a Research and Evaluation Manager on a full-time basis in London. Applications close on 22 January 2018.

The post-holder will lead on developing research proposals, as well as undertake qualitative and quantitative research projects and analysis.

Find out more on the Young Women’s Trust’s website.

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