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Salary: £68,376 pa Location: Taunton Working Pattern: Full Time Contract Type: Fixed Term Contract People who are engaged in their community are healthier, happier and live more independently for longer. In Somerset, many organisations are joining forces in an exciting programme of work to support Somerset communities to be strong, vibrant places to live, with…

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Every Mind Matters, the first national NHS mental health campaign for over 18 year olds, launched this month. The site is full of useful resources to support people to help themselves and others, and focuses on anxiety, low mood, stress and poor sleep. Users can take a short quiz to receive a personalised action plan…

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The latest edition of the Somerset Safeguarding Children Partnership newsletter is now available. This edition includes: An overview of recent changes to the Early Help Assessment A brief overview of ongoing work to refresh the Effective Support for Children and Families in Somerset document the development of a new document called Effective Support for Children…

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Networking & Events

A half day workshop aimed at experienced trustees who would like to refresh their skills and knowledge, and anyone who is considering getting involved in charity governance, and wants to better understand the role and the responsibilities of a charity trustee. It will cover some strategies for working well together and being effective as a…

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Cascading Leadership: supporting peer-to-peer leadership development in the voluntary and community sector Applications are now open for the Kings Funds’ Cascading Leadership programme, a free peer-to-peer leadership development course for voluntary and community sector organisations working in health and wellbeing. It enables VCS leaders to share their extensive and varied expertise with peers, to talk about…

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Community Council for Somerset have recently announced new dates for their programme of training aimed at anybody involved in community buildings. The full day training events will offer several courses throughout the day on a range of useful topics, including: Trustees roles and responsibilities Funding opportunities and how to write a successful application Meetings and…

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