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CCS works to support community groups, organisations and individuals in Somerset, through a range of diverse projects. They are currently recruiting a Quality and Performance Manager. This is a newly-created post, supporting the senior management team in embedding a “quality by design” approach. Applicants will usually work from the Taunton office and must have excellent…

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This week, children and young people helped launch a document that will shape the way Somerset County Council and its partners support them over the next three years. The voices of children and young people have been central to the creation of the Children and Young People’s plan for 2019-22 which outlines the challenges and…

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The Single Point of Contact (SPOC) model is currently being dicsussed as part of the Richmond Group‘s work, exploring to how to build and improve collaboration between the voluntary sector and public bodies. We thought it would be useful to share NAVCA‘s report, Improving Commissioning through a VCSE Single Point of Contact (May 17), which explores…

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Networking & Events

The Chair of Somerset County Council is keen to say thank you to voluntary and community organisations in Somerset. Local groups and charities are invited to meet with him for a cream tea and a chat at the Wyvern Club in Taunton, where he will also announce his chosen charities for the forthcoming year. This…

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Put simply, coaching is a people management skill that unlocks a person’s potential to maximise their performance. Coaching helps an individual to learn for themselves – rather than being told what to do. Join Spark Somerset at this half day workshop, to find out more about coaching and how it can help you to get…

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