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  • Could you be a VAS Trustee?

    Could you be a VAS Trustee?

    Voluntary Action Sheffield is hoping to strengthen and diversify their board and are keen to appoint people who are actively involved with Sheffield’s voluntary and community sector or social enterprise sector. They would particularly welcome applicants who have a disability and/or who are from Black, Asian or Minority Ethnic groups. The deadline for applying is 5pm on 14th December 2018.

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  • Job Opportunities at Sheffield ME And Fibromyalgia Group

    Job Opportunities at Sheffield ME And Fibromyalgia Group

    The Sheffield ME and Fibromyalgia Group is advertising three new vacancies. Please note that the deadline for applications for the Activities Co-ordinator post is Monday October 15th and the deadline for the Information Officer and Benefits Advisers posts is October 22nd.

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  • Rotherham Jobs Fair

    Rotherham Jobs Fair

    Looking for work? Over 20 employers searching for new staff will be gathering at Rotherham Jobs Fair, taking place at the Aesseal New York Stadium, Don Street, S60 1AH on Friday October 26, from 10am to 1pm.

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  • Walking for Purpose - Take the Next Step To Employment

    Walking for Purpose - Take the Next Step To Employment

    Walking for Purpose will be launching its 6th block of walks on October 8th, delivering the project in Burngreave and Woodhouse. Walking for Purpose offers jobseekers the opportunity to gain valuable skills and training that employers want, whilst being active with a gentle walk.

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  • CHANGE 'Learning by Doing Together' project

    CHANGE 'Learning by Doing Together' project

    Learning disability rights charity CHANGE are launching a new research project around creating peer-support-worker job roles for people with learning disabilities. They would like to talk with learning disability advocacy groups about your experiences and knowledge of employment issues and invite you to take part in a Skype conversation on this topic.

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  • September Teacake Club Newsletter

    September Teacake Club Newsletter

    Read September’s edition of ‘The Teacake’, Opportunity Sheffield’s new newsletter featuring a round up of information on employment-related activity in Sheffield, typically services, projects, training courses, jobs fairs and vacancies.

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  • These Job Opportunities Are Just Different

    These Job Opportunities Are Just Different

    The Yorkshire and Humber office of the charity Just Different, set up to provide meaningful paid employment opportunities for disabled adults, is searching for workshop presenters on a self-employed basis. This will involve going to schools, businesses and community groups and talking about difference in a way that encourages acceptance, tolerance and understanding.

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  • Call for better information on reasonable adjustments at work

    Call for better information on reasonable adjustments at work

    Nancy Doyle, CEO of Genius Within, argues that better information on adjustments in the workplace would mean that employers can proactively offer reasonable adjustments without having to wait for problems to arise and employees can ask for what they need before they are at crisis point.

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  • Walking for Purpose - Take the next step to employment

    Walking for Purpose - Take the next step to employment

    Walking for Purpose is starting its 5th block of walks on Tuesday 10 July and will be delivering the project in Burgreave.

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  • Public Sector Careers Fair for Disabled People

    Public Sector Careers Fair for Disabled People

    Kathryn Littlewood, our colleague on secondment at the DWP and her team, have organised a Careers Fair for disabled people at the Town Hall on Wednesday 11 July from 1.30 to 3pm . Find out about roles and recruitment with the Fire Service, SY Police, Sheffield City Council, the NHS, Sheffield Hallam University and Sheffield Colleges.

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