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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 have announced their latest dates for their August and September 2019 walks, which will be taking place in Firth Park. 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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  • Plans that Work for Work

    People with a learning disability are significantly less likely to be in paid employment than other people. A report by the Institute for Policy Research (IPPR) North, the University of Sheffield and Manchester Metropolitan University, found that many children and young people with a learning disability are not getting the support they need to get the education, training, and preparation for adulthood that they are entitled to. An Action Plan will follow and you can still get in touch to share your experiences of working, or trying to find work.

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  • Walking for Purpose - Take the next step to employment

    Walking for Purpose has launched its 8th block of walks which started on 3rd April and will run until 5th June 2019 delivering the project in Firvale and Stocksbridge for the first time offering jobseekers the opportunity to gain valuable skills and training that employers want, whilst being active with a gentle walk.

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  • Would You Like To Become A Star Reporter?

    Could you be the next Nikki Fox? ( pictured ). The Star newspaper in Sheffield is looking for people from under-represented communities – including disabled people – who would like the chance to become a journalist for them. Editor Nancy Fielder will be at the Virgin Money Lounge on Fargate from 3.30pm-5.30pm on Thursday, March 14, to answer any questions you may have or email Nancy with your CV and a letter saying why you would like the job.

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  • Just Different in Verse

    Disabled people’s employment charity JustDifferent has published a poem describing the everyday experiences of one of their staff.The charity employs a team of workshop presenters who create and deliver workshops on a variety of disability and difference topics to school and businesses.

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  • Walking for Purpose - Take the Next step to Employment

    Walking for Purpose will be launching its 7th block of walks on Tuesday 15 January 2019 delivering the project in Parson Cross and Shiregreen for the first time. 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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  • Groups Team Up For Ambitious Christmas Event

    Specialist keyworkers for people with mental health problems and learning disabilities in Sheffield have teamed up to host a Christmas event aimed at helping individuals find their vocation. Big Ambitions and Mencap will be co-hosting the event on Thursday 13th December between 12pm-2pm at the Exchange Brewery, 2 Bridge Street, Sheffield, S3 8NS.

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  • 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

    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

    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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