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  • How Disability Sheffield Can Open Doors and Opportunities for your Business

    How Disability Sheffield Can Open Doors and Opportunities for your Business

    We’re working with businesses to help them improve their accessibility with the aim of Sheffield becoming a more inclusive city. We offer Disability Equality Training, Access Audits and support to be Disability Confident. If you run a business or organisation in Sheffield, then a workplace Access Audit and review of disability policies could open opportunities for you to a have a truly diverse and talented workforce. Let’s make sure the disability employment gap doesn’t get any bigger in our city.

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  • Student Advisors Needed to Develop Training for Workplace PAs

    Student Advisors Needed to Develop Training for Workplace PAs

    We are developing training for students who might need to employ a Workplace Personal Assistant when they graduate. We are seeking to recruit 3 advisors , who are current students or recent graduates of Sheffield Hallam University or the University of Sheffield , to help us develop the training. You will receive a one off £150 payment when the work is complete. The deadline for applications is Wednesday 13th February.

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  • Disability Confident Information and Networking Event

    Disability Confident Information and Networking Event

    The Department for Work and Pensions is hosting an event on Friday 8th February (09:30 – 12:30) at Burton St Foundation to encourage local employers to become more Disability Confident and make the most of the talents disabled people can bring to the workplace.

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  • Could you be a Host for England Netball?

    Could you be a Host for England Netball?

    England Netball are looking to expand their sessions for Walking Netball across the country and want to train up more people to deliver these sessions in South Yorkshire.The next training session for ‘hosts’ is on 24th February from 10am-4pm at the XP academy in Doncaster .

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  • Films by 'Experts by Experience' wanted for Sheffield Film Fest

    Films by 'Experts by Experience' wanted for Sheffield Film Fest

    Are you an Expert by Experience (Service User, Person with Experience of Services)? Have you, or your group, made a short film about what it’s like to have social care or other services?Then you might be just the person/people South Yorkshire Teaching Partnership is looking for to have your film join the feast of films to be screened at their Film Festival on Friday 22nd February.

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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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  • Being a Good Employer Training Modules

    Being a Good Employer Training Modules

    Do you employ your own Personal Assistants or Carers but want more skills and knowledge to boost your confidence as an employer? Or are you looking to hire them but don’t know where to start? Then our free courses are for you! Our training on ‘Being a Good Employer’ for individual employers is split into three modules. You can attend all three or any you feel necessary for yourself. The first module on Advertising and Recruiting takes place on Monday 24 September.

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  • Free Training for Personal Assistants

    Free Training for Personal Assistants

    Are you currently employed as a Personal Assistant for an adult over the age of 18 and feel you could benefit from further training? Do you employ your own Personal Assistants and want to further their skills and knowledge, as well as your own? If so, Disability Sheffield are running a number of FREE courses for existing and aspiring Personal Assistants in partnership with Skills for Care and Sheffield City Council.

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  • DisabledGo - Sheffield Work Experience Day

    DisabledGo -  Sheffield Work Experience Day

    DisabledGo is inviting you to their Work Experience Day in Sheffield on Wednesday 20th June from 11-3 at the Circle on Wednesday 20th June.

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  • Macmillan Cancer Awareness Training Days 2018

    Macmillan Cancer Awareness Training Days 2018

    These courses are aimed at people working with others at the front line in communities either paid or as volunteers and include breakfast, lunch and refreshments.

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Disability Sheffield is a forward-thinking, energetic organisation doing a lot of positive work in Sheffield. I have no doubt they will continue to do so for a long time to come.
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Very good presentation, brave of the speakers to tell their stories and had a very high impact - feedback from Mate/Hate Crime presentation and video session at Safeguarding Working Together Conference
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A fantastic presentation thought provoking and good questions from the floor around promoting this film/message to the general public not just professionals.
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When I moved to Sheffield nearly five years ago it was my "go to" organisation. I expect it to stay that way. All the staff and volunteers seem to pull out little gems of effort that disabled people like me couldn't do without. Professionally and personally - I love em :)
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