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  • We're Hiring a Finance Coordinator

    We're Hiring a Finance Coordinator

    We are looking to recruit a Finance Coordinator to oversee all day-to-day financial processing and payments, ensuring financial systems and records are accurate, reliable and processed in a timely manner. The closing date for applications to be received is 9am on 17th July 2023

  • What is End of Life Care like in South Yorkshire?

    What is End of Life Care like in South Yorkshire?

    This Healthwatch Sheffield project is working with partners including hospitals, hospices, and community services to inform their plans to make improvements in Sheffield and the rest of South Yorkshire. They want to make sure that your experiences are also heard and welcome your feedback, appreciating the very difficult nature of this topic.

  • New Recruitment Guidance for Employers

    New  Recruitment Guidance for Employers

    New guidance stressing that employers are allowed to reserve jobs for disabled people should help narrow the disability employment gap, say the Disabled People’s Organisations that asked for the legal advice to be published. The guidance, ‘Using Protected Characteristics in Recruitment’ is now available for employers from ACAS.

  • Grooming is Not just a Comb

    Grooming is Not just a Comb

    The Speakup Team is asking what you think of when you hear the word ‘grooming.’ There are lots of ways someone may groom a person and build up a friendship and trust only to use that against them later. For learning disability week, check out this video, which talks about this difficult subject.

  • Workplace Adjustments Survey Results

    Workplace Adjustments Survey Results

    Workplaces are still not as inclusive for disabled people as they need to be and employees are still waiting too long for the adjustments they need to reduce or remove the barriers they experience in their jobs, a new survey by the Business Disability Forum shows.

  • A Tax on Disability

    A Tax on Disability

    A report in the Guardian about social care observes that rising English social care costs force many disabled people into debt. Svetlana Kotova, director of campaigns at Inclusion London says that making disabled people pay for the care they need is effectively a tax on disability.

  • Cost of Living Support - What's New?

    Cost of Living Support - What's New?

    Sheffield City Council have introduced a separate phone number for people who want help to apply for the Household Support Fund on 0114 273 5258.Community Trusted Assessors are also available. Customers on prepayment meters have until 30th June 2023 to redeem their £400 vouchers under the energy bills support scheme.

  • Be Part Of Health Research

    Be Part Of Health Research

    The National Institute for Health and Care Research have launched the ‘Shape the Future’, campaign calling on people to be part of research which helps to discover new and better ways to treat diseases, improve the NHS and the quality of care across the country. Anyone can take part in research whether you have a health condition or not, at a local hospital, GP practice or even at home.

  • Disability and Activity Survey

    Disability and Activity Survey

    The Activity Alliance, a national charity and leading voice for disabled people in sport and activity, reveals a growing need to reduce disabled people’s cost of living and loneliness in their ‘Disability and Activity’ annual survey results.

  • Drama for the Mind

    Drama for the Mind

    Connected Worlds is one of the community enterprises supported by Sheffield Flourish, running art-based courses to connect people and provide a creative space for them to tell and transform their stories of everyday life. During June and July they are running free creative one to one sessions in person or online for people affected by suicide.

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