South Central Ambulance Service Patient Transport Survey

Don’t miss your chance to have your say on South Central Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SCAS) emergency or non-emergency services. SCAS would like to hear your feedback about their service. This is your chance to give your feedback and help shape SCAS’s plans for the year ahead.

The survey deadline is Sunday 2 July.Link to Survey

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Dementia Friends Event with our local MP’s

Become a Dementia Friend With Mark Lancaster And Iain Stewart MP This Festive Season!

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Join your Milton Keynes Members of Parliament Mark Lancaster and Iain Stewart, as well as  over 1.6 million people across the UK in becoming Dementia Friends this festive season!

Learn more about dementia and take a step in making your community more dementia friendly this Christmas. This event will be hosted by Mark Lancaster and Iain Stewart and will bring together community, business and health and social care representatives from across Milton Keynes in the hope of increasing understanding and awareness around dementia. The event will also provide a unique networking opportunity, will feature presentations by Alzheimer’s Society and the local Dementia Action Alliance, as well as festive treats!

Fri 2 December 2016

09:00 – 11:30 GMT

Holiday Inn

500 Saxon Gate

Milton Keynes

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For more information or to attend this event please click here to register.

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Give a Lift to your Community!

Volunteer Drivers required Urgently!

Due to our continuing expansion of the Community Car Service and increased demand for journeys we are looking for Volunteer Drivers to join our service as soon as possible! If you have some time on your hands, enjoy driving and are keen to help out with getting local residents to medical appointments or social activities (but not shopping!) then please get in touch 01908 670309 or email ccsmk@communityactionmk.org.uk

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Works For Us ESOL Tutor vacancy

Works For Us are seeking expressions of interest from qualified and experienced English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Tutors for sessional ESOL delivery, supporting people into employment. This is part of a two year Building Better Opportunities Support into Employment project which will support unemployed and economically inactive participants to overcome barriers to move into, or closer to, paid employment. Tutors must have their own transport and be willing to work in Milton Keynes, Aylesbury and districts of Cherwell, Oxfordshire.

Works for Us promotes social inclusion by helping people to make informed choices about employment and training needs, providing them with a pathway to paid or better paid work. We enable them to access vocational guidance, training and work experience opportunities. We raise their skill levels, qualifications, motivation and confidence to help them to compete more effectively in the labour market.

For further details and an application pack please contact:

Marion Cole or Tracy Whitmore  at  info@worksforus.org.uk     call: 01908 200186

Norfolk House West, 433 Silbury Boulevard, Central Milton Keynes, MK9 2AH

Applications close 5pm 05/12/16,

The funding for the project is provided by the Big Lottery and the European Social Fund.

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Community Car Service receives funding for another year!

The Community Car Service has just received further funding from MK Council to continue running and expanding it’s service for another year!

We are so please with what we have achieved in this last year and are keen to develop the service even further, we are therefore looking for additional passengers and Volunteer drivers to join us and reach further afield in Milton Keynes. If you or anyone you know are interested in joining us please give us a call on 01908 670309 or email us at ccs@communityactionmk.org.

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Upcoming courses at Works For Us!

Works For Us have lots of exciting groups and courses starting in September! Below are details of the types of free courses which are on offer. Call, 01908 200186 or email info@worksforus.org.uk for details of days and times, plus to book your place as spaces are limited!

Groups and courses Autumn 2016

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Job Vacancy – Volunteer Project Co-ordinator with Works For Us

New Job Role – Volunteer Project Co-ordinator with Works For Us

10 months contract, 21 hours per week £21,000 pro rata

Works For Us currently have a vacancy for a Volunteer Projects Co-ordinator who’s purpose is to clarify and cement the link between volunteering and gaining work. This person will be looking to develop an approach that actively creates volunteering opportunities that benefit Works For Us, but also designed with development of the skills that are needed in the workplace.

If you are interested in this role please download the Job profile and application form from our website http://www.worksforus.org.uk/ and return to: m.cole@worksforus.org.uk by 12.00pm on Monday 25th July 2016.

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