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Engage Daily Update - 10 June
Engage Daily Update - 10 June

Engage Daily Update - 10 June

10/06/2021




This week Scottish Government have relaunched the
Stay in Scotland campaign, encouraging EU citizens to apply to the
UK Government’s EU Settlement Scheme.
EU Citizens living in Scotland, who have not yet applied, are being urged to apply now to avoid missing the deadline of 30 June, so they can carry on living, working and studying in Scotland. Irish citizens and people with indefinite leave to remain do not have to apply.

Get support to apply now at mygov.scot/stayinscotland

 

Support for Organisations

The June edition of the Employer Bulletin brings the latest HMRC updates to support employers and payroll agents.

This edition of the Employer Bulletin covers updates on:

  • COVID-19 information
  • PAYE
  • tax updates and changes to guidance
  • customer support.


SAMH Online Training Opportunities
NHS GG&C Mental Health Improvement Contract Working Group, in partnership with Scottish Association for Mental Health, would like to share information on our latest programme of online learning to support increased awareness and understanding of mental health.
On offer from July to September we have sessions covering Mental Health in the Workplace, An Introduction to Suicide Prevention, Mental Health Supporting Others, Mental Health Supporting Customers (for those working in a customer service role). Maintaining Well-Being and Building Resilience.
All sessions are free to those working and volunteering in the Greater Glasgow and Clyde area.
Find more information and booking process here

 

Online Events/Training

NEW ‘Beyond Video Conferencing’ for Digital Leaders Week with Soapbox & Paisley YMCA
Tuesday 15th June between 10am and 3.30pm
The event includes keynote speakers, breakout activities, panel discussions, a view from overseas and networking opportunities, all of which will promote knowledge exchange, facilitate development of real-world ideas and involve young people in considering next steps.
Head to the Eventbrite page to find out more and sign up for a space

The Power in our Communities: Catalyst for Change, Tuesday 15 June 2pm – 3.45 pm or Thursday 17 June 10.30 am – 12.15 pm
Outside the Box are hosting two events for people living in communities and people working in community based organisations. The purpose of the sessions is to build upon the work of communities during the pandemic. It will explore different ways of working and collaborating with Health and Social Care Partnerships. 

  • To book a place on Tuesday 15th June at 2pm click here.
  • To book a place on Thursday 17th June at 10.30am click here.


Informal Committee Skills
16th June 10am-12:30pm Attendees will be taken through the roles and responsibilities of being a Management Committee office bearer, the chair, secretary, treasurer, committee members, for an unincorporated community group.
 

Funding

The Catalyst Fund: Flexible money for positive impact
The Catalyst Fund offers loans starting at £50,000 and is designed to support ambitious social enterprises to start and scale their business through social investment by offering a patient, revenue-based repayment model. Who can apply? The fund is open to social enterprises in Scotland with the potential to deliver significant social impact, but are unable …Continue reading“The Catalyst Fund: Flexible money for positive impact”
For more information please go to:- https://www.firstport.org.uk/social-investment/the-catalyst-fund/


Funding for Black-led organisations in the UK
Do it Now Now have received funding from Comic Relief’s Global Majority Fund to provide, through the Common Call grant fund, financial support to Black-led charities and social enterprises disproportionately impacted by COVID-19 in the UK. The £300,000 fund includes contributions from Barclays, National Emergencies Trust, Esmée Fairbairn Foundation, The Clothworkers’ Foundation and Comic Relief. 
For more information on this fund please go to:- https://www.commoncall.fund/

 

Local Volunteer Success


 

Milly MacKinnon, Girlguiding Paisley's Division Comissioner, was nominated for and awarded the Scottish Chief Commissioners award for her outstanding commitment to Girlguiding Scotland.
The award was presented by Sheila Young, County Comissioner at Lapwing Lodge, as Milly was at a face to face Guide meeting.
Milly is an amazing volunteer who runs 3rd South Rainbows and 33rd Paisley Brownies, and helps at the 9th Paisley Guides as well as managing the 100 + volunteer leaders in Paisley. Milly has continued to provide weekly meetings both virtual and when allowed face to face for all of the young people in her units despite being a key worker.
Here are a few of the comments that were included in her nomination. They come from the girls in her units and those she volunteers with:
"Milly selflessly gives up her time to plan events and provide fantastic opportunities for girls and young woman in Paisley."
"She has been a support to me when trying to achieve Guiding goals and helped whenever she could to allow me to reach that goal.  She is loved by all the girls who come through the unit.  She is a wonderful leader."
"Milly is an excellent ambassador for Guiding and this award would help to confirm what Paisley Guiders already know."
Congratulations Milly!

 

Vacancies

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Recovery Support Worker
Hours: Full/Part time positions available
Salary:   £18,525 per annum pro-rata
Closing date: Wednesday 23rd June 2021 at 12 noon
Interviews: Thursday 30th June 2021

RAMH are developing their Housing Support Services and are looking for innovative and enthusiastic Recovery Support Workers, to provide consistent support to our service users.

Senior Recovery Support Worker 
Hours: 37.5 hours per week  
Salary:  £20,195 - £22,159 per annum

Closing date: Wednesday 23rd June 2021 at 12 noon
Interviews: Thursday 30th June 2021
We are looking for an innovative and enthusiastic staff member who is interested in supporting and leading a team within one of our Housing Support Services, in East Renfrewshire. 


Sessional Staff Required
£9.50 per hour
We are currently recruiting for staff in East Renfrewshire & Renfrewshire areas and are looking for individuals who:

  • Enjoy working with people
  • Have a genuine interest in mental health
  • Have good verbal and written communication skills
  • Have an ability to work individually as well as part of a team
  • Want to help people achieve their outcomes

Application packs are available on the web-site - www.ramh.org

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