Engage Daily Update - 14 January
Engage Daily Update - 14 January

Engage Daily Update - 14 January


Using Digital for the first time - Interviewees Wanted

Michael McEwan (@mikieboy83) is a Freelance Journalist , Public Speaker, Radio Presenter and commentator on disability issues.
Michael is putting together a story about people using digital for the first time when communicating with family and friends during the pandemic. 
If you’d be interested in speaking to Michael, you can contact him at michaelmcewan43@gmail.com



Working with Alcohol and Anxiety Together: Exploring the knowledge and skills to work with alcohol and anxiety in the community
25 February 2022 from 10:00 to 14:00
Remote Delivery
Delivered jointly by NES and the Scottish Alcohol Counselling Consortium

To register your interest and receive an application for this course, please visit the NES Portal at: https://www.portal.scot.nhs.uk
Instructions on how to register on The Portal can be found at:


Are you a small-to-medium sized organisation struggling to support your staff's mental health and wellbeing during the pandemic?

These training sessions aim to support you and your staff . They are delivered by SAMH (Scottish Association for Mental Health) who are Scotland's national mental health charity. The courses have been commission by Renfrewshire Council - we want to support you during these unprecedented times.
Please book now to avoid disappointment as places are limited. Please note all sessions are delivered via MS Teams online. If you need support on how to use this platform, please ask for assistance when booking.
We've had some great feedback on the courses which took place in October and November 2021:

"Some really good insight into how to begin to deal with mental health in the workplace."
"Got the validation that we're not expected to 'fix' the problem - just see it, acknowledge it and help the person get the help they need."
"Really good, great to meet people and discuss things that are common occurrences in the workplace."
"A great, informative session - lots to take on board and think about how to use with my team."

 Please follow link to course details and booking information


West College Scotland Paisley campus has 4 short courses starting February/March '22

Learner Development: College Routes 2 Employability - this course is for people with a disability, learning difficulty and /or health condition who are long term unemployed

Your Employability Skills Programme (YES) - this is a personalised learning programme for l 16 - 24 year olds

These courses are for people who are unemployed and are open to all :-
Hospitality Fast Track 2 Employment for Chefs 
Hospitality Fast Track 2 Employment for Barista & Front of House 

Course Leaflet


We are hiring!
Funding and Operational Development Officer
In its response to the pandemic, the voluntary sector demonstrated incredible resilience, creativity and compassion in the most challenging of circumstances. If you’re interested in supporting the voluntary sector to further build capacity through sustained funding, upskilling and good governance, this is the post for you.

RAMH - Crisis Support Worker

Renfrewshire Health & Social Care Partnership - Various Vacancies

BEMIS - Project Coordinator (Dandelion: Inclusive and Inspiring Communities)

Board Members

The Care Inspectorate is advertising for three Board Member posts on the public appointments website and this can be found here http://bit.ly/30UMpUa
The closing date for applications is Monday 31 January 2022.


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