Thursday 31 January 2013

Volunteering Opportunities in Newcastle

For those of you interested in gaining experiece as a volunteer, this link will take you through to the volunteer centre at Newcastle.

Jobs bulletin

House Assistant

House Assistant for The Sick Children's Trust

The Sick Children's Trust is a national charity, specialising in the provision of accommodation for the families of seriously ill children in hospitals.

We are looking for a warm, friendly person to assist the House Manager in our Home from Home at Crawford House at The Great North Children's Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne. The post is for 20 hours per week, including Saturday. We need someone who is:

- Sensitive and supportive
- Practical, flexible and energetic
- Able to use their initiative and work unsupervised
- Computer literate

The role does also involve light domestic duties.

To find out more about this post go to Vacancies on our web site

Send your CV and covering letter to:
The House Manager
The Sick Children's Trust
Crawford House
The Royal Victoria Hospital
Queen Victoria Road

Closing Date: Friday 8th February 2013 

Wednesday 30 January 2013

Jobs bulletin

Job Details

Care Worker

Age UK Newcastle is looking for care workers to provide care to older people in all areas of the City of Newcastle. No experience necessary as full training will be given including NVQ Level 2. Travel time and expenses will be paid. Car drivers are preferred but not essential.

About the Organisation

How to Apply

For an application pack, please telephone 0191 235 9900 or email (no CVs please)
Age UK is an Equal Opportunities Employer. All posts are subject to DBS (formerly CRB) enhanced disclosure procedure. Registered Charity No. 1041000

Monday 28 January 2013

Monday 28th January 2013

Hi All

First off...  A HUGE CONGRATULATIONS to Stephanie on the birth of her beautiful baby girl.
 We all wish mum & baby well and look forward to meeting her.

Thanks to those who attended the session today, I could see some good partnership working in the classroom and I can only apologise for the disruption with room venues. We should be back to normal next week.

We will finish off complaints next week and move onto Safeguarding the week after.

See you then!


Tuesday 22 January 2013

Monday 21st Jan 2013

Hi Girls
Sorry about yesterdays session being cancelled. As you can see by the picture I was snowed in badly!

Can I remind you that Health and Safety Booklets to be in by Monday , and any outstanding pieces of work.
Please bring all your notes to the session ,as I will be carrying out personal reviews with you all.

See you then


Links to Daily Jobs- Metro Radio

Hi Girls
 Metro Radio are advertising jobs on a daily basis. There are a lot of healthcare jobs on there, so follow the link and take a look.


Monday 14 January 2013

Monday 14th January 2013

Hi Girls

Don't forget next Monday- wear your bright clothes and hand in your health and safety booklets and any outstanding work please.

See you then


Monday 7 January 2013

Blooming Monday

Blooming Monday

 BFE Level 3 Certificate for working in adult social care are promoting Mental Health Research UK’s Campaign Blooming Monday on January 21st, to raise awareness for Seasonal Affective Disorder and depression.At least 1 in 8 people in the UK are thought to suffer from Seasonal Affective Disorder and 1 of every 2 people with depression.
The group plan to turn what is recognised as the most depressive day of the year ( Blue Monday ) into a celebration of colour-( Blooming Monday )  by wearing their brightest clothes and  raising awareness of both conditions, 

Monday 7th January 2013

Welcome to the 2013 Blogger.
Enjoyed our discussion on the state of the nation!
Remember the only way to make a change is get involved!

See you next week.


Wednesday 2 January 2013

Happy New Year

Hi Girls

Happy new year to you all !
Don't forget were back next Monday 7th January.

Look forward to seeing you then.