Site last updated:  October 22nd 2014

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Free Early Help Awareness…. Remaining Sessions - Thereare FREE sessions across Devon, each providing a short, 3 hour, introduction to Early Help and explaining the processes as well as the link between Early Help, DAF, MASH and SEND and explaining the revised ways of working. Early Help Awareness Training 21.10.14

Create a Whole Organisation Culture with Coaching at its Heart - this is a collaborative professional development partnership event on 5th November from Learning South West to be held in Taunton.  They are looking to bring together professionals, partners and coaching practitioners, both experienced and new to coaching, in order to promote the tangible, transformational and sustainable results achieved through a developed programme of coaching. The ambition is to cascade and create a coaching culture within organisations allowing individuals the freedom to flourish. 15.10.14

Table Football – a Strikeworth Aurora table is looking for a new home. Hardly used and only 18 months old. Contact Mr Jackson on 01392 811870 or email support.7@btconnect.com 14.10.14

DSCB Business Plan 2014-15 has been approved and is available along with a  DSCB Business Plan Summary of priorities. The Annual Report and Business Plan will be published on the website. 14.10.14

St Loye’s Foundation and Community Care Trust - These two Devon-based charities have merged to form a new group structure they say will improve the independence and wellbeing of people with complex needs. The disability and training charity the St Loye’s Foundation, which is based in Exeter and has an annual turnover of £5m, has combined with the mental health charity the Community Care Trust, which is based in Newton Abbot and has an annual income of £2.3m. The charities said the move was expected to enable the delivery of services to more people, including enhanced specialist support in recovering from mental illness and better training and employment services. 08.10.14

NEW ITEMS added to the training page 08.10.14

Would you be interested in becoming a VOYC Trustee? VOYC is seeking to recruit members to the Executive, in particular to from organisations working with the younger age range (0 to10) as this sector is currently underrepresented. If you, or anyone you know, is interested in this opportunity then please contact Mark Goodman at the VOYC office - 01392 250976 or mark@voycdevon.org.uk 01.10.14

More news items can be found at VOYC News - new items added most days!

VOYC DIARY DATES 2014

November

Thursday 6th (5 pm - 7 pm) Tavistock Hub Event at Bere Alston Village Hall

Saturday 22nd - Group 2 Child Protection Training - Autumn 2014 - Ashburton

December

Thursday 4th (9.30 am - 1 pm) Child Protection Training - Barnstaple.

Early December (date to be confirmed) - Child Protection Training - Tavistock

February 2015

Friday 6th - Child Protection Group 3 Training - Exeter (9.30 am - 4.30 pm)

Latest News:

VOYC Member Benefits Guide sets out what we can offer your organisation and includes member to member discounts and deals. 

We have now produced a Members Directory September 2014 which can be downloaded in pdf format.  It includes information about each individual group together with a useful website link, where appropriate.

 

VACANCIES ADDED TO THE SITE 21st October 2014 - Job Vacancies 

VOYC Safeguarding Information - there is a new section on the website relating to Safeguarding

VOYC can offer up-to-date GUIDANCE AND MODEL CHILD PROTECTION POLICY for your organisation. Please see http://www.voyc.org.uk/resource/cat/safeguarding/1036

 

 

 

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