VACANCY: Head of Children and Young People

Posted by on Sep 18, 2018 in Blog | 0 comments

Leicestershire Cares Job Description Job Title: Head of Children and Young People’s (CYP) team Job Purpose: To inspire, lead, manage and coordinate Leicestershire Cares CYP team to develop, deliver, evaluate and win funding for high quality high impact programmes and projects. Reports to: CEO. Based Leicester city centre £30K to 35K plus pension and generous holidays. Given the nature of this post an enhanced DBS check will be carried out. Email recruitment@leicestershirecares.co.uk with your CV and Covering Letter to apply. Closing date 3rd October 2018. Interviews will take place on...

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VACANCY: Leicestershire Cares VOICES Project Development Officer

Posted by on Aug 30, 2018 in Blog | 0 comments

Based Leicester city centre £23K to 25K plus pension and generous holidays. We have won three years funding to develop our work with care experience young people. You will build on our existing work and further develop our strong relationships with local businesses, so they are able to support care experience young people. You will also support care experience young people identifying and sharing their issues to key decision makers. You will attend national learning events and share our work with other projects funded by the donor. If you are creative, entrepreneurial, ambitious, really...

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The Wire Project

Posted by on Jul 16, 2018 in Blog | 0 comments

Last week The Wire Project featured in a Blog article written by Jack Merritt on behalf of The Exceptionals. This article gives a great snippet of what The Wire Project is doing and how it is helping Ex Offenders get back into work! Please take a moment to read over this fantastic article and get a glimpse of all the hard work being put in by everyone...

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Merry Christmas & Happy New Year

Posted by on Dec 20, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

A Christmas Message It has been another busy year and one in which the world moved in many mysterious ways. We know that for too many people in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland it was another year of inequality and exclusion, which is why the vital work we do alongside our many partners is so needed. Over the last year we have supported thousands of children to think about how they might enter the workplace and supported others to develop the vital literacy and numeracy skills which are essential if you are going to get on in life. We have supported ex-offenders, care leavers and...

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Check out this festive collection from Checkprint!

Posted by on Dec 6, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

Checkprint in Hinckley have well and truly thrown themselves into the many festive opportunities that are on offer this year through our Collect for Christmas Campaign and Festive Challenges. Still in their first year of membership, the whole team, from warehousing & production to finance & personnel, have collected items to be given as gifts to disadvantaged and vulnerable children across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland. Checkprint have also supported FairShare who fight hunger by tackling food waste at their distribution centre and are wrapping gifts at Toys on the Table. Mark...

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Question – How do you make a room full of 14 year old pupils fall silent?

Posted by on Dec 6, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

Answer – You invite Stephen Gould, Managing Director of Everards Brewery and Laura Turner, Disability Ambassador for Remploy to talk about employability skills! Fullhurst Community College in Leicester welcomed the pair of Speedy Speakers and Year 9 students had the pleasure of learning and listening to two very powerful messages about their future journey from school into the world of work. The room was silent as Stephen and Laura shared their very personal messages. Stephen shared his success in life, both professionally and personally and explained that being POLITE was the key!...

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