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Merry Christmas and best wishes for 2017 from Talent Match!

Merry Christmas! Wishing you a special time for relaxation, celebration with family & friends and looking forward to next year! We have had an EPIC 2016, where our values have been at the forefront of what we do… Celebrating our wonderful young people who are shining bright, recognising the importance of effective collaboration with partners and

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New geographical areas and volunteering opportunities with Talent Match Staffordshire

  We are excited to be able to announce that we are able to work with young people from Huntington, Great Wyrley and Cheslyn Hay.   If you know of anybody who is 18-24 years old and have not been working, training or in education (including College) for more than 12 months, we would love

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Following the start of the new infrastructure contract Support Staffordshire has the following 8 job vacancies across Staffordshire:- Social Action Officers x5 Senior Locality Officers x2 Locality Officer x1 Hours: 15-30 hrs per week Salary: £23,000-£24,500 pa pro rata Do you believe in the power of local communities?   Have experience of supporting and advising community groups,

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Managing your money

Need advice on dealing with debt, saving your spare cash or spending safely online?

The National Autistic Society, together with, has developed an interactive module that offers support to anybody who would like to look after their own money. Whether you live with autism or not.

Managing Money Image - Talent Match Staffordshire - Phil Evans

The module is free to access.

To access the module, you will need to sign up as an Autism Online Training user.

Click here:


Managing your money could help you.

The module has a range of interactive features, including:

  • short film clips
  • a password-creating exercise
  • animation about safety when using a cash machine (ATM)
  • a virtual, interactive ATM to practice some basic skills for using an ATM
  • information on debt management and recovery
  • information on reasonable expenditure
  • information on budgeting
  • printable information sheets and worksheets to help manage budgets
  • further links and references

Money Management Module Tab - Talent Match Staffordshire - Phil Evans

Examples throughout the module show how important looking after money is. For example, you might be spending more on a social life than you can really afford or you might be looking to spend less if you are planning to start a family.

The course consists of activities, videos and links to further information to show how you can help yourself in looking after your money.

  • Scroll down the page and click on ‘Access The Module Now’.
  • Clicking on the tab. Either the ‘Free Money Management Module’ tab at the top of the page or the ‘Money Management’ tab in the Enhanced Modules section of the page will lead you to the module.

 Creating an account.

Click on ‘Support and Login Options’ and then click on ‘New Account’.

Autism Online Training Sign-In - Talent Match Staffordshire - Phil Evans

Creating a username and password will allow you to use Autism Online Training. You will be asked for your e-mail address, your name and you will be asked for your postal address.

You can choose ‘Other’ as an organisation type and describe your reason for signing up as ‘Personal use’.

Verifying a link sent by e-mail after submitting your personal details will open your Autism Online Training profile.


External Evaluator Tender Opportunity!

We are looking for an external evaluator to assess how effectively our project is meeting the needs of our beneficiaries and whether the project is effectively achieving the outcomes for which it was developed. An independent evaluation of the project will provide us with external verification that the model of delivery is of high quality and based on a

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We are Dementia Friends!

Talent Match is part of a wider charity called Support Staffordshire. We had an away/team day with Support Staffordshire last week, where we had Dementia Friends training. It was great to have some myths busted about Dementia and to learn more about how we can offer a helping hand to somebody experiencing difficulties. Some of us

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We are recruiting!

Support Staffordshire (the charity that manages Talent Match Staffordshire) is recruiting an Accounts apprentice and Business Administration (level 2) apprentice.   The Accounts apprentice will be working on an Intermediate (level 2) Apprenticeship in Association of Accounts Technicians (AAT). This is an excellent opportunity for someone looking to forge a career in accounting and finance.

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