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NEW Talent Coach Vacancy

 We are recruiting for a new Talent Coach! 37 hours a week – £23,000 per annum Or 2 x job share roles (18 ½ hours per week) will be considered – £23,000 pro rata Secondments will be considered. Lichfield (main base) with travel. Are you passionate about supporting young people? Do you have experience of coaching

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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 MoneySuperMarket.com, 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.

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The module is free to access.

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

Click here: www.autism.org.uk/professionals/training-consultancy/online/managing-money.aspx

 

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

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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’.

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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.

Appendices

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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See Me, Hear Me 2016

The annual Deaf Day See Me, Hear Me is fast approaching and this important date needs to booked into your calendars – Friday 13th May 2016! Whilst Friday 13th can be unlucky for some, DEAFvibe are positive that this event will be a huge success!   The event is free to all members of the

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Disability Living Allowance Is Ending

The DLA is ending for people who were born after 8th April 1948 and are aged 16 and over. Information is now available that aims to: Raise awareness that DLA is ending Make sure claimants know what they need to do next, and Ensure claimants can access the information they need to make a decision

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Talent Match Staffordshire gets 7 into work in one week!

Talent Match Staffordshire made a cracking start to February with seven people supported into employment in the first week alone. This has been possible due to the great links made with local businesses willing to work with charities to help the community whilst meeting their own recruitment needs. The manager of B&M in Lichfield, Martin

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Support Staffordshire Looking to Hire Three Administrators

Administrator – East Staffs (Job share) 18 hours a week x 2 posts (morning & afternoon sessions) – £16,000 pro rata Main base: Voluntary Services Centre, Burton-upon-Trent Administrator – Lichfield (Job share) 21 hours a week x 1 post (afternoon sessions) – £16,000 pro rata Main base: Mansell House, Lichfield If you are a highly organised

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