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Talent Match Staffordshire Case Study – Brad

Brad has had quite the journey with Talent Match Staffordshire. He lives in Lichfield and participated in the Talent Match programme from January 2015 for 18 months. At the start of his Talent Match journey Brad’s main aspiration was to become a gardener. Brad has learning difficulties, however, these have never held him back, right

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Talent Match Conference and Awards Ceremony Highlights 2018!

Click above to view our fantastic video showcasing the highlights of the 2018 Talent Match Staffordshire Conference and Awards Ceremony 2018 at Whitemoor Lakes!

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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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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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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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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Job Vacancies – Staffordshire Victims Gateway

Staffordshire Victims Gateway is an exciting new project being delivered by Staffordshire Citizens Advice Bureaux, led by Staffordshire North and Stoke on Trent Citizens Advice Bureaux.  The Gateway aims to support victims of crime to cope and recover by providing the best support we can within the Gateway, supported by effective introduction to specialist services

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