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Are you new in post or keen to find out more about the sector? This workshop, led by HVA Director Steve Manwaring, will include a briefing about the scale and contribution of the VCSE sector in Hastings, information about the services HVA provide, and an opportunity to hear about and discuss the key issues affecting the sector.

Jackson Hall
23 May 11:30AM
To 23 May 12:30PM

The aims: To give practical advice on developing a basic risk assessment for new clients
The objectives:
• To understand the importance of an initial home visit to access risk (for client and volunteers)
• To appreciate the assessment as part of establishing professional boundaries
• To understand the difference between a hazard and a risk
• To use the risk assessment cycle
• To be able to take into account positive risk
• To develop a risk assessment template based on the aims and objectives of the organisation

Jackson Hall
24 May 10:00AM
To 24 May 12:30PM

>Shared Themes
>Joined Up Approach For Men's Health And Wellbeing
>Identify How A Collaborative Approach Could Attract Funding
Join the conversation and meet with groups and organisations working with local men.

1-10 White Rock
30 May 10:00AM
To 30 May 12:00PM

We are making plans to celebrate volunteers in Hastings and encourage more people to help in their communities. We will publish our plans nearer the time, but let us know what you are doing to raise awareness of volunteering.

3 June 12:00AM
To 9 June 12:00AM

The course aims to raise awareness of child protection issues and procedures and the signs and indicators of child abuse.
To enable staff to identify and respond to child protection concerns and to become aware of ESCC Child Protection Procedures to encourage and develop effective inter-agency communication where child protection matters arise.

Jackson Hall
10 June 11:00AM
To 10 June 2:00PM

The aims: To be introduced to legislation regarding equality and diversity and explore the concept of inclusion.
The objectives:
• To understand the Equality Act and how it affects volunteers
• To explore what is meant by equality and diversity
• To be able to put into use ‘inclusion’ in support that is provided
• How to reduce isolation and promote inclusion

Jackson Hall
3 July 10:00AM
To 3 July 12:30PM



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