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The Big Event is the largest annual voluntary sector conference in East Sussex. SpeakUp Forum has been organising the Big Event since 2009. The Big Event is an opportunity for the Voluntary and Community Sector to come together and explore relevant developments and changes that affect us as a sector. The Big Event always includes an advice fair, conference presentations, and breakaway workshops or masterclasses.

24 September 12:00AM
To 24 September 12:00AM

Claire Lands from NatWest will be running an awareness session on how to stay safe and secure when online. Find out how to protect yourself from scams, phishing etc. This is a free course open to the public, being held at Hastings Voluntary Action.

Hastings Voluntary Action
30 September 10:00AM
To 30 September 11:00AM

The aim of this course is to raise awareness of what adult abuse is and how to raise a concern. Please advise us as soon as you can if you have booked a space but unable to attend, so that we can make the space available to another participant. Failure to attend without notice will incur a charge of £40 per person. This charge applies to all agencies.

Hastings Voluntary Action
2 October 10:00AM
To 2 October 12:30PM

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 East Sussex County Council Child Protection Procedures to encourage and develop effective inter-agency communication where child protection matters arise.

Hastings Voluntary Action
8 October 10:00AM
To 8 October 1:30PM

This community network event will bring together community, voluntary, independent and public sector practitioners who have an interest local initiatives which aim to improve the environment in Hastings and St Leonards, and beyond.

Your contribution to the morning would be really valuable and there will be plenty of time set aside to network with the around 80 people that are likely to attend.

Horntyne Park Sports Center
18 October 9:30AM
To 18 October 1:30PM

This is a developmental course targeted at those with responsibility for Child Protection and Safeguarding in their organisation or group and you must have completed an Introduction to Child Protection course in the past two years.

Hastings Voluntary Action
12 November 10:00AM
To 12 November 1:30PM


  • Do you have any free time to give? Find out what you can do! We will be at the Furniture Service… 2 weeks 1 day ago
  • There will be workshops at Town Hall on Tuesday 10 September 1pm–3pm and at East Sussex C… 2 weeks 2 days ago
  • Well spotted - I have checked and you are correct - the Hastings session is 10 til 12. 2 weeks 2 days ago


Energise Sussex Coast

Salary: £22,000 - £25,000 pro rata (pay band C)
Hours: 7 hours a week, likely to rise to 10...

St Leonards-on-Sea
Sunday, October 6, 2019
7 hours a week, likely to rise to 10 hours
Care for the Carers

4 counselling sessions per week, during term time
£40 per counselling session
Are you...

Hastings and Rother
Friday, September 6, 2019
4 counselling sessions per week, during term time

Fulfilling Lives: Multiple and Complex Needs South East Project
The purpose of the...

Brighton and Hove, Eastbourne and Hastings
Tuesday, September 10, 2019
22.5 hours per week, flexible working proposals

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