National Academy for Social Prescribing: Thriving Communities

Deadline 8th January 2021

Thriving Communities is a new national support programme for voluntary, community, faith and social enterprise groups, supporting communities impacted by COVID19 in England, working alongside social prescribing link workers.

Thriving Communities Fund

Applications can be led by voluntary, community, faith and social enterprise organisations working in any of the following sectors:

  • Arts, and culture, including libraries, museums and heritage
  • Sport, leisure and physical activity organisations
  • Financial wellbeing, advice, food and practical support
  • Environment and nature-based organisations
  • Non-statutory health and care organisations, working with social prescribing link workers

The application portal, on the Arts Council England website, will open for applications on Monday 23 November 2020. Applications must be submitted by 12pm (midday), Friday 8 January 2021.

For more information please visit the National Academy for Social Prescribing website here

Sport England: Winter Survival Package of £300m for major spectator sports

Sport England will be administering the money via a solicited fund that’s aimed at supporting sports who’ve been affected by the ban on spectators in recent months.

The government package is providing support to, among others, rugby union, horse racing, netball, basketball and badminton, as well as the lower tiers of football’s National League – a preliminary breakdown of the funding distribution proposed by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) can be found on the following website here.

Have your say on Direct Payments

Deadline 31st December 2020

North East Lincolnshire Council, Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), Navigo and focus independent adult social work are thinking about making some changes to the way we make direct payments, and the way we help people who get direct payments. We are asking people to tell us what they think about our ideas for change.

Click here for more information and the survey.

ERA: Contact Tracing Support Assistants

Purpose of the role:

North East Lincolnshire Council has produced a COVID-19 Outbreak Control Plan.  A key part of that plan relates to preventing outbreaks of COVID-19 in high-risk places, locations and communities in North East Lincolnshire.  Another part of the plan is focused on supporting the national contact tracing service with local capacity for contact tracing within the borough. 

Act as a Contact Tracing Support Assistant offering advice and support to members of the public in their homes and communities.  In particular, ensure that people are adhering to legislation and guidance around isolation periods, social distancing, face coverings hand hygiene and other COVID related government guidance.

YMCA Humber – Foyer Coach

Deadline 30th November 2020

Hours: 40 hours per week, 20 hours on a 4-week rota, 20 hours flexible to cover, annual leave etc.
Salary: £10:45 per hour

To apply for this role please email with your CV and supporting statement of no more than 2 pages by Monday 30th November 2020. Please note this role requires an enhanced DBS.

Together for Childhood Professionals Survey

Together for Childhood is a NSPCC project that brings organisations, agencies and local people across the whole community together to prevent abuse and neglect in families facing adversity, including alcohol and drug misuse, mental health issues and domestic abuse.

Together for Childhood are inviting professionals to take part in a short survey as part of Together for Childhood. The hope is to learn how confident people in a wide range of roles and sectors feel about identifying, responding to and preventing child abuse, and what extra support might be helpful.

Click here for the survey.