The KSS LDCoP had their first webinar event on 28th April 2021, which was recorded and uploaded to YouTube. Please see the videos below:
April sees the first of three online Community events which are all linked our shared purpose for people with learning disabilities and their allies to live Healthy Safe and Fulfilled lives.
This first event will be on 28th April from 12:30 until 2pm with Lisa Hopkins, Scott Watkin and Emily Stewart from Seeability. They will be sharing their model for investing in and mentoring people with learning disabilities to be leaders in their organisation and communities.
Further online Community events are scheduled:-
- 26th May – A Person Centred Workforce Workshop with Carrie Jackson
- 23rd June – Lifeswap -an interactive model for challenging stereotypes and reducing stigma- Ronnie Treston & Becky Leonard‑Dixon
More details to be announced.
Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust are advertising two vacancies for Community Learning Disabilities Nurses via the NHS Jobs service, please follow the links below for details.
For further information regarding these roles, please contact either Stephanie Smith, Lead Community Nurse or Sharon Conibeer, Team Manager on 01372 202100 or 01737 288800.
An exciting opportunity has arisen at BILD (British Institute of Learning Disabilities) to offer a limited number of funded places to family members, carers and personal assistants in England, who want to gain a qualification in Positive Behaviour Support.
There are 25 places available for each of the following qualifications, funded by the Department of Health and Social Care:
- Certificate in Positive Behaviour Support (for people providing direct support) – further information available here
- Diploma in Practice Leadership of Positive Behaviour Support (for people who support colleagues to provide direct support) – further information available here
Completed application forms are required by the end of Monday 22nd March 2021, for enrolment and induction at the end of March 2021.
Application forms can be found HERE and should be returned to email@example.com, with the subject line of the email reading “Funded places for Family Carers and PAs”.
This upcoming session has been co-created to begin to realise the second stage of the Community’s shared purpose – enabling people with learning disabilities and their allies to live Healthy, Safe and Fulfilled lives. This is due to take place on 28th April from 12:30 to 14:00 and will be held over Zoom.