Team Chaffinches are introducing the funky chicken exercise as part of a new interactive wellbeing toolkit for civil servants being launched today to help make wellbeing easy, fun and accessible. Please be assured that no chickens were hurt in this exercise.
Catherine Isik from the DWP tells us about some great volunteering work she has been doing, how she was selected for our Academy and her recent experience of CS Live..........
Join the Civil Service Hearing and Visual Disability Networks to increase awareness of hearing/visual impairment issues and raise and address specific concerns related to hearing/visual impairment across the Civil Service.
Issue 20 of the Network is now available. Have a read to learn more about your region.
Technically it may still be Summer, however, CS Local Scotland are pleased to announce the first Discovery Sessions of the Autumn, read on for details.
Application for the CS Local ESEL Academy is now open.
The Academy is a mix of self-discovery, personal development and team building. It’s an opportunity to develop your leadership behaviours, to build confidence and self-awareness and work collaboratively with other civil servants from a range of government departments.
Join or lead our new cross departmental digital network to share information, good practice and developments on Digital related issues.
Supporting the Civil Service Workforce Plan and the ambition to be the most inclusive employer in the United Kingdom by 2020, job sharing and alternative working patterns enable flexibility whilst attracting new and retaining existing talent.
Join us for this exciting new session to hear from James Sullivan and Alexander Babuta who work at the Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies (RUSI).
The next CS Local Roadshow is coming to Norwich to showcase Field Operations at the Food Standards Agency.
We were bowled over by the demand for our brand new Discovery Session - Dealing with the bumps in the road. And our attendees at the first session in Liverpool thought it was a great session. Don't miss a chance to attend it yourself. It's an introduction to some tools and techniques to help you recover quick from disappointments and 'failures' at work. You might find some of them help you in your personal life too.
Our first discovery session on social mobility was illuminated by Corey Rae, who explained how a Civil Service apprenticeship has made such a positive difference to his life. The session was such a success that we decided not to let it end there. Read on to see how you can get involved.
A chance to reflect on progress since CS Local Scotland launched in April, see what is coming next, and what is on the horizon.
The first National Democracy Week aims to inspire people of all ages and backgrounds to participate in democracy – and you can get involved!
How a students developed their employability skills while raising over £100 for the Young Carers Charity.
Are you an Armed Forces Veteran and a civil servant in the South West or Wales?
We've had many enthusiastic civil servants volunteer to support Brandon Trust with their social enterprise allotment this year. One recent volunteer shares their story.
What does it mean to you to have the same democratic rights as everyone else? Why not get together with people in your community to celebrate equality and debate ideas over a cup of tea?
Do you work in Bristol and have you joined the Civil Service in the past 2 years?
Find out more about opportunities to follow a professional qualification in Commercial and Finance within the Civil Service and how these functions support delivery in the Public Sector.
We were please to play host in Eastbrook to Enabling Enterprise and 30 children from the Isle of Ely Primary School recently.