The north west has a large programme of activities and it goes without saying but they don't organise themselves. If you fancy a challenge outside your day to day work, an opportunity to work within a truly cross government team then have a look at what we have to offer.
I am currently seconded full time to Civil Service Local North West as their Delivery and Performance manager.
CS Local North West are up for the “Excellence in Civil Service Reform” award. Kathie Bates and her leadership team have been invited to the auspicious Awards Ceremony in London on 19 November 2014 and we wanted to say a huge thank you to everyone who has supported us.
GAP - The ‘Government Access Point’ is a project involving Civil Servants from across government visiting local hospices, providing support and advice. On the 15 October we began a series of events at Trinity Hospice in Blackpool.
Discovery Session: 04 November 2014: If you've looked at Clouds from all sides now and you're still in a muddle, come and let us tell you about the Huddle. It's IT in terms you understand - technophobes welcome!
Discovery Session: 28 October 2014: Ever wondered what it'd be like to work in another department? Find out at our next Discovery Session in Trinity Bridge House, Salford which explains the Exchange to Change programme.
Business In The Community is leading a project to recruit Civil Servants to support Charities across Blackpool, Wyre and Fylde by recruiting trustees. If you want to find out a bit about the role before committing, come along to an information sessions, at the Blackpool CVS offices, Abingdon Street.
Join us for the third event at Kirkham Prison Visitors Centre, Kirkham, Preston on Tuesday 4 November 2014, from 9:15 am to 16:30 pm
The Family Fun Day held on Sunday 7th September at Edge Hill University, Ormskirk was a great success raising nearly £500 for Trinity Hospice, Blackpool and St. Catherine’s Hospice, Preston. Organisers of the fun day had prepared a wide range of …
We’ve got a small number of places left on this year’s Civil Service Local North West Academy (30 September to 3 October) - read what Graham (pictured) has to say and apply by 24 Sept via your Line Manager.
Come and join us for our Family Fun Day this Sunday 7 September in Edge Hill University, Ormskirk between 10-4pm.
Discovery Sessions are a series of interactive talks and learning events, each lasting a couple of hours. Colleagues have the opportunity to hear about cross-departmental subjects and issues that affect all of us as Civil Servants. A list of the next sessions to be held in the north west of England is included below.
They say, “If you can’t stand the heat, get out of the kitchen”. Luckily for us, 6 young offenders still volunteered to showcase their skills to potential employers by competing in the first ever ‘Bake off’ event between Hindley and Thorncross – two of Her Majesty’s Young Offenders Institutions in the north west of England.
On behalf of the whole team, I want to say a massive thanks to our wonderful volunteers for making the Civil Service Live event in Liverpool such a huge success! Our “orange army” as you were affectionately known to us …
Chris Hare and Chris Challenger of Land Registry Fylde Office didn't know what they'd learn when they volunteered for a Civil Service Local project to take government services to the vulnerable.
Our next bite-sized learning “discovery session” is this week and focuses on Vision 21 - the vision for the Civil Service going forward. Ben Rake from the Cabinet Office will join our Civil Service Local team to lead an interactive session and …
We are now looking for a Project Lead to work with us 1 day a week on our successful Engaging Our Schools project. The project works with children between the ages of 7 and 10 by providing a series of short …
These schemes are only open to civil servants currently employed in government departments in the north west. If you have any questions or wish to be involved, please contact Karen Thwaites. Opportunities Job preparedness and next steps mentoring programme in prisons …
Working with the prison service, this programme will use your skills and experiences working in the civil service to provide learning opportunities and mentoring for young offenders. There are 2 projects to choose from: Young Offender Institute Lancaster Farms HM …