Are you ready to take on the Get Yellow Challenge? ‘Get Yellow’ is The Charity for Civil Servants’ annual fundraising week, running from 3 to 7 October. It’s a great opportunity to get together with your colleagues and be as inventive as you like!
A National Spotlight
Selected articles that may be of wider interest than the local region
Civil Service Local is looking for volunteers to help provide mock interviews to students from the T2 Apprenticeship Academy in Bristol on 8th and/or 9th November. Read more to find out how you become a volunteer
Civil Service Local in partnership with the Bristol Met Academy are looking for volunteers to help with mock interviews on the 25th and 26th January. Read more to find out how you can register your interest
We are running two of these sessions in Plymouth on the 4th October. Find out more and book online via Eventbrite.
A different way to use your skills and your volunteering days in Newport. Find out more and who to contact if you are interested.
Join our second network meeting in Bristol on the 26th September.
Civil Service Local has been Finding Innovation and Value in Everyone for 5 years. Read about what we are doing next.
Kate Silver was one of our Senior Civil Servant (SCS) inspirational speakers at the last Academy. She received exceptional feedback on her delivery as to why effective leadership makes a difference. Read more to find out the key points to consider for effective leadership.
Inappropriate behaviour, bullying or harassment, we all know it’s wrong but what do we do about it? Find out at our next discovery session in Exeter on the 5th September and Plymouth on the 21st September. Booking is available online.
Job shadowing is a great way to experience different ways of working and to connect with other departments in the area. Find out more
Our Engagement Network has identified that Bullying and Harassment remains a concern and undertook to investigate ways in which everyone can help address the problem.
Bridging the Gap is a single day event offering an exciting inter-departmental development opportunity at the Met Office in Exeter aimed at staff in the South-West of AA to EO grade. Read more to find out how to book your place.
This latest interactive discovery session held in Bournemouth will advise you on how utilise and get the most out of Civil Service Jobs. Read more to find out who to contact and to book your place.
Civil Service Local working in partnership with Digitech School are looking for volunteers to help carry out mock interviews at Digitech School in Bristol on 18th October and 7th December. Find out more and who to contact if you wish to volunteer.
This is the first in a series of blogs where we’ll be following a cross-government group of middle managers called Team Quattro, who are focusing on helping citizens in our community who find themselves in vulnerable circumstances. We start by looking at their recent visit to an Age UK day centre in Manchester.
Managing Pressure - are you aware of the signs? This discovery session provides practical approaches to managing pressure and helps you recognise the symptoms. Find out more and who to contact if you wish attend.
We are starting a new Diversity and Inclusion Network of staff from across government departments in the region. Find out more and who to contact if you wish to join.
Another Walking Challenge comes to an end, with over 1,700 participants and 51 government departments and agencies taking part to support The Charity for Civil Servants! Collectively everyone walked an incredible 356,400 miles (over 14 times around the Earth)
The Charity for Civil Servants are running a 2 day training course for mental health first aid in Plymouth.
Volunteers are needed to help the YMCA in Exeter on the 12th and the 26th September.