The Charity for Civil Servants Annual Walking Challenge is back - volunteer, raise money and keep fit all at the same time. For you, By You
North East, Yorkshire & the Humber
As part of the recent Civil Service Local Communication and Engagement Network meeting, members visited HM Prison Frankland in Durham.
Marissa Deysosa from DWP worked with CS Local to sucessfully deliver a School Eangagement Project in Sheffield. Find out more here
Civil Service Local is working with HMRC and DWP to promote two Programme and Project Management Events in the centre of Newcastle on 18 May 2015. The first will be of interest to civil servants considering future or potential roles in delivering projects. The second is for existing PPM professionals, and counts towards CPD (Continuing Professional Development).
Colleagues from the Food Standards Agency and the Land Registry made the most of the networking opportunity offered by the Yorkshire and Humber Continuous Improvement Network to give the Land Registry access training that they would not otherwise have known about. Read here to find out more
CS Local is working with Crisis in Newcastle and Sheffield. To hear about the great volunteering a group of volunteers carried out to support people in their search for work and how to become involved read more here
Find out about a forthcoming event on 29 April in Newcastle to help you focus your career development outside of London
You are invited to attend one of the Leadership Roadshow events being held around the country. Permanent Secretaries and Senior Civil Servants will be leading the events including contributions from a Cabinet Office team. Events are due to be held in Birmingham, Cardiff, Exeter, London, Leeds, Manchester, Newcastle, Norwich, Plymouth, and St Leonards on Sea.
Civil Service Learning are running two mentoring master classes in Sheffield for civil servants interested in finding out more about being a mentor or mentee.
We recently brought together Civil Servants from across the North East, Yorkshire and the Humber to a Continous Improvement Development Day in Stockton. Read more about the day here
We are running information sessions to inform you more about Dementia. To find out more and how you can join read here.
Would you like to discover more about the how the Operational Delivery Profession can support you in your career and help you to deliver a more effective service to the public? Read more here
Volunteers are needed to suppport an expansion in the capability of Credit Unions. DWP is spearheading the work through a financial investment but this alone will not provide the transformation needed.
Victoria's and Ty's stories help us to see the benefits that can result of both Job Shadowing in itself and how it can contribute towards the Operational Deliver Qualification helping us to improve our customer service, knowledge of the wider civil service and our personal development.
Last week was National Apprenticeship's Week and there's lots to read about what is being done. One exciting opportunity is a Civil Service Apprenticeship - a great alternative to full-time education (16 years and over) 12 - 18 months and could lead to a permanent job in the Civil Service - closing date extended to 10 April. Also Friday has been nominated as Regional and National Day so leave a comment and tell us about what you are doing locally.
Find out more about how you can volunteer with your local community
Would you like to be part of a cross departmental learning and development network. Find out more here
Would you like to hear more about the practicalities of going digital? Find out more about how to register for this discovery session taking place in Newcastle
Following on from the focus group and Discovery sessions facilitated by Civil Service Local a new category of blogs has been started on blog.gov.uk. This new series can be found on the Civil Service blog for civil service leaders. In …
The North East Continuous Improvement Network initiated Civil Service Local held its most recent meeting at the Valuation Office Agency in Durham. Read more inside