There's going to be some exciting projects to run and deliver in the North West this year, especially in the area of supporting vulnerable adults. If you want the opportunity to improve your skill set and improve the lives of citizens in the region then this could be just what you're looking for.
Ever wondered how much exercise you get in an average day? It might be a lot more (or a lot less) than you think! What we do know is that keeping active improves our wellbeing.
Registration opens soon for Civil Service Live 2018, so we asked Brian McGuinness from the Disclosure and Barring Service how he and his organisation benefitted from attending last year’s event.
CS Local in the North West are pleased to announce a course designed to train Mental Health First Aiders in the region on 8 and 9 May in Blackpool. Deadline extended to 16th April to apply.
‘A Brilliant Civil Service in Action’, 1 May 2018, 9:30 - 12:30, Sheffield. Join us at this cross-departmental event for civil servants to connect with others from across the region, collaborate on the challenges you all face and create real change in your locality.
In March Civil Service Local North West (CSNW) held its first ever Alumni event at Greater Manchester’s Fire and Rescue Service Training Centre to celebrate the achievements of current students and recent graduates of ILM Level 5 Diploma in Management …
We’ve been following the Jesters academy family as they work hard to deliver their 12- month project. Six months after graduating from the academy, how are they getting on?
After the success of the Blackpool event could we do it all over again in Oldham for the inaugural Changing Horizons event in the town?
The answer from all who attended was a resounding yes.
450 Young People
Over 30 local employers and educational support organisations
In the new issue we focus on Border Force and the crucial role they play in protecting our country and hear from Liz Versi, the Regional Director of Border Force in the North.
We also hear from DWP and their activities to celebrate International Men’s Day. Traci Salisbury tells us about her secondment from HMRC to Environment Agency and we learn about the GAP project, which assists citizens in hospices. There’s also a catch up with another of our Academy families.
475 Young People
15 Government Departments
Raising aspirations and building skills for life and work.
Read what our roving reporter had to say.
More CS Local Discovery session are now available for you to book. Take a look at our Civil Service North West Discovery sessions’ spring programme which is filled with plenty of hot topics from leading change to learning more about your Civil Service Pension.
Since the Civil Service Vision was launched in 2016, many civil servants have been making the vision of a Brilliant Civil Service into a reality. The first in a series of new regional roadshows to accelerate that transformation took place in Liverpool - and found a willing audience
After the rip roaring success of Changing Horizons last year, its back and this year it’s in Blackpool and Oldham. Demand is going to big for this one so get in quick.
Happy New Year to all our friends out there in the Region. The festive period may be over but there's still one present left for you to unwrap.
There's a lot of good reading to be had in the latest edition of The Network, so make it your New Year's resolution to learn more about the Region and the people working in it.
The Do Digital project aims to improve citizens’ digital skills to encourage them to use online government services and make the most of an increasingly digital world. A project team in Oldham did just that – and learned a bit about themselves into the bargain.
Many civil servants regularly improve the lives of people in communities across our region and this year’s Pride of the Civil Service North West Awards brought some of them together to recognise the help that these often ‘unsung’ heroes provide.
After 6 years as Civil Service Local co-ordinator I’m delighted to be going national in my new role as head of Civil Service Local.
Find out how Civil Service Local volunteers helped two charities, as part of our Autism WIDE project to help promote neurodiversity.
The Opportunity Wall is your brand new one-stop shop window for keeping track of Civil Service Local North West's volunteering opportunities. Updates to the Wall will be added to the blog over time as new opportunities become available. To use …
The Charity for Civil Servants is this week launching a campaign to help carers. The launch coincides with National Carers Rights Day on 24 November.