Anna Bradley, Civil Service Local Support Officer, is leaving the team on promotion and tells us here about her experiences on the team.
Yorkshire and the Humber
Are you interested in managing change more effectively and how you personally deal with change. If so please join our latest Discovery Session. More details can be found here
The Charity for Civil Servants are looking for volunteers to make a positive difference to civil Servants who need support and assistance with a wide variety of problems that they may be experiencing personally in their lives.
Could you help young people in Leeds improve their employability skills, business awareness and confidence. To find out more please more please read here
Civil Service Local has led a number of Discover Dementia Friends Sessions at Benton Park View, Newcastle Upon Tyne, and HM Passport Office and Land Registry in Durham. The sessions which are open to all colleagues in civil service departments and agencies, were delivered by Dementia Friends Champion, Ann White.
We are working with the Cranfield Trust locally who and is looking for people to share their skills and expertise to help a non-profit organisation grow and provide business skills to help build succesful charities. This is a fantastic way to gain an understanding of voluntary organisations and social issues close to home.
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
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
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
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
Colleagues from across the Civil Service came together in York for the second meetingof the Yorkshire and Humber Continuous Improvement Network. Read more about the day 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.
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