Kathie Bates is moving on to a new post after 8 years with Civil Service Local the last few as the Head of what she calls an amazing team and doing the best job she has ever had...
CS Local will be hosting a joint event with The Charity for Civil Servants and The Depression Alliance in Bournemouth on 23rd April, introducing a pilot project in the area supporting colleagues with depression.
Find out more about how you can volunteer with your local community
Clare Mullin of the Parliamentary Outreach Service gave a very interesting talk to staff in Nottingham about the workings of Parliament.
Would you like to be part of a cross departmental learning and development network. Find out more here
Have you heard of the Operational Delivery Profession or as it’s become to be known ODP? Find out here how to join us in Cardiff for an ODP awareness session. Dates will be advertised shortly for Plymouth and Bristol.
We're proud to celebrate the first anniversary of our GAP (Government Access Point) project today. We're also looking for volunteers to get on their bikes and help us raise some funds for one of our hospices . . .
Our session will introduce you to the largest profession across government and the tools and products it has available to help you recognise and develop the professional skills you already have; help you identify some of the skills you are going to need in the future and highlight ways in which you can develop these.
Civil Servants in Plymouth recently helped a homeless charity with their Ready for Work employability programme. Find out more and how to get involved with future events.
Peter Strathearn, a Scotsman working in Wales who now speaks Welsh fluently tells us how a Civil Service Local project in England inspired him to work with young people in Welsh language medium schools. To celebrate St David's Day on Sunday, Peter's blog appears in English and in Welsh. Dydd Gwyl Dewi Hapus!
Staff from HMRC in City Centre House recently took part in the Engaging our Secondary Schools programme. For a period of 6 weeks they played host to students from George Dixon Academy in Birmingham.
Do you want to know more about the work of Parliament? Join us for our next discovery session in Exeter on the 19th March.
Parliament Explained was the subject of our most recent discovery sessions. Clare Mullin of the Parliamentary Outreach Service led 2 interesting sessions about the workings of Parliament.
Chris Cole of Office of the Public Guardian took advantage of the job shadowing opportunities in the West Midlands and spent a day with colleagues in the Animal and Plant Health Agency.
Our next Discovery Session is going to be at Trinity Bridge House on 06 March focusing on Civil Service Learning and how you can use the portal to build a better understanding of your competencies.
Academy 2013 graduate Graham Stanex is moving on, both in terms of his department and country as he returns to his native Northern Ireland to take on a new role in the Home Office. He shares his story so far.
Inspiring our Young People in Further Education is an exciting new project from Civil Service Local in the North West. We are piloting the project with All Saint’s Catholic High School (Kirkby, Liverpool) Sixth Form students. The programme will join together Civil Servants from five different departments with a group of Year 12 students.
2 staff from our region appear in the new publicity material for the Civil Service Apprenticeship Scheme. Find out more here
Volunteer in a local primary school: we are looking to find civil servants that are willing to talk to groups of primary school children to give them a positive outlook on the world of work, relating it to your own job and experiences.
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
Two network meetings (1. Continuous Improvement and 2. Equality & Diversity) are to meet in March in Southampton. In Portsmouth, CS Learning are running a workshop to get help you get the best from their offerings. Read more and sign up to share, learn and develop your skills.