Colleagues from a range of departments went to a wellbeing event in Manchester – and came away inspired to put into practice what they had learned.
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CS Local in the North West are pleased to announce a course designed to train Mental Health First Aiders taking place in Manchester on the 27 & 28 November.
Here's a great story to get you thinking ahead of National Inclusion Week, starting 25 September. It also shows the power of what our Academy families can achieve. Enjoy reading about the Breaking Down the Barriers for BAME event.
We were bowled over by the demand for our brand new Discovery Session - Dealing with the bumps in the road. And our attendees at the first session in Liverpool thought it was a great session. Don't miss a chance to attend it yourself. It's an introduction to some tools and techniques to help you recover quick from disappointments and 'failures' at work. You might find some of them help you in your personal life too.
Our first discovery session on social mobility was illuminated by Corey Rae, who explained how a Civil Service apprenticeship has made such a positive difference to his life. The session was such a success that we decided not to let it end there. Read on to see how you can get involved.
Find out more about opportunities to follow a professional qualification in Commercial and Finance within the Civil Service and how these functions support delivery in the Public Sector.
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.
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.
Further to the blog on 23 September regarding the event in Liverpool we are pleased to announce a further devolution session for the North West, being held in Manchester. It will take place on 24 October in the Manchester Suite at Greater Manchester Fire & Rescue Training Centre. Please read on for more details....
We think there is something for everyone in our Autumn programme, of bite-size learning sessions – which are all FREE to attend - whether it be learning some new leadership techniques, finding out about other Civil Service Departments in your neck of the woods or something relating to a specialist profession.
Whilst some of the dates are yet to be confirmed, see below for details of what is coming soon.
The first discovery event hosted by the redeployment network has been held at the HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) Learning Academy in Preston.
It was tailored for staff who have been identified as surplus or at risk by their network member, and 47 colleagues from five different departments attended.
Read about how Asif had his eyes opened at the Discover Preston event on the 13th February at the HMRC Learning Academy in the Guild Centre, Preston.
Read how our new comms team member Liam Shiels from HMRC enjoyed his first CS Local event...
The first discovery session on project and programme management has been held at Preston’s Kirkham prison, with a diverse audience of North West civil servants taking part. Alex Scott, covering his first CS Local event, found that the knowledge the audience took away with them could be a springboard into a new career.
As I leave the Civil Service and begin my retirement, I would like to share with you some of my experiences as a member of the Civil Service Local NW Steering Group. The activities I’ve seen and taken part in have inspired me and left a lasting impression.
In the second of our blogs by journalism students from City of Liverpool College, Michael Kazich finds out about the drive for efficiency, digitalisation – and professional speed-dating!
Civil Service Local North West connects civil servants with their communities, and a partnership with City of Liverpool College has enabled their journalism students to see how our volunteers are making a difference. In the first of two blogs from students, Eli Regan reports on a discovery session highlighting the wide range of government departments in Liverpool.
It’s not every day that you can learn about resilience and crisis management from a senior civil servant who is involved with planning the government’s response to threats ranging from terrorist attacks to floods. But civil servants at a recent discovery session in Blackpool had precisely that opportunity.
What is devolution? Our new discovery session will tell you what you need to know about how powers have been devolved from Westminster to some of the nations of the UK.
Do you want to learn more about devolution? This Discovery Session aims to explain how devolution is relevant to your work and will let you know where to go for more information on devolved matters.