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SE Wales Carers Emergency grants

On Friday 27 November 2020 Carers Trust South East Wales launched the new Carers Emergency Grants scheme for unpaid carers. Carers can apply for a grant of up to £300 to address immediate winter pressures and emergency needs caused by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis.  The fund has been established to provide support for unpaid carers […]

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Mental Fitness for Men by Yeleni

Yeleni Therapy & Support is a Complementary Therapy & Reiki training centre plus a charity providing free therapy sessions to anyone at any age, with any cancer at any stage in Herefordshire and surrounding counties. They are also open to the general public Whether you go through their door as a cancer patient or a […]

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In-House Team Leader

We currently have a unique opportunity for a self-starting individual to come and join our team in the role of in-house Team Leader.  This is an important role within the organisation as SIL is the largest provider of homecare to people with complex needs in Herefordshire.  This role will provide support to the Registered Manager […]

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Team Leader

Team Leader (Independent Living at Home)   We are pleased to announce that we currently have a unique opportunity for a self-starting individual to come and join our team in the role of in-house Team Leader.  This is an excellent opportunity to develop line management experience and gain skills managing a small team. This role […]

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Support Worker

Care for others, Make a difference Come and join our team as a Support Worker Working in adult social care, you will make a real difference to people’s lives every day As a Support Worker, you’ll not only make an incredible difference to the people you support, it will change your life too. You might […]

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Care Assistant

Job Description Do you want to work somewhere where every day is different? Working with people to live independently in their own homes. We currently have vacancies for shorter calls of four or five hours in the mornings and evenings. Applicants must possess a current driving licence. Hourly rate £10.00 contact time Immediate start available […]

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Support Worker

JOB VACANCIES Male Support Workers needed in north Herefordshire SIL is a ‘not for profit’ organisation providing services that enable older and disabled people to live at home and access the community. We have vacancies for Support Workers to support a man on the outskirts of Hereford who has a learning disability to live independently […]

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Carers Rights Day – 26th November

        About Carers Rights Day*  Whether you are a new carer or have been caring for someone for a while, we believe that it’s important that you understand your rights and are able to access the support that is available to you as soon as you need it. Many people are taking […]

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Carers Wales – Support groups

Carers Wales bring you two lines of support – for those who are looking after someone. Care for a Cuppa – join other carers across Wales for a chat and information.  These take place every Tuesday afternoon between 14.30 and 16.30. Me Time – these sessions are about you and your wellbeing.  Me Time sessions take place […]

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Brain Tumour Support

Brain Tumour Support (BTS) has a range of support options for anyone facing the effects of a brain tumour diagnosis. Find support on 01454 422701 or support@braintumoursupport.co.uk You can also join the Support Members Forum, a closed group on Facebook which provides peer to peer support through it’s members – search Facebook for ‘Brain Tumour […]

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£500 self-isolation grant

The Self -Isolation grant or Test and Trace support payment has been made available from 28 September 2020.  You can apply through your local council. You may be entitled to a £500 payment if you: Have tested positive for Covid-19 (coronavirus) or Have had close contact with someone who has tested positive on or after […]

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In House Team Leader

In-House Team Leader Post We currently have a unique opportunity for a self-starting individual to come and join our team in the role of in-house Team Leader.  This is an important role within the organisation as SIL is the largest provider of homecare to people with complex needs in Herefordshire.  This role will provide support […]

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SIL Virtual Christmas Bingo 2020

It’s 2020 and the party pooper, that is Covid 19, has meant that we have had to cancel all of our events this year, no Summer Garden Party, no Macmillan Coffee Morning and no Easter Bonanza but we will not let our Christmas spirit be quashed.  Oh no, after the success of our virtual AGM […]

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Purple Tuesday – accessible shopping day

Purple Tuesday: 3 November 2020. This is a day for organisations and disabled people to celebrate the purple pound (the consumer spending power of disabled people and their families) and positive change together.  The Purple Pound is estimated to be worth £249 billion, and it is rising by an average of 14% per annum. Worldwide, the […]

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Hereford Times Health & Social Care Awards – The results

Hosted by Dr Hilary Jones, star of Good Morning Britain, the Hereford Times H&SC Awards were broadcast live from the news provider’s Facebook site on Thursday night. Despite not being able to hold the usual glitzy ceremony this year, they pulled off a star studded event with appearances from celebrities such as Beverley Knight, Mr […]

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Supporting Carers Workshop

FREE workshop for individuals and services supporting carers in GWENT. To be delivered via Microsoft Teams on November 26th (Carer’s Rights Day). About this Event The key aims of the training are to: • Raise awareness of who carers are • Increase the identification of unpaid carers • Enable you to proactively engage with carers […]

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Aneurin Bevan UHB – Covid Testing Booking Line

From Monday 19 October, the Health Board’s Covid Testing booking line will extend its opening hours to cover:      Monday to Friday:  8:00 – 20:00      Saturday and Sunday:     8:00 – 18:00 Our colleagues and residents living in Gwent can call 0300 30 31 222 during the times above to book a test […]

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Finalists in the Hereford Times Health & Social Care Awards

Services for Independent Living are celebrating more successes this week.  After our run down of our internal awards last week we are delighted to be able to share our achievements on the bigger stage; the Hereford Times Health & Social Care Awards 2020. From the 250 nominations, 33 finalists and 12 categories; SIL have 5 […]

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Inclusion Network Herefordshire – Online and offline Activities

Allinteractive is for all families with disabled children and young people in Herefordshire, funded by Herefordshire council and delivered by Marches Family Network. Allinteractive family bubble or small group sessions in Herefordshire, places to visit, online activities, stories, performances, training and places to get support all found in this handy newsletter AllinteractiveMFNInHEREOctober2020 from Marches Family […]

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Our Annual Awards Winners

At our AGM in October each year we also hold our prestigious Care Awards presentation.  These awards, nominations for which are from our Service Users and Team Leaders, are presented to members of our team to recognise the fabulous work they do.   First up is the Judy Phillips Memorial Award, awarded to the Support […]

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Activate Your Life – Free Online Self-help Course

This free course provided by Public Health Wales is designed to help you improve your mental health and wellbeing. Feeling worried or anxious can have a big impact on your health and for some people life can be particularly difficult. The course can help you to take greater control of your actions, so that day-to-day […]

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