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Job: Project Support and Administration Officer, 16 hrs/wk, £8k actual: Leeds Asylum Seekers’ Support Network

LASSN are looking for a Project Support and Administration Officer to help our four Volunteers Managers with admin tasks, and to support the wider admin needs of LASSN. You can download a job pack from here: lassn.org.uk/jobs Salary: Scale 4 SCP 18-21 £18,870 – £20,541 (pro rata – actual £8,160 – £8,883) depending on experience […]

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Research: Understanding how gambling may impact on migrants – Leeds Event 29th November

The findings of research conducted in Leeds into the effects of gambling on migrant communities were shared at an event at the Carriageworks on Thursday 29th November by academics from Kings College London and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical medicine The main conclusions were  Migrants and migrant communities are considered to be at […]

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Funding: Windrush Day Grant Programme

The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) have launched the Windrush Day Grant programme.  The MHCLG are looking for innovative approaches, founded on active community engagement. They will fund projects and events that celebrate, commemorate and educate communities about the arrival of MV Empire Windrush at Port Tilbury on 21 July 1948 with […]

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Leaflet: How to register with a GP

Please find attached the NHS leaflets I mentioned in Monday’s Operations meeting – useful for clients who may be struggling to access GP services/to convince GP surgeries they are entitled (also a leaflet for those who are homeless and for the gypsy/traveller community)

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Resource of the week #53: Torture Survivor’s Handbook and free online Training

Torture and mistreatment is a difficult and upsetting subject. Redress.org have produced a free online training  https://redress.org/resources/online-training/ and this excellent handbook “for torture survivors, their families and friends, community members, and front-line service providers and advisors who work closely with torture survivors.” The handbook was first published on the blog in back in June 2015. […]

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What do you think of the LMP Blog?

We want to know what you think of the LMP Blog (again). We try not to do this too often, but it’s been a good year since we last asked you about our editorial guidelines.  Back in June 2018 we wrote a little history of the Blog to show how its grown and developed – we’re […]

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