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Archive | January, 2019

JOB: Project Officer: Community Eagles Project – 9hrs/wk; £22,952 pro rata Leeds Refugee Forum

LRF is looking for a Project Officer to take the lead on the day-to-day delivery of the new “Community Eagles Project”. This is a new and exciting project that will offer basic financial literacy workshops and employability workshops for refugees, migrants and residents living in Leeds. Leeds Refugee Forum (LRF) is refugee-led organisation providing direct […]

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RESEARCH: 0-19 Public Health Integrated Nursing Service want to find out the views and opinions of migrant parents

http://wearemagpie.com are doing some research on behalf of Leeds Community Healthcare: “We are finding out current knowledge of Health Visiting and School Nursing Services, and hoping to promote and raise awareness of the 0-19 Public Health Integrated Nursing Service that will be in effect from April 2019.  Please see the survey here, where this also […]

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POLICY/SERVICES: Service specifications for the new Home Office Housing and Advice Contracts

The Home Office fund housing support and advice service for asylum seekers – and both of these contracts have recently been renewed.  It’s been decided that the c£400 million Housing Contract for Yorkshire and Humber will pass over from G4S to Mears in September 2019 [Migration Yorkshire’s Press release] and  the c£100 million Advice Contract […]

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EVENT: EU Exit Awareness Session – 12th Feb, Leeds City Museum

The Central and Eastern European Network of British Embassies (Austria, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Croatia, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia) in conjunction with the Home Office and Department for Exiting the EU invite citizens of these countries based in the UK to an EU Exit awareness evening in Leeds. This session will provide information about the […]

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ESOL: Level 1 Certificate in Developing Skills for Employment (Free) Literacy and Numeracy support

Free Employability and workplace focused ESOL course for migrants in Leeds The project will start in Feb 2019 and finish 30th June 2019 The venue will be Leeds central library-Municipal Buildings, Calverley Street, Leeds, LS1 3AB. The course days will be Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday 10am-4pm.  The project will be an ESOL Level 1 course for migrants (EU or/and non EU) over […]

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RESEARCH: Trafficked person interviews for university research

Dr Hannah Lewis of Sheffield university: “Are you in touch with someone with experiences of support from services for trafficked persons?  We are seeking people who are willing to be interviewed about the support they received from anti-trafficking groups (religious and non-religious). The interviews form one part of the University of Sheffield and Leeds ESRC-funded study Apr […]

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DESTITUTION: Invitation to take part in migrant homelessness survey by Crisis

Crisis are currently undertaking scoping research to inform their future work around migrant homelessness. This survey will support them with this work helping them to better understand the range of activity that is currently happening to support migrant people experiencing homelessness or who are at risk of homelessness. Click on the survey here The survey covers […]

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