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Cookstown & Western Shores Area Network (CWSAN) in partnership with Community Organisations of South Tyrone Area (COSTA)

Support Officer – “Engaging Rural Communities”

Full time 35 hours (excl mealtimes) for 13 months (June 2019 to July 2020)

Salary: NJC SCP pt 23 to 25: £26,999 – £28,785 p.a. Location:

CWSAN offices Magherafelt and in Stewartstown with outreach across Mid Ulster

Key Purpose: The successful candidate will engage up to 20 rural communities across Mid-Ulster providing direct facilitation and support to Building Positive Relations and engaging communities in Peace and Reconciliation cross community activities. The post holder will be expected to participate in activities and meetings outside normal office hours equivalent to min 3 evenings per week and other times including Saturdays as required to meet the needs of the project.

Essential skills will include: Degree or equivalent professional qualification plus a minimum of 3 years’ full-time experience in field of either community development, health, rural development or related project delivery. Have access to transport to fulfil the requirements of the post.

N.B. This list is not exhaustive, please see Personnel Specifications

For further information and an Application Pack please contact:

Network Officer – (COSTA) Tel: 028 855 56880 or Email: info.costa@btconnect.com

Closing date: Wednesday 1st May 2019 at 3.00pm

Please note: Late applications will not be considered

NB: Interviews will take place Wednesday 15th / 16th May 2019

CWSAN strives towards Equal Opportunities Employment.

Job Opportunities – NICHI POST Full Time

NICHI – Job Application Form – April 2019

NICHI – Job Description – April 2019

Cookstown & Western Shores Area Network (CWSAN) in partnership with    Community organisations of South Tyrone Area (COSTA),  wish to recruit for the following position

Project Officer: Networks Involving Communities in Health Improvement

Full-time:        35 hours (excl mealtimes) per week for 10 months (June 2019 – March 2020)             (Possible extension beyond March if programme monies become available)

Salary:            NJC SCP pt 26 to 28:  £29,636- £31,371 p.a. (pro rata)

Location:        CWSAN offices based in Magherafelt and in Stewartstown with outreach across Mid Ulster and Coleraine area

 

Key Purpose:

To strengthen links between PHA and local communities in order to support local communities, through a community development approach, to address health and social wellbeing issues and reduce health inequalities through signposting, building capacity and strengthening local accountability to develop healthy, sustainable communities and health champions. The post holder will be expected to participate in activities and meetings outside normal office hours equivalent to min 2 evenings per week and other times including Saturdays as required to meet the needs of the project.

 

Essential skills will include:

  • Degree or equivalent professional qualification.+ a minimum of 3 years experience in field of either health, youth work, community development or project delivery
  • Demonstrate understanding of determinants of health and well-being.
  • Demonstrate understanding of evidenced based health promotion approaches.
  • Demonstrate understanding of policies and strategies which affect health promotion
  • Demonstrate understanding of community development approaches.
  • Demonstrate understanding of how to assess health and well-being information, needs and outcomes.
  • Experience of multi-sectoral and partnership working, working on own initiative and as part of team in project delivery.
  • Experience of contributing to performance measurement.
  • Competency in IT skills with experience of using computer software packages & systems to include Excel, publisher, Word, Web/internet, Power point
  • Have access to transport to fulfil the requirements of the post

 

N.B.  This list is not exhaustive, please see Personnel Specification.

 

  • Form of transport: For this post a current full driving license (valid for use in NI) and access to a car on appointment. This Criteria will be waived in the case of applicants whose disability prohibits driving but who have access to a form of transport approved by the Board which will permit full duties of the post.

 

For further information and an Application Pack please contact:

 

Network Officer(COSTA)

President Grant’s Homestead, 45 Dergenagh Road, Dungannon, Co. Tyrone, BT70 1TW.

 

Tel: 028 855 56880 or Email: info.costa@btconnect.com

 

 

Closing date: Wednesday 1st May 2019 at 3.00pm

Please note: Late applications will not be considered

 

NB:  Interviews will take place Wednesday 15th / 16th May 2019

 

CWSAN strives towards Equal Opportunities Employment.

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Local Community Grant – Draperstown Only – Closing Date 21/06/18

Local Community Grant – Draperstown Only

 

OPENS  Wed. 6th June

CLOSES  Thurs.  21st June 2018

Contact cwsan@aol.com / 028 87738845 for application pack

 

FUNDING ANNOUNCEMENT – PMH EW & SP GRANTS NOW OPEN

 NORTHERN AREA

**** NOW CLOSED ****Community Based Promoting Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Small Grants available in MidUlster

 

The Public Health Agency (PHA) has identified non-recurring funding to address the themes of Suicide Prevention, Self- Harm, Mental Health & Emotional Well-Being and have commissioned Cookstown and Western Shores Area Network facilitate this process.

 

As such the Cookstown and Western Shores Area Network is inviting community and voluntary sector organisations to apply for non-recurring awards to address the outlined themes.

 

Grants are available at the level of £1,000 per projectApplications may be considered for more strategic projects over £1,000 limit dependent on evidence of need and availability of resources (Please see GUIDANCE NOTES).  Groups with a total income over £100,000 will not be considered.

 

Applications will be assessed on the potential to improve health and wellbeing and on the ability to complete the work by the end of February 2019, including evaluation, by mid-March 2019. Dates for applications are as follows:

 

  • Monday 9th April 2018 – open for applications
  • Monday 14th May 2018 at 12noon – close for applications

 

Small Grant Scheme aims:

 

  • Promote awareness of issues around mental health problems:
  • Encourage communities to be pro-active in promoting positive mental health and emotional well-being, and tackle the contributing factors of self-harm and suicide
  • To build sustainable resilient communities through positive collaboration of organisations/groups
  • Promote innovative interventions/programmes that promote positive mental health and emotional well-being, and tackle the contributing factors of self-harm and suicide

 

Applications also should promote protective factors and build resilience, including e.g. early intervention, emotional wellbeing awareness work, increasing the capacity for self help and measures to improve quality of life.

 

For further information, guidance and examples of evidence based practice, along with support to develop a relevant programme, contact Denise Doherty, Suicide Prevention Development Officer, denise @cwsan.org or 07540 969623/ 028 79 634865

 

 

Closing Date for Applications: Monday14th May 2017 at 12noon

 

Cookstown and Western Shores Area Network Promoting Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Small Grants Scheme is funded through the Public Health Agency and is delivering in Midulster (Cookstown & Magherafelt only)

Mental Health & Emotional Wellbeing Training Calendar 2017/2018

 

Understanding Self Harm – Facilitated by ZEST

9.30 – 4.30 p.m  Sept 27th 2017 – Lurach Centre  Maghera

9.30 – 4.30 p.m  Feb 17th 2018 – Cookstown Enterprise Agency

Anger Management Training  – Facilitated by ZEST For Life

9.30 – 4.30 p.m September 28th 2017 – Involve House  Magherafelt

Mental Health First Aid 2 Day Training 

9.30 – 4.30  p.m 5th & 6th October 2017 – Learning Lodge Magherafelt

Bereavement Awareness Training – Facilitated by Cruse

9.30 – 1.00 p.m November 13th 2017 – Involve House  Magherafelt

Child Bereavement Awareness Training – Facilitated by Barnardos

2.00 – 4.30 p.m November 13th 2017 – Involve House  Magherafelt

All courses are free kindly funded by the PHA

Booking essential contact Denise Doherty 028 7963 4865 – denise@cwsan.org

Mental Health Small Grants 20178/2018 – Closed

Closing Date 31/07/2017 – 12 Noon

The Public Health Agency (PHA) has identified non-recurring funding to address the themes of Suicide Prevention, Self- Harm, Mental Health & Emotional Well-Being and have commissioned Cookstown and Western Shores Area Network to facilitate this process.
As such the Cookstown and Western Shores Area Network is inviting community and voluntary sector organisations to apply for non-recurring awards to address the outlined themes.
Grants are available at the level of £1,000 per project. Applications may be considered for more strategic projects over £1,000 limit dependent on evidence of need and availability of resources (PLEASE READ GUIDANCE NOTES). Groups with a total income over £100,000 will not be considered.
For further details please contact:

Denise Doherty
Cookstown and Western Shores Area Community Network, 
T 028 79 634865 
E denise@cwsan.org
(Please note offices will be clsoed 10/07/17 -14/07/17) inclusive

 

The Public Health Agency (PHA) has identified non-recurring funding to address the themes of Suicide Prevention, Self- Harm, Mental Health & Emotional Well-Being and have commissioned Cookstown and Western Shores Area Network to facilitate this process.

As such the Cookstown and Western Shores Area Network is inviting community and voluntary secor organisations to apply for non-recurring awards to address the outlined themes.

Grants are available at the level of £1,000 per project.  Applications may be considered for more strategic projects over £1,000 limit dependent on evidence of need and availability of resources (PLEASE READ GUIDANCE NOTES). Groups with a total income over £100,000 will not be considered.

Email denise@cwsan.org to obtain an application pack.

 

 

Mental Health & Emotional Wellbeing Training 2016/2017

Dementia Awareness – Facilitated by Alzheimer Society 

9.30 – 4.30 p.m  23rd November 2016 – Learning Lodge Magherafelt

Understanding Self Harm – Facilitated by ZEST

9.30 – 4.30 p.m  Sept 15th 2016 – Lurach Centre  Maghera

9.30 – 4.30 p.m  Oct 14th 2016 – Involve House  Magherafelt

9.30 – 4.30 p.m March 7th 2017 – Crieve Centre Stewartstown

Bereavement Awareness Training – Facilitated by Cruse

9.30 – 1.00 p.m November 17th 2016 – Involve House  Magherafelt

Child Bereavement Awareness Training – Facilitated by Barnardos

2.00 – 2.03 p.m November 17th 2016 – Involve House  Magherafelt

All courses are free kindly funded by the PHA

Booking essential contact Denise Doherty 028 7963 4865 – denise@cwsan.org

COOKSTOWN & WESTERN SHORES AREA NETWORK (CWSAN)

 

COOKSTOWN & WESTERN SHORES AREA NETWORK (CWSAN)

Will hold its

Annual General Meeting

in

Tirgan Community Centre, Tirgan Road, Moneymore

on Wednesday 25th May 2016 at 7.30 pm

 Member Groups are requested to attend

 Buffet to follow AGM proceedings

CWSAN acknowledges core funding from DARD through the Tackling Rural Poverty and Social Isolation Programme. 

CWSAN 20th AGM – 25th May 2016 7.30 p.m Tirgan Community Hall

MidUlster Funding Fair

MID ULSTER FUNDING FAIR

Thursday 21st April 2016

 4.00 pm—6.45 pm

 

The Tyrone Suite, Glenavon Hotel, Cookstown

 Funders in attendance include: 

Community Relations Council, Halifax Foundation for NI, Sport NI, Comic Relief, DARD Micro Capital Grants, Promoting Mental Health Small Grants, Mid Ulster District Council, etc.

 

If your group requires information on grants available, then come along to the evening where you’ll have an opportunity to speak to the funders directly about your groups requirements.

 

Fact: Groups who make themselves known to the funders have a better chance of being successful applicants!

 

This event is FREE and open to all –

Refreshments served  

 

To confirm attendance Tel. either:  

Cookstown on 028 8773 8845 / Magherafelt on 028 7930 1606 or Dungannon on 028 8555 6880

or Email: cwsan@aol.com

 

Everyone Welcome