CHYPPS NEWS LETTER
Welcome to our CHYPPS fortnightly e-Newsletter
CHYPPS day in the woods...
Congratulations to every one that made CHYPPS' day in the woods such a success. Special awards go to Daisy for stick painting, Adam for amazing rounders in the woods and Alistair for style on a zip wire.
For those that missed the day keep watching this space as there will be another one soon that you can bring your young people to and if you are nice to them they may even let you join in!
· Somerset Youth & Community Group Grants Funding application deadline 29 July 2016
· Diversity Summer Newsletter 2016
· 2015-2016 Equality Delivery System Evidence & Grading Report
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Highlighted Job of the Week
Part Time Youth Worker required for
Langport & Huish Youth Group
Are you energetic, enthusiastic, a good communicator with a sense of humour and an ability to engage young people?
We are looking for a qualified youth worker to join our small, energetic team, on a one year contract. We need someone committed to working Tuesday evenings and one Saturday a month. Extra hours will be necessary during the school holidays as we open all throughout the year.
The role is varied and involves a practical, hands-on approach and we need someone who is flexible and adaptable. This is an exciting role for someone looking to build a career in youth work or simply to work with young people.
For more details please pop into one of our club sessions on a Tuesday between 17:00 and 21:00 or just bring in your CV if you’d like to apply.
We are based at The Ridgway Hall, Staceys Court, Langport, TA10 9PQ.Langportyouthclub@hotmail.co.uk
Have Your Say
A Parliamentary Select Committee is looking for the views of the voluntary sector and for feedback from charities relating to how sustainable to we feel ourselves to be. We're sure you all have strong feelings and opinions about this so why not have your say at:
All comments to be submitted by 5th September 2017
Child Sexual Exploitation Training
For any organisation working with children and young people the ability to be able to spot potential sexual exploitation and to then know what action to take is a key skill for all workers. CHYPPS will be hosting a FREE training day on 26th October 2016 run by the Barnardo's BASE project and supported by the Somerset Safeguarding Children's Board.
This is whole day course (9.30 – 4pm) for those who are working directly with young people who may be at risk of child sexual exploitation. This is a practical course that considers best practice when working with young people and includes opportunities to explore resources available to use in direct work with young people.
To have increased knowledge and skills when working directly with children and young people at risk of sexual exploitation.
• to have greater understanding of Child Exploitation
• to have considered barriers to effective practice
• to have knowledge of wider tools and resources available for use in direct work
• to have an understanding of the impact on practitioners of
• undertaking direct work with children and young people at risk of sexual exploitation
To book your place or to find out more details please use the CHYPPS contact form.
Avon and Somerset Constabulary
Child Sexual Exploitation Campaign
Avon and Somerset Constabulary have developed a campaign strategy to raise awareness of Child Sexual Exploitation. The first part of this strategy is aimed at raising awareness by targeting information at practitioner groups and has been developed using victim’s voices to inform its key messages. The campaign call to action is:
The tailored message for children and young people’s services is:
Click here to visit the website then...
Scroll down to “Avon and Somerset Constabulary practitioner poster campaign” and select whichever posters you would like to download. The series of posters are aimed at raising awareness of practitioners who are working with young people in the community. There are a different set of posters aimed at teachers, health services and social care which are being circulated to those groups of practitioners.
Please note: Inclusion in this circular does not mean recommendation or endorsement by CHYPPS – we are simply passing on information which may be of interest. We also acknowledge information from other e-news bulletins, such as ChiMat Knowledge Update, NCVO E-Briefings and NCVYS Strategic Information Service Bulletins, NCVYS “Snippets”, NCVYS Nectar, The National Inclusive Play Network (NIP) E-bulletin, South West Forum E-bulletins, The Children's Partnership - Knowledge Makes Chage, Grants & Resources Information News (GRIN), DSC e -news, etc.
British Youth Council Survey
BYC are conducting a survey to find out what young people of all ages think about their communities; whether or not they feel European; about stereotyping, bullying and hate crime; and the skills they have / need as young people today.
Their views will contribute to the UK's response and contribution to the next Structured Dialogue conference in Slovakia, where the BYC will be working with young people and decision makers from across the EU to create recommendations.
All young people taking part will be in with a chance of winning a £40 voucher.
The survey can be accessed at:
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Breakdown support from Ricoh, as well as toner cartridges, are included in the maintenance fee which is mandatory for the first 12 months. After that you decide whether or not to renew the maintenance agreement. Costs includes delivery.