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  • Job Opportunities – Training and Development worker more…
  • Derbyshire Sexual Health Action Research Project (SHARP) more…
  • Greater Manchester Cancer Screening and Engagement Programme – Stakeholder Events more…

Every Mind Matters Campaign SMALL GRANTS NOW CLOSED

Date 02.08.22

Small Grants and Support for Community Groups, Teams and Workplaces in Bolton

The Every Mind Matters campaign helps people to look after their mental health by directing them to free, practical tips and advice.

Over the next 7-months, funding is available for Bolton teams and groups to run small, tailored campaigns for staff, clients, or service users.

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Every Mind Matters Campaign

Date 11.07.22

Small Grants and Support for Community Groups in Bolton

  • Half of adults in England said the COVID-19 pandemic had a negative impact on their mental wellbeing.
  • More than a third said they did not know what to do to help improve their mental wellbeing.
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Social Value Awards 2022

Date 05.05.22

Unique Improvements was shortlisted by the Social Value Portal, for a national social value award,  in the category of Best Third Sector Project.  This was for the work the team delivered on prostate cancer awareness for Black, African and Caribbean men in Leeds.

1 in 4 Black men will get prostate cancer during their lifetime, this is compared to 1 in 8 men of other ethnicities. Recognising this inequality we were awarded funding to raise awareness of prostate cancer with the specific group of Black, African and Caribbean men, focussing on prostate cancer risk, testing for prostate cancer and the importance of early detection.

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Job Opportunities – Training and Development worker

Date 31.01.22

24.5 hrs per week

Salary £19,427 pro rata plus benefits

The Training and Development Worker is an exciting and rewarding role that will lead on coordinating training delivery, and the development of the training framework for Answer Cancer, the Greater Manchester Cancer Screening Engagement Programme.  You will deliver training to a range of stakeholders.  You will provide overall training coordination and support across the different Answer Cancer workstreams and support capacity and capability amongst other staff and stakeholders (especially Answer Cancer Champions) to take part in the Programme and to deliver local training. This Job Description outlines the expected work priorities and responsibilities. Supervision and peer support will be available to assist the successful candidate to fulfil this role. Read full story

Derbyshire Sexual Health Action Research Project (SHARP)

Date 14.01.22

The Sexual Health Action Research Project (SHARP) is a creative 12-month action research project covering Derbyshire including Derby City.  The project has two main aims:

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Derbyshire County Council Falls Prevention Social Marketing Campaign

Date 28.04.21

Derbyshire County Council Falls Prevention Campaign

Do you have a small idea that can make a change?

We have up to £500 small grants for voluntary and community groups, businesses or teams across Derbyshire if they can do something to raise awareness of falls prevention.

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Greater Manchester Cancer Screening and Engagement Programme – Stakeholder Events

Date 16.05.19

The Greater Manchester Cancer Screening and Engagement Programme is running a series of Stakeholder Events in June.


This new programme has been commissioned by Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership. Its aim is to deliver a community sector-led approach to improve the uptake of cancer screening programmes and reduce the incidence of cancers.  It will achieve this by engaging, mobilising and working with local communities.   As part of this work, we are inviting local stakeholders to attend sessions that are relevant to their role and interests.


The event themes are as follows:

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Salford Healthy Communities Volunteers – Meet the Salford Star

Date 05.02.19

Volunteers of the Salford Healthy communities project have met with the Salford Star to discuss the end of their project. Read the full article here

RCC Awards 2017

Date 13.01.17

The RCC Board wishes to acknowledge the achievements of those projects who have worked over the last 4+ years. To do this the next Change Champions Network event will be reshaped to include an awards ceremony. The awards will be taken from the case studies in the report and the winners will be chosen by a small panel of RCC Board members. The winning team in each category will win a trophy, £100 in gift vouchers and free publicity.

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Commissioning Show London

Date 09.06.14

Unique Improvements Will be attending the Commissioning Show on the 25th – 26th June In the Excel Centre London. We will be on stand K22 so why don’t you pop along and have a look at what courses we have on offer and how we can develop a course to suit your needs and help you in your commissioning role.

Anyone makeing an enquiry at the show who goes on to book a course will receive a 10% discount off their booking.

To Find out more about the commissioning show visit the Commissioning Show Website.

for more information about our courses please email or call 0151 486 6737