Newsletter 05/04/2018

April monthly newsletter

Don't forget to scroll to the bottom for our complete list of training courses!
Spring Offer
3 People for the Price of 2!

Fire Safety Training Course
(including practical handling of -  and setting off - a fire extinguisher!)
Monday 16th April 2018

Book Now!
More information
Is the thought of returning to work giving you a headache?

Has technology moved on?

If so, our 'Back to Work' course is just for you!

Wessex Community Action is running a course specially written for people like you. 
The sessions will start at 9.30am and finish at 2.50pm - so no problems if you have children to collect from school!
The full course structure will be:
  • Microsoft Word Essentials, 22  May, 9.30am - 2.50pm
  • Microsoft Excel Basics, 5 June, 9.30am - 2.50pm
  • Outlook Basics, 12 June, 9.30am - 12.00pm
  • Microsoft PowerPoint Basics, 12 June, 12.20pm - 2.50pm 
Free working lunch included when attending full day courses.

If you know someone else who may be interested in this programme - please pass this on, they will thank you!

  • Full day - £65 per person
  • Half day - £35 per person (If attending both, £65 per person)
  • If attending all 4 modules - Bargain Price of £175 per person

Venue:  Wessex Community Action, Unit 6, Paxton Business Centre, Whittle Road, Churchfields, Salisbury  SP2 7YR
Book here
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Home-Start South Wiltshire are looking for a Part time Administrator
Salary: NJC scale point 14-17: £16,781 - £17,772 pro rata

Hours of work: 15 hours a week over 2 days; Mon-Thurs to be agreed.
Potential to increase hours to 21 hours a week from September.

Home-Start South Wiltshire is a well-established local charity. Our trained volunteers visit families in their own homes to provide practical and emotional support in times of adversity and hardship.
The candidate must have:
  • Proficient administration skills
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office and Social Media and a willingness to adapt to new systems.
  • Excellent communication skills, verbal and written
  • A mature and self-reliant approach to the job
  • Ability to be pro-active and work on own initiative
For an application pack please go to our website: www.homestartsouthwilts.org.uk
The closing date for applications is 23 April
Home-Start South Wiltshire is committed to equal opportunities.  
Home-Start is committed to safer recruitment practice as an important part of safeguarding and protecting children and vulnerable adults
Charity no: 1105978
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Here at Wessex Community Action, we aim to enhance your local community and support voluntary activity in Wiltshire and the surrounding areas. Based in Salisbury, we provide a range of services including training, transport, printing and payroll.
To view our Training Schedule for 2018, click here
Wessex Community Action offers a wide range of training courses which are open to everyone. We can also provide bespoke training for organisations who wish to use this service. Please see our website for more information: wessexcommunityaction.org.uk.
Our training courses are also open to other people too so do please forward this email on to any friends and colleagues.
Can we help with your training needs for you or your staff? What courses would you like to attend? Contact us with your training requirements and see how we can help.
Email - info@wessexcommunityaction.org.uk
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Wessex Community Action also runs an excellent minibus service. Our minibuses are maintained to the highest standard with safety checks every 10 weeks. All our drivers have specialised training in first aid and wheel chair transportation. 


If you wish to use our minibus service, either on a one off basis or for regular trips, please contact Shani Marshall, our transport manager, on 01722 326822 or email 


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