Apr


1

New Service – Domestic Abuse Rapid Accommodation Project

We are delighted to announce the launch of the Domestic Abuse Rapid Accommodation Project, working across Merseyside, for anyone over 18 who is impacted by Domestic Abuse – regardless of gender or family set up. The project aims to provide rapid access to accommodation and will provide assistance to people to find suitable and safe…

Apr


1

YMCA Liverpool & Sefton – Disability Confident Committed

We are pleased to share that we have expressed our commitment to becoming a Disability Confident Employer- the first step is to become committed and we have just achieved this. We are committed to:   Ensuring our recruitment process is inclusive and accessible Communicating and promoting vacancies Offering an interview to disabled people Anticipating and…

Mar


11

Internal Audit – Invitation To Provide Quote

YMCA Liverpool & Sefton are inviting quotes from suitably qualified and experienced internal auditors with effect from 1st May 2019. We have been delivering services to vulnerable people for 170 years. We work to support communities in need via the provision of a number of services. These include: 3 Hostels for people who are homeless…

Feb


26

CAT Therapist Opportunity

YMCA Liverpool & Sefton are seeking to appoint a suitably qualified and experienced CAT Therapist to join our new residential recovery service in South Liverpool. You should be ACAT accredited CAT Therapist with a minimum availability of 10 hours per week. The relational rehabilitation service will be in a residential setting for people with substance…

Feb


8

Every day can be #TimeToTalk Day – a blog from Kieran

Every day can be #TimeToTalk Day ON THE FIRST Thursday in February each year, the UK charity Time to Change helps to challenge the stigma around mental distress and promote mental well-being by encouraging everyone to take ‘Time To Talk’ about mental health. Everyone has mental health, just like physical health – whether we enjoy…

Feb


4

Policy Update

Many of the people we support at YMCA Liverpool accommodation services are prescribed a number of medications including controlled medication such as methadone and subutex. We have been working with prescribing services, local GP practices and pharmacies to enable and support residents living in our supported accommodation to have access to treatment that will stabilise…

Dec


19

New Year – New Training Course

Using a Relational Approach to Preventing Conflict training In 2019 we are adding this course to our Training and Education offer… Upcoming course dates: Thursday 14th February 2019 Tuesday 12th March 2019   (all 9.30am-4.30pm)   Venue: YMCA Liverpool, 15 Leeds Street, Liverpool, L3 6HU   Based on our time working with people with multiple…

Dec


11

Seasons Greetings From all at YMCA

We have just enjoyed our annual Carol Service at St Nicholas’ Church and it got our festive season off to a lovely start, we were treated to a beautiful performance from YMCA Sefton Nursery Choir and team members from YMCA’s across the region all gave readings or reflections about our work and this time of…

Dec


11

Always Room Inside

YMCA Liverpool and Sefton are supporting Liverpool City Council’s Always Room Inside campaign. No-one in Liverpool needs to sleep rough on the streets. If you have concerns about someone sleeping rough on the streets of Liverpool, call the Always Room Inside helpline: 0300 123 2041     www.liverpool.gov.uk/alwaysroominside