|Paralympic sprint champion Jonnie Peacock to mentor four disabled children in new Channel 4 series: Parents of children who regularly use a prosthetic leg to take part in sport are being invited to put forward their children’s names as potential participants. Parents who feel their child could benefit from being mentored by Jonnie can contact the production company, One Tribe TV, which is helping Jonnie set up the project. Contact email@example.com for more information.
Department for International Development (DFID) is recruiting for the Direct Scheme for Advisers (DESA): This is a great opportunity to join DFID on a permanent basis and progress in an advisory career in international development. DFID are looking to recruit more individuals with disability expertise and experience. Please see the attached flyer for more information. The closing date for applications is 11th September 2019.
BBC looking for people to take part in ‘Call That Hard Work?’: Electric Ray are making a new TV series for the BBC called ‘Call That Hard Work?’. It’s a light hearted programme that will see 3 people with different careers swap jobs for a day each. They will then rate the job out of 10. The person with the highest score is deemed as having the hardest job and wins a £1000 cash prize. Electric Ray are keen to ensure they are representing the diversity of the UK’s workforce. If you’re interested in taking part please call 0207 061 8584.
CHANGE are looking for members to join their committee: CHANGE is now looking for disabled people and people with learning disabilities to join the committee.The committee will oversee the work and plans for CHANGE and will work alongisde Advonet and their board of trustees. They are looking for people with a working knowledge of management, with good networks and knowledge of rights. The deadline for applications is the 9th September. Download the information pack or read the full statement.
Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) want feedback from disabled passengers on ferry and cruise services: Read more and complete the survey here. .
Sharing and Celebrating Patient and Public Involvement in Healthcare Community Grants: NHS England and NHS Improvement’s ‘celebrating involvement in healthcare’ community grants scheme is now open for applications. Grants of up to £2500 are available to voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations to showcase how they have been involving patients, service users and the public in improving health services. Apply now