With the general election only nine months away fresh evidence highlights the publics’ fears about the chronic underfunding of care in the UK.
Operations Manager Vacancy, Suffolk
Jane Moore, a consultant with NICE, blogs for VODG on the organisation's resources which voluntary sector organisations can refer to when they develop bids to provide services on behalf of local authorities.
These new Awards have been launched to celebrate and showcase the innovation and care excellence of the not-for-profit care sector.
In this Q&A blog, Kate Sayer, partner at chartered accountants Sayer Vincent, explains how the new SORP will affect charities.
A coffee shop with a difference in central London is celebrating after being chosen by a supermarket as its nominated charity of the year.
Salary: £24,000 pa. Location: Southall. Closing Date: 12pm (Noon) Tuesday 29th July 2014.
Salary: £24,000 pa. Location: Ealing & Hounslow. Closing Date: 12pm (Noon) Monday 4th August 2014.
Salary: £31,000 pa. Location: Greenford. Closing Date: 12pm (Noon) Friday 1st August 2014.
Unique collaborative programme invites new funding applications
Debbie Sorkin, national director of systems leadership at the Leadership Centre, describes how a different way of working can reap rewards in multi-agency schemes.
Passionate about people? Great communicator? If this is you, we want you!
Salary: £18,500 pa. Location: Balham, with some travel across London and the South East Closing Date: 12pm (Noon) Monday 28th July 2014
This week Sir Merrick Cockell, Chairman of the Local Government Association said Council finances are on a knife edge and that next year will be a make or break moment for adult social care.
Salary: £50,000. Location: London. Closing date:12pm (Noon) Friday 18th July 2014
Despite promises by the government after the Winterbourne View care scandal to move people out of institutions and into community living, many are still stuck in assessment and treatment units.
A pioneering scheme which sees service users help to train the staff who provide their care and support is going from strength to strength.
New resource to help more blind young people into work backed by Minister.
VODG member SignHealth’s service to tackle Domestic Abuse has won disability charity of the year at the annual Charity Awards.
Easy News, the first ever accessible news magazine for people with learning disabilities, is publishing an exclusive interview with Channel 4 News presenter Jon Snow, today, on accessibility in the news and voting.
VODG is looking for a successor to John Adams when he stands down in a few weeks’ time, to lead the charity through the important next phase of its development.
Sayer Vincent, specialist auditor and advisor to the charity sector, invites entries to its Financial Leadership Awards 2014.
Kate Sayer, partner, Sayer Vincent chartered accountants, blogs on the importance of good financial leadership in the social care sector.
National disability charity Walsingham has demonstrated its dedication to tackling the health inequalities that people with learning disabilities experience by signing up to a new charter.