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Author: Helen Carrier

NALC Spring Conference

NALC Spring Conference

NALC Spring Conference 2020 is an essential event for the local government sector, bringing local (parish and town) councils together with others sectors to share, celebrate and advance the crucial work local councils do to build stronger communities. The conference will focus on one of NALC's key campaigns for 2020, health and wellbeing, and how local councils can create healthier communities. The... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 17 Jan 2020 10:30 by Helen Carrier

Tags: NALC

How do you ensure your play equipment is safe?

How do you ensure your play equipment is safe?

Do you know how to carry out best practice inspections of your play area equipment? On this session you will:

  • Learn: To carry out safety checks and how to record them to demonstrate your commitment to maintaining safe opportunities for children to play creatively.
  • Receive: Template documents and all the latest good practice guidance.
  • Take part: In a practical assessment of a local facility.

Session takes... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 17 Jan 2020 10:30 by Helen Carrier

Tags: Community Action Norfolk, Training

Data Protection Essentials for Parish Clerks and Councillors

Data Protection Essentials for Parish Clerks and Councillors

This two hour course scheduled for February 2020 will introduce or refresh parish clerks and councillors on the essential and relevant features of data protection law. For more information click here

Posted: Fri, 17 Jan 2020 09:30 by Helen Carrier

Tags: Training

Free Training for Frontline Staff and Volunteers

Free Training for Frontline Staff and Volunteers

Community Action Norfolk are working with BESN (Big Energy Saving Network) to deliver free training to frontline workers and volunteers who support people who might be struggling to heat their homes adequately, to help them if they spot someone experiencing fuel poverty.

Fuel poverty can be caused by numerous factors: low income, poor heating and insulation and unaffordable energy prices. It can severely... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 16 Jan 2020 10:08 by Helen Carrier

Tags: Community Action Norfolk, Training

Effective Appraisals Workshop

Effective Appraisals Workshop

Thursday 19 March 2020

Delivered by our HR Associate, Chris Moses, LLM Chartered FCIPD, this workshop will provide practical guidance on how to conduct effective appraisals. Chris will not only cover the theory of good practice but also through real examples and case studies will demonstrate the pitfalls of poorly managed appraisals, or indeed when such performance management is entirely lacking.

For... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 14 Jan 2020 09:30 by Helen Carrier

Tags: Appraisals, Training

Law & Good Pratice of Local Council Meetings

Law & Good Pratice of Local Council Meetings

Due to popular demand a new date has been added to the Calendar for the popular training course "Law & Good Practice of Local Councils Meetings" presented by Alan Fairchild - click here for more information on this course and other training courses.

Posted: Mon, 13 Jan 2020 13:30 by Helen Carrier

Tags: Training

New training course - Management of Memorials

New training course - Management of Memorials

Friday 3 April 2020
Reepham Town Hall, Church Street, Reepham NR10 4JW

Delivered by an experienced Tutor from the Institute of Cemetery and Crematorium Management (www.iccm-uk.com) and hosted by Reepham Town Council.

A training workshop for those who have responsibility for inspection and the making safe of cemetery memorials. The day consists of a morning session dealing with the background, legislative/health... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 13 Jan 2020 09:30 by Helen Carrier

Tags: Memorials, Training

Vacancy - Sheringham Town Council

Vacancy - Sheringham Town Council

Sheringham Town Council are now looking for a deputy/admin person to assist on a temporary basis for up to three days a week at their offices in Sheringham. You would be working in support of Kelly who is now performing an Acting Town Clerk role. If you are able to help the friendly team at Sheringham, please contact Kelly via her: deputyclerk@sheringhamtowncouncil.gov.uk email or speak to Russell... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 06 Jan 2020 08:45 by Helen Carrier

Tags: Vacancies

Norfolk Local Council Clerk Mentoring Programme 2019–2020

Norfolk Local Council Clerk Mentoring Programme 2019–2020

We are delighted to launch our new Clerk Mentoring Programme. This partnership initiative with SLCC Norfolk is an opportunity for local council clerks to benefit from developing & sharing skills, knowledge & networks.

We are now looking for volunteers with ideally least five years' local council experience, CiLCA qualification and a passion to share good practice with others in the sector.

We... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 03 Jan 2020 13:00 by Helen Carrier

Tags: Clerk Support, Mentoring

Norfolk Clerks – is 2020 the year for your CiLCA qualification?

Norfolk Clerks – is 2020 the year for your CiLCA qualification?

"The chief officer of a council serving a community of any size is a professional employee requiring management, organisational and communication skills and an understanding of the law, administrative procedures, the planning system, financial management and community engagement." Source: National Training Strategy 2017 https://www.nalc.gov.uk/our-work/improvement-and-development/national-improvement-strategy... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 02 Jan 2020 14:30 by Helen Carrier

Tags: CiLCA