April 2021 - The Speakers Lounge: Information. Inspiration

We have a variety of Online Speakers funded by Barclays that your clients can access this April so please get in touch with our Employment & Skills Team ess@positive-steps.org.uk . Sessions are aimed at all clients so if they are seeking a career change, knowledge of a sector or socially excluded get in touch.

 April Menu

The Speakers Lounge Presents - 

 The British Armed Forces Careers 

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When

Thursday, April 1, 2021

1:00 PM – 1:30 PM

About this event

Joining the British Army is more than just a career, it's a lifestyle. We are joined by a serving soldier who will talk through the range of opportunities open to you as well as tips and pointers of how to succeed.

https://apply.army.mod.uk/

 

 

 

 

 

 RAF - Anything is possible

 

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When

Thursday, April 8, 2021

2:00 PM – 2:30 PM 

About this event

Tony Davenport from the Royal Air Force gives an insight into working for the Royal Airforce and pathways into the service https://www.raf.mod.uk/recruitment

This session is open to all seeking a career in the forces. Any role in civilian life is mirrored in the RAF. Great career, great pay and fab training and development

 

 
 
Hunt Thermal Technologies

 

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When

Thursday, April 8, 2021

4:00 PM – 4:30 PM

About this event

Hunt Thermal Technologies (formerly known as TPG Engineering, Wellman Hunt Graham, Wellman Hunt, Hunt Graham) is an ASME U-stamp accredited Designer and Manufacturer of Shell and Tube Heat Exchangers, Air Coolers, Pressure Vessels, Vacuum Condensers. We are proud to work for a global client base, offering Engineering Consultancy, Engineering Design, Manufacturing Services and on site Installation and Upgrade activities. Now part of the Rcapital family, we look forward to prosperous years ahead.

 

 

 

 
 

 

Greenbooth Groom Room- Animal Grooming

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When

Tuesday, April 13, 2021

11:30 AM – 12:30 PM

About this event

Julia McLean Self Employed Manager from Greenbooth Groom Room gives budding animal groomers an introduction into dog grooming. Julia has worked in a variety of professions and talks about the value of transferable skills

Live Q&A to find out about this growing sector

 

Pure Innovation - More then just Care

 

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When

Wednesday, April 14, 2021

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

About this event

Pure Innovations is a registered charity established in 2005, supporting people to create fulfilled lives with a sense of purpose and belonging.

The people we work with may face challenges due to disability or health related issues, however we aim to support people to live improved and independent lifestyles.

We work with people across Greater Manchester assisting individuals to positively contribute and become valid members within their local communities.

We provide a wide range of services promoting independence all with the aim of:

  • Raising Aspirations
  • Connecting with the Community
  • Improving Health and Wellbeing

 

 Positive Steps Kayleigh Shirreff -CV/Employability Tips and Techniques 

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When

Tuesday, March 23, 2021

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

About this event

Positive Steps very own Careers Advisor Kayleigh Shirreff will teach you ; Why do we have CV’s? What makes a good CV, how much does an employer look at a CV – what are the top tips and things to include in a CV, what can we include for work experience – trigger words/language etc

Practical learning post activity will include  a  CV templates and work book so you can apply the learning and attempt your very own CV.

 

 

Positive Steps - Health & Wellbeing 1 of 3 Sleep Patterns

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When

Thursday, April 15, 2021

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

About this event

Insight into Sleep Patterns

  • • What’s sleep currently like sleep quiz
  • • Video for couple of mins how to improve your sleep
  • • Present slid on sleep tips
  • • Interactive messages how they can improve their sleep and what they’re willing to try
  • • Graduated relaxation practise that can be learned and used to aid sleep
 
 Mr Jones Rapper - Singer and Songwriter

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When

Thursday, April 15, 2021

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

About this event

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Music and songwriting have a special place in our culture. Being both a performer and creator is a fascinating process and allows for expression 

Meet Karl Jones, musician and songwriter who gives a talk on his music career so far and what’s to come next. Get some tips and pointers of how to suceed in this industry and how you are able to commercialise using the powers of social media and the intranet https://open.spotify.com/artist/6ruRfQv3MxUlsfyQMD9tTW

 

Oldham College Money Management

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When

Friday, April 16, 2021

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

About this event

Stephane Tupman from Oldham College gives a talk on Handling finances/discounts, general money management tips and advice

 

Fieldings Porter- Law

 

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When

Monday, April 19, 2021

3:00 PM – 4:00 PM

About this event

Emma Savage gives an insight talk into a Career in Law at Fieldings Porter

In a world where increasingly it is becoming harder to know who to go to help you out with your issue or problem, Fieldings Porter has experienced and expert lawyers who are approachable and able to understand what needs to be done to obtain the result you need. The Lexcel and other accreditations achieved by the Firm show the abilities and qualities of our staff. We have legal aid contracts in Crime, Family and Housing. The accreditations by individual lawyers show their expertise in their field.

 

 

Alison Lewis - Production Executive

 

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When

Tuesday, April 20, 2021

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

About this event

Camera, Lights, Action!

Join Alison Lewis, independent TV Producer Executive who will answer all your questions about careers and opportunities within this exciting and ever changing sector

 

The British Armed Forces - Careers event

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When

Tuesday, April 20, 2021

1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

About this event

Joining the British Army is more than just a career, it's a lifestyle. We are joined by a serving soldier who will talk through the range of opportunities open to you as well as tips and pointers of how to succeed.

https://apply.army.mod.uk/

 

 

Mid Communications

 

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When

Wednesday, April 21, 2021

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

About this event

Danny Simpson, CEO from MID Communication (Telecommunications) joins us and tells his inspiring story of setting up a telecommunications company up from scratch and how he has become one of the major suppliers of O2 equipment across the UK

 

 

 Positive Steps - How to become a Volunteer

 

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When

Thursday, April 22, 2021

1:00 PM – 1:30 PM

About this event

Jenna Winstanley from Positive Steps give an introduction into Volunteering and how to get involved. Give back and feel good

 

 

 

Positive Steps - Health and Wellbeing 2 of 3 - Wellbeing

 

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When

Tuesday, April 20, 2021

1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

About this event

Introduction to stress where you experience it how you experience it and introduce fight or flight

  • Fight or Flight video
  • 5 ways of wellbeing
  • Ø Movement
  • Ø Learning something new
  • Ø Paying Attention
  • Ø Giving
  • Ø Learn
  • What do people like doing that supports them Interactive
  • What do you if you require further support?

 

Greater Manchester Police - Careers

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When

Tuesday, April 27, 2021

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

About this event

Tony Lawton gives an insight into a Career within the Greater Manchester Police

We’re here to serve all the communities across Greater Manchester. It’s a big job but satisfying – and it offers a variety of equally satisfying, and exciting career opportunities.

These opportunities cross a range of roles, from police officers through to non-uniformed support staff and volunteers. Each role is essential to helping us serve our diverse communities. Each provides an opportunity for a real career, providing real policing – by people like you.

 

 

Impact Community Church

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When

Wednesday, April 28, 2021

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

About this event

Lee Marsland from Impact Community Church Pastor and community youth worker joins us to talk through his life experiences and to offer hope to those struggling during the current lockdown. Lee has dedicated his career to helping others. Be inspired and join us to BE THE CHANGE.

 

 

 

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