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Updated: Care leaver internship scheme – apply online by 26th September

This is a fantastic opportunity open to care leavers aged 18 to 30 - to apply for a 12 month paid internship in the Civil Service across multiple different departments.Applications open 29th August 2019 and close 26th September 2019Sign up below to hear more about the Civil Service Care Leavers internship Scheme: CLICK HERE for more information … Continue reading Updated: Care leaver internship scheme – apply online by 26th September

News: Care leaver internship scheme – applications open 29th August

Internships Care experienced? Interested in gaining paid work experience? Interested in learning more about media and campaigns, strategic communications, strategic engagement and internal communications? Does the idea of delivering cutting edge work for UK Government excite you? Here's early news of a great scheme that could be just what you're looking for! You could find … Continue reading News: Care leaver internship scheme – applications open 29th August

NIROMP Strategic Priorities 2019-22

Opening Message by the Minister for Children and Families “I am delighted to throw my support behind this action plan from NIROMP. It offers something that is very welcome: a positive and proactive, child-focused plan to improve services for children and their families by addressing challenges locally, but under a coherent national vision. I want … Continue reading NIROMP Strategic Priorities 2019-22

Youth Friendly Strategic Priorities

This Youth Friendly version of our Strategic Priorities can now be downloaded via our newly created Young Person's page on our website. It contains helpful information about advocacy and more. Download and share: Youth Friendly Strategic Priorities 2019-22 CLICK HERE TO CHECK OUT OUR YOUNG PEOPLE'S PAGE FIND OUT ABOUT THE NATIONAL ADVOCACY SAFETY NET … Continue reading Youth Friendly Strategic Priorities

NIROMP Strategic Priorities 2019-22

Opening Message by the Minister for Children and Families “I am delighted to throw my support behind this action plan from NIROMP. It offers something that is very welcome: a positive and proactive, child-focused plan to improve services for children and their families by addressing challenges locally, but under a coherent national vision. I want … Continue reading NIROMP Strategic Priorities 2019-22

Even When We are Forced Apart We Can Still be Together

Helpful ideas for thriving in a crisis Life is difficult for many of us right now - with uncertainty, social distancing and big challenges for our work, health and relationships. But we're facing this together, so let's stay connected and help each other. How to keep mentally health via Action for Happiness. This is a … Continue reading Even When We are Forced Apart We Can Still be Together

‘RIGHT FRIEND’ CAMPAIGN & LOGO COMPETITION

National IV Network@IV_Network are looking for children and young people matched with Independent Visitors to design a logo for their ‘Right Friend’ Campaign. They want a logo that represents the importance of an Independent Visitors in a child in cares life. Spread the word and encourage children and young people in care to enter. The … Continue reading ‘RIGHT FRIEND’ CAMPAIGN & LOGO COMPETITION

COVID-19: using digital technology in relationship-based practice to bridge the gap in social distancing

Courtesy of SCIE. Author: Dr Godfred Boahen,  Policy and Research Officer, British Association of Social Workers Among one of the many challenges of the ongoing COVID-19 crisis to social work is how to conduct relationship-based practice from a distance. Social workers recognise the inherent ethical and therapeutic value of social relationships. An interesting discussion discussion piece. Download … Continue reading COVID-19: using digital technology in relationship-based practice to bridge the gap in social distancing

Children’s guide to coronavirus

Courtesy of the Office of the Children’s Commissioner for England: There have been big changes in our lives because of coronavirus, so we’ve created a children’s guide to coronavirus to help explain the situation. The guide aims to answer children’s questions about coronavirus, tell children how to stay safe and protect other people and how … Continue reading Children’s guide to coronavirus

It was hard to escape

The Child Safeguarding Practice Review Panel has published a national review, which aims to identify what might be done differently to protect children who find themselves threatened with violence by criminal gangs. Our children face a number of challenges to their safety and wellbeing today –none more complex and damaging than criminal exploitation. Being drawn … Continue reading It was hard to escape

UK Empathy Summit @CareLeaverCov #SpreadTheWord

How can you and your organisation be more empathetic to the often overlooked #careleaver population? How can organisations and businesses join the list of signatories? An event hosted by @BBCNaga is being held on April 6th to discuss this. https://twitter.com/careleavercov/status/1235142555278376962?s=21 For more info head to: mycovenant.org.uk/empathy-summits FEATURED OFFERS for care leavers Full details on all … Continue reading UK Empathy Summit @CareLeaverCov #SpreadTheWord

Care experienced? Check out this opportunity …

https://twitter.com/mbrazierhmi/status/1233096974703960064?s=21 A chance for 18-25 year olds with #careexperience to influence and contribute towards committee report at @NICEComms. Applications close soon. As a lay member, you will have this understanding through personal experience of care provided for you by the NHS or social care services.This committee is more than halfway through developing the guideline. We … Continue reading Care experienced? Check out this opportunity …

NIROMP in support of Care Day 2020! #Reimagining #CareDay20

NIROMP are proud to support Care Day 2020 in collaboration with Become who have been leading this campaign in England since it first began in 2015. Let’s get behind Care Day in support of the world’s biggest celebration of children and young people with care experience!! The theme for Care Day 2020 is #Reimagining. And we're … Continue reading NIROMP in support of Care Day 2020! #Reimagining #CareDay20

DfE proposes banning unregulated placements for children under 16

Reforms to unregulated provision for children in care and care leavers Visit DfE website for more info: https://consult.education.gov.uk/unregulated-provision/unregulated-provision-children-in-care/ Closes: 8 Apr 2020 Opened: 12 Feb 2020 Contact: 0370 000 2288 Submit your views: CSCUnregulated.consultation@education.gov.uk DfE proposes banning unregulated placements for children under 16The government has proposed making it illegal to place under-16s in unregulated accommodation, … Continue reading DfE proposes banning unregulated placements for children under 16

Investigation into the impact of child poverty

NIROMP are keen to support this important @CPAGUK and @CWIP_Research investigation into the impact of child poverty. Views are being gathered via a survey of children and families social workers in England. Download more about the survey. The deadline for submissions is 6th March 2020. More information including how to contribute via this link: Understanding … Continue reading Investigation into the impact of child poverty