Annual Careers Fair for College a Success!

On Tuesday 17th October, Okehampton College opened its doors to nearly 30 exhibitors all attending the 3rd annual Okehampton College Careers Fair. This was organised by Romy Lavis and Becky Harvey from the CSW Exeter office, as requested by Okehampton College as part of the provision purchased from CSW Group. Exhibitors included local and national…

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CSW Disability Awareness Training

Free Training The Disability Confident scheme supports employers like you to make the most of the talents disabled people can bring to your workplace. As part of promoting this scheme CSW Group in partnership with the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) are pleased to be able to offer you a free Disability Awareness Session…

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The Impact of CSW Volunteers

Since May 2016 CSW Volunteers has successfully recruited, registered and placed over 200 Somerset volunteers who give their time each month to support services with Somerset Partnership NHS Trust. Research from the Social Care Institute for Excellence describes how loneliness and isolation impact upon quality of life and wellbeing, adversely affecting health.  Findings show that…

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How can your students benefit from IiC?

A national careers strategy and statutory guidance can be key to giving individuals and organisations a clear focus on government policies and priorities. The updated and revised statutory guidance Careers guidance and access for education and training providers January 2018 [1]  has been updated to expand on the aim set out in the strategy to…

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World Mental Health Day 2018 – #Focus5

Wednesday 10th October is World Mental Health Day 2018. Why is this important to us at #Focus5?… According to the World Health Organisation, half of all mental illness begins by the age of 14 with most cases going undetected and untreated. This can affect young people’s ability to fully access education or employment, and that’s where #Focus5comes…

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