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We believe that by involving you we can create a better service and better communities.

There’s a number of different ways you can get involved and make a difference.

By getting involved with Family Mosaic you can have your say and influence decisions.

By getting involved in your community you can make your community a better place to live in.

Getting involved with Family Mosaic and in your community can be a good way of meeting new people and learning new skills.

Events guide


Football Academy, Hackney Downs Park, 8-21yrs Community Events

  • Location: Downs Park, Hackney, E5 8NP
  • Date: Saturday, 26 July 2014
  • Time: -
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Free football coaching for young people. Call Frank for more details on 07985 360 650

Welfare Rights Drop-in (South/East London) Community Events

  • Location: Albion House, SE1 2RJ
  • Date: Monday, 28 July 2014
  • Time: -
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For all South/East Region residents, there will be a welfare benefit advise drop in session at Albion House beginning on Monday 4th July 2011 from 10.00 am - 4.30pm and then every Monday thereon.

This will be a time when residents can come and chat with me about anything bothering them regarding welfare benefits and financial issues. Providing information and put into contact with relevant external and internal agencies to help further if necessary. For all new tenants an opportunity to have a benefit check, and advise on furniture projects etc.

Contact: Sonia Smith (02070891187)

Communication & Counselling Skills - (Accredited - 2 days) - (Day 1) - (Southend) Training Courses

  • Location: Balmoral Community Centre, Salisbury Avenue, Westcliff, SS0 7AU
  • Date: Monday, 28 July 2014
  • Time: -
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Communication and Counselling Skills (Accredited - 2 days)

This two day course will teach you the skills necessary to support others and help them find their inner strength, using a variety of disciplines.

You will learn:

* A basic knowledge of Rogerian Counselling
* Limitations and boundaries for counselling
* Confidentiality
* Empathy verses sympathy
* Practical counselling exercises

The qualification is awarded through practical assessments and a written exam.

Football Academy, Hackney Downs (8-15 y.o) Community Events

  • Location: Hackney Downs Park
  • Date: Monday, 28 July 2014
  • Time: -
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Football coaching for 8 - 15 year olds

Contact Frank on 07985360650 for more info

Money Management & Debt Control (Pitsea) Training Courses

  • Location: Pembroke House, Northlands Pavement, Pitsea, Essex, SS13 3DU
  • Date: Tuesday, 29 July 2014
  • Time: -
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MONEY MANAGEMENT AND DEBT CONTROL

This 1 day course is designed to give you tools and understanding to manage your income and expenditure. You will come away with a personal plan to manage your money and debt that is practical and realistic.

You will learn:

* How to budget
* How to make the most of your money and avoid overspending
* Budget planning and life goals - looking at where you are now and where you want to be in the future.
* How to Identify sources of more affordable credit
* The terms used by banks and other financial service providers
* About APR and AER and how to make informed choices when borrowing and saving
* Avoiding, managing and clearing debt
* County Court Judgments - what they actually mean and how long they may affect your credit status for bank accounts
* Understanding payday loan and loan sharks

“This is the most useful course I have ever been on! We covered so much in a short space of time yet it all made sense to me.”

Communication & Counselling Skills - (Accredited - 2 days) - (Day 2) (Southend) Training Courses

  • Location: Balmoral Community Centre, Salisbury Avenue, Westcliff, SS0 7AU
  • Date: Tuesday, 29 July 2014
  • Time: -
Read more >

Communication and Counselling Skills (Accredited - 2 days)

This two day course will teach you the skills necessary to support others and help them find their inner strength, using a variety of disciplines.

You will learn:

* A basic knowledge of Rogerian Counselling
* Limitations and boundaries for counselling
* Confidentiality
* Empathy verses sympathy
* Practical counselling exercises

The qualification is awarded through practical assessments and a written exam.

First Aid (Accredited) (Southampton) Training Courses

  • Location: Southampton Central Hall, St Mary Street, Southampton, SO14 1NF
  • Date: Wednesday, 30 July 2014
  • Time: -
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This 1 day course is designed to give you an understanding of basic life saving first aid and workplace health and safety regulations.

You will learn:

* Health and Safety (First Aid) regulations
* The priorities of First Aid
* Incident Management
* How to deal with an unconscious person
* How to deal with Common Workplace Injuries (choking, bleeds, seizures, shock)
* How to perform resuscitation

“Attending this course made me feel more confident and comfortable in delivering first aid!”

Football Academy, Hackney Downs Park, 8-21yrs Community Events

  • Location: Downs Park, Hackney, E5 8NP
  • Date: Saturday, 02 August 2014
  • Time: -
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Free football coaching for young people. Call Frank for more details on 07985 360 650

Welfare Rights Drop-in (South/East London) Community Events

  • Location: Albion House, SE1 2RJ
  • Date: Monday, 04 August 2014
  • Time: -
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For all South/East Region residents, there will be a welfare benefit advise drop in session at Albion House beginning on Monday 4th July 2011 from 10.00 am - 4.30pm and then every Monday thereon.

This will be a time when residents can come and chat with me about anything bothering them regarding welfare benefits and financial issues. Providing information and put into contact with relevant external and internal agencies to help further if necessary. For all new tenants an opportunity to have a benefit check, and advise on furniture projects etc.

Contact: Sonia Smith (02070891187)

Football Academy, Hackney Downs (8-15 y.o) Community Events

  • Location: Hackney Downs Park
  • Date: Monday, 04 August 2014
  • Time: -
Read more >

Football coaching for 8 - 15 year olds

Contact Frank on 07985360650 for more info

Health and Safety in the Workplace (Level 2 Accredited) (London) Training Courses

  • Location: Albion House, 20 Queen Elizabeth Street, London SE1 2RJ
  • Date: Tuesday, 05 August 2014
  • Time: -
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This 1 day course is designed to ensure that individuals are aware of their own safety in a work environment and the safety of others.

You will learn:

* The principles of health and safety and accident prevention
* To contribute to any health and safety management systems
* The importance of risk assessment as a technique for accident and ill health prevention
* The responsibilities placed on employers and employees
* How to recognise a hazard and main causes of harm to workers (manual handling, hazardous substances, exposure to noise and vibration)
* The importance of following systems, procedures and rules
* How individual action can reduce risks to health and safety
* How workplace equipment and task design affect health and safety

The qualification is awarded after the successful completion of multiple choice exam.

“Having been unemployed for some time I took this course to add new skills to my CV. I got a job soon after and this course and others like it definitely helped!”

Job application and interview (Gosport) Training Courses

  • Location: Gosport Voluntary Action, Martin Snape House, 96 Pavilion Way, Gosport PO12 1FG
  • Date: Wednesday, 06 August 2014
  • Time: -
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This one day course will teach you how to structure your CV, personal statements and job application forms, how to prepare yourself when attending interviews and what information needs to be included.
You will learn:
* What employers are looking for when recruiting
* How to make your application form stand out
* How to sell your skills
* How to write a supporting statement
* How to improve interview techniques
* How to prepare for an interview
* Interview Do’s and Don’ts
* How preparation can help with pre-interview nerves.

‘I never realised I was filling job application forms incorrectly, I now feel confident my application forms will give me a better chance in being shortlisted’
‘I am always very nervous at interviews but this course has helped me to prepare and to feel more relaxed’

Food Safety in Catering (Level 2 Accredited) (London) Training Courses

  • Location: Albion House, 20 Queen Elizabeth Street, London SE1 2RJ
  • Date: Wednesday, 06 August 2014
  • Time: -
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This 1 day course offers a basic understanding of food safety in a catering environment. It aims to provide knowledge and understanding of food hygiene.


You will learn:

* How to take personal responsibility for food safety
* The importance of keeping working areas/ surfaces clean and hygienic
* Importance of keeping food safe and associated food hazards
* Good practice in the handling, processing and preparation of food

The qualification is awarded after the successful completion of a 45 minute multiple choice exam.

“I have never been confident with food hygiene so this course was great”

Anger Management (Havering) Training Courses

  • Location: Holgate House, 6 Holgate Court, Western Road, Romford, RM1 3JS
  • Date: Wednesday, 06 August 2014
  • Time: -
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Anger Management
This one day course will provide you with anger management techniques.
You will learn:
* Situations that lead to aggressive situation (triggers)
* How to recognise signs of anger
* How to diffuse aggressive situations

U Can Dance Studio Community Events

  • Location: The Hub, Lollard Street, Kennington, SE11 6PY
  • Date: Wednesday, 06 August 2014
  • Time: -
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Young residents in Larkhall, Stockwell and Kennington can learn how to dance Bollywood, Belly Hip Hop, Bashment, Salsa, Soca and Street Dance.

Through our partnership work with the Larkhall Consortium and Sport Action Zone in Larkhall, Stockwell and Kennington we were made aware of these events and short classes organised by the U can Dance Studio. We would like to encourage our young residents who enjoy dance and eager to learn new things to take part in those new activities in the Borough.

For more information go to: http://www.xpozure.org.uk

Emergency First Aid for Babies, Toddlers and Children (Accredited) (Pitsea) Training Courses

  • Location: Pembroke House, Northlands Pavement, Pitsea, Essex, SS13 3DU
  • Date: Friday, 08 August 2014
  • Time: -
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EMERGENCY FIRST AID FOR BABIES, TODDLERS AND CHILDREN (Accredited)

This 1 day course is designed to teach you a range of first aid skills to cope with emergency situations for babies and children (0 – 12 years old). It also gives an insight into common medical conditions and outlines the appropriate treatment.

You will learn:

* The contents of a First Aid Kit
* How to deal with an unconscious child
* Effective ways to summon help
* How to deal with choking, bleeds, burns, bumps to the head (Head Injuries)
* The recovery position
* CPR - Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (Mouth to Mouth)

“As a parent this course has been very helpful and has also improved my CV!”

Football Academy, Hackney Downs Park, 8-21yrs Community Events

  • Location: Downs Park, Hackney, E5 8NP
  • Date: Saturday, 09 August 2014
  • Time: -
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Free football coaching for young people. Call Frank for more details on 07985 360 650

Welfare Rights Drop-in (South/East London) Community Events

  • Location: Albion House, SE1 2RJ
  • Date: Monday, 11 August 2014
  • Time: -
Read more >

For all South/East Region residents, there will be a welfare benefit advise drop in session at Albion House beginning on Monday 4th July 2011 from 10.00 am - 4.30pm and then every Monday thereon.

This will be a time when residents can come and chat with me about anything bothering them regarding welfare benefits and financial issues. Providing information and put into contact with relevant external and internal agencies to help further if necessary. For all new tenants an opportunity to have a benefit check, and advise on furniture projects etc.

Contact: Sonia Smith (02070891187)

Looking for Work (London) Training Courses

  • Location: Albion House, 20 Queen Elizabeth Street, London SE1 2RJ
  • Date: Monday, 11 August 2014
  • Time: -
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This one day course will help you improve how you search for jobs increasing your chances of employment.

You will learn:

* Job hunting techniques
* Basic rules on applying for jobs
* How to match your skills to a job description
* If you are right for a role

Football Academy, Hackney Downs (8-15 y.o) Community Events

  • Location: Hackney Downs Park
  • Date: Monday, 11 August 2014
  • Time: -
Read more >

Football coaching for 8 - 15 year olds

Contact Frank on 07985360650 for more info

Reach Your Potential (Pitsea) Training Courses

  • Location: Pembroke House, Northlands Pavement, Pitsea, Essex, SS13 3DU
  • Date: Tuesday, 12 August 2014
  • Time: -
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REACH YOUR POTENTIAL

This session is aimed at anyone wishing to progress their training and informed career choices. During these sessions, delegates will find assistance to what is available to support their progression. Whether delegates want careers in retail, hospitality, care, administration or any other sector, expert staff will be available to discuss individual requirements on a one to one basis.

You will learn:

* What training or progression is available to pursue your chosen career
* Your strengths and weaknesses
* Ways to develop your skillset

At the end of the session you will be presented with a personalised action plan.

CV Writing and Applications (London) Training Courses

  • Location: Albion House, 20 Queen Elizabeth Street, London SE1 2RJ
  • Date: Wednesday, 13 August 2014
  • Time: -
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This one day course will teach you how to structure your CV, personal statements and job application forms and will teach you what information needs to be included.

You will learn:

* How to build a CV
* The importance of covering letters
* What employers are looking for when recruiting
* How to make your application form stand out
* How to sell your skills


‘I never realised how important the structure of your CV was when looking for work, I now know how to make my CV more attractive and am confident in completing application forms’

Preparing fo Interview (London) Training Courses

  • Location: Albion House, 20 Queen Elizabeth Street, London SE1 2RJ
  • Date: Thursday, 14 August 2014
  • Time: -
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This one day course will help you to prepare yourself when attending interviews.

You will learn:

* How to prepare for an interview
* Interview Do’s and Don’ts
* How to improve interview techniques


‘I am always very nervous at interviews but this course has helped me to prepare and to feel more relaxed’

Football Academy, Hackney Downs Park, 8-21yrs Community Events

  • Location: Downs Park, Hackney, E5 8NP
  • Date: Saturday, 16 August 2014
  • Time: -
Read more >

Free football coaching for young people. Call Frank for more details on 07985 360 650

Welfare Rights Drop-in (South/East London) Community Events

  • Location: Albion House, SE1 2RJ
  • Date: Monday, 18 August 2014
  • Time: -
Read more >

For all South/East Region residents, there will be a welfare benefit advise drop in session at Albion House beginning on Monday 4th July 2011 from 10.00 am - 4.30pm and then every Monday thereon.

This will be a time when residents can come and chat with me about anything bothering them regarding welfare benefits and financial issues. Providing information and put into contact with relevant external and internal agencies to help further if necessary. For all new tenants an opportunity to have a benefit check, and advise on furniture projects etc.

Contact: Sonia Smith (02070891187)

Health & Safety in the Workplace (Level 2 Accredited) (Pitsea) Training Courses

  • Location: Pembroke House, Northlands Pavement, Pitsea, Essex, SS13 3DU
  • Date: Monday, 18 August 2014
  • Time: -
Read more >

HEALTH AND SAFETY IN THE WORKPLACE (Level 2 Accredited)

This 1 day course is designed to ensure that individuals are aware of their own safety in a work environment and the safety of others.

You will learn:

* The principles of health and safety and accident prevention
* To contribute to any health and safety management systems
* The importance of risk assessment as a technique for accident and ill health prevention
* The responsibilities placed on employers and employees
* How to recognise a hazard and main causes of harm to workers (manual handling, hazardous substances, exposure to noise and vibration)
* The importance of following systems, procedures and rules
* How individual action can reduce risks to health and safety
* How workplace equipment and task design affect health and safety

The qualification is awarded after the successful completion of multiple choice exam.

“Having been unemployed for some time I took this course to add new skills to my CV. I got a job soon after and this course and others like it definitely helped!”

Football Academy, Hackney Downs (8-15 y.o) Community Events

  • Location: Hackney Downs Park
  • Date: Monday, 18 August 2014
  • Time: -
Read more >

Football coaching for 8 - 15 year olds

Contact Frank on 07985360650 for more info

Job Applications (Alton) Training Courses

  • Location: Harvest Church, Malting Close, Alton, Hampshire,GU34 1DT
  • Date: Wednesday, 20 August 2014
  • Time: -
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This one day course will teach you how to structure your CV, personal statements and job application forms and will teach you what information needs to be included.
You will learn:
* What employers are looking for when recruiting
* How to make your application form stand out
* How to sell your skills
* How to write a supporting statement

‘I never realised I was filling job application forms incorrectly, I now feel confident my application forms will give me a better chance in being shortlisted’

Intro to Business Enterprise (London) Training Courses

  • Location: Albion House, 20 Queen Elizabeth Street, London SE1 2RJ
  • Date: Wednesday, 20 August 2014
  • Time: -
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This workshop is open to anyone exploring whether self-employment or starting a business is the best option for them. You’ll come away understanding the basics of managing change and the legal frameworks of a business.

If appropriate, you may also enrol onto stage 2 of the programme, which is a Business Enterprise training programme.

Food Safety in Catering (Level 2 Accredited) (Pitsea) Training Courses

  • Location: Pembroke House, Northlands Pavement, Pitsea, Essex, SS13 3DU
  • Date: Thursday, 21 August 2014
  • Time: -
Read more >

FOOD SAFETY IN CATERING (Level 2 Accredited)

This 1 day course offers a basic understanding of food safety in a catering environment. It aims to provide knowledge and understanding of food hygiene.


You will learn:

* How to take personal responsibility for food safety
* The importance of keeping working areas/ surfaces clean and hygienic
* Importance of keeping food safe and associated food hazards
* Good practice in the handling, processing and preparation of food

The qualification is awarded after the successful completion of a 45 minute multiple choice exam.

“I have never been confident with food hygiene so this course was great”

Football Academy, Hackney Downs Park, 8-21yrs Community Events

  • Location: Downs Park, Hackney, E5 8NP
  • Date: Saturday, 23 August 2014
  • Time: -
Read more >

Free football coaching for young people. Call Frank for more details on 07985 360 650

Welfare Rights Drop-in (South/East London) Community Events

  • Location: Albion House, SE1 2RJ
  • Date: Monday, 25 August 2014
  • Time: -
Read more >

For all South/East Region residents, there will be a welfare benefit advise drop in session at Albion House beginning on Monday 4th July 2011 from 10.00 am - 4.30pm and then every Monday thereon.

This will be a time when residents can come and chat with me about anything bothering them regarding welfare benefits and financial issues. Providing information and put into contact with relevant external and internal agencies to help further if necessary. For all new tenants an opportunity to have a benefit check, and advise on furniture projects etc.

Contact: Sonia Smith (02070891187)

Football Academy, Hackney Downs (8-15 y.o) Community Events

  • Location: Hackney Downs Park
  • Date: Monday, 25 August 2014
  • Time: -
Read more >

Football coaching for 8 - 15 year olds

Contact Frank on 07985360650 for more info