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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


Basic Employability Skills (Havering) Training Courses

  • Location: Holgate House, 6 Holgate Court, Western Road, Romford, Essex RM1 3JS
  • Date: Wednesday, 03 September 2014
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Basic Employability Skills

This one day course will provide you with the essential skills needed when applying for work.

You will learn:
* How to create a CV and update it
* How to complete application forms
* How to present yourself at interviews
* How to dress for interviews

Reach your Potential (London) Training Courses

  • Location: Albion House, 20 Queen Elizabeth Street, London SE1 2RJ
  • Date: Thursday, 04 September 2014
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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 & Applications (Pitsea) Training Courses

  • Location: Pembroke House, Northlands Pavement, Pitsea, Essex, SS13 3DU
  • Date: Friday, 05 September 2014
  • Time: -
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CV WRITING AND APPLICATIONS

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

‘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’

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

  • Location: Downs Park, Hackney, E5 8NP
  • Date: Saturday, 06 September 2014
  • Time: -
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Free football coaching for young people. Call Frank for more details on 07985 360 650

U Can Dance Studio Community Events

  • Location: The Hub, Lollard Street, Kennington, SE11 6PY
  • Date: Saturday, 06 September 2014
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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

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

  • Location: Albion House, SE1 2RJ
  • Date: Monday, 08 September 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)

Intro to Construction (London) Training Courses

  • Location: TowerSkills 155 East India Dock Road, London E14 6DA
  • Date: Monday, 08 September 2014
  • Time: -
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Venues Details:

TowerSkills
155 East India Dock Road
London
E14 6DA

This one day session will give you an overview of working in the construction sector.

At the end of this session, should you wish to take your learning further, you will be offered the opportunity to enrol (depending on eligibility) onto a government funded course to gain the skills required to work in construction including a CSCS card.

The employment team will support you to secure a work placement (needed to complete your learning) and if suitable support you in starting your own business in the construction sector.

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

  • Location: Hackney Downs Park
  • Date: Monday, 08 September 2014
  • Time: -
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Football coaching for 8 - 15 year olds

Contact Frank on 07985360650 for more info

Positive Lifestyles (Basingstoke) Training Courses

  • Location: Ringway House, Daneshill Industrial Estate, Bell Road, Basingstoke, RG24 8FB
  • Date: Tuesday, 09 September 2014
  • Time: -
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This 1 day workshop is designed to support learners develop a positive lifestyle by recognising key personal daily activities.
You will learn:
* Key characteristics of a positive lifestyle for you as an individual
* Potential difficulties in maintaining a good standard of living
* How to identify the things that you can do to improve your lifestyle
* How to develop a plan for maintaining your own positive lifestyle

Money Management and Controlling Debt (Southampton) Training Courses

  • Location: Southampton Central Hall St Mary Street, Southampton SO14 1NF
  • Date: Wednesday, 10 September 2014
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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 any debt that is practical and realistic.

You will learn:

* The terms used by banks and other financial service providers
* Everything you need to know about money and more
* How to make the most of your money and stay debt free and avoid overspending
* How to manage your bank and avoid any charges
* Avoiding, managing and clearing debt
* How to budget
* County Court Judgments - what they actually mean, how to remove them and how long they may affect your credit status for
* How to calculate interest on loans, the overall cost on the amount of borrowing and how much interest you will be paying
* Understanding payday loan and loan sharks
* Budget planning and life goals - looking at where you are now and where you want to be in the future

“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.”

Intro to Business Enterprise (Pitsea) Training Courses

  • Location: Pembroke House, Northlands Pavement, Pitsea, Essex, SS13 3DU
  • Date: Wednesday, 10 September 2014
  • Time: -
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INTRO TO BUSINESS ENTERPRISE

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 we have a large number of candidates you may also enroll onto stage 2 of the programme, which is a Business Enterprise training programme.

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

  • Location: Downs Park, Hackney, E5 8NP
  • Date: Saturday, 13 September 2014
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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, 15 September 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, 15 September 2014
  • Time: -
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Football coaching for 8 - 15 year olds

Contact Frank on 07985360650 for more info

Starting a Career in Child Minding (Pitsea) Training Courses

  • Location: Pembroke House, Northlands Pavement, Pitsea, Essex, SS13 3DU
  • Date: Thursday, 18 September 2014
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STARTING A CAREER IN CHILDMINDING

Professional child minders are exactly that: professionals. It’s not just an informal arrangement to babysit someone else's child. You have to be trained, officially registered and inspected by your recognised regional standards body (e.g. Ofsted). Becoming a registered child minder gives you the chance to experience an incredibly rewarding and responsible career with all the benefits of home-based working. Find out more about becoming a child minder by attending this exciting session.

At the end of this session, should you wish to take your learning further, you will be offered the opportunity to enrol (depending on eligibility) onto a government funded course to begin your journey into become a qualified child carer.

If you already have some qualification or experience in child minding, you will have a chance to discuss progression and be advised on next steps.

The employment team will support you to secure a work placement (needed to complete your learning) and if suitable support you in starting your own business in the childcare sector.

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

  • Location: Downs Park, Hackney, E5 8NP
  • Date: Saturday, 20 September 2014
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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, 22 September 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)

Intro to Hospitality (Pitsea) Training Courses

  • Location: Pembroke House, Northlands Pavement, Pitsea, Essex, SS13 3DU
  • Date: Monday, 22 September 2014
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INTRO TO HOSPITALITY

The hospitality industry is one of the largest industries in the world and is growing rapidly. This course is aimed at those with an interest of working within the hospitality industry or just starting out.

At the end of this session should you wish to take your learning further, you will be offered advice on how to progress onto the next stage.

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

  • Location: Hackney Downs Park
  • Date: Monday, 22 September 2014
  • Time: -
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Football coaching for 8 - 15 year olds

Contact Frank on 07985360650 for more info

Self confidence (Basingstoke) Training Courses

  • Location: Ringway House, Daneshill Industrial Estate, Bell Road, Basingstoke, RG24 8FB
  • Date: Thursday, 25 September 2014
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This one day course aims to develop your self confidence so that you can deal with problems and situations beyond your comfort zone.

You will learn:

• How to improve your confidence
• How to control anxiety and nervousness
• How to be assertive
• How to deal with disagreements

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

  • Location: Downs Park, Hackney, E5 8NP
  • Date: Saturday, 27 September 2014
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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, 29 September 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, 29 September 2014
  • Time: -
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Football coaching for 8 - 15 year olds

Contact Frank on 07985360650 for more info

Intro to Retail (Pitsea) Training Courses

  • Location: Pembroke House, Northlands Pavement, Pitsea, Essex, SS13 3DU
  • Date: Tuesday, 30 September 2014
  • Time: -
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INTRO TO RETAIL

This one day session will give you an overview of working in the retail sector.

At the end of this session should you wish to take your learning further, you will be offered advice on how to progress onto the next stage.