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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


NEW! Successful Mums Business Start-up Training Courses

  • Location: Albion House
  • Date: Tuesday, 09 February 2016
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NEW! Successful Mums Business Start-up with Jane Knight – Tue, 9th Feb

Do you have a business idea? Would you like to be your own boss? Thinking about turning a hobby into an income? The Successful Mums Business Start-up workshop will give you the key steps and tools you need to turn your business ideas into reality.

This course will cover:

▪ How to write a business plan
▪ Practical steps on how to set up a business
▪ Legal aspects of running your own business
▪ The basics of marketing your business
▪ How to use social media to engage with clients

Emergency First Aid Training Courses

  • Location: Albion House
  • Date: Thursday, 11 February 2016
  • Time: -
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Emergency First Aid with Athena – Thu, 11th Feb

This one day course is designed to give you an understanding of basic lifesaving First Aid and workplace health and safety regulations.

This course will cover:

▪ Health and Safety (First Aid) regulations
▪ 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

Cup Cake Decorating Training Courses

  • Location: Fair Cake, 16 Highbridge Wharf, London SE10 9PS
  • Date: Friday, 12 February 2016
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Learn how to create beautiful cupcake decorations.

This course is free for young people aged 16-24 living in a Family Mosaic property. There is limited availability for this course so please ensure that you register quickly.

To register for this course, please email us at youth.academy@familymosaic.co.uk or contact Melissa on 07534 998 260.

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

  • Location: Albion House, SE1 2RJ
  • Date: Monday, 15 February 2016
  • Time: -
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For all South/East Region residents, there is a Financial Wellbeing drop in session at Albion House each Monday (apart from Bank Holidays) from 10.00 – 12.00am and 2.00-4.30pm.

Residents can come and discuss welfare benefits and financial issues. The adviser can assist with information, support and the resident can be put into contact with relevant external and internal agencies to help further if necessary.

Contact: Ovonomo Oyeye (02034789821)

Interview Techniques Training Courses

  • Location: Albion House
  • Date: Wednesday, 17 February 2016
  • Time: -
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Interview Techniques with Patricia – Wed, 17th Feb

Interview processes are used to select people for course placements, apprenticeships, voluntary work and paid employment positions. This one day course will cover various aspects of formal interview processes and take you through the preparation stage to the end stage of following up on feedback helping you to perform with confidence.

This course will cover:

▪ What is the purpose of an interview? Why is it important to perform well at interviews?
▪ Reflect on past experiences (strengths and weaknesses) – areas to work on
▪ Various interview set ups and formats
▪ Key interview questions
▪ Importance of attitude, body language, structuring answers with examples

Introduction to British Sign Language (BSL) Training Courses

  • Location: Albion House
  • Date: Friday, 19 February 2016
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Introduction to British Sign Language (BSL) with Athena – Fri, 19th Feb

Over 10 million people in UK suffer from some kind of loss of hearing. This is a beneficial skill that encourages ‘inclusiveness’ and gives you an understanding of the basics of sign language.

This course will cover:

▪ BSL Finger spelling alphabet and common BSL signs supporting hearing impaired people
▪ Improved ways to communicate with people suffering from hearing impairment
▪ Information on follow on courses or advanced courses for those who want to progress onwards

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

  • Location: Albion House, SE1 2RJ
  • Date: Monday, 22 February 2016
  • Time: -
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For all South/East Region residents, there is a Financial Wellbeing drop in session at Albion House each Monday (apart from Bank Holidays) from 10.00 – 12.00am and 2.00-4.30pm.

Residents can come and discuss welfare benefits and financial issues. The adviser can assist with information, support and the resident can be put into contact with relevant external and internal agencies to help further if necessary.

Contact: Ovonomo Oyeye (02034789821)

NEW! ‘Power, identity, beliefs and politics’ Training Courses

  • Location: Albion House
  • Date: Wednesday, 24 February 2016
  • Time: -
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NEW! ‘Power, identity, beliefs and politics’ with Sabrina – Wed, 24th Feb
What governs our political beliefs or the way we vote, the head or the heart? Explore the psychology behind politics; ideology, power types, voting behaviour, influence and propaganda.

This course will cover:
▪ Different types of ‘power’ and ideologies
▪ Identity and values
▪ Power, Persuasion, & Influence - does image really influence the way we vote? Exploring
political image of some key International political figures (past and present)
▪ Why vote?

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

  • Location: Albion House, SE1 2RJ
  • Date: Monday, 29 February 2016
  • Time: -
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For all South/East Region residents, there is a Financial Wellbeing drop in session at Albion House each Monday (apart from Bank Holidays) from 10.00 – 12.00am and 2.00-4.30pm.

Residents can come and discuss welfare benefits and financial issues. The adviser can assist with information, support and the resident can be put into contact with relevant external and internal agencies to help further if necessary.

Contact: Ovonomo Oyeye (02034789821)

Food Safety L2 Training Courses

  • Location: Albion House
  • Date: Wednesday, 02 March 2016
  • Time: -
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Food Safety L2 with Athena – Wed, 2nd Mar

This is a one day workshop which is essential for food handlers in the UK who wish to comply fully with current legislation.

This course will cover:

▪ Food Standards Agency resourced; basic principles of food safety and hygiene
▪ Cooking and food storage temperatures, cleaning and cross contamination etc
▪ Additional essential information a must for all food handlers

U Can Dance Studio Community Events

  • Location: The Hub, Lollard Street, Kennington, SE11 6PY
  • Date: Sunday, 06 March 2016
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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, 07 March 2016
  • Time: -
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For all South/East Region residents, there is a Financial Wellbeing drop in session at Albion House each Monday (apart from Bank Holidays) from 10.00 – 12.00am and 2.00-4.30pm.

Residents can come and discuss welfare benefits and financial issues. The adviser can assist with information, support and the resident can be put into contact with relevant external and internal agencies to help further if necessary.

Contact: Ovonomo Oyeye (02034789821)

Looking for Work Training Courses

  • Location: Albion House
  • Date: Tuesday, 08 March 2016
  • Time: -
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Looking for Work with Patricia – Tue, 8th Mar

Looking for a new work opportunity? This one day workshop is aimed to help you increase your knowledge and understanding of job search techniques. It will provide you with valuable insight in to the job market and useful tools you can apply to gain better results.

This course will cover:
▪ Searching for jobs using Social Media to advance your job search
▪ Basic rules on applying for jobs; examining the ‘hidden job market’
▪ Ways to maximise possible job opportunities
▪ How to match your skills to a job description; understanding your strengths