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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


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

  • Location: Albion House, SE1 2RJ
  • Date: Monday, 02 March 2015
  • 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)

Youth Academy FREE Go Karting Night Community Events

  • Location: Revolution Karting, 422-424 Burdett Road, London E3 4AA, United Kingdom
  • Date: Monday, 02 March 2015
  • Time: -
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The Youth Academy has another FREE Go Karting taster session for tenants and customers aged 14-24yrs. Whether you have never been Go Karting before or fancy yourself as the next Lewis Hamilton, feel free to come along, have fun and meet new people. All you need to do is send an email to youth.academy@familymosaic.co.uk to register an interest and one of the team will get back to you. Height restrictions apply, all participants need to be 5ft or over.

Food & Nutrition (Southend) Training Courses

  • Location: Balmoral Community Centre, Salisbury Avenue, Westcliff, SS0 7AU
  • Date: Tuesday, 03 March 2015
  • Time: -
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Food and Nutrition

This 1 day course will teach you how food affects our physical, mental and spiritual well-being. The course will empower you to tailor your eating style to support your health needs. You will learn about health and food in a way that makes a positive impact on the body that could help overcome conditions such as diabetes, rheumatism, blood pressure, eczema, asthma, sleeping problems, anxiety and many more.

You will learn:

* Which foods are right for you?
* Which foods should you avoid?
* Understanding and controlling cravings
* Dispelling the myths about food
* Foods and drinks for natural weight loss
* How to fit a healthy diet into a busy life
* Finding healthy alternatives to unhealthy foods
* The healing properties of foods
* Self perceptions and how they can affect your eating habits

Anger Management Training Courses

  • Location: Pembroke House, Northlands Pavement, Pitsea, Essex, SS13 3DU
  • Date: Tuesday, 03 March 2015
  • Time: -
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ANGER MANAGEMENT – will be held on 13/11/14 and 03/03/14

This one day course will provide you with anger and stress management techniques.
You will learn:
• Situations that lead to aggressive situation (triggers)
• How to recognise signs of anger
• Skills to combat stress
• How to control your reactions to stress
• How to diffuse aggressive situations

Preparing for Interview Training Courses

  • Location: Albion House, 20 Queen Elizabeth Street, London, SE1 2RJ
  • Date: Tuesday, 03 March 2015
  • Time: -
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PREPARING FOR INTERVIEW - will be held on 13/10/14 and 03/03/15

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’

Youth Academy FREE Indoor Rock Climbing Night Community Events

  • Location: Castle Climbing Centre, Green Lanes, Stoke Newington, London N4 2HA, United Kingdom
  • Date: Tuesday, 03 March 2015
  • Time: -
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The Youth Academy are running a FREE Rock Climbing taster session for tenants and customers aged 14-24yrs. Whether you have never tried Rock Climbing before or your ready to take on Mount Everest feel free to come along, have fun and meet new people – all you need to do is send an email to youth.academy@familymosaic.co.uk to register an interest and one of the team will get back to you.

Preparing For Interview Training Courses

  • Location: Albion House- GR2
  • Date: Wednesday, 04 March 2015
  • Time: -
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PREPARING FOR INTERVIEW - will be held on 13/10/14 and 03/03/15

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’

L2 Health and Safety in the Workplace Training Courses

  • Location: Albion House, 20 Queen Elizabeth Street, London, SE1 2RJ
  • Date: Friday, 06 March 2015
  • Time: -
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HEALTH & SAFETY IN THE WORKPLACE (Level 2 Accredited) – Will be held on 11/11/14 and 06/03/14

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!”

U Can Dance Studio Community Events

  • Location: The Hub, Lollard Street, Kennington, SE11 6PY
  • Date: Friday, 06 March 2015
  • 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

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

  • Location: Albion House, SE1 2RJ
  • Date: Monday, 09 March 2015
  • 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)

Emergency First Aid Training Courses

  • Location: Albion House, 20 Queen Elizabeth Street, London, SE1 2RJ
  • Date: Monday, 09 March 2015
  • Time: -
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EMERGENCY FIRST AID - will be held on 31/10/14 and 09/03/15

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!”

Youth Academy FREE Indoor Sky Diving Taster Session Community Events

  • Location: Airkix Indoor Skydiving Milton Keynes, Xscape, 602 Marlborough Gate, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire MK9 3XS, United Kingdom
  • Date: Monday, 09 March 2015
  • Time: -
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The Youth Academy are running a FREE Indoor Sky Diving taster session for tenants and customers aged 14-24yrs. This session is FREE and something different so why not come along, have fun and meet new people – all you need to do is send an email to youth.academy@familymosaic.co.uk to register an interest and one of the team will get back to you.

CV Writing & Application Training Courses

  • Location: Butterflies, 42 Rumbridge Street, Totton, Hampshire, SO40 3GU
  • Date: Tuesday, 10 March 2015
  • Time: -
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CV Writing & Application WILL BE HELD ON 10/03/15

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’

Food Safety in Catering (Level 2 Accredited) Training Courses

  • Location: Pembroke House, Northlands Pavement, Pitsea, Essex, SS13 3DU
  • Date: Wednesday, 11 March 2015
  • Time: -
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FOOD SAFETY IN CATERING (Level 2 Accredited) – Will be held on 05/12/14 and 11/03/15

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”

Basic Employability Skills (Havering) Training Courses

  • Location: Holgate House, 6 Holgate Court, Western Road, Romford, Essex, RM1 3JS
  • Date: Wednesday, 11 March 2015
  • Time: -
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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

L2 Health & Safety in the Workplace (Harlow) Training Courses

  • Location: Latton Bush Centre, Southern Way, Harlow, CM18 7BL
  • Date: Wednesday, 11 March 2015
  • Time: -

Career Match Training Courses

  • Location: Pembroke House, Northlands Pavement, Pitsea, Essex, SS13 3DU
  • Date: Friday, 13 March 2015
  • Time: -
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CAREER MATCH – Will be held on 13/03/15

This one day workshop is aimed at individuals who are either looking at securing a new job or changing their career direction. This course highlights the most important things to consider when thinking about work and provides you with the tools and techniques to help you move forward.
You will:Discover your job values and understand how this links to your motivation
• Identify your strengths, transferable skills and qualities
• Identify your job goals which will match your skills and job values
• Learn what recruiters look for in a CV and gain confidence to succeed at interviews
• Understand the current job market

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

  • Location: Albion House, SE1 2RJ
  • Date: Monday, 16 March 2015
  • 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)

CV Writing & Applications Training Courses

  • Location: Pembroke House, Northlands Pavement, Pitsea, Essex, SS13 3DU
  • Date: Tuesday, 17 March 2015
  • Time: -
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CV WRITING AND APPLICATIONS - will be held on 08/12/14 and 23/03/15

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’

Intro To Retail Training Courses

  • Location: Albion House, 20 Queen Elizabeth Street, London, SE1 2RJ
  • Date: Wednesday, 18 March 2015
  • Time: -
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INTRO TO RETAIL - will be held on 18/03/14

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 the opportunity to enroll (depending on eligibility) onto a government funded course to gain the skills required to work in retail.

The Internet for Housing & Job Searches Training Courses

  • Location: Brookside Centre, Auckland Road, Southampton, SO15 0SD
  • Date: Thursday, 19 March 2015
  • Time: -
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THE INTERNET FOR HOUSING AND JOB SEARCH – Will be held on 19/03/15

This Session will give you training on using the internet for Housing Purposes e.g. Making bids on home bid, searching for private rented properties and ‘what to do when you first get a tenancy’.

This could include how to set up affordable utility payments, changes of circumstances form for benefits, Council Tax payments, GP etc.

You will also complete on line job searches, how to evidence job searches for benefit purposes, how to complete a personal statement on a job application referring directly to the person spec.

You & Your Health - Healthy Living Training Courses

  • Location: Rushmoor Borough Council, Council Offices, Farnborough Road, Hampshire, GU34 1DT
  • Date: Thursday, 19 March 2015
  • Time: -
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You & Your Health - Healthy Living – Will be held on 15/12/14 and 19/03/15
Aim:
To have an awareness of the choices you make with regards to your health.
To explore healthy nutrition and simple exercise.
Feel motivated and inspired to take steps towards improving your current situation with regards to your health and well being.
Objective:
* By the end of the session delegates will be able to:
* Explore and make changes to their own eating habits.
* Be more aware of healthy nutrition.
* Be able to demonstrate some simple exercises seated or standing up.
* Know the benefits of a healthy lifestyle.
* Plan 5 easy steps to a healthier life.
Choose a relaxation method that calms you.

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

  • Location: Albion House, SE1 2RJ
  • Date: Monday, 23 March 2015
  • 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)

CV Writing & Applications Training Courses

  • Location: Albion House, 20 Queen Elizabeth Street, London, SE1 2RJ
  • Date: Monday, 23 March 2015
  • Time: -
Read more >

CV WRITING AND APPLICATIONS - will be held on 08/12/14 and 23/03/15

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’

Intro to Hospitality (Harlow) Training Courses

  • Location: Latton Bush Centre, Southern Way, Harlow, CM18 7BL
  • Date: Wednesday, 25 March 2015
  • Time: -

Self Confidence Training Courses

  • Location: Pembroke House, Northlands Pavement, Pitsea, Essex, SS13 3DU
  • Date: Thursday, 26 March 2015
  • Time: -
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SELF CONFIDENCE – will be held on 27/10/14, 21/01/15 and 26/03/15

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