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BME VOLUNTEERS (CIC) COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT TEAM (#BMCET) HUB

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35 Wellington Street

Woolwich

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SE18 6HQ

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FOR THE CHILDREN, WITH THE CHILDREN, IN THE COMMUNITY

TERMS OF REFERENCE

WHEN: Tuesday & Thursday Coffee Mornings at school and college settings

WHERE: Hub & Community Settings

LEAD CONTACT: Chante Roach

EMAIL: black@black-major.com

TELEPHONE: 0203 955 6590 or 0736 765 1428

BME Volunteers CIC Community Engagement Team PROGRAMME TEAM - Greenwich

BACKGROUND

  1. 1. We provide from an African Born perspective, interactive and easy to understand, up-to-date and relevant information on autism, mental health, physical health, emotional and psychological wellbeing for the children, with the children by in our communities by our community engagement teams at hub and community settings.

  1. 2. We utilise BME Volunteers CIC Community Engagement Teams (BMCET) to support families living with visible and invisible Disability, No Recourse to Public Funds, living with Discrimination, Stigma, under duress and or are vulnerable and reside in London & South East England. BMCET coproduces with the primary carer and setting, our comprehensive individual, family and children’s professional assessment and resultant care plan free of charge.

  1. 3. We promote positivity, equity, equality, fairness and unity, in our working methods to support and facilitate open expressive workshops which promote and allow the experiences of families who may or may not be using mental health services.

  1. 4. We provide within our workshops the necessary visual and vocal arena whereby parents, children and young people may have their say should they choose.

  1. 5. We ensure that the concerns and challenges of the families identified following our assessments and care plans are at least listened to and support parents and young people to be actively involved in all decision-making processes regarding they or their children’s total health and wellbeing.

  1. 6. We produce an Education & Health Care Plan (EHCP) Training program for tailored for each parent waiting for an assessment with specific attention to those with children aged 3-7 years old.

  1. 7. To work with partners and school settings to tackle diabetes from prevention, early intervention through to management.

OBJECTIVES

  1. 1. We promote innovation and new ways of working within services and for children, young people and families in the BME community.
  2. 2. We recognise the holistic needs of a child, that every child matters, and to ensure the development of creative ideas and practices
  3. 3. We raise awareness in BME communities of the challenges and stigma that our children, adult service users and young people experience in accessing as well as using services.
  4. 4. We support the continual increase of attendance at schools and colleges, and take up of primary care services,
  5. 5. We support BMCET in their roles as change agents, service developers, capacity builders, access facilitators and key decision-makers.
  6. 6. We recognise and celebrate diversity within all our work and within our Workshops discussions and BME family communities.
  7. 7. We promote the achievement of BME families we work with and for.
  8. 8. We promote total inclusion for BME children, young people, migrant families and refugees through training, employment and educational opportunities.
  9. 9. We encourage provision of new services that promotes the personal development of BME Special Educational Needs families.

CODE OF CONDUCT:

  1. 1. We demonstrate respect by discriminatory, comprehensive, and active listening, reflective conversations and the promotion of asking questions.
  2. 2. BMCET attempts to be non-judgemental (it is all right to disagree) at our workshops.
  3. 3. To be open to the views and opinions of others
  4. 4. To be accessible
  5. 5. We respect the time of others by following through on agreed committed time and tasks
  6. 6. We respect the time of others by being punctual
  7. 7. We value and celebrate cultural differences
  8. 8. To be open and transparent
  9. 9. Always remember to remove your shoes at the door and wear your country clothes at our settings
  10. 10. REMEMBER WHO YOU SERVE

BME VOLUNTEERS CIC COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT TEAM:

  1. 1. Membership is open to any Accredited BME and NON BME health professional, carer and or service provider organisation receiving or involved in the delivery of care within the London Borough of Greenwich and South East London.
  2. 2. All BMCET members MUST have enhanced DBS and complete membership training and be registered and or employed by BLACKMAJOR.ORG Limited or BME Volunteers CIC in addition to signing and returning all related governing, GDPR, SAFEGUARDING documents to be a member of our BMCET.
  3. 3. Initial membership and training will start with registration to the BLACKMAJOR.ORG WhatsApp Group.
  4. 4. Membership can be refused, suspended or terminated by Blackmajor.Org Board as a result of any behaviour that is deemed as bringing the program into disrepute or undermines the values of the workshops.
  5. 5. All members are given a copy of our Terms of Reference on becoming a member of our introductory Whatsapp group together with Our Social Media and Meetings & Events Policy. Training Provided.
  6. 6. Should a Member wish to resign this should be done in writing to the Executive Commitee

Our Governing BMCET Group (GBMCETG) is administered and funded by BlackMajor.Org Limited Board of Directors. GBMCETG discusses appropriate internal governing, management and safeguarding functions.

GOVERNANCE OF BMCET GREENWICH:

  1. 1. Meetings are held twice monthly

First Thursday of the month on WhatsApp (8-10pm?!-tbc) and the other at Greenwich Carers Centre on the last Friday of the month 9-10am, 76 Hornfair Road, Charlton, SE7 7BD.

The quorum for a meeting is five people or 20% of the membership

  1. 2. An agenda will be drawn up by the Chair and circulated in advance. The chair will canvass for agenda items in advance of all meetings. Minutes will be taken and agreed by those in attendance and distributed to all BMCET members.

CHAIR & CO OR VICE CHAIR

  1. 1. Yannick Nyah (Yannick.nyah@black-major.com) and Dr Yetunde Ade-Serrano (Yetunde.ade-serrano@black.major.com).

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Woolwich Centre Library

35 Wellington Street

Woolwich

London

SE18 6HQ

United Kingdom

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