For several years we have provided a forum for cutting edge thinking about community investment. We are pleased to present our second masterclass in the series, delivered In conjunction with our Community Investment partner Social Regeneration Consultants:
Creating impact through Community Investment: Wellbeing, life-skills, training and employment initiatives
Tuesday 24 January 2017
Do you know who your most in need and most ‘expensive’ tenants are? Do you understand the changing demographics of your client base? What can we learn from the growing awareness and activity around the relationship between health and wellbeing and employment?
Hear from people who are leading the development of collaborative working in these fields. Learn from case studies, share issues and pick up tips for more effective work in these areas.
Confirmed speakers include:
Tony Stacey - Chief Executive, South Yorkshire HA. Tony will discuss how they use their care and support specialism, their general housing needs and their community investment capacity to develop and deliver a Sheffield wide Lottery Funded Programme – Age Better Sheffield – and how has this aided the development of their business.
Andrew Van Doorn – Chief Executive, HACT and a Non-Executive Director of an NHS Trust. Andrew will talk about engaging with the NHS and the current priorities and challenges of working with the NHS. He will discuss how housing associations can best engage with the health sector. He will share examples of how housing associations and NHS Providers can better connect and where the shared priorities lie between two very different worlds.
Gillian Hewitson – Chief Executive of Newcastle Futures (a joint venture between Newcastle City Council, Job Centre Plus and local agencies that provides a wide range of getting into work services.) Gill will provide insights from the mainstream employment/ employability sector and the need and challenges in rethinking and repositioning services from having a provider focused perspective to genuinely customer focused approaches.
Rachel Honey Jones - Community Regeneration Manager, Newydd HA – will talk about Lottery funded and partnership work being undertake in Wales which involves general health and wellbeing activities and also link into core activities offers such as digital inclusion and employment support.
Caroline McBride - Head of Community Development, Golding Homes and Robert Carroll, Head of Community Investment at their delivery partner Mitie, will outline the innovative community investment partnership and projects they have developed. They will look at the impact of their work with HACT around social value calculation and look at some of the challenges faced.
Who is this event for?
This event is aimed at senior and middle managers responsible for community investment. It may also be useful for other staff, board members and partner agencies keen to keep up to date and network with community investment professionals.Multi-buy offer
If you book on to three or more of these seminars, you are entitled to attend an additional seminar session or bring along a colleague to one of your chosen seminars for free.