NCVS Training and events

October 2018


Nature In Mind October and November events

Nature in Mind is a specialist service from Framework. It draws on the unique capacity of nature to restore and improve mental and physical health.


Click here to find out more.



Every Colleague Matters Event

Monday 15 - Friday 19 October 2018

Nottingham city centre venues


This event is a series of sessions over a one week period open to everyone who works within the Children's and Adults Workforce in the City of Nottingham. The theme is empowering the workforce to support and improve the mental health and wellbeing of people in Nottingham.


The event is being supported by Small Steps Big Changes (SSBC) and Nottingham City Council.


Each session will be delivered in a City centre venue, details will be sent with confirmation of a place.


For more information and to book on, please click here.



Victim Support for Survivors of Modern Slavery and Trafficking in Nottingham and Nottinghamshire

Tuesday 16 October 2018 9.30am-1pm

Council House, Old Market Square, Nottingham NG1 2DT


The Greater Nottingham Modern Slavery Forum invites you to a workshop which explores survivor support provision for those who have been affected by slavery in Nottingham/Nottinghamshire. Modern slavery is the second largest criminal network across the globe and affects thousands of people living in the UK including Nottinghamshire.


In this free workshop we will be hearing what current provision is available for survivors in Nottingham and also have opportunities to explore barriers to support, wider discussion and networking.  The event is fully subsidised by Greater Nottingham Modern Slavery Forum and Nottingham City Council.


To book a place, please click here.



Shared Decision Making workshop - NHS England

Tuesday 16 October 2018 12 noon - 3pm

Harvey Hadden, Sports Centre, Nottingham, NG8 4PB


If you are somebody with a long-term condition, are disabled, or caring for someone, you are invited to tell NHS England about your experiences of conversations with health professionals and the different treatment options best suited to you personally.


This is a chance to learn about what ‘Shared Decision Making’ is; say how you would like health professionals to involve you more in decisions about your health and care; and help define what good shared decision making looks like, to make sure this is really driven by people who use health and social care services.


A light lunch will be provided. For more details, please email



Nottingham Strategic Volunteering Conference

Friday 19 October 2018

Two conference sessions with identical agendas

Morning Session 9:30am- 12:30pm

Afternoon Session 1:30pm - 4:30pm

NCVS, 7 Mansfield Road, Nottingham NG1 3FB


You are invited to be part of the Nottingham Strategic Volunteering Conference. This is a group of people from the Voluntary, Community, Public, Business, Health, Housing and Education sectors who are starting to work towards developing a Volunteering Strategy for our city.


Anyone with an interest in supporting, developing and improving volunteering in Nottingham is welcome. With your input, we will redefine volunteering in Nottingham to ensure that everyone who wants to volunteer can expect to be valued, supported, trained and encouraged to develop themselves.


There will be two conference sessions with identical agendas, so you only need to attend one of them.


To book your place, please click here.



No Place For Hate Summit

Friday 19 October 11am – 2pm

Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham


This National Hate Crime Awareness Week, join One Nottingham, Nottingham City Council and Nottingham Citizens to find out the concrete ways you, your organisation and your community can challenge prejudice and hate crime.


To register, click here.



Step into CityCare: Nottingham CityCare Partnership stakeholder event

Friday 26 October 2018 3pm-5pm

Nottingham Council House, Market Square, Nottingham


Join CityCare for their annual stakeholder event for an afternoon of informal networking and discussion. Dance4 will present an inspirational artistic experience and CityCare will share examples of how they are integrating with partners to deliver better patient outcomes. Guests are invited to arrive at 2.45pm for light refreshments.


To book your place, please click here




November 2018


Hold the date - East Midlands Health, Work and Inclusion Summit

Friday 9 November 2018 9.30am-4pm

Doubletree Hilton Hotel, Nottingham


Public Health England and a range of health and economic partners (including D2N2 LEP) are working together to raise the need to work jointly on both health and employability issues.


This event will focus on the close interaction between health & wellbeing and ‘good’ employment and

the role that both these things play in productive local economies. More information to follow.



RideWise Autumn Poetry Ride

Saturday 10 November 2018 1:30pm

Meet at Arkwright Meadows Community Gardens, Kirkby Gardens, Nottingham NG2 2HZ


A poetry-inspired bicycle tour in and around Nottingham. Bring your favourite poem to share, or hear the voices of Panya Banjoko, Michelle Hubbard and Ray Jon. Call RideWise on 0115 955 2288 for more information and to request a loan bike.



Girls, Women and Violence Network Conference

Tuesday 13 November 2018 9am - 2:30pm

Muslim Hands, 148 Gregory Boulevard, NG7 5JE


This is a conference exploring the impact of gang crime on women and girls and how the voluntary sector can engage with this. The topic for this conference is Knives and Crime and they have some great speakers who will be joining them in the talk. Lunch will be provided. To book, please email



Nottingham City Council Prevent Workshop

Wednesday 14 November 2018 10am - 12 noon

Loxley House, Station Street, NG2 3NG


Preventing violent extremism is about keeping our citizens safe and ensuring vulnerable persons don’t become involved in acts of terror either at home or abroad.  So it’s important that when we come across danger signs we get it right. This is the purpose of the Prevent Duty.


If you would like to explore the implications of this for you and your organisation, this workshop has been arranged for staff and volunteers from both statutory and voluntary groups. To book your place, please contact Asif Mohammed on



Opportunity Nottingham annual event - Multiple Needs and Mental Health: Meeting the Challenge

Thursday 15 November 2018 10am-4pm

Nottingham Conference Centre (near Theatre Royal), Burton Street, Nottingham NG1 4BU


The focus of the event will be on mental health, and specifically the impact mental ill health can have on other complex needs. The event will commence at 10am (with refreshments from 9.30am). There will be a hot buffet for lunch, and the agenda will close at approximately 3.45pm.


For more information and to book, please click here.




December 2018



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