Older People’s Services Manager (Maternity Cover – c.12 months)

£37,395 per year (pro rata = £29,916 incl. Inner London Weighting for 28 hours per week)

Closing date: 9 am on Monday 7th February 2022.

Interviews will be held on Monday 14th February 2022.

Bishop Creighton House (BCH), a Hammersmith & Fulham charity established in 1908, runs a community centre and projects for older and disabled people and families with children under five.

We are looking for a maternity cover manager to run our Older People’s Services (OPS), which comprises Homeline, a befriending project for older people, and Keep Active, which helps older people back to fitness after a fall or illness.

As well as running OPS, you will be part of the management team of BCH. You will need experience of managing staff and volunteers and ideally, of working with older people.

To apply, visit our website and/or complete the attached application form Recruitment | Bishop Creighton House

Send completed applications to Rory Gillert, rgillert@creightonhouse.org



The More Than A Game football programme includes free weekly football sessions for adults aged 18 years old and above of all abilities and experiences who would like to improve their mental health and wellbeing. Specifically, we use physical activity as well as psycho-education to benefit our participants’ physical health, wellbeing and knowledge around mental health. The sessions last for an hour and include football and physical activity, and reflective discussions and activities around different mental health and wellbeing topics. The wellbeing discussions aim to increase self-awareness and protective factors against experiencing mental health difficulties, such as healthy coping strategies and increased social connections.


At the moment there are 3 weekly sessions:

  • Tuesdays (2pm-3pm) at Kingsmeadow Athletics Centre in Kingston
  • Thursdays (1pm-2pm) at Hurlingham Park in Fulham
  • Fridays (2pm-3pm) at Tooting and Mitcham Hub in Merton


More information and bookings can be found here.

Planning Aid for London (PAL) offers free advice to individuals and groups with questions about planning, regeneration, neighbouring development, building work and more. We also work with community groups that are faced with high levels of development, and want to have an influence on the planning process. Our advice is independent, professional, confidential, and free of charge.

See the Flyer  with more information about our offer; for further information you can also go to our website planningaidforlondon.org.uk.

When helpful, it is possible to refer clients, colleagues, or contacts to our advice line. The quickest way of obtaining planning advice is by submitting a planning enquiry. You can do this at planningaidforlondon.org.uk/contact/.

Are you interested in working together more closely? Please get in touch!

DanceWest is seeking to appoint a General Manager to manage our studio and hardworking team.

DanceWest is a health and wellbeing charity based in Hammersmith & Fulham, dedicated to improving the lives of west Londoners. 


DanceWest – West London’s Community Dance Organisation. 

The General Manager is responsible for the smooth and efficient day-to-day running of DanceWest with particular focus on the systems and operations of our studio.

They will lead our administration and play a lead role in operations, HR and policy, as well as a supporting role in compliance, governance and planning.

Hours: Full time, 9.00-5.00pm based at the DanceWest studio.

Salary: £30k depending on experience

The full post and recruitment pack can be found online: https://www.dancewest.co.uk/workwithus

Deadline for applications is 12pm on Monday 7 February 2022

Are you a Counsellor, Therapist, Community Worker or someone who works with or supports people from Black and racially minoritised communities experiencing grief, bereavement, and loss?

Join us for our series of Immersive Bereavement workshops and acquire a greater understanding of diversity in the context of grief, loss and bereavement.

This series of workshops will take place in religious institutions/cultural spaces of relevant communities. Each session will include an address from an appropriate person from said community to share their knowledge on end of life and grief as it is practiced in that community as well as other methods of immersive and experiential learning.

We hope that participants on the training will be upskilled with a focus on providing interventions that are culturally relevant as it is based on an immersive sharing, questioning, and learning approach.

To adhere to social distancing guidelines, we are keeping attendees to a small group of no more than 15.

Each session will be an immersive in-person session using creative activities and engagement over a period of 4 hours 30 mins long from 10.00 am to 2.30 pm (with a lunch break). 

Hosted by The Ubele Initiative, Majonzi Fund and Thrive London.

9 February 2022 – Muslim Immersive Bereavement Workshop

10 February 2022 – African Caribbean Immersive Bereavement Workshop

Good news for those who missed out on the last offer, Sadler’s Wells have allocated  some extra tickets for Matthew Bourne’s Nutcracker!

The £9 tickets are for performances on Tue 25, Wed 26, Thu 27 Jan at 7.30pm and Matinee on Thu 27 Jan at 2.30pm

To book please call the Box Office on 020 7863 8000 or online and use the promo code: NUTCRACKER4


Please note that these tickets are limited and will be sold on first come basis and that there is a £3 transaction fee for phone or online bookings.


Grants of between £30,000 and £400,000 are available to not-for-profit organisations in the UK to address racism and structural inequalities within the immigration system. The grants are available for projects lasting between 12 months and 4 years with an option to extend for a further period. The funding is being made available through the Paul Hamlyn Foundation’s Shared Ground Fund. The Foundation also has a particular interest in the lives of young people who lack permanent status in the UK, including those who are undocumented. Potential applicants are encouraged to contact the Foundation at undoc@phf.org.uk to discuss ideas before submitting applications related to this focus area. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis.

The Aviva Community Fund is open for applications until 1st February 2022! And, this year, they’re looking for projects tackling climate action or promoting financial wellbeing – to help build a brighter, more sustainable future for our communities. To find out more and read the full blog, click here.