SIA is seeking to appoint a replacement Peer Support Officer to join its Outreach Services team, specifically to provide support within the South coast region.
The role of the PSO, who must be spinal cord injured, is to address the needs of newly injured people not receiving treatment in a specialist Spinal Injuries Centre. For a job application pack please visit the Vacancies page of the SIA website (www.spinal.co.uk) or email Chris Pinches.
Closing date for completed applications is 2nd May with interviews taking place on 13th May in Milton Keynes.
The survey should take between 15 and 30 minutes to complete depending on the detail of information you wish to provide. Survey data will bring together and update a variety of different pieces of research Carers UK has done in previous years to get an up to date picture of caring in 2014. The survey will be published later in the year.
To take part in the Carers UK Survey 2014, click here.
The Backup Trust is looking for supporters for their vital new campaign for children with SCI.
They want to see clear NHS pathways to ensure:
Stakeholders Meeting on 1 April 2014 in Birmingham
They need your support and input! Click here to see how you can help by sharing your stories, your views or attending on the day.
Topics being discussed will include Living With TM, Coping With TM Emotionally and Clinical and Research Neurology. There will be plenty of time for Questions and Answers and lunch will be included. If these one-day Conferences are well received, then we will consider holding similar TM Conferences in other UK regions.
Many members have found that even after having had TM for years, that working with a neuro-physio can help with functional issues like balance and pain. At this workshop, you can book for a short session to explore whether physio sessions might help you.
At The Birkdale Clinic, West London - 8 free appointments available
There are camps for seriously ill children, for siblings of seriously ill children and for family groups where there is a child with a serious illness. Camps are always free of charge.
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