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VCSE Leaders' Hub Wellbeing Programme January to May 2022

Published at 11:57 am Wed Dec 15th, 2021

The VCSE Leaders’ Wellbeing Hub is a project being run by Community First Yorkshire and is being funded by Humber Coast and Vale Health and Care Partnership. Community First Yorkshire is focused on providing support to your workplace through adapted training and new resources, supporting your organisation to look after the mental health of your employees

Leadership Wellbeing Programme

The Leadership Wellbeing Coaching programme focuses on helping leaders within the VCSE sector to explore their own wellbeing, identify strategies for keeping well, communicate their needs to others and sustain their journey to wellbeing. The programme combines practical coaching techniques with eco-therapy approaches; comprising four full-day sessions spread across a year in a nature-based environment in North Yorkshire 

Date: First session takes place on Thursday 13 January - full details about this course available on the website here and or alternatively you can download the pdf  'Leadership Wellbeing Coaching'.

How to apply: Complete this application form Please note the deadline for applications is Friday 17 December 2021 5pm. 

VCSE Online Leadership Wellbeing Work

As an optional extra to the Leadership Wellbeing Coaching programme, or for those who are unable to take part, there are additional online workshops.

The online leadership wellbeing sessions will benefit leaders looking to enhance their skills, knowledge and resources in a range of topics for positive mental health and wellbeing. The aim of each session is to leave you with greater awareness of simple, effective ways to help you and your team deal with challenges, uncertainty and change.

WORKSHOP: Solutions for wellbeing – from basic needs to psychological safety

Date: Tuesday 18 January 2022 10am – 1pm 

Details: Creating a safe and supportive culture at work is something we can all be passionate about. This session explores ways to grow a wellbeing culture, looking at simple yet impactful knowledge and approaches to enhance individual and team wellbeing, from basic needs to developing psychological safety.

How to book: Book here. Please note the deadline for booking this is session is Sunday 16 January 2022 5pm.

WORKSHOP: Practical ways to deal with burnout and being overwhelmed

Date: Thursday 10 February 2022 10am – 1pm

Detail: Longing for a more balanced and effective way of working that doesn’t feel like a constant tightrope walk? This session will explore the culture of feeling overwhelmed and burnt out, taking an honest and open look at the expectations of roles and introducing strategies that help you be effective and efficient in your role. The session is about practical over aspirational – ensuring the take-home tools can make a tangible difference to wellbeing and that of others too.

How to book: Book here. Please note deadline for booking this session is Tuesday 8 February 2022 5pm.

WORKSHOP: Talking about needs and feelings; brave conversations

Date: Tuesday 22 March 2022 1pm – 4pm

Details: How easy is it to have conversations about wellbeing? Worrying about saying the wrong thing? Unsure about over-sharing or closing down completely? This session will explore the benefits of opening up wellbeing discussions in organisations, teams or with peers, as well as supporting the challenges and fears of holding spaces for courageous conversations. will support you with a range of resources from environmental and cultural factors to conversation starters.

How to book: Book here. Please note deadline for booking this session is Sunday 20 March 2022 5pm.

Wellbeing Champions Programme

This programme is for frontline workers across a range of voluntary organisations who are interested in personal development and will support learners to lead and drive forward a variety of wellbeing initiatives to nurture the growth of your wider workplace wellbeing.

SESSION 1: Becoming a wellbeing champion

Date: Tuesday 11 January 2022 1pm – 4pm

Details: This session will be a discovery day - exploring the skills, motivations and goals needed for the champion role and help you discover your skills, assets and motivations to enhance workplace wellbeing. It will introduce putting the role into practice and looking at what that entails for the champion role and help you discover your skills, assets and motivations to enhance workplace wellbeing. It will introduce putting the role into practice and looking at what that entails

SESSION 2:  Understanding wellbeing needs, signs and symptoms

Date: Wednesday 16 February 2022 9.30am – 12.30pm

Details: This session will explore mental health awareness and considering people’s thoughts and feelings on ‘wellbeing’ and how to ‘champion’. It will also look at anti-stigma practice, diverse stories and unconscious bias. The session will include sharing information and signposting to wellbeing services.

SESSION 3. Creating a culture of wellbeing for organisations

Date: Tuesday 15 March 2022 1pm – 4pm

Details: Looking at creative engagement and approaches with people at all levels, this session will explore simple and effective ways to enhance wellbeing and help people engage. Focusing on inspirational and effective approaches, using the skills and ideas of the group to find the right fit in your organisation, we will explore ways to understand and respond to resistance in your role.

SESSION 4 . Wellbeing strategies for wellbeing champions

Date: Tuesday 26 April 2022 9.30am – 12.30pm

Details: This session will explore keeping participants well in their role and identifying potential challenges while supporting you to recognise and respond to your own wellbeing needs. It will include strategies for managing personal wellbeing and setting boundaries.

SESSION 5. Taking wellbeing forward

Date: Wednesday 18 May 2022 1pm – 4pm

Details: The last session will look at how to deal with setbacks, change and uncertainty ensuring the sustainability of the wellbeing champion role. It will also celebrate your achievements throughout this programme and showcase your visions for the future.

SESSION 6: Taking wellbeing forward

Date: Wednesday 18 May 2022 1pm – 4pm

Details: The last session will look at how to deal with setbacks, change and uncertainty ensuring sustainability of the wellbeing champion role. It will also celebrate your achievements throughout this programme and showcase your visions for the future

To apply for the Wellbeing Champions Programme:  Please complete this form.

CONTACT

Any queries you have relating to any of these programmes, please contact Victoria.russell@communityfirstyorkshire.org.uk.

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