Lee Kane

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We are currently recruiting the following posts. Please note- all VOYPIC recruitment is administered by VIable, a social enterprise supporting VOYPIC. For all queries please contact hrofficer@viablecs.org. — Participation & Advocacy Worker (Closing Monday 1 August) Salary: £25,419 – £29,174 (NJC 18-24) Fixed term to 31 December 2023 Voice of Young People in Care (VOYPIC) …

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Young people in care host Stormont event to demand better input into how their reviews are conducted

MY MEETING: YOUNG PEOPLE’S STANDARDS FOR PARTICIPATION IN REVIEW MEETINGS MY MEETING: YOUNG PEOPLE’S STANDARDS FOR PARTICIPATION IN REVIEW MEETINGS In the run-up to Care Day 2022 a presentation has taken place at Stormont aiming to change how planning and review meetings, for children and young people living in and leaving care, are held.  The …

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Volunteers needed to mentor young people leaving care

Leading children’s charity needs your help to support young care leavers across the local area. Voice of Young People in Care (VOYPIC) is calling for volunteer mentors, to help young people living in their local community. Anyone interested can sign-up online to find out more at www.voypic.org/volunteer by Friday 4 March. VOYPIC has almost thirty years’ experience …

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CARE DAY 22

CARE DAY is the world’s biggest celebration of children and young people with care experience. This group includes children and young people who are or were cared for by foster carers, or other family members, and those who live in children’s homes. They deserve to be celebrated, on CARE DAY, and every day. The first …

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Health Minister announces Independent Review of Children’s Social Care Services in Northern Ireland

Health Minister Robin Swann has announced a review of children’s social care services in Northern Ireland will begin in February 2022. Professor Ray Jones will be the independent lead reviewer assisted by an Advisory Panel.  Members of the Advisory Panel are Her Honour Judge Patricia Smyth, Professor Pat Dolan, and Marie Roulston, OBE (former Director …

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Development of £2 million Belfast Youth Space Announced

Two leading children’s charities have announced a major new development in the heart of Belfast’s iconic Cathedral Quarter. Paddy Mooney, Chief Executive of Include Youth, and Alicia Toal, Chief Executive of VOYPIC, have announced a £2m joint project to transform a derelict former warehouse at Great Patrick Street, Belfast, into a dedicated space for young …

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