The BFI London Festival, in partnership with the BBC, is giving us an opportunity to invite members of BAME audiences to the opening screening of the most anticipated Mangrove by Steve McQueen on 7 Oct at Ciné Lumière.
The Clement James Centre is looking for a Staff Support Worker to offer confidential one-to-one support to members of their staff team who work with people from the community dealing with complex issues. Support includes (but is not limited to: Providing emotional support to client-facing staff; Supporting staff to understand their personal and professional boundaries; Offering psychoeducation covering various relevant themes.
Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, is recruiting a Deputy Head of Patient Experience. This is an opportunity to join a dynamic and well-regarded patient experience team that works in partnership with patients to achieve improvements in the experience of care. The post holder will be a key resource within the Trust’s corporate nursing team and a strong advocate for the patient.
Midaye is looking for an enthusiastic Research Coordinator to direct and deliver a project to capture the stories of BME individuals living in West London during the COVID-19 lockdown. This is a 6-month, contracted position, working 15 hours per week.
Westminster city council has published information videos on their Youtube channel on NHS Test & Trace. They have versions of this video in Arabic, Bengali, Farsi, Kurdish Sorani, Portuguese, Somali and Tigrinya. The video explains the steps you should take if you do have symptoms.
The BME Health Forum has started a new project in Dementia awareness for BME communities. Thanks to funding from the Race Equality Foundation, our trustee David Truswell has developed a webinar which can be delivered online either directly to clients or to staff and volunteers, who can then deliver it themselves to clients (in a different language if appropriate).
Doctors of the World, in partnership with the Mayor of London, has produced motion graphic videos with key COVID-19 information for migrants living in the UK, including information on testing and wearing face masks. The videos are available in 11 priority community languages including Bengali, Traditional Chinese, Spanish and Portuguese.
Golborne and Notting Dale Community Champions and the Grenfell Health and Wellbeing Service are starting a new support group for local residents ‘A Safe Place to Talk’, where they will be offering emotional support as well as health and wellbeing information.
Several films promote cultural diversity are being shown at Ciné Lumière this month. From Ladj Ly’s Les Misérables and Mathieu Kassovitz's La Haine both delving with the life in the Parisian banlieue, to Sarah Gavron’s latest film Rocks, a collaborative project involving an almost non-professional cast coming from differing cultural backgrounds. Also in October, films covering themes ranging from democracy, Black Lives Matter as well as civic and cultural engagement will be screened as part of the BFI London Film Festival.
Race Equality Foundation are pulling together a resource of translated materials on guidance and support to carers and families of those with Dementia on coronavirus The resources are available in a number of languages and can be accessed on their website.