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Job Vacancy: Volunteer Coordinator

Leeds Cares is expanding and we are looking for a Volunteer Coordinator. This new opportunity at Leeds Cares involves supporting a broad range of activities and requires someone who enjoys working in a fast paced environment on a variety of tasks.

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Job Vacancy: Events Fundraiser

Leeds Cares is expanding and we are looking for an Events Fundraiser to join our growing fundraising team. We are looking for an enthusiastic and confident Fundraiser to build and develop fundraising relationships by providing excellent stewardship and support to our internal and external supporters, fundraising groups and volunteers.

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Job Vacancy: Admin Assistant

Leeds Cares is expanding and we are looking for an Admin Assistant to join our Business Development Team in a supporting role which provides information and advice. We’re looking for an ambitious and highly motivated individual with a flexible approach to working and a ‘can do’ approach to problem solving.

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Leeds Cares funds vCreate technology for the Neonatal Unit at Leeds Children’s Hospital

Leeds Teaching Hospitals has become the first Trust in England to use vCreate technology across two hospital sites.

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Leeds Cares supports West Yorkshire and Harrogate Health and Care Partnership’s ‘Looking out for our neighbours’ campaign

‘Looking out for our neighbours’ is a West Yorkshire and Harrogate Health and Care Partnership social marketing campaign that aims to prevent loneliness and its associated health risks by encouraging communities to look out for their neighbours people.

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Graham Willis & Pat’s People

Graham Willis set up Pat’s People in memory of his late wife Patricia in 2010. It has raised over £39,000 to support research into cancer conditions of the liver at Leeds Teaching Hospitals, through the Leeds Cares-operated Rays of Hope Trust Fund.

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How an NCS group project supported Day One Trauma Support

Last year, 10 young people enrolled on the NCS (National Citizen Service) autumn programme decided to collaborate with Day One on their project. ‘Team Jackman’ met Day One peer support volunteers and the Day One Case Worker at the LGI to find out more about the needs of the Day One trauma support service.

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Leeds Cares funds first Clinical Research Fellow in support of the Brain Research Appeal

In December 2018, Leeds Cares funded a new Clinical Research Fellow in the Neurosciences Department at the LGI. We spoke to Helen Ford, Clinical Neurologist on the Adult Neurology Ward about what this new appointment means for staff and patients.

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Leeds Cares funds calming artwork in High Dependency Unit at St James’s Hospital

Thanks to the generosity of our Leeds Cares supporters, we have been able to improve several areas around Leeds Teaching Hospitals by installing artwork designed to make patients feel comfortable and at ease.

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Meet Catherine Clark: Day One Peer Support Volunteer

“I first got involved with Day One when I was waiting for surgery on my pelvis. My surgeon, Prof Giannoudis advised me to talk with Sarah, a previous patient who had also fractured her pelvis and had similar surgery that I would soon be going through.

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