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Dear members,

Thank you to those of you that completed the feedback survey regarding last week’s conference. As always, your feedback was has given us much to think about for the next 12 months!

This year, we reverted back to the National, Local, Quality and Industry speaker format for the conference and delivered a strong line-up able to talk confidently around their particular subject areas.

We changed the venue this year to the Proact stadium in Chesterfield, which was again scored highly on location, facilities and most importantly the catering!

Do you get a buzz out of communicating and collaborating? Are you passionate about making a difference?

YMCA Derbyshire are looking for a Sales and Marketing Co-ordinator to join their team.

You can view the full advert here:

 and the full job description is here:

With just 24 hours until the TDN Annual Conference, today is your final opportunity to secure your place.

Set at a new venue this year, the Proact Stadium in Chesterfield, we’ve assembled another fantastic line-up of speakers prepared to cover the most topical subjects currently facing the learning and skills industry.

Lauren joined The Derbyshire Network back in 2008 and celebrates her 10th year with the Network this week.    

As many of you will know, Lauren is our Data & Compliance Administrator who puts 100% effort in her job every working day and in the 10 years we have known her, Lauren has achieved so much, from tying the knot to adding to the family with her two young children.

Lauren is a great asset to the team and is a pleasure to work alongside, she is determined and friendly and as a great working relationship with all staff and sub-contractors  

Would you like the opportunity to positively support and develop residents to improve their:

  • Confidence and self esteem
  • Health and well being
  • Independent living skills
  • Life experiences through their involvement in creative activity

With the overall aim of helping them to positively move on into community based independent/semi-independent accommodation.

YMCA Derbyshire are looking for a creative worker who will empower residents to develop their own personal improvement plan utilising the YMCA’s IMatter framework.