One-to-one support for small voluntary orgs & social enterprises (social care & health services)

The Performance Development Service run by Impetus is funded by the PCT to provide free 1:1 support to small and medium-sized voluntary/social enterprise organisations which deliver services to people with social, health or care needs and/or who are socially excluded or discriminated against.

Service Aims

  • To support and develop high quality management and governance within voluntary organisations that provide preventive and social care and health services within Brighton and Hove.
  • To support the development of new preventive and social care and health services within Brighton and Hove within the voluntary sector.

The project works alongside other support organisations within Brighton and Hove to help voluntary organisations develop the skills and knowledge to provide excellent community services.

Services can be broadly categorised as:

  • Management Support and Advice
  • Governance
  • Policies & Procedures
  • Funding / fundraising / bid writing
  • Monitoring / Evaluation
  • Quality Management
  • Human Resources
  • Organisational Development

The service provides support with organisational development using a quality framework called PQASSO which identifies a number of organisational responsibilities and identifies standards which the organisation could achieve.

Areas of organisational support include:

* Strategic management and development of organisations

* Working with organisations to support mergers, collaboration and new partnerships

* Support to design, develop and manage health and well being related projects

* Organisational management support during times of crisis

Impetus are keen to hear from organisations needing support or if you are developing a new health related service, we are currently available to help you.

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