GROW Traineeship Opportunities

by Josh Box

Inspiring Change Manchester (ICM) are recruiting for GROW Trainees positions to be based at the ICM hub.


  • At a Glance – February 2018

    By Tess Tainton

    This At a Glance is focusing on the work of the Manchester Homelessness Charter‘s Mental Health Action Group.

  • Remembering a Fantastic Manchester Christmas Dinner 2017

    By Ben Whalley

    Something to create a bit of warmth in the middle of a cold and damp January: Colette shares how the Manchester Christmas Dinner project used their Innovation Partnership Fund application to make the ultimate Christmas for young care leavers. “I got involved with The Christmas Dinner Project (TCD) three years ago.  My reasons for getting […]

  • Housing First Pilot Interim Reports

    By Sarah Walters

    All those who work on the ICM programme know that Housing First works for the most complex of individuals with complicated housing histories.

  • World Mental Health & World Homelessness Day

    By Ben Whalley

    Today marks World Homelessness Day and World Mental Health Day and there are events going on to mark both around the globe.

  • Leading on changes in Mental Health and Homelessness

    By Carmen Byrne

    The Mental Health Action Group is part of Manchester’s Homelessness Charter. Our action group includes individuals with lived experiences of mental health issues and homelessness, as well as individuals from organisations across the voluntary and statutory sectors.

  • Women’s Restore Support Network Sessions

    By Ben Whalley

    The Innovation Partnership Fund has been making up to £500 available to communities and grass roots groups and organisations across Manchester for just under a year.

  • Co-production in research – An unexplored frontier?

    By James Found

    We have all seen how co-production in services has gained great traction over recent years, especially in developing services for people facing multiple needs and social exclusion.

  • “Realising what makes us special” – Art Therapy in ICM

    By Dave Kelly

    Some time ago my colleagues, Catherine, Carl and Nina proposed an art therapy course for clients to participate in.  The focus was simple – people would not only enjoy the world of creating wonderful pieces of art but also learn something about themselves in the process.

  • At a Glance – May 2017

    By Ben Whalley

    This At a Glance focuses on co-production and some of the key things that ensure the relationship between people using services, people delivering services (and the communities around both) can become powerful agents of change. There are some pieces of practical advice around how to introduce co-production or see where you, your group or organisation […]

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