Employability Services aim to support local unemployed people aged 16 plus into employment whilst increasing confidence and overall health and wellbeing.
Employability is a structured voluntary placement opportunity for up to 26 weeks, designed to develop occupational skills and knowledge in a professional working environment within a chosen career path.
Employability Services provide a range of voluntary placement options that can fit around you and your specific needs. These include:
A structured voluntary placement scheme is designed to support participants to develop occupational skills and knowledge in a professional environment.
This is an opportunity to try out a potential employee before offering them a job and to ensure the role and environment are suitable for the participant.
This a work experience training opportunity for students with Special Educational Needs / Disabilities to gain skills, experience and knowledge within a real-life working environment.
There are two phases to the initiative:
Employability will provide a comprehensive support package for you throughout your voluntary placement journey, including:
We provide voluntary placements in a range of rewarding roles and sectors including:
Val Waterhouse Centre
41-43 Kent Street
Monday – Friday 8.30am – 5.00pm
Contact Employability Services directly
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