Employability Services aim to support local unemployed people aged 14 plus into employment whilst increasing confidence and overall mental health and wellbeing.
Employability Services offer 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. They provide a range of voluntary placement initiatives that can fit around you and your specific employability 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.
Employability provides a comprehensive support package to the young person throughout their voluntary placement journey, including:
Cariss was supported by her Employability Support Officer to engage on a pathway to employment; firstly, conducting a voluntary placement to gain hands on skills, followed by a Traineeship placement to further enhance skills and knowledge, leading to a paid Kickstart opportunity.
Cariss ultimately gained sustainable employment when she was offered an Assistant Manager role within hospitality.
Cariss says this opportunity has been “really exciting and gave her the opportunity to get paid to do something she loves. It has helped her to resettle into life in England after returning home from Australia and now build a career for her future.”
Care Plus Group is both very proud and thrilled to announce that Open Door has been named as the Winner of the Primary Care Networks,