Our support includes:
- Identifying skill and strengths
- Understanding the job market
- Access to training and job opportunities
- CV’s and covering letters
- Job search websites and social media support
- Addressing barriers to employment around health, housing, debt or skills
- Support with fulfilling obligations in a claimant commitment with Jobcentre Plus
- Helping with application forms
- Maths and English provision
- Help with confidence and self esteem
- ICT support
- One to one action planning and diagnostics to identify career aspirations
- Volunteering and work experience
- General wellbeing and social inclusion activities
Our Employability Courses including preparation for work, Sector Based Work Academies (SBWA), digital skills and a wide range of adult learning courses aimed at engaging residents in learning to move them towards sustainable employment. We also offer ‘Get Into’ courses that provide vocational tasters to residents to understand work in particular sectors and industries.
To find out more or to refer any resident you are working with:
- 0191 643 2111
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The team deliver a number of projects, mainly funded by European Social Fund as part of the England 2014 to 2020 European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme.
Click on each of the logos below to find out more about the projects:
North of Tyne Working Homes Project
Specifically aimed at any social housing tenants.
Residents may be living in a property with North Tyneside Homes or any other social housing such as Bernicia, Places for People, The Guinness Trust, Karbon or any other provider with housing stock in North Tyneside.
Our advisors will meet with residents in the most accessible venue for them and work closely with the housing teams to ensure any changes in their circumstances support stability in their homes.
Moving on Tyne and Wear
Specifically aimed at residents with health barriers to employment.
Residents are allocated a coach who will support them to address any health concerns about entering the workplace (mental or physical). They will help them to find an employer who understands their needs and is supportive of them.
Specifically aimed at those with multiple or complex barriers to employment.
The project helps address any barrier preventing residents move into work. It provides tailored one to one support to help residents take positive steps towards work. Initial steps may include improving their well being or social interactions to volunteering, training and work experience
A project to connect local people to local retail jobs.
It aims to fill short and long term vacancies with trained, local candidates who fit well within our local businesses. The project is supporting candidates throughout the process with the aim of delivering skilled, job-ready people for the available roles.
Steps to a Brighter Future Project
We provide tailored free support North Tyneside residents, who are 18-29 years old to be able to take positive steps towards a brighter future, and employment. This includes IT support, CV writing, interview preparation and practice, job search methods, personal money management, hands-on experience, volunteering opportunities, work placements, apprenticeships and skills development.
Steps to Employment
If you are more mature in years and find yourself out of work or facing redundancy, it may seem daunting. Perhaps its years since you have updated your CV or you need to think about using your skills and experience in a different type of role. Talk through your options with an Employment Advisor, it’s free, confidential and tailored to your needs.