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

In addition to our core Adult Learning course offer of English, Maths, Digital Skills and occupational training, our employment skills courses include a range of flexible learning opportunities which can be tailored to meet individual needs. With online CPD modules to refresh and update workplace knowledge, personalised workshops including CV writing, interview skills and customer service skills and Get Into courses designed directly with our local businesses with support to apply for live vacancies, our opportunities support individuals to move closer to good-quality, ongoing employment. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter for updates on these exciting opportunities.

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Our Team

Our Projects

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.

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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.

This project is supported by European Social Fund as part of the England 2014 to 2020 European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme

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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.

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New Start

Our New Start jobs provide real work experience in career starter roles for people aged 25 and over.

Whether you’re looking for your first job, or you want to change your career path, New Start will get your foot in the door, giving you access to roles that give real-life work experience with a real wage and the qualifications to take your career path forwards.

New Start is a partnership between Karbon Homes, Your Homes NewcastleNorthumberland County CouncilNorth Tyneside CouncilChanging Lives and Bernicia.

This project is funded by the UK Government through the UK Community Renewal Fund.

New Start roles are only open to customers of Karbon Homes, Your Homes Newcastle, Northumberland County Council, North Tyneside Council, Changing Lives, Efficiency North and Bernicia.ble roles

Positions will be live on Friday 10th December 2021.

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Wise Steps

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

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Recruit Silverlink

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.

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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.

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