ComMutual | Calling for Candidates for the Ready for Work Project

Calling for Candidates for the Ready for Work Project

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The Ready for Work programme has now commenced. The next intake will take place in April, keep your eyes peeled for information coming soon. 

Following last year’s successful Ready for Work project, ComMutual is once again teaming up with The Big Trust and partnering agencies to deliver the programme providing employment support and experience for people who age 18 and over and unemployed.

We're looking for new candidates for 2019.

Ready for Work offers people the chance to return to the workplace and builds confidence and skills. The programme includes:

  • Two days training
  • Two weeks work placement with a leading employer
  • Travel will be refunded and lunch is provided

The Ready for Work timetable:

  • Thursday 7th February Day 1 employability training
    City centre location TBC
  • Friday 8th February Day 2 employability training
    City centre locations TBC 
  • Monday 11th February - two week placement begins
  • Followed by six months of support from a mentor.

To be considered for the programme, you must be:

  • Age 18 or over
  • Registered as living in an LMH or Regenda home (Liverpool City Region)
  • Unemployed

One of the previous candidates who took advantage of the opportunity, included LMH tenant Simon.

“Taking part in the interview allowed me to explain what I have to offer, said Simon. “The training helped me prepare to return to employment.”

Helen Murphy, Community Investment Officer at ComMutual said, “Employment is one of ComMutual’s key impact areas, providing the community with the tools and resources needed to prepare for the workplace. Some candidates may be facing obstacles and initiatives such as the Ready for Work Project can help break down those barriers, allowing people to reach their potential.”

In addition to the work placement, candidates will have access to ongoing support from a job coach for six months following the placement, to maximise potential in the search for employment.

Ready for Work is free and will not affect your benefits entitlements.

If you meet the above criteria and would like to register your interest please contact ComMutual asap via info@commutual.org.uk or call 0300 123 5809. Don't forget registration day Thursday 31st January 2019.


Posted in News on Jan 10, 2019

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