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Citizens Advice Staffordshire South West - Update

Staffordshire South West Citizens Advice is still here to help. If you need advice, information or support, our staff and volunteers are still here, working to help you.

Our offices in Stafford, Stone, Cannock, Rugeley and South Staffordshire (Wombourne) are closed but we are available on the telephone, email or web chat.

We can still offer you the information, advice and support to anyone who needs us.

These are difficult times for us all, but please contact us and we will do our best to help.

TENDER OPPORTUNITY: Courses to Improve Mental Health & Wellbeing

This brief outlines the requirements of the Stafford and South Staffordshire Building Better Opportunities (BBO) Programme for a programme of courses to improve the mental health and wellbeing of our participants. The brief begins with an outline of the project followed by a description of the scope of the courses/services needed.  Finally, the brief includes the quotation submission form which needs to be completed and returned by the submission deadline.

MHA Over 50's Employability Club

Are you 50 years of age or over?  Do you need some support in finding employment, training, work placements or volunteering?  Do you want some support around applying for jobs on-line or just help in brushing up your interview skills? 

Our ‘Over 50’s Employability Club’ offers support in:

  • CV writing
  • Job searches
  • Interview skills
  • Skills development
  • Sign posting
  • Work placements
  • Volunteering
  • IT skills/training
  • Coaching
  • Group | 1 to 1 support


Leek Schools Careers Fair

A great opportunity for you to have a stall at our amazing Careers Fair and engage with your future employees.

Following the success of last year’s event, Leek High School and Westwood College are once again holding their Careers Fair at 2.00pm on Thursday 17th October 2019 at Moorlands House, Stockwell Street, Leek, ST13 6DP.

NEW Employment Support Offer

Talent Match Staffordshire now provides employment support to both young people and adults, aged 16 – 30, who are out of work, and live in the Lichfield or Cannock Chase Districts.

Funded by the European Social Fund (ESF), “learners” can access up to 10 weeks of 1-2-1 support and supplementary group sessions to move closer to the workplace.  

1-2-1 support is tailored to meet individual needs and support each “Learner” to achieve their goals.

Support and Supervision of Staff

Who should attend:

This course is aimed at those who are new to supporting or supervising staff or who would like to refresh their skills.


Effective support and supervision of staff involves using many skills. This course aims to equip new and existing line managers with all the tools they need. The course will cover the role of supervising, holding one to one meetings including appraisals, how to listen well to staff and provide feedback, how to motivate and dealing with poor performance.