Having recently done some very successful partnership-working to support volunteers at Disability Solutions in Stoke On Trent, National Careers Service is now inviting other Voluntary and Community Organisations throughout Staffordshire to benefit from our free services.
Cascading Leadership Programme
This free programme matches experienced, high-performing leaders in the voluntary and community sector (VCS) with others in the sector to share their knowledge and provide peer support. It is designed for those who want to develop both their organisational and leadership skills and contribute to the sector.
Business Enterprise Support Staffordshire Ltd has been appointed the lead provider to deliver the £2.3m Lottery and European Social Fund Building Better Opportunities project in the South Staffordshire and Stafford Local Authority areas.
Support Staffordshire has received funding from the European Social Fund and the Big Lottery Fund, under a programme called Building Better Opportunities, which is led by Business Enterprise Support in Stafford and South Staffordshire to run two additional work clubs in Stafford. A successful work club has been run jointly by Support Staffordshire and Stafford & Rural Homes (SARH) at Stafford Library on a Monday morning 10am to 12pm since December 2015.
Your organisation / group may be helping, or in contact with, individuals who would benefit from taking part in Building Better Opportunities (BBO) Stafford and South Staffordshire.
10 March 2017 | 12pm - 3pm
Celebrate the launch of well active to support Disability Access Day
A range of organisations will be present to showcase opportunities and support for people with disabilities
Citizens Advice services in Staffordshire are having to change the way they provide county-wide services from 2 March 2017.
Citizens Advice services in the county include Staffordshire South West, Staffordshire North & Stoke, East Staffordshire, South Staffordshire, South East Staffordshire Cheadle, Leek, and Tamworth
The county-wide services affected include:
Journey to work is a great new course delivered by Disability Resource Centre and is aimed at those who require support whilst planning a return to work.
The course covers all areas of employment preparation and is designed to support you in every possible way including advice on health management, confidence-building, motivational skills and benefits advice.
The course runs for 12 weeks (1 day per week for 12 weeks).
Interested? Get in touch or pop down to the Tamworth Job Centre Plus where the job coaches can refer you to the course.
10 traineeships available in your local training centre now
A traineeship is a course with work experience that gets you ready for work or an apprenticeship. You can apply if you're:
- eligible to work in England
- have little or no work experience
The programme covers: