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Apprentice Recruitment Information Session (Cannock)

We are recruiting an Accounts apprentice and Business Administration (level 2) apprentice.

If you want more information or want help to complete the application, please come along to our information sessions:

  • Cannock: Tuesday 26 July (2-4pm, drop-in) at Cannock College Campus, The Green, Cannock, WS11 1UE
  • Lichfield: Wednesday 27 July (2-4pm, drop-in) at Lichfield College Campus, The Friary, Lichfield, WS13 6QG

If you're on Talent Match and need help with travel to attend we can help support that.

Applications Welcome for the Staffordshire Community Learning Trust Responsiveness Fund

Staffordshire County Council has now launched the CLT responsiveness fund for 2016/17. Details are available on their website.

The fund value is £160K across Staffordshire and they are looking for applications of between £5k and £10k for each project.

The Staffordshire Community Learning Trust Responsiveness Fund offers local grants for the delivery of needs led adult learning programmes. Courses should:

Burton Job Fair Hailed a Success

The Burton Mail reported the success of the recent Jobs Fair which was attended by Support Staffordshire. 

The newspaper reported how the event was attended by hundreds of people who were seeking to get back into work or who were looking to change careers. More than 500 people visited the event which was organised by East Staffordshire's Worklessness Action Group, whilst 44 employers and partners manned stands.

The full article is attached below. 

In addition, Burton Jobcentre Plus released the following statistics about the event:-

Mayor of Leek Councillor Ben Emery Visits Leek Work Club

Leek Mayor, Councillor Ben Emery, recently visited the local work club run by Support Staffordshire and Your Housing. This is one of three work clubs operating in the Moorlands since 2011 supporting local unemployed people back into work. They are open to everyone living in the Moorlands whether they are unemployed or not – anyone who wants to find work or look for a change in career is welcome and will always be greeted with a smile and a friendly face.

June & July 2016 SSCB Training

Spaces are available for the following June & July 2016 SSCB Training:-

Multi Agency Level 2, Working Together to Safeguard Children Training, 09:30 – 16:30

This event is for NEW members of the workforce (not to update) who work predominantly with children, young people and/or their parents/carers and who could potentially contribute to assessing, planning, intervening and evaluating the needs of a child and parenting capacity where there are safeguarding concerns.

Free Stalls on Offer at Major Job Opportunities Event in East Staffordshire

Businesses and organisations are being urged to sign up and be part of a major job opportunities event.

East Staffordshire’s Worklessness Action is appealing for groups and firms of all shapes and sizes to come forward and book a free stand as part of the successful job opportunities day next month.

The event will take place from 9.30am to 12.30pm on Wednesday, May 18, at Burton Market Hall.

Maths & English (Accredited) Training (Stafford)

This Maths & English (Accredited) course runs every Monday, Wednesday and Friday for 4 weeks, starting the week commencing 6 June 2016.

Do you need a maths or English qualification to improve your CV, get into college/further education or improve your chances of getting a job? At the end of the course you will gain a nationally recognised Functional Skills qualification. You will have the option to take one subject area or both.

An initial skills asessment will be arranged before the start of the course.