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Speed Information Session in Burton: Promote your Organisation or Business to Our Work Coaches

We would like to invite you to book a FREE place at this session to enable you to promote your organisation/business to our work coaches and detail to them as to how you can make a difference by offering where appropriate work experience, training and support to our claimants in overcoming their barriers into work.

If you would like to take part please complete the booking form below and return it to Samantha.hinds@dwp.gsi.gov.uk or Jeanette.hines@dwp.gsi.gov.uk by 22 June 2016.

Talent Match Expands into Great Wyrley, Cheslyn Hay & Huntington

Talent Match Staffordshire, operating in Lichfield District, Newcastle-Under-Lyme and Cannock, is growing to include Great Wyrley, Cheslyn Hay and Huntington. This opens up a new resource in those areas for people aged 18-24 who have been out of work or education for at least 12 months to support them into paid employment and training. This is a bespoke service that gets to the core of what people want to achieve with their careers, understanding the individual and what drives them.

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. 

Staffordshire Moorlands Council Congratulates Local Businesses on Number of Disabled Employees

Staffordshire Moorlands has been recognised by the Office for National Statistics for its exceptionally high rates of employment of people with a disability – which rank the Authority in the top 3% of districts in the Country. Over 75% of people age 16 to 64 with a disability or health condition are in employment – compared to less than 48% nationally.

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Over 600 New Retail Jobs Coming to Stafford

Over 600 new retail jobs coming to Stafford - JCP visit venues in the community to upskill the unemployed for new retail vacancies

Stafford Town Centre is benefitting from a £70 million pound investment for major developments including a new 18-unit shopping centre, and a new 5-screen cinema. This will create over 600 new retail and hospitality vacancies for the town centre with a wide range of organisations who are recruiting individually in different phases over the next 10 months. 

Induction Day for Prince's Trust Fairbridge Access Course (Venue: Stafford)

Announcement from The Prince's Trust:-

We are currently recruiting for the next Fairbridge Access Course in the wider Staffordshire area from 9-13 May.

There will be an induction day in Stafford on 5 May from 12 noon to 2.00pm  if you have any YP, you think would benefit from the programme please do not hesitate to contact me, flyer is attached.

The programme is:

Talent Match Staffordshire Secure Funding Until the End of 2018

Talent Match Staffordshire, a hugely successful programme for young people looking for work has secured funding until the end of 2018!

Talent Match Staffordshire, started in 2014 has been undertaking a review of its operations, as part of a formal 2-year review required by the Big Lottery, the main funders. This review process has now been successfully concluded, and the project is delighted to announce that the programme will continue until at least December 2018 as a result.

Bromford Jobs Fair (Venue: Lichfield)

Bromford's plans are underway for their next jobs fair which is to be held in Lichfield District. The next event will take place at Burntwood Library on 5th April from 10.00 - 12.00 noon and they are looking for employers to take part in the day. 

They would like employers who have jobs on offer at the time and they can be from any area accessible from Lichfield and Burntwood.

The stands are FREE for employers but are limited and on a first come first served basis.