Norwich For Jobs holds Mental Health Workshop for Employers

On Wednesday 14th March, the Norwich For Jobs Employers Panel held a special workshop for employers to learn more about mental health issues in the workplace.

Norwich For Jobs invites employers to take action as it launches Phase 3 of the project

The Norwich For Jobs Steering Group are excited to invite employers to our Market Place event on Wednesday 27th September from 13.00-15.00 where we will be launching Phase Three of our project.

Continuing earlier successes from Phases 1 and 2, the focus of Phase 3 is to halve unemployment and disengagement for young people across all benefits. We have a particular aim to engage every young person on Jobseekers Allowance and get them back into work.

RA Brown achieves their Gold Award Certificate

Norwich For Jobs is proud to post the following response from RA Brown following their achievement of Gold Award through our scheme:

R A Brown has been awarded the Gold Norwich For Jobs Award, we are really pleased to have received this recognition for our contribution towards helping young people in Norwich with employment skills.

Suits for interviews- can you help?

A Norwich For Jobs partner organisation, Talent Match is launching a project, which seeks donations of smart clothing for interviews

We've done a lot so far, and we are not stopping there!

We are excited to announce that Norwich for Jobs Phase 3 will be launched in September 2017.
Since January 2015 we have seen: 975 separate activities have taken place across 140 organisations in our community. 160 About us presentations, 105 work tasters, 80 work experience, 50 CV & interview skills sessions, We have 34 bronze organisations, 12 silver & 10 gold members.

Aviva share news of their Apprenticeship Programme in Norwich

We have recently commenced our Apprenticeship programme in Norwich offering both level 3 and level 4 apprentice opportunities, we presently have 27 apprenticeship roles available within Norwich, these roles are spread across the Aviva job families and include Business analyst’s, software developers, claims handlers and trading underwriters, we are very confident that these roles will be filled by September 2017.

To support our apprenticeship programme we have –

Norfolk County Council awarded ‘gold’ for employment support

Norfolk County Council has been awarded ‘gold’ for its outstanding support of the ‘Norwich for Jobs’ programme.

Norwich for Jobs is a voluntary project that aims to reduce the number of young people registered as unemployed within the Norwich area by assisting them to find appropriate work through CV and interview advice, tours of workplaces, work tasters, work experience and apprenticeships.

Rachel Blackburn Conducts Norwich For Jobs Talk for our Monday Club

Following the positive news that unemployment figures are continuing to fall in Norfolk, with the claimant count for the previous month dropping by 320, US2U Consulting continues to support young people in the region into employment. As part of this, Rachel Blackburn spoke at the Norwich For Jobs 'Monday Support Club' Monday 17 July.

The Monday Support Club is made up of young people aged 18-24 who are currently receiving benefits, but who have various mental health difficulties which are preventing them from moving forward.

'Why we got involved with Norwich for Jobs': An Employer Testimony by Louise Howlett, Commercial Director at RA Brown Heating Services Ltd

Why we got involved with Norwich for jobs from Louise Howlett, Commercial Director at RA Brown Heating Services Ltd

We have been involved with Norwich from the beginning as we already had a strong apprenticeship programme in place when the scheme began. I used to work in the field of vocational training many years ago and saw the benefits of helping young people get a foothold into the world of work by giving them a structure of an NVQ that is helpful for both the employer and the young person.


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