Routes to Work is a DWP project funded which aims to support people aged 30+ who have been unemployed for either 2 years + or 13 weeks with barriers towards employment (e.g. homelessness, financial barriers, single parent, offending behaviour, substance misuse, 50 + and such like).
All clients will receive a cocktail of support which is completely bespoke to their needs.
Support available includes, but is not restricted to the following;
Supported jobs search
Access to ‘hidden jobs market’
Information, advice and guidance
Access to further education
Funding to overcome barriers to employment
Access to Motivational grooming, cut and blow dry’s
Access to gym, swimming and fitness classes
Wage incentives to employers
Access to paid work experience
Access to specialised training including HGV, CSCS, Café Experience, Access to customer service and such like
Dedicated Employment advisor
Support to secure/ sustain accommodation and life skills
And so much more …..
This is just a snap shot of the support available to clients.
You can refer by ringing 01642 528107 or drop into their Community Hub’s for an informal chat over a cuppa.
Community Hubs are in the following locations;
Newtown Community Centre every Tuesday from 9:30 – 16:00
Rag worth Community Centre every Wednesday 13:00 – 16:00
The Clarence’s Community Centre every Thursday 9:30 – 16:30