Building a better Wargrave together.

Employment

Our goal

To connect people to the support and opportunities they need to reach their goals in life by understanding and tackling the barriers they face.

Ongoing Projects

Job Club

Wargrave Big Local are sponsoring a Jobs Club which will be held every Tuesday between 1pm -4pm & Thursday 1pm-3:30pm at Newton Community Centre.

For more information on the clubs, please contact Sarah-Lou at Helena Partnerships on 07717816648

Breathe

Breathe is a bespoke programme, developed to provide support to those suffering with mild to moderate mental health issues who are looking to prepare themselves to re-enter employment or in preparation for volunteering. The course is a stepping stone, enabling learners to gain vital skills and progress to further learning and employment opportunities.

Contact Sarah McDonagh for more info 01744 26414

Sector Based Employment

This is a programme of sector based training opportunities linked to the specific needs of employers we plan to hold 6 events over the year, this programme will support local people to gain employment and training.

For more information please contact Genesis on 0734126954

Wargrave Works

Speak to your dedicated Wargrave Careers Coach Margaret Mullin, who is on hand to help you identify the right course for you, create and develop your CV, perfect your interview skills, find work experience and much more.

Some of the courses are:

  • Digital Marketing
  • Business start up
  • Customer service
  • Health and social care
  • Returning to work
  • ICT for the work place

If you are interested in gaining qualifications in any of these areas or just want to know if we can help contact Marg on 07824 311 681

Projects planned

Kick Start – support to NEET young people to help them engage with mainstream support e.g.
traineeships
 Young people engaged
 Activities completed
 Events held
 Jobs gained
Citizenship/Youth Engagement – this project is still under development. It will identify the talents that young people have and connect them to volunteering opportunities and to a range of partners