Are you a Newlon resident looking for work? Are you in part-time employment and looking for full-time work? Or are you interested in training or developing your skills?
Our Community Services team can provide employment advice to support and mentor you into work, as well as apprenticeship and work experience opportunities. These services are part of our Step Forward programme that helps Newlon residents to stay ahead of the competition and find a job. You can gain valuable work experience to open up routes to a range of careers.
An exciting part of Step Forward is the new work placement scheme. Having a CV with the right experience is what employers look for most, and that’s where this programme can help. We know many residents looking for work have the skills employers want, but just need the opportunity to prove it.
There are a variety of different placements available, to enable people to get the experience that best matches their aspirations. It’s also flexible, as each placement is designed to fit around residents’ existing commitments. A number of Newlon residents have already taken part in an initial pilot and have managed to secure employment, including roles within Newlon Housing Trust.
Please note that the placements are unpaid but travel expenses and lunch will be provided for the duration.
There are also apprenticeship opportunities for Newlon residents, open to all ages. Please contact the team for more information.
To find out more just email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 020 7033 4605.