Education, Employment and Training


Southwark Works

Specialist employment advisers who can provide personal, confidential, one-to-one support for unemployed residents who are experiencing challenges or difficulties in securing a job.

For more information, contact Matthew Izekor (Specialist Employment Advisor, Southwark Care Service) on 020 7525 0652


Getting Ready For Work

Southwark scheme to help young residents who are finding it difficult to get into the right jobs. They help young people into employment, work experience and training opportunities. Call Hannah on 020 7406 868 or email hannah@in-spire.org.uk to find out more

 

Southwark’s Part Time Employment Project

Helps young people aged 16-24 find part time employment while in education and when facing major personal challenges that make it difficult to get full time employment.

Call Fabiana on 020 7525 2970 or email Dee RouseDee.Rouse@stgilestrust.org.uk for more information.


Tomorrow’s People

Tomorrow’s People run a range of programmes that help young people who are out of work and out of school or college to get back into employment, education or training.

Visit out website for more information: http://www.tomorrows-people.co.uk/


St Giles Trust

Supported by HSBC, Choices helps young people aged 16 – 24 who face barriers to education and employment. Through one-to-one and group work sessions, Choices provides advice and support to stay motivated and help to find a work placement, training course, apprenticeship or job.


Mployme

Provides a ‘survival life skills for care leavers’ workshop covering a range of themes including money management, interview techniques and cooking classes.

Visit our website http://www.mployme.org/ for more information.


Princes Trust

Range of different short courses, taster days and programmes where you learn to work as part of a team for unemployed young people aged 16-25.

To view our full range of courses, visit our website on www.princes-trust.org.uk


Drive Forward Foundation

Runs a six week job coaching programme for care leavers aged 16-25 in the afternoon and provides one to one sessions with employment advisors. Visit our website for more information www.driveforwardfoundation.com


National Careers Service

Free online service to help out with job seeking and career advice.
https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk/


Apprenticeships

Visit our website to see apprenticeships all over the UK. www.apprenticeships.gov.uk


UCAS

UCAS gives advice on where to find support for getting into higher education. For information tailored to Care Leavers, visit https://www.ucas.com/ucas/undergraduate/getting-started/individual-needs/care-leavers


Propel

Created by the Who Cares Trust to advise care leavers wanting to get into higher education. Visit our website for more information http://www.propel.org.uk/