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Residents offered support into employment

Latest NewsOriginally published 2nd March 2011

People living in Enderby and elsewhere in Blaby district …and who are out of work and looking to gain new skills and employment can get one to one support from a worklessness officer to help them back into the jobs market.

The service provides a range of information, advice and guidance including:

Signposting to training opportunities
Help with interview skills
Help with searching for vacancies
Support with motivation and confidence
Referral to voluntary work to gain new skills and work experience
Help looking for work experience with local employers
Support once in work to stay in employment

For more information contact Blaby District Council’s resident support team on 0116 272 7771.

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» Blaby District Council [Resident Support]


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Back to Work events in February

Latest NewsOriginally published 25th January 2011

A series of employment fairs aimed at giving people the skills to get back into work are being held across Blaby district in February.

The Back to Work in 2011 events, organised by Blaby District Council, will see agencies provide information and advice to give the unemployed and those facing redundancy a better chance of finding work in the coming year.

People attending can get advice on training and adult education courses, interview and job application skills as well as information on volunteering options, work experience and starting a new business.

Events will take place in the following locations:

  • Living Rock Church, Stoney Stanton – Wednesday 2 February, 10am -12noon.
  • Park House, Stamford Street, Glenfield – Thursday 10 February, 9am – 11am.
  • Thorpe Astley Community Centre, Lakin Drive – Wednesday 16 February, 2pm – 4pm.

Councillor Jackie Dickinson, growth, development and assets portfolio holder said:

“Unemployment is a major concern at the moment so it is important that the Council works with partners to come up with the right solutions to support local people.

“The aim of these events is to help people find routes back into work.”

Limited free car parking and refreshments will be available.

Local employers wishing to match job seekers to their vacancies are also invited to take part.

For more information contact Carole Troake, economic development officer at Blaby District Council on 0116 272 7735, email cat@blaby.gov.uk or visit the website (link below)

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» Blaby District Council