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Reconomy Ltd

Reconomy Ltd

A friendly, growing business that has a wide range of functions such as accounts, marketing and customer service. Applicants can opt for a phased, job shadow opportunity with their PA

2 paid Internship opportunities in Telford

The Old Vic

The Old Vic

Front Line scheme which gives 16–25 year olds the opportunity to discover more about careers in theatre and develop key transferable skills through paid placements with our Front of House team

The Old Vic Theatre - Front Line Facilitators

ADLIB

ADLIB

Twice a year, we are offering 4 one hour 'career workshops', which will be running in parallel, each being able to accommodate 4 - 6 participants to make them as 'hands-on' as possible.

ADLIB Creative, Data, Marketing and Technology Career Workshops.

Barking & Dagenham College

Barking & Dagenham College

Barking and Dagenham's commitment to all care experienced students studying with them

Barking and Dagenham College

Black Living Country Museum

Black Living Country Museum

Two care leavers between the ages of 17 and 25 from the Black Country to work as volunteers in the Black Country Living Museum.

The Black Country Living Museum is the UK’s third most- visited open-air museum has welcomed more than 300,000 visitors through its gates each year.

Blackpool and Fylde College

Blackpool and Fylde College

Blackpool and Fylde College's commitment to all care experienced students studying with them

Providing application and transition support, pre entry visits, outreach activities, one to one meetings with staff and dedicated mentoring etc...

Bradford College

Bradford College

Improving access, performance, experiences and progression for care leavers.

Bradford College will support care leavers interested in applying to study here as well as care leavers who are already studying here.

Brighton & Hove Albion in the Community

Brighton & Hove Albion in the Community

Sports and fitness training with Albion in the Community, the official charity of Brighton & Hove Albion Football Club.

Through the power of football and the brand of Brighton & Hove Albion Football Club, Albion in the Community (AITC) is committed to delivering high-quality, accessible opportunities that improve the health and wellbeing, education and aspirations of the community.

Brighton Dome & Festival

Brighton Dome & Festival

2 work placements. One for a Technician and one Front of House Volunteer, with the potential to progress into paid employment.

Work Placement Technician (One day a week for 3 months).

Calderdale College

Calderdale College

Improving access, performance, experiences and progression for care leavers.

Calderdale College will support care leavers interested in applying to study here as well as care leavers who are already studying here.

Clarke Willmott Solicitors

Clarke Willmott Solicitors

CVs and interview skills

Clarke Willmott is a leading law firm that takes pride in being different.

Core Assets Children’s Services

Core Assets Children’s Services

Two Paid Apprenticeships 2019

Core Assets Children’s Services provides two paid care leaver apprenticeship opportunities each year.

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

Interview skills workshops.

Care leavers are invited to attend an interview skills workshop delivered by Enterprise Rent-A-Car in the West Midlands region.

First Star Academies UK

First Star Academies UK

Aspiring to University, a fully funded long term university preparation programme for Looked-After Young People and Youth Coach positions for Care Leavers.

For Young People in Care who aspire to University - Year 9 students in London

Frontline

Frontline

A fantastic paid opportunity for those aged 18-24 to get involved with recruiting future social workers.

Frontline is a social work charity developing outstanding social workers and leaders committed to significant change for children at risk.

Greater London Authority

Greater London Authority

Paid Peer Outreach Opportunities

The Mayor’s Peer Outreach team are commissioned to engage, inspire and gather the opinions of other young people in the capital. Their work helps shape the policies, strategies and services. Peer Outreach Workers are paid the London Living Wage, these are flexible roles to provide experience and build skills.

Greater London Authority

Greater London Authority

Mental Health First Aid Training

We are delivering a London Youth Mental Health First Aid Training scheme to train 200 young people in mental health first aid.

Greater Manchester Higher

Greater Manchester Higher

Greater Manchester Higher is a collaboration of universities and colleges who are working together to improve the provision of information, advice and guidance about progression routes to higher education (HE), alongside offering a menu of activities to raise the aspirations of young people in Greater Manchester.

Specific events and activities to support care leavers to progress to higher education.

Hampshire County Council

Hampshire County Council

Providing new opportunities though the Hampshire Youth Investment Programme, with a target of 1000 internship, traineeship and apprenticeships opportunities by 2019

Hampshire County Council

Hugh Baird College

Hugh Baird College

Making care leavers exempt from essential course cost and supporting them with essential uniform and kit

Hugh Baird College is a further education College situated in Merseyside, England. It is one of the largest providers of education and training in the area, delivering over 300 courses to more than 5,000 student

Kingston University

Kingston University

Providing a designated member of staff for care leaver students from application through to graduation. The member of staff not only advises but can where appropriate can advocate on their behalf.

Kingston University London is a public research university. he university specialises in the arts, design, fashion, science, engineering, and business

Kirklees College

Kirklees College

Improving access, performance, experiences and progression for care leavers.

Kirklees College will support care leavers interested in applying to study there as well as care leavers who are already studying there.

Know You More

Know You More

Virtual coaching to develop life skills and improve employability.

Virtual coaching is a video conversation conducted by a Know You More qualified coach and one or small groups of care leavers.

Leeds Arts University

Leeds Arts University

Improving access, performance, experiences and progression for care leavers.

Leeds Arts University will support care leavers interested in applying to study there as well as care leavers who are already studying there.

Leeds Beckett University

Leeds Beckett University

Improving access, performance, experiences and progression for care leavers.

Leeds Beckett University will support care leavers interested in applying to study there as well as care leavers who are already studying there.

Leeds City College

Leeds City College

Improving access, performance, experiences and progression for care leavers.

Improving access, performance, experiences and progression for care leavers.

Leeds College of Building

Leeds College of Building

Improving access, performance, experiences and progression for care leavers.

Leeds College of Building will support care leavers interested in applying to study there as well as care leavers who are already studying there.

Leeds Trinity University

Leeds Trinity University

Improving access, performance, experiences and progression for care leavers.

Leeds Trinity University will support care leavers interested in applying to study there as well as care leavers who are already studying there.

Liverpool FC Foundation

Liverpool FC Foundation

Work placements over 12 weeks. Expenses paid.

From January 2019, a place will be provided on the employability programme (three days a week) supplemented by two days working within the Community Development Unit.

Liverpool John Moores University

Liverpool John Moores University

Widenening care leavers access to the University through information, advice and support, and providing practical support to care leavers while they are studying at the University.

Through the John Lennon Imagine Awards scheme.

Manchester International Festival

Manchester International Festival

Work experience placements with guaranteed volunteer placements at Manchester International Festival 2019 and access to traineeships within MIF and partner organisations.

To provide work experience for 5 care leavers.

Manchester Museum

Manchester Museum

Work placement over 12 months. Expenses paid.

An opportunity exists within Manchester Museum for a care leaver to undertake a 12 months’ work placement.

Mary Rose Museum

Mary Rose Museum

Work placement (4 months).

Working alongside our friendly Guest Relations Team at the entrance to Portsmouth Historic Dockyard.

Micah Liverpool

Micah Liverpool

Micah Liverpool Volunteer Programme.

Set up by Liverpool Cathedral, Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King and St Bride’s, Micah Liverpool helps people out of poverty.

NFA Group

NFA Group

A fair salary and combined training with hands-on experience of working in a real working environment.

Positive Outcomes Apprenticeship Programme

Norwich Cathedral

Norwich Cathedral

2 volunteering work placements with Norwich Cathedral.

One placement as a verger for up to 20 hours per week. One placement as an estates assistant for up to 20 hours per week.

Norwich City Council

Norwich City Council

Work experience placements in Human Resources and Learning, Elections and Grounds Maintenance.

Norwich City Council is offering 3 short term work experience opportunities of 3 - 8 weeks’ duration.

Norwich City Football Club

Norwich City Football Club

Apprenticeships

Norwich City Football Club will ensure that all Club non-football Apprenticeship vacancies are circulated to relevant groups supporting care leavers.

Nottingham City Council

Nottingham City Council

Ensuring that care leavers continue to be given priority banding for social housing within Nottingham City

Nottingham City Council's commitment to the Care Leaver Coveant.

Nottingham Forest Community Trust

Nottingham Forest Community Trust

Btec Level 2 First Certificate In Sport and volunteering in The Forest Sports Zone

2 places on Btec Level 2 First Certificate In Sport (full time education). Plus a volunteer position in the sports facility The Forest Sports Zone.

Nottingham Playhouse

Nottingham Playhouse

Front of house volunteering for two care leavers during the busy Christmas Pantomime season.

Front-of-house volunteering during the pantomime season for two care leavers to work alongside the existing team of volunteers. Volunteering may lead to opportunities for paid employment.

Oaklands College

Oaklands College

Ensuring close partnership working with the virtual school to provide cohesive and holistic support

Oaklands College is a further education college in Hertfordshire, England, established in 1991

Office for Students

Office for Students

6 months paid internship with the Office for Students 2019

Administrative internship. The role requires a sufficient level of core and ICT skills.

People’s History Museum

People’s History Museum

Part time work placement within a busy museum.

The People's History Museum (PHM) in Manchester is the national museum of democracy, telling the story of its development in Britain: past, present, and future.

PGL

PGL

Up to 1000 Job opportunities in catering, hospitality, housekeeping and retail within a national network of 16 activity centres

PGL is the UK’s leading outdoor education provider, delivering inspirational learning through adventure.

Poundland

Poundland

Job opportunities with Poundland in the West Midlands – November 2018

These opportunities will be available from November/ December 2018 and open to care leavers in Sandwell, Walsall and Wolverhampton.

Reconomy Ltd

Reconomy Ltd

A friendly, growing business that has a wide range of functions such as accounts, marketing and customer service. Applicants can opt for a phased, job shadow opportunity with their PA

2 paid Internship opportunities in Telford

Rolls-Royce

Rolls-Royce

STEM work placements for three care leavers.

Rolls-Royce will take three care leavers (16-19) on a week’s STEM work experience placement from January 2019.

Roundhouse Theatre

Roundhouse Theatre

Performing arts and music training and volunteering.

The Roundhouse is a hub of inspiration where artists and emerging talent create extraordinary work and where young people can grow creatively as individuals.

Roundhouse Theatre

Roundhouse Theatre

Discounted theatre tickets.

The Roundhouse is offering looked after children and care leavers free / discounted tickets to Roundhouse produced events.

Royal Veterinary College

Royal Veterinary College

Work experience within the Royal Veterinary College.

Two work experience places each year of six weeks’ duration.

Royal Victoria Country Park

Royal Victoria Country Park

2x Work placements.

The Royal Victoria Country Park is a country park in Netley, Hampshire, England, by the shores of Southampton Water.

Salford City College

Salford City College

Making care leavers exempt from essential course cost and supporting them with essential uniform and kit

Salford City College is one of the most successful colleges in the North West

Science Museum Group

Science Museum Group

Two paid internships and three volunteering opportunities

Paid and unpaid employment opportunities within the five member museums

Sheffield Hallam University

Sheffield Hallam University

Giving care leavers priority status, reassurance and security when applying to and staying in university allocated halls of residence through our 365 day accommodation guarantee; access to residential support co-ordinators; and moving in day support and guidance

Sheffield Hallam University is a public university in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England

South Thames College

South Thames College

All Children Looked After and Care Leavers will be allocated a support worker during their study programme, who will support them whilst they are studying at the college and sign post to the relevant support. • Ensuring that Children Looked After and Care Leavers have access to additional support, which includes welfare, counseling, careers information advice and guidance and learner support, whilst enrolled at the college.

It was founded in 1895, funded by a tax on whiskey! Students had to pay what was then a substantial fee of £1 a term for day classes

Squire Patton Boggs UK LLP

Squire Patton Boggs UK LLP

Providing care leavers with opportunities to enter the world of work through meaningful work experience placements

Squire Patton Boggs is an international law firm with 47 offices in 20 countries

St Christopher’s

St Christopher’s

Administration Trainee

You will provide reception service within the London Administration Team, undertaking tasks under the supervision of the Office Manager and other directors and senior managers of St Christopher’s as required.

The Big House

The Big House

Healthy eating workshops

Monthly “Cook Up” events where young people can take part in healthy eating workshops and prepare a meal to share with other members of The Big House and guests.

The Big House

The Big House

Open House Project - an intensive 12-week programme of life skills and employability workshops.

The Open House Project runs twice a year. It is an intensive 12-week programme of life skills and employability workshops, drama sessions and rehearsals, and 3 weeks of public performance.

The Grand Hotel – Brighton

The Grand Hotel – Brighton

Three x3 months’ placements in maintenance, concierge and catering.

The Grand Brighton is an iconic Victorian property that is steeped in British history and stands on Brighton’s famous seafront.

The National Network for the Education of Care Leavers (NNECL)

The National Network for the Education of Care Leavers (NNECL)

Inform, connect, support and champion the work of professionals enabling further and higher education progression for care leavers, so that it reflects the most effective practice, research evidence and high aspirations;

Higher Education Activities and Resources for Care Leavers, Children in Care and Those Who Support Them.

The Old Vic

The Old Vic

Front Line scheme which gives 16–25 year olds the opportunity to discover more about careers in theatre and develop key transferable skills through paid placements with our Front of House team

The Old Vic Theatre - Front Line Facilitators

University of Bradford

University of Bradford

Improving access, performance, experiences and progression for care leavers.

The University of Bradford will support care leavers interested in applying to study here as well as care leavers who are already studying here.

University of Huddersfield

University of Huddersfield

Improving access, performance, experiences and progression for care leavers.

The University of Huddersfield will support care leavers interested in applying to study there as well as care leavers who are already studying there.

University of Leeds

University of Leeds

Improving access, performance, experiences and progression for care leavers.

The University of Leeds will support care leavers interested in applying to study there as well as care leavers who are already studying there.

University of Leicester

University of Leicester

Offering Care Leavers access to 365 day university accommodation and offering discreet reassurance and pastoral support from a student Residential Advisor in their accommodation site on request.

The University of Leicester is a public research university based in Leicester, England

University of Nottingham

University of Nottingham

A support package especially designed to help you access, study and succeed at the University of Nottingham.

University of Nottingham will give special consideration in the admissions process.

University of Salford

University of Salford

To prioritise Salford Advantage bursaries (£1000 per annum) and Salford Support Fund monies to care leavers to both reward aspiration and to help students where in real need. To provide money and budgeting advice so that care leavers at the university make the most of their money and are prepared for their future lives.

The University of Salford, Manchester is a public research university in Salford, Greater Manchester

University of Sunderland

University of Sunderland

Widenening care leavers access to the University through information, advice and support, and providing practical support to care leavers while they are studying at the University.

The University of Sunderland will support care leavers interested in applying to study there as well as care leavers who are already studying there.

University of Winchester

University of Winchester

Continue to work closely with Hampshire Children’s Services, Hampshire Virtual School and Hampshire Fostering Network, alongside other local organisations; to support raining conferences and award ceremonies enabling social workers and foster carers to support the educational progression of their care experienced young people

The University of Winchester is a public research university based in the city of Winchester, Hampshire, England

Volition Community

Volition Community

Work / volunteering experience at Manchester Cathedral.

Volition Community is offering volunteering / work experience placements for two care leavers within the Volition team at Manchester Cathedral.

W H Bence Coachworks Limited

W H Bence Coachworks Limited

12 weeks’ work placement with a manufacturer of specialist vehicles and trailers.

W H Bence Coachworks Limited are experts in the design and build of specialist vehicles and trailers.

Wakefield College

Wakefield College

Improving access, performance, experiences and progression for care leavers.

Wakefield College will support care leavers interested in applying to study there as well as care leavers who are already studying there.

West Suffolk College

West Suffolk College

A bursary scheme made accessible to our Children in Care by informing Social Work Teams when the application stage is open. We support our care leavers with applying for funding and assist them with meals at lunch time, stationary, course equipment and uniform and travel expenses

West Suffolk College is a Further Education college in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk