At Beam, we are fully committed to empowering care leavers, a talented yet underserved group of young people and adults facing unique challenges on their path to independence. As a care leaver-friendly employer, our unwavering dedication is to ensure their success.
As a testament to our commitment to the Care Leavers Covenant, we are delighted to offer guaranteed interviews, provide constructive feedback, and offer comprehensive employment support to all individuals considered care leavers or those with care experience who meet the essential criteria for the role.
In addition, we will offer:
- Quarterly Interview Training Workshops: Our workshops are tailored to develop essential interview skills, enhancing care leavers’ confidence and competitiveness in the job market.
- CV Support: We provide comprehensive assistance in crafting and refining CVs, ensuring that care leavers effectively present their skills and experiences to prospective employers.
- Feedback: Care leavers will receive regular, constructive feedback on their progress, empowering them to make informed decisions and continual improvements.
- Buddy System: Each care leaver who joins Beam will have access to a dedicated buddy or mentor who provides guidance, encouragement, and a supportive network to help them navigate the challenges of employment and housing.
- Opening Routes to Frontline Work: Beam is dedicated to opening pathways to meaningful, frontline work opportunities within our organization. Care leavers can explore caseworker roles in London and Manchester, as well as entry-level operations positions in the same locations.
- Career Development Plan: We work closely with care leavers to create individualized career development plans, identifying their goals and the necessary steps to achieve them.