Listening Works

Listening Works

 

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Listening Works

Listening Works - A Nationwide Independent Support Line for Care Leavers - open ears, open minds, open late.

 
Listening Works provides a range of support services for care experienced adults aged 18 – 27:
  • emotional support – someone to talk to, a listening ear
  • time and space to think through what’s worrying you
  • Information and signposting to places that can help with specific problems if that’s what you are looking for
  • suggestions about managing time, emotional health, physical health
  • befriending/ongoing emotional support with a dedicated volunteer at a set time for 6-8 weeks (some of our befrienders are care experienced adults themselves)
  • mentoring support from a volunteer mentor – long term independent support to be alongside you while you move your life along, or targeted support to help you achieve your goals in work or education
 

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How to access the service

Telephone: 0808 802 0222

Text message: 07860 065 169

Live web chat: www.family-action.org.uk/listening-works/

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Springboard

Springboard

 

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Springboard

Digital Hospitality Academy

 

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The Springboard Charity is rolling out 1 week and 3 week training programmes in their virtual hospitality academy, with an emphasis on transferrable skills and looking for jobs both inside and outside of the hospitality sector. The academy consists of:
  • On-line hospitality specific training modules including Level 2 qualifications; 
  • Group webinars with industry professionals; 
  • 1-2-1 support for cv building, interview skills and looking for a job within our network of hospitality employers but also now cross sector. 

Click here for flyer!

 
 

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The programmes are starting weekly. Follow this link to sign up: springboard.uk.net/dha/

If anyone has any questions please contact Tony Mullen – .

 

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Learning and Skills Solutions

Learning and Skills Solutions

 

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Learning and Skills Solutions

Fully funded training in Functional Skills English and Maths and a variety of vocational courses. Traineeships in construction, security, fitness and hospitality

 

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Learning and Skills Solutions (LASS) offer fully funded training in Functional Skills English and Maths and a variety of vocational courses in London, Portsmouth and Southampton. 

They offer traineeships for 19-24 year olds in construction, security, fitness and hospitality that involve:

  • -Free CSCS or SIA training
  • Certified Functional Skills English and Maths up to GCSE levels for those who have no prior qualifications
  • Employability skills  – CV writing, Interview techniques and soft skills needed in the workplace
  • Work placements
  • Progression opportunities into employment or apprenticeships

These traineeships are for young people who are unemployed and have little previous experience but who are focussed on getting into work and who don’t yet have a Level 3 qualification.

Traineeships are unpaid but LASS has committed to working to ensure that where possible expenses will be covered for care leaver trainees.

You can see more details about what LASS offers here: www.learningandskillssolutions.com

Please notes these opportunities are available for online study only.
 

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Amplified Arts Academy

Amplified Arts Academy

 

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Amplified Arts Academy

Amplified Arts Academy - Online Classes!

 

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AMP Online classes enable students to learn and develop new skills, find and foster connection with their peers, and benefit from the expertise of our industry-leading teachers – all from the comfort of their own homes!
 
We offer AMP Online classes in ACT, DANCE and VOCALS for students up to the age of 21. 
 
Head to www.amplifiedartsacademy.com to find out more.
 
 

Taking Up This Offer

Amplified Arts Academy are a signatory of the Care Leaver Covenant, and we would like to support care leavers by offering free access to places on our online classes. 

If you are interested in this offer, please email  with the subject line ‘Care Leaver Covenant’ 

 
 

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Kier

Kier

 

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Kier

Kier Group plc is a UK construction, services and property group active in building and civil engineering, support services, public and private housebuilding, land development and the Private Finance Initiative

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Kier are a Care Leaver Covenant signatory and are keen to alert Care Leavers to their Apprenticeship Recruitment Programme for 2020.  

The opportunities can be found using the link below. They cover a range of occupational areas that include Business Administration, Civil Engineering, Construction Management, Health and Safety, Highways Maintenance and Highways Design Engineering at locations throughout the country.

kier.referrals.selectminds.com/apprentices/jobs/search/2037973

Taking Up This Offer

If you are a care leaver who is interested in an apprenticeship you should apply by following the link and making an online application.  There is an option on the application form for you to advise that you are a care leaver. This will enable Kier to offer additional support during the recruitment process.

kier.referrals.selectminds.com/apprentices/jobs/search/2037973

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