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Housing group roll out more free job clubs

Incommunities job clubs

Incommunities job clubs

 

Incommunities is launching four more job clubs to help local job seekers into work and training.

In Keighley, free weekly drop-in services will start at the Rainbow Centre on Braithwaite Grove on Mondays, 10am to 12noon. A second drop –in will run at the Keith Thompson Centre on Coronation Mount on Tuesdays, 9.30am to 11.30am.

The job clubs will be officially launched on 31st July (9.30-11.30am) at the Keith Thompson Centre.

A third local job club is being launched at Windhill Community Centre, Church Street on Monday (30th July) and will run every Monday, 1.30pm to 3.30 pm.

This week (18th July) Cottingley Community Centre at Littlelands will host a new Wednesday job club.

Staff from Incommunities’ Job Club Team will be on hand to give advice and support covering:-

  • sourcing job search internet sites
  • preparing CVs
  • completing job applications
  • confidence building
  • learning basic computer skills
  • accessing free training courses
  • using the Government’s Universal Jobmatch service
  • signposting people to volunteering opportunities.

They will also be able to put job seekers in touch with Incommunities’ paid six-month placement programme which is able to help job seekers build their skill levels and find permanent employment.

Adrienne Reid, Incommunities’ Assistant Chief Executive, Neighbourhoods, said: "We are aware from our customer feedback that there is a real need for this one-to-one service that helps people build their confidence levels and make the right move into work.

"Our Job Clubs are open to anyone looking for their first job, needing to develop their skill sets or wanting to get back into work after a break in their employment.

"With these new additions we will run and support 12 job clubs around the district. They are open to anyone looking for support, guidance or signposting to local services such as further training and career advice."

To find out more about our Job Clubs contact Tracy on 07837 999207 or Pam on 07983 917362.

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