Jobs & training

Jobs & training

The National Careers Service are connected to a plethora of organisations offering learning, training and employment opportunities across the region, as well as in  the Lyng area.

If you would like some additional support, their qualified Careers Advisors would be happy to conduct a 121 career management session by telephone helping you to identify which career path you might like to pursue, assist with CV building and much more.

Ongoing support is available for up to 12 months and Career Advisors can refer you onto suitable courses for learning (if required) and present you with a range of job vacancies, which you can apply for relating to your skills set. They also hold regular webinars as a gateway to learn more about certain sectors before applying for those learning or job opportunities, for example preparing potential applicants to work in various sectors, Care, Civil Service, Self-Employment, as well the Kickstart webinars they are currently running.

If you are interested in finding out more please don’t hesitate to call the landline number below, to book an appointment directly with the booking team on 0800 100 900

National Careers Adviser (Black Country)

Prospects Services | Black Country House | Rounds Green Road | Oldbury | West Midlands | B69 2DG

 www.prospects.co.uk | http://careersinspiration.co.uk | Facebook YouTube Twitter Instagram For more information visit https://nationalcareers.service.gov.uk/ or call the National Careers Helpline on 0800 100 900

 


The Lyng Estate Job Club.    CURRENTLY SUSPENDED DUE TO COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS

The Job Club, was established in partnership with employment development agency, SWEDA, to operate on Tuesdays, from 1-3pm, at the Good Shepherd with St John Church of England Church on Lyttleton Street, West Bromwich and was set up to provide valuable support to residents from the Lyng estate looking to find employment. The sessions, are available on an appointment only basis and provide residents with a range of advice and training covering everything from how to use a computer to interview preparation techniques.

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Alternately:-

If you are unemployed and living on The Lyng, then Sandwell Employment Network can help you get back into work. They will offer you individual help and support to get the right job.

You will get advice on CV preparation, application forms, interview techniques and looking for employment. To find out more, call 0121 569 2146.

The local partners of Sandwell Employment Network can also offer advice to jobseekers. They are:

• SWEDA, at The Business Centre in Church Street, West Bromwich. Contact them on 0121 525 2558  or email sweda@sweda.org.uk  You can also visit their website at www.sweda.org.uk

 • Think Local, at The Job Shop, 13 Bull Street, West Bromwich. Contact them on 0121 500 1450 or email enquiries_recruitment@sandwell.gov.uk

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Youth Project Vacancies

 

PLEASE NOTE THAT DUE TO COVID 19 WE ARE NOT CURRENTLY RECRUITING BUT IF AND WHEN WE ARE ABLE TO RECRUIT WE WILL BE LOOKING AT THE FOLLOWING ROLE:-

Part time Youth Worker

Lyng Community Association, West Bromwich

Job Title:  Youth Worker

Part time post, 5 hours per week with occasional weekend work

Salary: £10 per hour

The Lyng Community Association, a small housing association in West Bromwich has been successful in gaining a Children in Need grant to run a youth project across the estate.   We are looking for a Youth Worker with experience of working with young people aged 10-18 in either a paid or volunteer role.  The project is a youth led project, with the young people working on collective actions that affect the community, have a say on running the project and budget.

The successful candidate will be available to work on the project on Tuesday evenings from 4pm-9pm with a monthly external session held either on a Saturday or Sunday to suit the young people.

A link to the person spec and job description appear below

 

Person Spec Youth worker

Job Description Youth Worker Final

 

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