If you’ve been away from the workplace for a while for whatever reason, then this is the place to start looking for the best route back into employment! Whether you’re a lone parent, long-term unemployed, someone with disabilities, a school leaver who’s never been in full-time employment or have simply been on a career break, there are hundreds of organisations and schemes out there designed to equip you with the skills, knowledge and confidence to help get you back into the workplace.
The schemes available are diverse and can differ across the region, but many offer a combination of grants, funding, training, preparation for work courses, pre-employability skills boosters, confidence building and assertiveness courses as well as sector specific skills courses.
Whatever your reason for being out of the workplace, there is help and advice available.
Click on the links below to see some of the organisation and schemes available in your area:
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