Amid labour market challenges, referrals sought for care, cleaning, driving/delivery and warehousing jobs

Written by Laura Hayfield, Acting Head of Employment & Skills, Sheffield City Council “The outbreak of CORVID-19 has had a dramatic impact on Sheffield’s labour market, creating a difficult situation for employers, employees and jobseekers alike. Business closures, scaled-back services and social distancing practices have exacerbated the risks to the most vulnerable people in society,…

Zest for Employment: CORVID-19 update

Zest for Employment “The Zest Centre will be closed to the public from Wednesday 18th March and until further notice. We are working to ensure we can still support and maintain social contact with the most vulnerable in our community during this challenging period. Take care folks.”

Reach South Sheffield: CORVID-19 update

Reach South Sheffield “In light of the recent developments with Covid 19 we have unfortunately made the decision to close the library and all other activities/events. If you have a meeting arranged with a member of staff in the coming weeks please contact them to either re-arrange or to arrange a phone consult. It has…

AC4SE: CORVID-19 update

The Autism Centre for Supported Employment Coronavirus Update In light of government guidelines, we are unfortunately reducing our service for the foreseeable future.  We will be closing the office, although we will be monitoring emails and phone calls from home and attending only necessary meetings with clients. If you need to contact us, please phone…

Skills People Group: COVID-19 update

Rob Armitage, Sales Director, Skills People Group “It is with much regret that I am writing to confirm that until further notice all of our Pre Employment programmes have been suspended with immediate effect. We will be contacting all learners to this inform them of the same today. We have been reviewing the situation hourly…

PET-Xi is keeping spirits up with remote CPD solutions

We are in unprecedented times requiring us all to self-isolate and keep our spirits up while we are at home on our own! This is a fabulous opportunity for you to support your staff and use the time for some excellent CPD masterclasses using our fantastic interactive learning system which requires no specialist equipment, just…

Sheffield Apprenticeship Vacancies (w/c Mon 16 Mar)

There are 429 Apprenticeship vacancies in South Yorkshire this week, including 186 (4304%) in Sheffield. This is 52 more vacancies across South Yorkshire (+13.8%) and 41 more in Sheffield (+28.3%) than there were in the week commencing 2nd March. Of the Sheffield based vacancies, there are 113 intermediate apprenticeships, 65 advanced apprenticeships, 2 higher apprenticeship…

PeoplePlus: COVID-19 update

Chris Roberts, Training & Engagement Officer, PeoplePlus “Following the Government’s advice on Monday 16th March 2020, the Sheffield Skills Centre is now temporarily closed until further notice and all staff members are working from home to remotely support learners. We are sorry for the inconvenience caused and we will be in touch with every learner…

The Suit Works: COVID-19 update

Vanda Kewley, CEO, The Suit Works “In light of the recent guidelines by the government concerning the COVID-19 virus and theĀ  nature of our work at The Suit Works, we have taken the decision to close the service until furtherĀ notice. As you are all aware, this is a situation that is moving swiftly. We will…

Citizens Advice Sheffield: COVID-19 update

In the light of COVID-19, and the desire to protect and support staff, volunteers and clients, Citizens Advice Sheffield is moving to a telephone and digital service only from Wednesday 18 March. All face to face provision will be suspended Citizens Advice offices across the city will be closed. Over the next couple of days,…

The Growth Company opens up framework for ESF contracts

The Growth Company has opened up its framework to tender for ESF contracts (Skills Support for the Unemployed & Skills Support for the Workforce) in Sheffield City Region. All training providers andemployability providers are invited to apply. For more details about the funding opportunity, please click here