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Attend the next Sheffield’s Working Jobs Fair at Manor Lodge (Wed 15 June)

Looking for a job, career change or training prospect? Opportunity Sheffield will be hosting the next Sheffield's Working jobs fair of the year on Wednesday 15 June 10:30am-3pm at Sheffield Manor Lodge, 389 Manor Lane, S2 1UL. Meet local employers and providers including the NHS, Plusnet, South Yorkshire Police and Sheffield City Trust. Discover new … Continue reading Attend the next Sheffield’s Working Jobs Fair at Manor Lodge (Wed 15 June)

Employers uncover learning power for Learning at Work Week

Campaign for Learning and employers around the country are celebrating the 24th Learning at Work Week (16th to 22nd May) which starts today.  This year’s theme ‘Learning Uncovered’ is focused on raising the profile of lifelong learning at work, and helping everyone to uncover and share their learning powers.  Businesses this year will be empowering colleagues with thousands of … Continue reading Employers uncover learning power for Learning at Work Week

Find out about Learning at Work Week (16-22 May)

What is Learning at Work Week? Learning at Work Week is a unique annual event to build learning cultures at work. It aims to put a spotlight on the importance and benefits of continual learning and development. The Campaign for Learning coordinate LAW Week nationally and offer resources and ideas for learning & development colleagues … Continue reading Find out about Learning at Work Week (16-22 May)

Evaluation of SYHA’s Age Better in Sheffield project (CRESR)

Written by the Centre for Regional Economic and Social Research Between 2015-22, the Centre for Regional Economic and Social Research (CRESR) was the local evaluation partner for Age Better in Sheffield (ABiS), a six-year £6 million investment by the National Lottery Community Fund to reduce isolation and loneliness amongst people aged 50 or over (people … Continue reading Evaluation of SYHA’s Age Better in Sheffield project (CRESR)

Why Loneliness is the theme for Mental Health Awareness Week 2022

Written by the Mental Health Foundation (reposted) Our CEO Mark Rowland shares his own experience of loneliness, explains the theme for Mental Health Awareness Week (9 to 15 May 2022) and invites you to share your stories, break the stigma and be part of the movement to tackle loneliness. Loneliness is something that we all … Continue reading Why Loneliness is the theme for Mental Health Awareness Week 2022

Invitation to tender for ESF Pathways Interview Clothing Service: Ambition & Pathways to Success

Opportunity Sheffield has two live tenders for an Interview Clothing provider in respect of its Ambition and Pathways to success projects, which are part-funded by the European Social Fund. The Council's employment and skills service is seeking a provider to offer wraparound support to individuals who are enrolled as participants on the respective ESF-supported projects, … Continue reading Invitation to tender for ESF Pathways Interview Clothing Service: Ambition & Pathways to Success

150 jobseekers attend latest Sheffield’s Working jobs fair at EIS in Attercliffe

Opportunity Sheffield staged its third Sheffield's Working jobs fair this week (Wednesday 11 May 2022) at English Institute of Sport in Attercliffe, with over 150 jobseekers attending the event to discover current vacancies, training options and employment support opportunities. The event was attended by 34 employers from across Sheffield, representing a wide range of industry … Continue reading 150 jobseekers attend latest Sheffield’s Working jobs fair at EIS in Attercliffe

Green jobs delivery steps up a gear

From: Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy, Department for Work and Pensions, Department for Education, Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs, The Rt Hon Greg Hands MP Energy Minister Greg Hands co-chaired the first meeting of the country’s first ever dedicated group for creating UK green job opportunities. UK’s new Green Jobs Delivery Group holds inaugural meeting … Continue reading Green jobs delivery steps up a gear

Webinar: Exploring workplace design for neurodiverse employees (Tues 28 June)

Tue, 28 June 2022 11:00 - 12:00 Crown Commercial Service has partnered with SouthernsBroadstock to deliver this virtual training session via webinar. Understanding the needs of a neurodiverse workforce is a core requirement when developing a truly inclusive environment. SouthernsBroadstock will discuss the opportunities that are uncovered when neurodiversity becomes a key consideration in the … Continue reading Webinar: Exploring workplace design for neurodiverse employees (Tues 28 June)