9 targeted employment support projects commissioned on SCC’s ESF Pathways Ambition project

Nine new targeted employment support projects commissioned on SCC’s ESF Pathways Ambition project Opportunity Sheffield, the Employment & Skills service in Sheffield City Council, has commissioned a series of targeted employment support projects to be delivered through its Ambition Programme, which supports unemployed and economically inactive people towards and into the labour market. Bidders were…

Sign up to feature your business on the Start in South Yorkshire platform

Sheffield City Council is working in partnership with the other South Yorkshire Local Authorities in creating a regional ‘Start Platform’ – initially intended as a “one stop shop” for young people in the region to better understand the employment and skills landscape of Sheffield and surrounding areas. Opportunity Sheffield is seeking support from local employers…

Sheffield City Council’s Advance programme – employer support as furlough ends

Opportunity Sheffield, the employment and skills service in Sheffield City Council, is operating a new programme called Advance which is here to support employers and their workforce in the wake of Covid-19. Advance can offer support on all aspects of workforce skills, development and recruitment, including information, advice and guidance for employers as the furlough…

FREE business support & recruitment advice with Opp Shef’s Advance SCR programme

Local businesses seeking recruitment and workforce skills support can now register online to join Opportunity Sheffield’s Advance SCR programme. Advance SCR is an ESF-supported scheme which operates across South Yorkshire. In Sheffield, Advance SCR is a business-focused support function. Employers receive a dedicated Account Manager to provide guidance on the often-confusing range of skills and…

SCC diversity recruitment pilot; community provider briefing events in Sept

In late September, Sheffield City Council’s (SCC) Opportunity Sheffield service (Employment & Skills) will be running a pilot project aimed at attracting a greater diversity of people into SCC roles. The Council’s new leadership is passionate about making the SCC workforce more representative of the communities it serves and is trialling a short programme to…

Sector Routeways: Engineering & Manufacturing recruiting now for 20 Sept

Sector Routeways is now recruiting for its next Engineering and Manufacturing programme. The course will start on Monday 20 September for a four-week period, with two weeks of training and a two-week work placement.  Contact information To find out more please email sectorrouteways@sheffield.gov.uk