Music Study Programme L2 & L3 places available for 2020-21

Opportunity Sheffield is now recruiting for the 2020-21 Music Study Programme for school leavers, which is delivered at Red Tape Studios in the city centre. Learners can apply to join the Level 2 courses in Music Technology and Music Performance, or the Level 3 Extended Diploma in Music Technology. The Study Programme is delivered by…

New Sheffield Covid-19 grants scheme launched

Published by Sheffield City Council A new Government scheme has launched to provide funding to businesses that have not previously been eligible for Coronavirus-related support. The new scheme, which launches today (27th May) provides support to businesses and organisations that have suffered from a significant fall in income due to Covid-19 and have not been able to…

Job Bulletin Thurs 28 May – roles available during lockdown

Opportunity Sheffield is producing a regular Jobs Bulletin during the lockdown featuring current vacancies – jobs that remain available during the lockdown period. To view the Job Bulletin for Thursday 28 May please click here The majority of these roles are being broker-managed internally, with Opportunity Sheffield’s recruitment team seeking to match employers with suitable candidates….

30 participants undertake The Building Block online during the lockdown

Written by Opportunity Sheffield Although the coronavirus lockdown has led to a pause in face-to-face course delivery on The Building Block – Sheffield’s construction skills training scheme – Opportunity Sheffield has continued to deliver the learning aspects of the course online. Sheffield City Council’s employment and skills service has successfully adapted its approach to ensure…

Free NVQ L2 training with SCC for roofers, bricklayers and plasterers

Experienced roofers, bricklayers and plasterers can now undertake an NVQ Level 2 qualification with Sheffield City Council for FREE. Individuals who are actively working in the construction sector (as opposed to merely having CSCS certification) can take advantage of the incentive, saving between £1,200 and £1,500. The qualification can be completed within three months, with…

Employment and skills in South Yorkshire post-lockdown – Laura Hayfield, SCC

Written by Laura Hayfield, Acting Head of Employment and Skills, Sheffield City Council In the early stages of the Covid-19 crisis, Opportunity Sheffield – the employment and skills service within Sheffield City Council – saw a dramatic increase in the number of employers and businesses contacting our service seeking practical support. For individuals, many of…

Council care and support during COVID-19

Written by Sheffield City Council The Council’s cabinet, held virtually for the first time due to lockdown, has reported on how the Council has responded to COVID-19 across the city. We have prioritised support for those who need us most, by giving £2.4 million to our communities to help people of all ages who need…

Job Bulletin Weds 20 May – roles available during lockdown

Opportunity Sheffield is producing a regular Jobs Bulletin during the lockdown featuring current vacancies – jobs that remain available during the lockdown period. To view the Job Bulletin for Wednesday 20 May please click here The majority of these roles are being broker-managed internally, with Opportunity Sheffield’s recruitment team seeking to match employers with suitable candidates….

Job Bulletin Thurs 14 May – roles available during lockdown

Opportunity Sheffield is producing a regular Jobs Bulletin during the lockdown featuring current vacancies – jobs that remain available during the lockdown period. To view the Job Bulletin for Thursday 14 May please click here The majority of these roles are being broker-managed internally, with Opportunity Sheffield’s recruitment team seeking to match employers with suitable candidates….

Job Bulletin Thurs 7 May – roles available during lockdown

Opportunity Sheffield is producing a regular Jobs Bulletin during the lockdown featuring current vacancies – jobs that remain available during the lockdown period. To view the Job Bulletin for Thursday 7 May please click here The majority of these roles are being broker-managed internally, with Opportunity Sheffield’s recruitment team seeking to match employers with suitable candidates….

Local businesses asked to share experiences of Covid-19

Press release – Sheffield Business Response Group Sheffield Covid-19 Business Response Group is calling for businesses in the city to share how they have been affected by the Covid-19 pandemic. The Response Group is made up of Sheffield’s leading business networks and support organisations, who are working together to help address the issues local businesses…