Applications open for EN:Procure Social Mobility Grants for employment & skills via SCC

EN:Procure provides Social value Credits to support the Member social housing landlords provide either employment or community grants to support the localities that they serve.  Sheffield City Council has decided to use its credits to support up to four charity organisations based in the Sheffield area only with funding up to £2,750 towards employment and skills development, particularly in traditionally deprived areas. The…

World Mental Health Day 2021 – Sunday 10 October

Written by Sheffield City Council World Mental Health Day is on 10 October. The World Federation for Mental Health has announced that the theme for this year’s event is ‘Mental Health in an Unequal World’. Our nation’s mental health is a vital issue at the best of times, but the need for meaningful support in…

Next Engineering SR cohort starts Mon 18 Oct; awareness day on Weds 6

Opportunity Sheffield is now recruiting for the next Engineering and Manufacturing Sector Routeway.  If you could share with any interested individuals/groups, details are as follows: Awareness Session Wednesday 6th October, 11.30-12.15, Cutler’s Hall Programme Start Date Monday 18th October, Magna Duration 2-weeks training followed by 2-weeks work experience To register Email sectorrouteways@sheffield.gov.uk or call 07388…

Care Sector Routeways programme now recruiting in Sheffield

Opportunity Sheffield is seeking expressions of interest from people who would like to join its Care Sector Routeways programme, which is geared at fast-tracking unemployed people into jobs within the field. The programme consists of a five-day classroom-based training course and a two-week work experience placement with a local employer. Contact sectorrouteways@sheffield.gov.uk for more information…

JCP & SCC’s Sheffield Hospitality Jamboree (29 Sept)

Jobcentre Plus and Sheffield City Council have teamed up once again to deliver another Jobs Jamboree at the Sheffield Winter Gardens on Wednesday 29 September 10am-3pm. Local employers in the hospitality industry are planning to attend to provide jobseekers with live job vacancies, training opportunities and general advice about the sector.

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…