DWP: Job Finding Support (JFS) – Awareness for External Partners

Written by the Department for Work & Pensions What is JFS? Job Finding Support (JFS) is part of the ‘Plan for Jobs’ announced in July 2020 and is designed to help those who have recently become unemployed (up to 13 weeks), who may not need extensive support but would benefit from personalised support and advice…

A review of Opportunity Sheffield’s Welfare to Work Recognition Event on Weds 9 Dec

With the intention of highlighting some of the positives to emerge from a challenging year, Opportunity Sheffield organised a welfare-to-work recognition event on Wednesday 9th December. Sheffield City Council’s employment and skills service invited partners and other employability stakeholders from across the city to join the online discussion and celebration event via Zoom. Almost 90…

National Careers Service appointments available in Sheffield

Written by the National Careers Service The National Careers Service is a free service which encourages and inspires people at every stage of their working life, right from those joining the world of work for the first time. Through online tools, webchats, and telephone appointments, we help people to improve their job prospects and take…

Think more positively with Zest’s Enable Online programme

Zest is launching Enable Online – a motivational and positive thinking programme for mental wellbeing. Free sessions will take place via Zoom on Mondays and Thursdays from 26 November. Get in touch Email: richard.tinsley@zestcommunity.co.uk

39 new council apprentices set to learn a trade

Written by Sheffield City Council To create more opportunities for local young people, 39 new apprentices have joined Sheffield City Council this week, bringing our total number of apprentices up to nearly 100. Ranging from age 16 to 21, male and female, our apprentices will learn a trade on the job, to become electricians, gas…

Job vacancy: Keyworker – Work & Wellbeing Coach (Zest)

£21,000 – £24,500 dependant on experience We are looking for a motivated, extremely organised individual who can coordinate and deliver group-based activities which involves working in partnership with multiple organisations and staff to; facilitate, promote and recruit individuals onto our programmes. Responsible for specific projects within the department as the main lead, to liaise with…

Sanctuary Housing offers £1,000 grants for Shiregreen community projects

Sanctuary Housing has launched Shiregreen Community Chest, a new initiative offering small grants for projects that support and help local residents. Partners and groups can bid for up to £1,000 for projects that benefit people in Shiregreen. Projects have to be delivered by the end of March 2021 – those that support the community during…

Opportunity Sheffield Apprenticeship Bulletin – Fri 3 July

Opportunity Sheffield is circulating a weekly bulletin featuring live vacancies for apprenticeships to be delivered by Sheffield City Council, in its role as an Ofsted Grade 2 training provider. To view the Opportunity Sheffield Apprenticeship Bulletin for Friday 3rd July, please click on the download button below.

Endorphins Group seeks referrals for keyworker activity

The Endorphins Group is seeking referrals for its Pathways to Success employment support programme. The provider is working as a sub-contractor on Sheffield City Council’s ESF Pathways programme, wit two keyworkers active in the city and able to provide 1-2-1 support.