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  • Our employment support service is designed to assist you to reach your potential. This service can be carried out at your home, over the telephone or from a mutually convenient place.

     

    Assistance available includes, but is not limited to:

     

    • CV writing and interview techniques
    • Job searching/applications - Need support finding the right job for you?
    • Apprenticeships - Would you like to earn whilst you learn?
    • Voluntary work/ work Experience -Are you thinking about work but not quite ready?
    • Self-employment - Looking to become your own boss?
    • Education and training: -Are you looking to change career?
    • In work support… Do you want to develop your career?

     

    Maybe you need more confidence with interviews, or you need to make your CV shine. To get in touch with your work coach today to start your journey please fill in the form below.

     

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  • Is something holding you back from achieving your personal goals?

     

    We can help.

     

    GOALS is the ideal course if you want to find employment, improve your career or progress in to education and training.

     

    The package includes:

     

    • Building confidence and self-esteem
    • FREE two day course delivered by an experience trainer
    • FREE lunch and refreshments during the course
    • Help with costs such as transport and childcare
    • Includes follow up sessions with your dedicated GRIT coach. A GRIT coach can give up to six hours of 1-2-1 support to help the customers achieve their goals.

     

    To book your FREE SPACE:

     

    • call 08006781221
    • text your name and postcode to 07787892171
    • or email betterdays@orbit.org.uk your name number and postcode

    For more information on GOALS click here.

     

    What is happening locally to you?

    Click here to see projects near you

     

  • Orbit’s employment and skills team helped Daniel to overcome a lack of confidence and social isolation by joining the local Art Society. Creating paintings alongside fellow artists has boosted Daniel’s confidence and enabled him to be much more connected in his community.

     

    "When I’m painting I feel happy, relaxed and I can be myself." - Daniel, Orbit customer, Stratford-upon-Avon

     

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    After a difficult move to a women’s refuge, customer X struggled to get her life back on track. She found it difficult going for job interviews but knew she needed to pay the bills to support her family.

     

    “I was in the job centre and I saw Orbit’s employment leaflet and thought what have I got to lose?” So she met her employment support coach (ESC) but wasn’t confident, “I’d lost my identity and my family and friends. I told her I couldn’t do it but her motivation was infectious and her encouragement spurred me on.”

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    Richard Soffe - Sussex and Surrey

    I have eight years’ experience in helping people into work, training and volunteering on various Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) contracts, previous to that I was a mortgage advisor for 8 years. In my area I offer one-to-one support to help people move into paid employment, volunteering and or training. I have access to Orbit grants, which can be used to help our customers move forward and overcome their barriers to getting back into work. A job club is also run in Hastings on Monday mornings. Happy to have informal chats to discuss how I can help.

     

     

     

    Hazel Besley - East of England

    I studied education, and have experience of working with people on an individual or group basis to support them into employment. I meet my clients one-on-one in order to get to know them and how I can support them best to achieve their goals.

     

    Jocelyn Garner - East Midlands including Rugby, Northamptonshire, Milton Keynes and Bedford

    I’ve been with Orbit for two years, and have helped many customers in this time to start businesses, find jobs, and complete training courses. Currently in the area we have projects relating to health and wellbeing and money management, as well as projects for young people and lots of other ways to get involved!

     



    Rosario Somma - Stratford-upon-Avon and Coventry

    I am an employment adviser covering Coventry, Warwickshire, and part of Staffordshire. I provide information and guidance related to employment support, including CVs, interview skills, job searching and applications as well as signposting to local projects and organisations that can support with wellbeing, debts advise etc. I also provide training including confidence building and goals setting.

     

     

     

    James Lewis- Business Administration Apprentice, based in Stratford-Upon-Avon

    I have been the apprentice for the employment team since November 2017. I phone customers to see how satisfied they are with the employment team’s service, I take calls from the CSC for  customers who want employment support, help the team with any admin tasks. I am also involved in an Apprentice Project which is aimed at improving the wellbeing of Orbit’s employees.

     

  • Looking to get into work but not sure how? Then Love London Working could be for you.

     

    Love London Working provides training and employment advice to overcome the barriers to getting into and staying in work. The Love London Working team will support you all the way from offering training opportunities to financial support through to developing key skills like IT and work related training.

     

    We also offer individual support with:

     

    • job applications
    • writing CVs an cover letters
    • interview skills and practice.

     

    No matter how long you’ve been out of a job or what barriers to work you may be facing, such as health, disability or single parenthood, our team can assist you.

     

    Follow this link to access job opportunities in the Bexley Area.

     

    Love London Working is a three -year London-wide programme led by Affinity Sutton, in partnership with 15 housing associations. However, you don’t need to be a resident to take part. So, with a dedicated team ready to help you take those first steps to get back to work, what’s stopping you?

     

    Get in touch today, phone or text 07873 917 107 or email Nikki.Cruttwell@orbit.org.uk.

     

    Love London Working is funded by the European Social Fund (ESF) programme for 2014-2020. ESF in London is managed by the Greater London Authority.

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