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Working across the LCR, specialist Employment Officers will work in partnership with Jobcentre Plus to provide a service to support those made unemployed, or being made redundant from, declining sectors and assisting them to access jobs within the construction industry.

Virtual awareness

  • The delivery of virtual awareness sessions to make customers aware of what it is like to work in the construction sector.

Transferable skills

  • Identifying customer transferable skills from their previous role,

Identifying skills

  • Identifying skills gaps for each customer based on their sector knowledge

Creating links

  • Creating links with employers with vacancies to understand the skills they require within their workforce.

Bespoke training

  • Working with local training providers to design and deliver bespoke training programmes based on employer needs

Job brokerage

  • Providing intensive matching and job brokerage to employers in the construction sector once skills training is complete for those unsuccessful after training.
The service will align with existing employer engagement teams across the LCR to co-ordinate activity and to best support participants into employment.
This programme is funded by the Department for Work & Pensions. Please note that customers must be aged 19 or over in order to access support.
Should you have any further queries in relation to this Service please email [email protected]
To register as an individual interested in receiving support through this service, or as an employer interested in working with us to support recruitment please complete the form below.



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