Working across the Liverpool City Region, specialist Employment Officers will work in partnership with Job Centre Plus to support both employers to fill their vacancies by bridging skills gaps through sector training and with individuals wanting to make a difference & take the opportunity of a rewarding career in care.
The delivery of both face to face and virtual workshops to make customers aware of what it is like to work in the care sector. Who receives care and the varied job roles required to support them. Over 30 different care roles and many more ancillary roles.
Matching the values and behaviours required by employers to individuals wanting to work in Care.
It’s a great job. Are you a good fit? Transferable skills you may have gained from working in a range of backgrounds e.g. the military, hospitality or retail.
Identifying skills gaps for each customer based on their sector knowledge. People from all kinds of backgrounds have the right skills to work in social care. Lived experience, fresh ideas.
Creating links with employers with vacancies to understand the skills they require within their workforce and to support individuals through the recruitment process.
Training & Routeways
Working with local training providers to design and deliver bespoke training programmes based on employer needs. Providing a One Stop signposting service for all pre-employment and skills training being delivered across Liverpool City Region
Providing intensive matching and job brokerage to employers in the Health & Social care sector. Supporting employers to access additional skills funding and marketing job opportunities to a wider more diverse workforce.
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 18 or over in order to access support.
If you are an employer looking to work with us in order to recruit new staff within the Health & Social Care sector or 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 please complete the form below.