Employment support and training

From looking after your mental health to finding work, life is full of challenges. We’re here to make it easier for you by helping you improve your skills, training and experience.

We can help with:

  • Finding work

  • Qualifications

  • Volunteering opportunities

  • Life skills

  • Staying safe online.

Kickstart work experience

We have a wide range of opportunities with for six months paid work experience as part of the government’s KickStart scheme. You’ll also receive full on-the-job training as well as help and support with literacy, numeracy, computer skills, work etiquette and finding a job at the end of your placement. A full list of the vacancies available is on our Kickstart page.

To apply, you need to be in aged 18-24 and in receipt Universal Credit. Please speak to your Work Coach at the JobCentrePlus for more details about any roles you like, and to see if it is the right opportunity for you.

For an informal chat about the roles and the training you will receive call our Communities team on 01733 396404 or email community@crosskeyshomes.co.uk

Careers Clubs

Our Careers Clubs can help you to learn the skills you need to get into work, whether you are looking to get your first job, move to a new role, return to work after a long time or get back into work after a redundancy, we can give you tailored support to get the job you want. We can help with CV writing, applications and interview skills as well as finding opportunities to begin with.

Our Careers Clubs run in person:

South Bretton Family & Community Centre
Every Tuesday, 10.00am –12.00pm

Westwood Community Hub
Every Thursday, 10.00am –12.00pm

Places are limited and must be booked in advance.

Complete the form below or call 01733 396404 to find out more about Career Clubs or book your place.

You can also access the support of our Career Clubs online, through CKH Learning. 

 

Give your career a boost

We're working with local consultancy business, Paydata, to provide you with support to gain the skills you need to progress your career, and improve your family's prospects.

With our support you'll  identify your goals and the skills you need to achieve them. We'll also provide two years targeted, one to one mentoring support to help you on the right road for a brighter future. Our support will enable you to build their confidence, attend training and in turn progress in your career. We can even help to fund any training you decide to do!

So, if you want to take up this chance of a lifetime and are currently in work, get in touch today and find out more. You have nothing to lose and everything to gain! Just complete the form below and select the Mentoring Support option.

 

Learn my Way

Learn the basic skills you need to go digital at your own pace! Our trainers will give you the confidence you need to start using online services and keep in touch with the people that matter to you.

You’ll learn about:

  • Talking to people online 

  • Online shopping

  • Securing your personal information  

  • Creating your MyCKH account. 

Running at our Westwood Community Hub every Tuesday 10am - 12pm and our South Bretton Family and Community Centre, Redpoll Place, Bretton, PE3 9XZ, every Thursday 10am - 12pm.

To find out more and book your place complete the form below , call us on 01733 396404 or  drop us an email


Life Skills

Courses to help you take care of yourself and your family, available in person and online through CKH Learning .  

Courses available include:

  • Parenting support

  • Money management

  • Introduction to volunteering

  • Confidence building

Find out more and signup on the CKH Learning page or speak to a member of the Communities team today about how we can support you 01733 396404.   

 

To find out more about the support we can offer you to get into work, complete the form below and we will be in touch.

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