If you are unemployed or lacking skills you may be offered support by our Education, Training and Employment service.
The service supports offenders by:
- Discussing learning and employment opportunities
- Helping you create an effective CV and gain confidence with interview skills
- Finding local jobs
- Providing advice on finding appropriate training courses
- Providing advice and support with telling employers about your criminal convictions
- Supporting you to stay motivated to achieve agreed goals
- Referring you to other organisations who could offer you expert advice, support or funding.
How will Education Training and Employment help me?
If you are referred to Education Training and Employment (ETE) you will get the following services:
- An employment skills assessment and action plan
- Information, advice and guidance
- Support into training courses
- Help with gaining qualifications
- Support with work experience
- Help with jobsearch and contacting employers
- Job applications, CVs, interview preparation
- Support into jobs and during the first few weeks of work.
This support will not affect any benefits you are claiming
You will have an experienced personal ETE adviser who will:
- Listen to your individual needs
- Identify existing skills and help develop those you will need
- Offer confidential, one-to-one advice
- Help you reach your personal goals and support you in whatever is realistically achievable
- Work with local employers, training and educational providers to establish appropriate solutions for you.
On your side, we would ask you to please keep your appointments and call us if you are unable to attend or need to re-arrange.