Our service aims to help all clients grow in confidence, source vacancies and opportunities that are right for them and prepare a journey plan that is designed with their specific needs in mind, to help them progress towards their ultimate goal.
A client recently registered with the service who had very low confidence. During one-to-one information, advice and guidance sessions they disclosed that they had autism, and they felt that due to the nature of their condition, and its potential limitations, they had less chance of being successful in securing employment. This left the client feeling a sense of discomfort in their own capabilities.
Sefton@Work was able to organize a paid work placement with one of our trusted supportive employers. The client has been on placement for just over one month and feedback from the employer has been positive.
Sefton@Work continues to offer in-work support and the employer has already expressed an interest in offering a permanent position upon completion of the placement.
Sefton@Work recently supported a client who had been referred to the service by Sefton Council's Care Team. The client, who was also known to Sefton Youth Offending Team, was looking to make a fresh start but disclosed to that they had anxiety travelling into certain areas of the borough and mixing with groups of peers.
The client expressed a desire to work within the construction industry but had no qualifications or experience. Sefton@Work sourced individual 1-2-1 training for them and with support they have now successfully completed their Level 1 Health & Safety in Construction. Sefton@Work was also able to obtain the relevant right to work documentation for the client in preparation of them entering the workplace.
Sefton@Work is currently supporting the client to obtain a CSCS qualification so they can take their first steps into employment and are in talks with local construction companies about a potential opportunities.
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