Jobs Growth Wales
Educ8 Training Ltd has recently been awarded a contract to help support young people aged 16-24 years into employment through a Welsh Government funded Jobs growth Wales Supported Employment programme.
Educ8 has secured a number of high quality 6-month job opportunities with employers in the areas of Rhondda Cynon Taf, Caerphilly and Bridgend.
During the programme, young people will work for 25 hours per week and be paid at the national minimum wage rate appropriate to their age. You will also have the opportunity of attending training with Educ8 for one day per month in order to develop vocational, basic and soft skills.
Jobs are now live for young people aged 16 – 24 in various vacancies with really high quality employers.
Do you want to work as an administration assistant or in graphic design or do you fancy working in a hairdressing salon. The choice is yours .
If you just click on the link below for further information on jobs available, you can also download the application form to apply for any of the opportunities.
Please note, all completed application forms must be emailed to Marcus Thomas at Educ8: firstname.lastname@example.org or if you need to speak to Marcus you can call him on 01443 749000.
Educ8 is happy to announce an accredited programme that we have available, through Save the Children funding, called ‘Making a Change’. The programme aims to help young people Not in Education, Employment or Training, aged 16-18, living in the borough of Caerphilly, RCT, Torfaen, Merthyr or Blaenau Gwent
The programme will allow the young people to take part in a high profile project that will help improve their local community to make it a better place to live. It will receive national interest from the press and politicians as well as the Head of Service at Save the Children.
Learners are asked to come up with issues in their local community, to decide on one which could have the biggest impact on young people in the area, and then to use their budget of £500 to make a change. Learners will also be asked to present their project to key decision makers county wide at a celebration event, in the hope their ideas can be further supported in the future.
If you are already working with young people NEET we would be delighted to work with you and offer your clients an additional qualification and the chance to be part of something really high profile and exciting (Save the Children are expecting BBC media coverage of the project).
The programme is available to 50 young people NEET in total, from the borough of Caerphilly, RCT, Torfaen, Merthyr or Blaenau Gwent duc8 will pay for all participant travel to and from centre as well as refreshments
Each project will run over 6 sessions (9:30am – 3:30pm) – allowing enough time to research, carry out the project and present their findings at a celebration event in the local community.
This is a fantastic opportunity for young people to make a change in their community and for this project to act as a catalysis for them to progress in life. Each project will be based in the local community, targeting issues that affect young people in that community.
Learners will have the opportunity to be heard by key decision makers in that area, whether that be through a video, a song, a presentation, a play or an event.
Each young person will work towards achieving the Agored Cymru Level 1 Unit in ‘Young People’s Participation- Having a Voice’
Projects to date: (1) Adventure playground in Clydach; (2) Community cafe in Llwynypia; (3) Support for a Drug Rehabilitation Centre in Caerphilly; (4) Clean up of a local park
Once we are working with them, learners are in a stronger position to progress, through a number of different projects. Most notably, Job Growth Wales, which is a funding stream that allows us to reimburse ALL salary costs for a Young Person who works between 25-40 hours per week
Educ8 will maintain contact with all young people for 6 months after the programme and will offer additional support (training/recruitment support) to ensure positive progression.
Delivery is ongoing, however this project is fully funded until the end of December so if you are working with young people or have a group in mind who could benefit from this programme, please just let me know as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.
Contact Educ8 for more information