We’re pleased to announce that the Young Innovators Awards 2021/22 will be opening on the 14th of June and, on the 15th of June, we will be hosting a briefing event that will provide information about the awards, eligibility criteria, the application process and timelines.
Innovate UK’s Young Innovators programme, which includes annual awards for young people with creative and ground-breaking business ideas and a high-profile #IdeasMeanBusiness campaign, is a partnership with the Prince’s Trust, with activities delivered by KTN and Innovate UK Edge.
Date: Monday 14th June – Friday 18th June 2021 Location: Online – Microsoft Teams
Are you aged 18-30? Not in full time education, employment, or training?
The Prince’s Trust, in partnership with projects and employers in the East Midlands are offering FREE ONLINE employability training and privileged access to LIVE VACANCIES, giving you a fantastic opportunity to start a career within Health & Social Care.
You can expect:
An introduction to life in health and social care
Understanding of the roles and responsibilities available
Learning the values, skills, and attitudes required for a job in health and social care
Online CV support and interview advice
Multiple speed interviews for live vacancies
Up to 6 months of mentoring support
This programme does not impact your benefits
Interested? Limited places available
Register your interest by: Email: email@example.com
or text: “H&SC and your name” to Hannah on 07766074936
Get Ready Online
Date: Monday 5 July Location: Online – Microsoft Teams
A 4 day programme to improve your confidence, skills and motivation
• Learn about managing your mental health and wellbeing, and even your finances
• CV support and interview advice
• Up to 3 months progression support if wanted
This programme will be open to anyone aged 16 – 30, who are not in education, employment or training and looking to improve their confidence, skills and motivation.
The programme will start on Monday 5th July and is spread over 4 days with a 90 minute session each day, ran via Microsoft Teams (which is a free app the young people would even download onto their phones).
Session 1 – Getting to know you and icebreaker activities
Session 2 – Mental Health and Wellbeing
Session 3 – Budgeting and Finances
Session 4 – Employability: CV’s, cover letters and interview tips
We will then also be offering tailored 121 sessions with each young person who may require further support.
If you’re a career changer interested in teaching, you won’t want to miss this free webinar!
It will discuss how your transferable skills could be invaluable in teaching and how the Transition to Teach programme could support you as you train to teach; the webinar covers eligibility, routes into teaching, financial assistance, subject knowledge and more.
Please note that a degree is required to train to teach. Discover eligibility requirements, and more, at https://www.transitiontoteach.co.uk/.
Secure your guaranteed job interview by completing a Sector-Based Work Academy programme.
Fully funded by the UK Government, our pre-employment training courses are built with the purpose to ensure you gain a new skillset and qualification to begin or expand your career journey. The qualification you will receive can be up to Level 2, which is equivalent to a GCSE C grade.
Inspired to Care are working with adult social care employers across Leicestershire to find talented new care professionals. Do you love going the extra mile to make people feel valued and respected? Do you enjoy helping friends and family? Could you extend this help to people who need care and support in your community? Would you love a job where you can make a real difference to peoples’ lives? Care professionals work with people with a wide range of needs and abilities to support them to live independent and fulfilling lives. You can find out what a typical day in the life of a care professional looks like by heading over to inspiredtocare.co.uk/working-in-social-care.