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We’ve got a range of employment techniques to provide the help and advice you may need to find work. This support includes:

  • Identifying what barriers are stopping you from finding work
  • Accessing quality volunteering and work experience opportunities to develop your skills and confidence
  • Information, advice and guidance about your CV, interviews and your work life skills
  • Guidance on becoming more employable and building your career.

If you’re one of our customers affected by changes to benefits or need to increase your income to help with living costs, we can help you improve your knowledge, skills and ability to find work or get better-paid employment with Raven employment. Our programme provides one-to-one support and guidance, travel and training opportunities.

With access to guided one to one support, networking, placement and workshops you’ll have a one-stop show to gaining confidence, skills and experience to kick start your move into employment.

Working at a steady pace you can reach your goals into sustainable long-term employment or better financial situation.

Step-Up to Work

Step-up to work is a paid work placement programme hosted by Raven which helps you to gain the skills and confidence needed in a specific field. Various teams offer placements and you will get the support you need to turn skills into solid, on-the-job experience. It’s a safe and encouraging environment to gain new skills and develop your experience, preparing you for your next career step. It will also help with your future employability and the skills needed for the application and interview process for your next role. We’ve got a 79% success rate of people moving into permanent work roles. Placements are for 12 months and are available to anyone from the local community looking for work who has been unemployed for at least three months. See vacancies for any current opportunities.

Other employment support

We’ve now finished our two EU funded programmes working wider with the community supporting people into work.

If you aren’t a Raven customer we hope to have new projects working widely with our local communities to support your work progression.

To find out more about our employment support programmes please email employment@ravenht.org.uk. Or complete the employment support self-referral form through your MyRaven online account.

Employment self-referral form

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