Launched by the Department of Work and Pensions in 2016, the Work Routes programme has been offering specialised employability services for jobseekers. This is a national service and can be accessed by those who are unemployed via Reed in Partnership – Work Routes.
This service is designed to support you with the skills, the advice and the confidence you might need to start working. You’ll have the benefit of accessing a range of support services that will help you overcome any barriers preventing you from finding work. These services include:
- Working with a highly skilled advisor throughout the programme: The advisor will take time to understand your circumstances and your goals. You will then work together to put a plan in place for getting you into work. All your training will be arranged by your advisor.
- Skills training: If needs be, they will get you access to training that will help you develop and refresh your skills. See our courses and webinars, past and future, here.
- Health & Wellbeing: If you have a health condition or disability, they will work with you in providing support with things like pain relief, anxiety and ways of managing your health at work.
- Applications: Once you and your advisor have sourced opportunities that suit your goals and circumstances, they will work with you to help you secure a role. They can help with refreshing your CV to practicing interview questions!
- Financial help: The Work Routes programme can also help financially with costs for travel, childcare and work clothes.
- Lasting support: Your advisor will stay in touch with you even after you’ve found work. They will ensure you are happy and settled and will be at hand if you need any further support.
If this sounds like something you would be interested in to help you find employment, get in touch with them now!