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Building Better Opportunities at Headway Shropshire

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Headway Shropshire is taking part in a Building Better Opportunities Work Placement Project which is being joint funded by The Big Lottery and The European Social Fund.

The project is available for people who are unemployed or economically inactive and the aim is to improve Participants employability within the care sector by completing a 12 week work placement, Monday to Friday, 9.30am – 3.30pm (flexibility available) within our Rehabilitation and Reablement Centre. Participants will have an opportunity to:

          1. ·    Learn new skills
·    Gain experience and knowledge
·    Build on their confidence

·    As well as undertaking training related to Health and Social care.

During the 12 weeks Participants will work alongside our experienced and qualified support staff as well as having a dedicated mentor overseeing the project. Participants will learn valuable skills and experience within the care sector by:

  • ·  Completing all necessary paperwork
  • ·  Completing E-Learning in 10 different subjects
  • ·  Delivering Person Centered Care
·  Supporting Clients in activities within the Rehab Centre
·  Delivering Personal Care

The project started on the 18th of January 2017 and will carry on taking five participants for 12 week placements throughout the next couple of years.

For more information or to take part in the project please contact:

Harriet Beardsley


01743 365271

The project has received funding from the Big Lottery Fund and the European Social Fund as part of the 2014/2020 European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme in England. The Department for Work and Pensions is the Managing Authority for the England European Social Fund programme. Established by the European Union, the European Social Fund helps local areas stimulate their economic development by investing in projects which will support skills development, employment and job creation, social inclusion and local community regenerations.  For more information visit https://www.gov.uk/european-growth-funding.

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Email: admin@headwayshropshire.org.uk

Headway Shropshire is a Registered Charity (No. 1100376) and is a Company Limited by Guarantee

(No. 4884834) registered in England.