Community Projects

The Nottingham Jobs service supports many local community projects and organisations  

Our partners are based in venues across Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, Derby and Derbyshire (D2N2) and work with us to co-deliver externally funded projects:

  • Nottingham Works 4 You – for unemployed Nottingham city residents aged 16 to 24
  • Way2Work and Back2Work – for unemployed people aged 16 + across the D2N2 region
  • Pathways to Health & Social Care – for unemployed people aged 16 + to find work in the care sector
  • Community & Family Learning – for parents and older adults with limited basic skills
  • D2N2 Skills Access Hub – for employers to improve the skills of their workforce

To refer someone who you are supporting to one of our community partners please contact them directly on the details below or contact Nottingham Jobs:

0115 876 4508

jobs.hub@nottinghamjobs.com

Nottingham Works 4 You

Nottingham Works 4 You offers various activities to support young people aged 16 to 24, who are not in education, employment or training (NEET).
Support includes:
  • Job searching
  • Writing a CV
  • Completing job applications
  • Interview preparation
  • Apprenticeships and training
  • Overcoming personal barriers
To refer someone to Nottingham Works 4 You, please email jobs.hub@nottinghamjobs.com 

We are a migrant-run charity, with many years of successfully supporting refugees and migrants in Nottingham to achieve their goals of education, training and employment. We work with many partner organisations. 

We will work with 16 to 24 year olds to create an individualised plan to meet your needs. We will help you to achieve your goals through our own training programmes and by signposting you to other opportunities. 

We will have an initial meeting to discuss the support that you would like in order to meet your goals. We can help you to overcome barriers that may be preventing you to find employment, such as housing problems – this may include signposting to other organisations. We can support you with finding apprenticeship opportunities, or help you to retrain or convert your exisiting skills or qualifications.

We offer support with courses and topics such as:

  • English for Speakers of Other Languages (or, ESOL) classes
  • IT Skills Training – from the basics of using a keyboard, or doing an internet search, to more advanced skills such as using a spreadsheet or creating posters
  • Employability Skills – from a qualified, experienced employment adviser

This includes:

  • CV writing
  • Developing your confidence
  • Filling in application forms
  • Interview skills
  • Identifying volunteering or work experience placements
  • Access to experienced peer mentors

Call: 0115 979 0015

Email: enquiries@belongnottingham.co.uk

Nottingham Works 4 You is part-funded by the European Union through the European Social Fund (ESF).

 

We are a charitable company that is owned, governed and run by members of the local community; with funding from the Nottingham City Council Area Based Grant (ABG), and the European Social Fund (ESF).

We work in partnership with local organisations to support young people and adults, working one-to-one with young people, and supporting them to access training, work experience and advice with the end goal of helping them find jobs and start successful careers.

We can offer:

  • Regular meetings with a dedicated employment adviser
  • Action planning to help you move towards employment or education
  • Support to update your CV
  • Help to find suitable job vacancies
  • Support to complete job applications and prepare for interviews
  • Access to the Nottingham Jobs service

Call: 0115 975 5758

Email: admin@bestwood.org.uk

Nottingham Works 4 You is part-funded by the European Union through the European Social Fund (ESF).

We work one-on-one with young people on the Nottingham Works 4 You project, as well as anyone over the age of 29 who is under the Area Based Grant scheme across the Meadows and Clifton areas. We support these individuals to access training, work experience and advice with the end goal of helping them find jobs and start successful careers.

Whatever your employment needs, our highly-qualified, experienced and caring employment team will support you on your next step into work, training, education or voluntary placement. We’ll give you the information, advice and guidance that you need every step of the way, and will work in partnership with other organisations to find the right support for you.

The Bridges Community Trust holds the MATRIX quality mark for Careers Information, Advice and Guidance for organisations that support people into employment, education, training or voluntary work.

We can offer:

  • Regular meetings with a dedicated employment adviser
  • Action planning to help you move towards employment or education
  • Support to update your CV
  • Help to find suitable job vacancies
  • Support to complete job applications and prepare for interviews
  • Access to the Nottingham Jobs service

Call: 0115 671 0200

Email: info@bridgescommunitytrust.org.uk

Nottingham Works 4 You is part-funded by the European Union through the European Social Fund (ESF).

If you’re an unpaid carer for a family member, sibling or friend with an illness or condition; or you’re a parent aged 16 to 24 and not in education, employment or training, we may be able to help you – even if you’ve not had a formal carer’s assessment.

We can support you in receiving a carer’s assessment to ensure there is support in place for the person you’re caring for whilst you seek employment, education or training.

Our dedicated support workers will meet you regularly, and will work with you to support your journey into education or employment, on completing applications, preparing for interviews and overcoming any barriers or difficult circumstances you may be experiencing.

We can offer:

  • Regular meetings with a dedicated employment adviser
  • Action planning to help you move towards employment or education
  • Support to update your CV
  • Help to find suitable job vacancies
  • Support to complete job applications and prepare for interviews
  • Access to the Nottingham Jobs service

Call: 0115 962 9352

Email: nottinghamworks@carersfederation.co.uk

Nottingham Works 4 You is part-funded by the European Union through the European Social Fund (ESF).

We’re based in St Ann’s and work one-to-one with young people aged 16 to 24, supporting them to access training, work experience and advice with the end goal of helping them find jobs, and start successful careers.

Community Recording Studios (CRS) is a centre for creative expression, including music production, photography, video and vocal performance. It’s also a great place to get the support you need if you are unemployed and looking for training, apprenticeships, work experience, volunteering or a job.

At Community Recording Studios, you can get regular one-to-one support, CV and job application advice and help to prepare for interviews.

We can offer:

  • Regular meetings with a dedicated employment adviser
  • Action planning to help you move towards employment or education
  • Support to update your CV
  • Help to find suitable job vacancies
  • Support to complete job applications and prepare for interviews
  • Access to the Nottingham Jobs service

Call: 07921 845 763

Email: rachael.crs@outlook.com

Nottingham Works 4 You is part-funded by the European Union through the European Social Fund (ESF).

We are passionate about supporting individuals who may be disadvantaged, have barriers, including health, and individuals who haven’t benefitted from work for a while, to achieve their goals.

The Chamber offers a tailored range of support which can include:

  • Confidential advice and guidance service tailored to your needs
  • Professional CV and cover letter support
  • Individual financial planning and budgeting advice
  • Basic skills, digital skills and functional English
  • Self employment support
  • Mastering your mindset through Health and Wellbeing management and coaching
  • Work experience and work trials
  • Access to vacancies, apprenticeships and employers
  • Ongoing in-work support

Call: 0333 320 0333 (option 6) 

Email: employment.services@emc-dnl.co.uk

Nottingham Works 4 You is part-funded by the European Union through the European Social Fund (ESF).

Empleo are based in Sherwood and work with local people and community groups to support people who are at risk of being left out because they are unable to access mainstream careers services.

We support a really wide range of people; we work with school-age children to explore creative writing and thinking as ways to enhance their lives and career prospects, and with offenders, to support them back into employment. We also work with people who are unable to access online services, due to either lack of finance or opportunity.

We support a really wide range of people; we work with school-age children to explore creative writing and thinking as ways to enhance their lives and career prospects, and with offenders, to support them back into employment. We also work with people who are unable to access online services, due to either lack of finance or opportunity.

We can offer:

  • Regular meetings with a dedicated employment adviser
  • Action planning to help you move towards employment or education
  • Support to update your CV
  • Help to find suitable job vacancies
  • Support to complete job applications and prepare for interviews
  • Access to the Nottingham Jobs service

Call: 07738 306 983

Email: hannah.empleo@outlook.com 

Nottingham Works 4 You is part-funded by the European Union through the European Social Fund (ESF).

We are a community interest company which was set up in 2016, and we work with young people (aged 16 to 24) on the Nottingham Works 4 You project. We can work with you on either a one-to-one or group basis, exploring things like self-identity and personal strengths so you not only grow in confidence, but also feel “workplace ready”.

We can support all of your employment needs. We are a small, experienced and caring team which will support you on your next step into work, training, education or voluntary placement. We will work to find the right support and path for you as an individual.

We can offer you the following:

  • Regular meetings with a dedicated employment adviser
  • Action planning to help you move towards employment or education
  • Support to update your CV
  • Help to find suitable job vacancies
  • Support to complete job applications and prepare for interviews
  • Access to the Nottingham Jobs service
  • Volunteering experience
  • In-house learning

Call Jo Rice on: 07305 056 424

Email: evolvenottingham@outlook.com

Nottingham Works 4 You is part funded by the European Union through the European Social Fund.

FareShare Midlands are a food redistribution charity who save good quality food from going to waste. 

We work with young people aged 18 to 24 in the Nottingham City area in partnership with the Nottingham Works 4 You project. We offer support to access warehouse skills training, real work experience and advice, with the end goal of helping young people find jobs and start successful careers. 

Our employability programme is run out of our FareShare warehouse on the Lenton Lane Industrial Estate, Nottingham.

Our programme offer is ideal for those who are:

  • Motivated and want to learn and train on the job
  • Comfortable to travel to us at Lenton Lane Industrial Estate (NG7 2SD)
  • Furthest away from being job ready to those who are ready for work, looking to access work experience with in-house employability support and career guidance on hand
  • Wanting to develop or boost their confidence and employability skills
  • Wanting to volunteer whilst seeking employment
  • Considering a career in Warehousing and Logistics

With Nottingham Works 4 You from FareShare you can:

  • Access supervised real life, hands-on practical work experience
  • Receive ‘on the job’ skills training and ‘World of Work’ classroom learning
  • Meet new people and be an active member of our team
  • Learn new skills and gain confidence within warehousing
  • Use your communication, reading, numeracy and problem solving skills
  • Create a personal support plan with realistic steps to achieve your goals
  • Gain level 1 or 2 qualifications in Food Hygiene and Health and Safety
  • Discover yourself, strengths and skills to explore your options on next steps towards work
  • Receive career information, advice and guidance on your job and career interests
  • Get help with CV writing, job searching, application forms and interview prep

Call: 07512 570 573

Email: leeanne.glover@faresharemidlands.org.uk

Nottingham Works 4 You is part funded by the European Union through the European Social Fund.

FUEL runs employability programmes for young adults aged 16 to 24, primarily from the BAME community or those who have been involved in the youth justice system to enable them to access education and training to develop the skills needed for sustainable employment.

We work with:

  • Refugees and asylum seekers
  • Young people not in employment, education or training (NEET)
  • BAME communities
  • People without basic skills
  • Lone parents

We can offer:

  • Regular meetings with a dedicated employment adviser
  • Basic and functional skills support
  • Action planning to help you move towards employment or education
  • Support to update your CV
  • Help to find suitable job vacancies
  • Support to complete job applications and prepare for interviews
  • Access to the Nottingham Jobs service

Call: 0115 9609 139

Email: admin@fueleducation.org.uk

Nottingham Works 4 You is part-funded by the European Union through the European Social Fund (ESF).

Futures for You are based in Nottingham City Centre, and provide a wide range of support options for young people.

What can we help with?

Intensive Careers Support is for 16 and 17 year-olds who have no further education, training or job to move into after finishing their GCSEs. We’re here to help them to overcome any barriers which are stopping them getting into education or employment as well as completing job applications and preparing for interviews.

Disability Employment Support / Supported Internships – Futures can support 16 to 24 year olds who have special education needs or disabilities. Our team of friendly and experienced Employment Coaches will provide support to find meaningful work experience and to move people into sustainable jobs with the right support. Our trained staff also work with local employers to create job roles which match the abilities of young people with additional needs, to ensure that they have positive and sustainable employment opportunities.

We can offer:

  • Regular meetings with a dedicated employment adviser
  • Action planning to help you move towards employment or education
  • Support to update your CV
  • Help to find suitable job vacancies
  • Support to complete job applications and prepare for interviews
  • Access to the Nottingham Jobs service

Email: hello@futuresforyou.com

Nottingham Works 4 You is part-funded by the European Union through the European Social Fund (ESF).

We are a delivery partner for Nottingham Works 4 You, a programme of employment support for people under 24 years of age.

If you are aged 18 to 24 and looking for work or training we are able to help you.

We can offer:

  • Regular meetings with a dedicated employment adviser
  • Action planning to help you move towards employment or education
  • Support to update your CV
  • Help to find suitable job vacancies
  • Support to complete job applications and prepare for interviews

Phil Parr:

Mobile: 07738 713 989

Email: philip.parr@mtvh.co.uk

Stuart Whitehead:

Mobile: 07701 388 828

Email: stuart.whitehead@mtvh.co.uk

Nottingham Works 4 You is part-funded by the European Union through the European Social Fund (ESF).

Right Track support:

  • People with disabilities or health conditions
  • Refugees/asylum seekers
  • Women returning to work
  • People with mental health problems
  • Young people not in employment, education or training (NEET)
  • BAME communities
  • People without basic skills
  • Offenders or ex-offenders
  • Homeless or at risk of homelessness
  • People affected by substance or alcohol misuse
  • Lone parents

We can offer:

  • Regular meetings with a dedicated employment adviser
  • Action planning to help you move towards employment or education
  • Support to update your CV
  • Help to find suitable job vacancies
  • Support to complete job applications and prepare for interviews
  • Access to the Nottingham Jobs service

Call: 0115 9200 300

Email: info@rtse.co.uk 

Nottingham Works 4 You is part-funded by the European Union through the European Social Fund (ESF).

Way2Work and Back2Work

Way2Work is especially for people who are facing personal and economic barriers to finding a job such as:

  • Lack of basic maths and language skills
  • Single adult families
  • People from BAME communities
  • Over 50s
  • People with disabilities or health conditions which have a long-term and significant impact on their daily lives

Back2Work is an employment recovery programme, providing targeted and early intervention employment support to individuals across the D2N2 region whose employment status has been directly affected by the Coronavirus pandemic.

To refer someone to Way2Work or Back2Work, please email jobs.hub@nottinghamjobs.com

 

Way2Work and Back2Work partner ATTFE is a training provider that specialises in moving those into work and employment who are the most disadvantaged within their communities, and who are the furthest from the labour market.

We are based in north Nottinghamshire and the northern edge of Nottingham city, primarily within the most socio-economically challenged areas and wards, with our main bases in Sutton-in-Ashfield, and in New Ollerton and Boughton.

We provide support to individuals who are unexpectedly out of work and seeking a rapid return and to those who have been unemployed and/or economically inactive for a long time, including:

  • Information, Advice and Guidance
  • Detailed initial assessment and diagnostics
  • Accredited training and qualifications
  • Personal guidance and welfare
  • Direct job search, application and acquisition support

For more details please contact our Employability Manager, Linda Hill: L.hill@attfe.org.uk

Way2Work and Back2Work are part-funded by the European Union through the European Social Fund (ESF).

Back2Work partner Bridges Community Trust offer a one to one service aimed to build confidence and help people move forward.

Whatever your employment needs, our highly-qualified, experienced and caring employment team will support you on your next step into work, training, education or voluntary placement. We’ll give you the information, advice and guidance that you need every step of the way, and will work in partnership with other organisations to find the right support for you.

The Bridges Community Trust holds the MATRIX quality mark for Careers Information, Advice and Guidance for organisations that support people into employment, education, training or voluntary work.

We can offer:

  • Regular meetings with a dedicated employment adviser
  • Action planning to help you move towards employment or education
  • Support to update your CV
  • Help to find suitable job vacancies
  • Support to complete job applications and prepare for interviews
  • Access to the Nottingham Jobs service

Call: 0115 671 0200

Email: info@bridgescommunitytrust.org.uk

Back2Work is part-funded by the European Union through the European Social Fund (ESF).

Way2Work and Back2Work partner CTP is an award winning national training provider with over 15 years’ experience and a proven track record of delivering high quality education and training. We are also an OFSTED Grade 2, Good Provider & MATRIX accredited. We consider ourselves to be one of the country’s leading training providers in using technology to deliver assessments and courses. In order for individuals to succeed, we provide them with the necessary tools to develop their skills.

Our Nottingham training centre is based at 95 Gregory Boulevard, Nottingham NG7 5JH.

CTP specialise in providing basic skills training which includes: ESOL, English, Maths, IT and employability, we also provide employability support. We offer basic skills, functional skills, traineeships, apprenticeships and vocational training

Email Aftab Ahmed: ahmed@ctportal.org

Call: 0115 9700 701

Way2Work is part-funded by the European Union through the European Social Fund (ESF).

Derby Employment Hub is here to provide the support and advice you need to get into work. Through one-to-one personal coaching, we can help support you on your employment journey. We provide one-to-one intensive employment support to anyone struggling to find employment, especially individuals facing personal and economic barriers.

We have a variety of services to support your job search, including:

  • Activity planning – setting goals and developing your CV
  • Targeted job search and online application support
  • Interview preparation – research and interview skills
  • Volunteering, work experience and placement opportunities to improve confidence and work readiness
  • Exploring apprenticeships
  • Support and advice with self-employment
  • Support for Skills Development – accessing English, Maths and Digital Skills, short courses and language skills (English for Speakers of Other Languages – ESOL)

We support residents of Derby who are aged 16 or above and are not in any form of paid employment.

Call: 01332 640990

Text: 07917 551 621

Email: DerbyEmploymentHub@derby.gov.uk

Way2Work is part-funded by the European Union through the European Social Fund (ESF).  

Way2Work from Derby College will provide practical help and advice and create an action plan to support your needs. This may include support with:

  • CV Writing
  • Job Applications
  • Interview Planning & Practice
  • Effective Job Search Techniques

There will be opportunities to join one of our mentoring circles and explore different jobs and industries, hearing about a “Day in the Life” of a variety of employers with progression routes including access to sector-based work academies.

Call Carole Peters, Project Co-ordinator: 07710 365 790

Email: carole.peters@derby-college.ac.uk

Way2Work is part-funded by the European Union through the European Social Fund (ESF).

Way2Work and Back2Work partner East Midlands Chamber support individuals who may be disadvantaged, have barriers, including health, and individuals who haven’t benefitted from work for a while, to achieve their goals.

The Chamber offers a tailored range of support from its bases in Nottingham, Mansfield, Chesterfield and the High Peak, which can include:

  • Confidential advice and guidance service tailored to your needs
  • Professional CV and cover letter support
  • Individual financial planning and budgeting advice
  • Basic skills, digital skills and functional English
  • Self -Employment Support
  • Mastering your mindset through Health and Wellbeing management and coaching
  • Work Experience and work trials
  • Access to vacancies, apprenticeships and employers
  • Ongoing in work support

Call: 0333 320 0333 (option 6) 

Email: employment.services@emc-dnl.co.uk

Way2Work and Back2Work are part-funded by the European Union through the European Social Fund (ESF).

Futures cover the entire D2N2 region including Derby, Derbyshire, Nottingham and Nottinghamshire from existing offices and various community venues. We work with local people and community groups to help people who may require additional support into work or training through our qualified and highly experienced team of Employment Advisers.

We support a wide range of people; we work with young people to enhance their lives and career prospects, and with adults to support them to return to employment or begin their first jobs. We also work with people who need additional training before progression onto employment but offering a range of apprenticeships and AEB funded courses.

Futures work one-one with people age 16+ on the Way2Work program, supporting them to access training, work experience and advice with the end goal of helping them find jobs and start successful careers. Futures has a team of 9 Business Engagement Managers as part of the team who work with employers across the region to create and secure jobs for our clients.

We are a not for profit company which means that whilst we are a business, our aims are socially-driven rather than to maximise profit and we reinvest any money we make back into the business and we support the local community by providing a range of grants to local organisations.

Call: 08000 85 85 20

Email: hello@the-futures-group.com 

Way2Work is part-funded by the European Union through the European Social Fund (ESF).

Way2Work and Back2Work partner Inspire provide learning and employability support for all Nottinghamshire residents. Whether you’re interested in learning a new skill, meeting new people, gaining confidence or improving your employability prospects – we are here for you.

Working across Nottinghamshire’s libraries and young people’s centres, we provide accredited training in a wide range of skills including Maths, English, IT, Employability qualifications (all up to level 2), as well as wrap-around support to help you progress into work, such as CV building, job-search and preparing for an interview. We’re proud to be part of the Way2Work programme which will support over 1,000 residents to move towards work or gain employment. If you are not in work and are over 16, contact us to find out more.

Our Distance Learning programme enables you to learn from the comfort of your own home. A personal tutor/mentor will work with you to identify and support your needs. You may be allocated a laptop, if you don’t have one, to ensure that you have the technology you need to access this learning. In this innovative programme, you will work towards qualifications up to level 2 without having to leave your own home!

Our full-time Study Programme is for young people aged 16-24 who are interested in gaining qualifications and embarking on a new career. Visit our page to find out more about our exciting, nationally recognised courses.

Call: 01623 677 200

Email:  learning@inspireculture.org.uk

Way2Work and Back2Work are part-funded by the European Union through the European Social Fund (ESF).

Way2Work partner Nottingham City Homes are committed to helping our residents who are looking for work, to find work. We offer a variety of opportunities to help tenants and residents find a job. This includes practical support such as CV writing and interview skills, training opportunities and work experience through a variety of projects and pathways.

We’re joining Nottingham City Council and partners across the region to deliver a new programme called Way2Work.

If you live in Nottingham and want to return to work or training after a long time out, we can help. We offer a range of support services to help address the challenges you may be facing in finding work, including;

  • Help with CV writing
  • Applying for jobs
  • Support with completing application forms
  • Signposting to job opportunities
  • Advice on the local training options and courses that are available
  • Life-skills support such as financial advice

The programme is specifically aimed at unemployed people who face multiple barriers to work including those without basic maths and language skills, single adult families, people from BAME communities, the over 50’s, and people with disabilities or health conditions which have a long-term and significant impact on their daily lives.

Email: employability@nottinghamcityhomes.org.uk

The Way2Work Project is part-funded by the European Union through the European Social Fund (ESF).

The Way2Work Team is part of Nottingham City Council, Children’s Integrated Services. We are an experienced team of Family Support Workers with a variety of experience working in Early Years, Parenting, Housing, Domestic Abuse, Education, Health, Youth Justice, Social Work, Benefits and Employment Coaching.

The team is committed to improving the lives of children and families across the city by providing the right support at the right time.

Call: 0115 883 9782

Way2Work is part-funded by the European Union through the European Social Fund (ESF).    

Way2Work and Back2Work partner The Prince’s Trust are the UKs leading youth charity.

We work all over the UK and are able to adapt what we do to focus on the needs of the each region, bringing strong local knowledge  and locally based staff to support you, where you live and your community.  Our East Midlands team works in Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire, and also in Leicestershire and Lincolnshire.

  • We work with delivery partners across the UK to offer hundreds of free courses, grants and mentoring opportunities to inspire young people to build their confidence and start a career. We are here to support you to achieve your full potential, overcome any barriers you may face, while building your confidence and motivation to move forward and achieve your term goals.
  • Many of our courses are offered in partnership with local employers which can lead to work experience and employment. For those who are interested in becoming their own boss, we have a self-employment programme.
  • We provide one to one support from our team of mentors, as well as group sessions. Following on from programme completion, our progression Mentors will continue to support you as you move to the next stage of your journey. This could be tailored to help you as you aim for work or further education, or to help you as you start work and adapt to being part of the workforce.
  • We support Young People aged from 13 to 30 years

Joining the Prince’s Trust has been a genuinely life changing experience for many of the young people we have worked with.

Email: way2work@princes-trust.org.uk

Way2Work and Back2Work are part-funded by the European Union through the European Social Fund (ESF).

Pathways to Health & Social Care

The Pathways to Health & Social Care project supports people living in Derby, Derbyshire, Nottingham and Nottinghamshire (D2N2) who are looking for work, or are interested in training and working in the Health and Social Care sector.

Our dedicated advisers can support people to access training and explore the range of flexible job roles in the Health and Social Care sector.

There is a wide-range of guidance & support available to you within Pathways, including:

  • CV Help & Guidance – how to cover a lack of experience on your CV, how to address gaps in employment, etc.
  • Application Forms – how to complete personal statements on job applications
  • Interview Preparation – advice and guidance in preparing for common interview questions, and how to present yourself during interview, etc.
  • Signposting and advice on free training courses
  • Jobs Available Now! Pathways can link you to employers with available job roles and careers
To refer someone to the Pathways to Health & Social Care project, please email phsc.admin@nottinghamcity.gov.uk

 

The Prince’s Trust is proud to be partnering with the Department of Health and Social Care to help young people get into Health and Social Care. We offer two courses and mentoring support. 

Get Started is our 3-4 day course, designed for those who feel ready to start working now. You’ll learn about the Health and Social Care sector including the types of roles available and career options. You’ll also be helped with job interview preparation by being given guidance for online interviews and find out the most common interview questions for the sector. ​Finally, we’ll help set up interviews with employers who have live vacancies so you’re ready to go!​

Our ‘Get into’ course lasts 4-6 weeks and covers everything from fundamental sector training to work placements with hospitals, care providers, and other sector employers. It aims to give you a real insight into what working in a Health and Social Care environment is actually like. ​In this course, you’ll be prepared for job interviews by learning how your life experience can be shaped into great interview answers, your confidence will increase, and you’ll practice interviews with us before you get to the real thing!​!

We offer Mentoring to everyone on both of our Health and Social Care courses, and for anyone who works in the sector (aged 16-30). Mentoring is run by volunteers who are there to listen and problem-solve with you. When you sign up, you’ll be matched to an online professional mentor who will support you as you prepare for and start employment.

For more information, please email Jaimini.Watson@princes-trust.org.uk

The Pathways to Health & Social Care project is part-funded by the European Union through the European Social Fund (ESF).

Community & Family Learning

The Community & Family Learning project supports Nottingham City Council’s commitment to reduce unemployment, and aspiration to increase the skills levels of Nottingham residents.

Community & Family Learning plays a valuable role in engaging individuals who have low, or no formal qualifications, are under skilled or are furthest away from the labour market.

Community & Family Learning offers learning packages which:

  • Improve personal confidence for parents and children
  • Raises aspirations
  • Improves social outcomes
  • Helps people gain the skills to prepare for work
  • Are designed for parents with low skills who would not ordinarily attend a course
  • Re-engages parents with low skills into learning

A growing body of evidence shows us that community learning helps communities to achieve a range of wider social outcomes, including greater mental and physical health, active ageing, employability, self-efficacy, social action and digital inclusion. It also provides a stepping-stone to further learning, volunteering and paid work.

Community & Family Learning courses are funded by the Education and Skills Funding Agency. There are no costs to the learner if they: 

  • Are aged 19+, have been a resident in the UK/EU for 3 years +
  • Have less than 5 GCSE’s grade A-C
  • Are in receipt of benefits
  • Are a parent who needs support helping their child/ren with English, maths or keeping them safe online
To refer someone to Community & Family Learning, please call 0115 876 3533 or email learn@nottinghamcity.gov.uk 

Life Education Centre Nottingham offer health and wellbeing support, including emotional wellbeing, online safety and parenting, including:

  • Emotional wellbeing
  • Keeping your child safe online
  • Supporting transition from primary to secondary
  • Mental health – coping with anxiety
  • Using devices creatively with your child

Call: 0115 965 3916

Email: SueArcher@lecn.co.uk

Family Learning courses are funded by the Education and Skills Funding Agency.

Right Track offer employability support, including:

  • CV writing
  • Searching for jobs
  • Applying for jobs
  • Interview techniques

Family English, language and maths support is also available through Right Track:

  • Family English
  • Family maths
  • Family phonics
  • Children’s speech

Call: 07990 041 108

Email: lindsay@rtse.co.uk

Community & Family Learning courses are funded by the Education and Skills Funding Agency.

The National Ice Centre offer:

  • Family learning
  • Family financial advice
  • Personal development
  • Confidence building

Email: ryan.rathbone@national-ice-centre.com

Family Learning courses are funded by the Education and Skills Funding Agency.

Enable offer support with:

  • ESOL
  • Basic maths
  • Basic English
  • IT
  • Employability
  • Debt / budgeting advice
  • Health & Wellbeing

Call: 07597 352 948

Email: chev@enable.uk.net

Community Learning courses are funded by the Education and Skills Funding Agency.

Second Chance Learning Academy offer personal development, wellbeing and employability support, developing the core capabilities to succeed and thrive.

Available for parents, men, women, young people (19-25), and children (after school and holiday programmes).

Call: 07919 055 177

Email: harriet@equipped2succeed.co.uk

Community Learning courses are funded by the Education and Skills Funding Agency.

WEA offer:

  • Digital access
  • Problem solving
  • Digital communication
  • Being safe and legal online
  • Online transacting

Call: 0115 962 8419

Email: AWoods@wea.org.uk

Community Learning courses are funded by the Education and Skills Funding Agency.

Nottingham City Libraries offer:

  • Basic IT Skills using Library Desktop Computers
  • Microsoft Office Basics: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, email
  • Photo editing using Pixlr
  • Building websites using WordPress
  • Learners new to ESOL: if you are only just starting to learn English

Call: 07974 533 799

Email: callum.mulligan@nottinghamcity.gov.uk

Community Learning courses are funded by the Education and Skills Funding Agency.

D2N2 Skills Access Hub

The Skills Access Hub is a three-year project, which offers fully-funded skills advice and support to small and medium sized businesses based across Derby, Derbyshire, Nottingham and Nottinghamshire (D2N2).

Through the project, businesses can access fully funded impartial advice from experienced skills advisers to address current and future skills gaps. The dedicated team of skills advisers work with businesses on a one-to-one basis, to scope out skills needs and explore relevant opportunities.

To find out more, please email skillsaccesshub.admin@nottinghamcity.gov.uk
Visit the D2N2 Skills Access Hub website.

Futures can help your business grow, adapt, thrive and succeed with training, apprenticeships and recruitment solutions that meet the unique needs of people and business. Their specialist experts deliver tailored programmes to nurture talent in existing teams, and can also support businesses to introduce ambitious, bright and capable people into the organisation.

Through the D2N2 Skills Access Hub, Nottingham City Council’s IT Service offer a variety of support for local businesses, including PRINCE2 Project Management, Office 365 and Microsoft Excel. The IT Service also offer bespoke courses in Cyber Security and other digital skills, with the option to tailor courses to meet the demands and needs of your business.

With campuses across Nottingham & Nottinghamshire, Nottingham College offer training and nationally recognised qualifications, including intermediate, advanced and higher apprenticeships across a wide-range of sectors. Whether you are looking to recruit apprentices, train your existing staff or address skills gaps; Nottingham College offer a range of employer services to help businesses to overcome their skills needs and access funding support.

The D2N2 Growth Hub provides businesses in D2N2 with a single point of access to business support. The team of dedicated Business Advisers and telephone enquiry handlers have the knowledge, skills and expertise to signpost you to the right initiatives and resources to support your business growth.

The Growth Hub and Skills Access Hub work side-by-side to align delivery, ensuring businesses working with either Hub, are aware of and able to quickly access the support available through the other.

The University of Nottingham is a pioneering university that provides an exceptional research-led education. Consistently ranked among the world’s top 100 universities, the University of Nottingham offer a broad programme of MBAs, specialist training and bespoke courses. The University will use the knowledge and expertise of dedicated staff to support businesses to develop, recruit and retain their workforce, utilise graduate placements and boost productivity.

Vision West Nottinghamshire College encourages students to “stretch the boundaries” of their potential, and in partnership with local employers, helps to develop the workforce of the future. They operate on campuses in both Mansfield and Ashfield (as well as the surrounding area), and will deliver education and training across all major industry sectors from entry-level, to Senior and Management-levels. Alongside this, they offer additional learning support to those with disabilities (or anyone else who may need this).