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Ways2Work Website Maintenance

We’re spending a couple of weeks performing website maintenance on the Ways2Work website. This means that our news and calendar will not be updated while the work is ongoing. We’re sorry for any inconvenience this may cause, but we will be improving the speed and features of the website in the coming weeks. Thanks for your patience and we’ll be back with you soon. Lucy – Ways2Work 18/11/2020
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National Careers Service – Virtual Job Fair 16/11/20

On Monday, 16 November 2020 the National Careers Service is hosting a virtual job fair where they will be promoting a range of live job opportunities. As part of the event the National Careers Service will be hosting webinars on the day. You can see details of the webinars being offered and how to join them on the webinar flyer. And details of the virtual jobs fair on the jobs fair flyer.
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Vacancies for Tutors at N-Gaged Training

Due to continuous growth, N-Gaged Training is currently recruiting tutors.  Please see the job descriptions below for more details of the roles. Logistics Tutor Construction Tutor Trainee Forklift Tutor If interested in applying please send CVs to: michele.ford@n-gaged.co.uk or call 0117 971 0883 for more information.
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Ways2Work tech updates (and disruption)

Just a quick note to say that in November we’ll be changing servers for the Ways2Work website. It may cause some disruption to access and we will also be unable to update the website for a few days. Apologies for any inconvenience this may cause. We hope this work will be completed in a couple of weeks’ time. This update should make the website faster for you. After this work is complete, we’ll be updating the look and content of the website to include features for new projects.
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Business info: lockdown rules, financial support, and more

Government announces additional support for businesses As a result of the 5 November lockdown, the government has increased the economic support available to businesses. This includes the following: Furlough: Furlough has been extended until end the of March. It was initially due to be replaced by the Job Support Scheme at the start of November, but due to national lockdown, furlough will stay in place. The government will pay 80% of employees wages until the end of March, with a review in January. Mortgage holidays: Mortgage payment holidays have been extended. Borrowers who have been impacted by coronavirus and have not yet had a mortgage payment holiday will be entitled to a six month holiday, and those that have already started a mortgage payment holiday will be able to top up to six months without this being recorded in their credit
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Job Vacancy at SafeLives for a Training Coordinator

SafeLives are currently recruiting for a Training Coordinator. If anyone is interested/able to forward on to your own networks that would be hugely welcomed! Please find attached the job descriptions along with a brief outline below: Training Coordinator To provide effective and efficient coordination of resources and support for the Training team and the learners across all SafeLives’ training programmes SafeLives’ Training team develops the knowledge and skills of professionals responding to victims and survivors of domestic abuse, whether adults, young people or children. The programme includes sector leading accredited training – foundation and expert courses – for independent domestic violence advisors (Idvas) and independent domestic abuse advocates in Scotland (Idaas), independent sexual violence advisors (Isvas), domestic violence and abuse outreach workers, and other frontline workers who come into contact with people experiencing domestic abuse. Reports to                        Senior Training Coordinator
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Marketing Assistant Job Vacancy at SS Great Britain

SS Great Britain has a vacancy for a Marketing Assistant – Fixed term for 12 months. Salary circa:  £20,000. Hours:  36.25 per week. See details on the Job Description. Please go to www.ssgreatbritain.org/about-us/jobs/job-application-form to apply. Completed application forms to be sent to jobs@ssgreatbritain.org Closing date for applications: 9am, Friday 27th November 2020 Interview date: Monday 7th December 2020 via Zoom
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Reminder: On Site Bristol Online Open Evening

On Site Bristol Online Open Evening is taking place via Zoom on Monday 30 November 2020.  It is already looking to be a well attended event, with lots of people signed up already. Download the flyer here. If you have anyone who may be interested in finding out more about Construction Apprenticeships, please get them to sign up via the following link: http://bit.ly/osbonline On Site Bristol will be joined by one of their employers as well as a current and a former apprentice who will be sharing their experiences. Please note that On Site Bristol will also be present at the following events to talk to about Construction Apprenticeships: Tuesday, 24 November 2020: St Brendan’s Sixth Form Online Careers Fair Wednesday, 25 November 2020: The West of England Careers Inspiration Show Years 10 & 11 (Like to Be) Alternatively please do
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CCBED Courses

CCBED is ready to deliver Personal Development and Enterprise and Employment courses; Time for Change provides tools and a safe space to discuss and develop skills around Assertiveness, Effective Communication and Time Management, aimed at empowering learners to utilise these tools in both their personal and professional lives. See Time for Change flyer. Level 1 Award Passport to Enterprise & Employment is an introduction to Enterprise, with a focus on identifying and developing Skills & Characteristics of Enterprising Communication, an introduction to Marketing and how best to address Problem Solving at Work.  This course is aimed at anyone considering self-employment who may lack confidence or focus on taking those first steps towards being your own boss. See Passport to Enterprise & Employment flyer. If you have any inquiry, please contact Valentin.
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Careers Hub Update: Still available for Face to Face appointments

The Careers Hub in The Galleries is closed until the end of lockdown, however, The Galleries shopping centre is committed to remaining open for essential services so it can reopen for one to one appointments. National Careers Service is currently compiling a list of customers who need face to face appointments. Please refer customers who: Need face-to-face, career advice appointments for clear reasons e.g. language barriers, technology issues etc. Are not in a high-risk/vulnerable category Are not in a support bubble with anyone of a high-risk/vulnerable category Who’re able to access the BS1 area of Bristol The team is open to any creative ideas to support customers that require face-to-face appointments e.g. involving training providers or delivering National Careers Service workshops to small groups. Full details of premises risk assessments can be provided, if helpful. If you have any questions
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