Getting Work Ready

Getting Work Ready

Steps to Success for young people who need help to get into work and learning, click here for further details

Employability & Skills Guide

The prospect of looking for employment can be incredibly daunting for anyone, but it’s especially hard if you’ve never had a job before.

  • How do you find out what employers expect from you?
  • How do you write a CV?
  • How should you get ready for a job interview?

If you are thinking about your future career, applying for work experience, an apprenticeship or just considering finding a part-time job to earn money while you study, this guide is for you. It can be found here on Somerset Choices

Do you need some help with finding a job, sorting a CV, writing a Cover Letter or Interview Tips? The government have a very useful site to help you with all of these.

Positive People

Is a new programme which aims to help anyone who is over 18 and not in work. The programme is designed to help you get into work by developing your skills in things such as; CV writing, confidence building and digital technology. For full details you can download their leaflet here.

National Career Service / Advice

Did you know if you are attending the job centre, you can get free career advice from the National Careers Service, this can be over the phone or face-to-face. All you have to do is call the local office on 0117 4030150 or you can visit their website here. They can also help with you to make  or update your CV.

 #Focus 5

Provides in-depth support to young people aged 15-18 to move towards education, employment and training. Young people will work with a key worker to develop their own plan. #Focus 5 looks at 5 key employability skills identified by employers as being the gateway to employment. #Focus 5 can benefit many young people including those with SEND, mental health issues and care leavers. To find out more visit their website


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