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23
May

The Work Club Team will be at Penwortham Gala Churches Tent between 1pm to 4.30pm Saturday 9th June

The Work Club Team will at the Penwortham Gala Churches Tent between 1pm and 4.30pm, on Saturday 9th June. Come and meet us and find out more about the services on offer, meet some of members we have helped, sign up for our workshops that will be commencing over the summer term. Mark Willett the […]

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18
May

Breaking News : The Work Club secures a grant from S Ribble Partnership Fund

The Team at The Work Club are thrilled that the S Ribble Partnership has awarded the Club a community grant which helps it secure it long term sustainability and allows it to offer an additional session and services from September. Mark Willett The Work Club Co-ordinator said ” The Work Club relies on gifts, donations and […]

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28
Apr

Breaking News The Work Club gives its support to “Action on Careers” a campaign by the ICG

The Work Club gives its support to “Action on Careers” a the UK-wide campaign by the Institute of Career Guidance to show that career guidance makes a difference – to the wellbeing of individuals, the UK economy and society at large .  “We believe that everyone who needs it should have the opportunity to receive […]

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25
Apr

The Work Club has applied for a grant from the South Ribble Partnership Community Fund.

The Work Club Team has applied for a grant to South Ribble Partnership Community Fund so the Club can offer additional sessions each week commencing from October 2012. If successful the additional sessions and activities will allow more local residents to access the Club. The Work Club Co-ordinator Mark Willett explained “The Club relies on […]

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25
Apr

Youth Contract help for 18-24 olds plus extension of Work Club to include 18 and 19 olds.

Youth Contract   The Youth Contract was  launched on 2nd April and comprises of a package of support to help young unemployed people aged 18 – 24 to prepare for work and find a job. The Jobcentre Plus adviser  works with young people to identify the best opportunity from a range of support that is available, to better prepare […]

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15
Apr

Breaking News – Dave Brown our Volunteer Team member has secured full-time Work

Dave who has been a member of the team from the inception of The Work Club has secured a full time job,  writes “I’ve really enjoyed being part of the club and have learnt a lot from the experience, and want to thank you for all you’re doing to make this work.” Dave will be working […]

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02
Apr

Breaking News – the New National Careers Service Web site is launched.

The New National Careers Service Web Site ( replacing the Next Step web Site)  was launched on 5 April 2012 and will offer independent and impartial information and advice on learning and work. Combining face to face to face local advice with a new interactive website, the new National Careers Service will: Provide information and […]

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17
Mar

Preston College offers new short courses for the unemployed

Preston College offers new  short courses which are open to anyone in the area and are free of charge to anyone in receipt of any benefits. For further details  see your Work Club Leade or meet Darren Kellett from Preston College on Thursday 22nd March at the Penwortham Work Club 10am -12.30pm Courses available WORK SKILLS with IT BUSINESS […]

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29
Feb

Jeannette’s Top Tip – Be a Star in your Interview

Be a star in your interview                          When answering competency based questions (i.e. those questions that test your previous experience and skills) use the following to formulate your answers……….. S – what was the situation? T – what was the task? A – what […]

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06
Feb

Preparing for interviews workshop Thursday 23rd Feb 2012

WORKCLUB NEWS New Year, New Start…. for one of our Club members !   Linda came to The Work Club in the New Year after being made redundant at the end of December.  She had already applied for a job and got an interview for the next day.  One of our volunteers helped her complete […]

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