The Job Club at Penwortham will closing for its summer break after its Thursday 26 July meeting and will reopen on Thursday 6 September.

 

The Job Club at Penwortham will closing for its summer break after its Thursday 26 July meeting and will reopen on Thursday 6 September.

The Club will continue to meet at Penwortham Community Centre Kingsfold Drive PR1 9EQ  in the Autumn Term starting at 10.00am to 12.30pm every Thursday followed by lunch.

Over the last six months we updated our IT and we now access to 13 laptops and an iMac, one wireless printer and access to a mobile phone.

The club has six job coaches and an IT technician. We have have three further volunteers who help with refreshments.

 

The Penwortham Centre has a disabled toilet, free internet access, refreshments and lunch.

Alongside the CAP Club Services we offer careers guidance and careers assessments ( Morrisby Profile the leading careers psychometric test for clients with level 3 and above qualifications) . We also provide referral to CAP Money Course, CAPs award winning debt service, the local foodbank and a brand new service called Fresh Start ( details to follow)

 

We will be commencing our Steps to Employment Course on Thursday 26 September .

The 2 hour session last 7 weeks and covers

 

Finding your motivation 

Overcoming the obstacles

Discovering your strengths 

Getting to know Employers

Writing CVs and applications

Succeeding in interviews

Getting ready for work

 

Each participant has a workbook, goal setting and one to one coaching.

We also offer mock interviews and communication training. The course uses CAPs award winning media with film exerts from CAPs Head Office team, Employers and Clients.

 

Penwortham CAP Job Club is the longest running CAP Job in the U.K. mainland and we have 4 staff who have been volunteering for over 5 years with CAP. The club one of 160 CAP clubs across the country is in the top 10% best performing and is used as a training resource for other job clubs in the NW. 

 

We know that many of your unemployed clients find unemployment on their own really hard, by joining CAP Job Club Penwortham we are confident that they will make some great friends who can support them. We will help them develop valuable strengths and skills that employers are looking for. Alongside a brilliant employability course we offer one to one coaching to provide support to help people progress to finding a job.

The Penwortham team have delivered over 15 courses over the past 5 years and supported over 180 clients to make Steps to Employment.

We have 15 places available for our next course in September email hello@theworkclub.org.uk if you would like to come on the course.