So, you finished your work placement…What’s next?

To continue to support your development and help you on your employability journey, there are a number of resources that you can access to provide you with skills, knowledge and other work experience or employment options. These are only a few of the opportunities available; please talk to your outreach organisations in the first instance who will be able to provide more information.

 

Jobs and Work Experience:

Search for more opportunities for jobs and work experience:

Movement to Work Entry Level Roles 
More Work Experiences Placements
• Jobcentre Plus is a government-funded employment agency and social security office that can be found in most towns and cities. Its purpose is to help people find work through services such as job hunting programmes and external job vacancies, while it also provides financial support to eligible job hunters. Use THIS TOOL to find your local branch.


Training and Learning:

Look for opportunities to gain further learning and skills for example:

• Movement to Work offers two free online learning programmes to develop your employability skills. These programmes are free to join, easily accessible and can be used at any time.
Employability Skills Curriculum
• The Open University offers 1000 OpenLearn courses that are free to study across 8 different subject areas, and available to start right away.
Open University Free Courses


Become a Youth Ambassador:

Do you want to be part of a new growing community of young people who have been through a Movement to Work related programme, and who are now committed to inspiring more people? Become a Movement to Work Youth Ambassador!

Movement To Work Ambassadors


Additional Support:

Taking care of your mental health and wellbeing is super important. See below for some additional resources, but in the first instance, please reach out to your outreach organisation for advice.

Prince’s Trust Live Chat – You can build your confidence, try a new course or start your career with The Prince’s Trust. They are available to offer advice and guidance for 11 to 30-year olds, 9am to 9pm, seven days a week.
Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM) – Provides listening services, information and support for men at risk of suicide, including a web chat 
Kooth – Counsellors available until 10pm every day. Free, safe and anonymous online counselling for young people. Check whether this is offered in your area 
Relate – Provides help and support with relationships, including counselling, telephone counselling and anonymous live chat 
Young Minds – Committed to improving the mental health of babies, children and young people, including support for parents and carers. 
Youth Access – Advice and counselling network for young people, including details of free local services.