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Supporting people into employment
The Oak Foundation funded the Towards Economic Self Sufficiency (TESS) project which looked at into work and in-work support provided by the homelessness sector. This course is one result of the findings from this project, it will equip staff with the skills and knowledge to help their clients build ambition, overcome practical barriers, cope with risk and more.
Who is this course for?
This course is suitable for all frontline support staff who would like to learn strategies and gain tools to equip and motivate their clients to take a risk and move towards employment, self-sufficiency and independence.
What will you learn?
On completion of this course you will:
- Be able to define what your role is in relation to supporting clients and the importance of building ambition
- Identify if there are times when we hold our clients back through fear of risk, and what the impact of this could be
- Be equipped to build confidence in your clients for them to take risks and steps towards independence through work
- To explore how making progress towards employment can positively impact your clients mental health and sense of wellbeing
- Be able to utilise a coaching approach and tools to challenge, motivate and encourage your clients
- Gain knowledge relating to how benefits could be affected if your client starts working / volunteering or studying and how to overcome potential barriers
- Better understand the resources available for your clients to support them into work
- Be able to Identify what “work readiness” and “in-work support” could look like
- Identify actions you can take to support and empower your clients to move towards self-sufficiency and independence
Costs (in-house training)
This course can be booked in-house for a team of up to 16
Associate members: £920
Non members: £1,150
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This is one of the best training sessions I have been to, it was really interesting.
delegate, at 10th March session