Young Work Wiltshire is a virtual space for young people aged 16-24 to link up with services and opportunities available to you

There are many options for: after finishing your GCSEs, young job seeks or re-engaging in learning and because it’s important to choose what is right for you, we have joined up with partner organisations to make it as simple as possible to access the support available. We have lots of information to support you, just browse by topics: NEXT STEPS, LEARN, EARN and SUPPORT.

For those of you aged 16-17, there is one-to-one support for those who are Not in Education, Employment or Training and are not supported by other council services. You can contact our EET service using the online contact form below.

For more information on this service visit our SUPPORT page.

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Looking for help or have a question?

If you are looking for help or have a question please use the forms below.

Education, Employment & Training (EET) service for young people

If you are aged 16-17 and not in employment, education or training then we can help you to plan your next steps, prepare to get a job, or find and apply for the right apprenticeship, course and training.

How can we support you?

  • One to one support from an Education, Employment Adviser
  • Help to understand what options are available
  • Signposting and advice on local opportunities
  • Finding and applying for jobs, apprenticeships or traineeships
  • Job search and application help
  • CV and interview skills support

EET support service

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  • Education, Employment or Training (EET) Support Service

    Sign up here for help if you are a young person aged 16 or 17 not in education or employment and would like support from Young Work Wiltshire.
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Do you have a question?

If you are aged 18 -24 and have a question or are looking for support, please contact us via the form below.

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Other useful sites

Wiltshire Citizens Advice

An independent charity committed to helping people successfully deal with life’s problems.

They provide the advice people need for the problems they face and improve the policies and practices that affect people’s lives.

They provide free, confidential and impartial advice to everyone on their rights and responsibilities. We value diversity, promote equality and challenge discrimination.

Visit them here: www.citizensadvicewiltshire.org.uk

JobCentre Plus

If you are 18 to 24 years old and out of work, help and support is available from many different places.

A good place to start is your local Jobcentre Plus. A work coach can give you information about programmes to help you prepare for, find and stay in work. You can also get help with moving from benefits to work.

Across Wiltshire and Swindon there are 5 Jobcentres: Chippenham, Devizes, Salisbury, Swindon and Trowbridge.

The support available through your Jobcentre is extensive including: help with preparing a CV and interview techniques, access to training, work experience and referrals to programmes such as Kickstart and the Work and Health programme.

Once you have made a claim to benefit online, you will be assigned a work coach who will then work with you and support you to move closer to employment.

adviza

Support is available for individuals who have lost their jobs or whose jobs have been affected by COVID-19.

You will find this here: www.adviza.org.uk/redeployment

This webpage also includes latest local vacancies, which are updated weekly.

They also have professional guidance advisers will work with local and regional partners to ensure support is in place to work with young people who are unemployed. Working with region specific initiatives; for example, careers Hubs, youth zones our advisers can help young people with:

  • Finding out about local labour market information, where the jobs are now and may be in the future
  • Identifying skills
  • CV writing
  • Applying for jobs
  • Resilience and confidence
  • Interview practice
  • Online courses
  • Apprenticeships.