Outreach and Work Clubs
Forwards Work Clubs
The work clubs are delivered in partnership with Adult Education. The progamme consists of 9 sessions.
Week 1 - Enrollment
Week 2 - Mindfulness
Learn mindfulness as a technique to improve your own health and gain more enjoyment from life. Pay more attention to the present moment, manage or reduce your stress and understand yourself better.
Week 3 - Healthy Living
Learn to cook from scratch, using fresh ingredients. Creating healthy meals that make your money go further, whilst boosting your skills and having fun in the kitchen.
Week 4 - Money Management
Learn how to deal with your sometime scary looking finances. You will learn how to budget on a daily basis whilst also thinking about long term money budgeting.
Week 5 - Finding your ideal job (Kudos)
Learn what careers suit you based on the results from Kudos, a all in one personality and job searching tool. You will learn how to use various websites effectively in order to find jobs which are of interest to you.
Week 6 - Creating a CV
Learn what to include in your CV and how to lay out in a unique and eye catching way, that will grab the attention of a potential employer.
Week 7 - Completing an application form part one
Learn the process of disclosing information on your application without feeling anxious or confused. Learn your rights an a potential employee, so that you know where you stand when it comes to applying for jobs.
Week 8 - Completing an application form part two
Learn what makes a good first impression. We will explore all the different elements that go into creating a positive impression on potential employers. You will then be able to showcase yourself and your skills at an interview successfully.
Week 9 - Mock Interviews
Learn how your mock interview went, taking on some tips and advice for ensuring that when the time comes you will be prepared for that interview. Explore different options after the course whether that be volunteering and gaining some valuable work experience.
At the end of the programme you will receive a certificate of attendance
Gloucester Work Club
Cheltenham Work Club
School House Café
St Pauls Road,
Thursdays 2PM - 4PM
The Friendship Café
Chequersbridge Centre, Painswick Rd
Gloucester GL4 6PR
Wednesdays 10AM - 12PM