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Ways to Work - information for businesses

Funded through UK Shared Prosperity Fund

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The Ways to Work team can offer a full recruitment package to employers completely free of charge.

Are you a business looking for advice and guidance? The Ways to Work team can offer you the following points to help you out!

  • Work with partner agencies to identify suitable candidates and ensure they have the correct ID, requirements and equipment for the role.
  • Recruitment support for employers needing help dealing with a large amount of applications, working closely to find correct fit for both parties.
  • Public sector support from key partners including Jobcentre Plus, specialist skills providers and organisations that have ready and skilled people looking for work.
  • Access to specific skills and qualifications e.g. fork lift truck licence, first aid at work, food hygiene. Often free of charge.
  • Access to data and contacts regarding recent redundancies in industries similar to skill set/workforce required.
  • Access to employment/training programmes such as upskill workforce and specialist training academy based in St Helens, with access to specialist warehouse training onsite at their custom built logistics academy.
  • Arrangement of interviews and providing employer feedback to candidates on the employer's behalf.
  • Networking opportunities and events, allowing a more seamless transition into the local area.

For more information or to get in touch with the team, call 01744 676131 or email waystowork@sthelens.gov.uk.