MP praise for local work project on UK Employability Day
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29 Jun 2018
Greenwood, MP for Wirral West, has marked this year’s UK Employability Day by
visiting Involve Northwest’s ReachOut Project at Woodchurch Methodist Church.
Project is an employment support service providing one-to-one support with
confidence building, help writing CVs, support with online job applications,
interview techniques, wellbeing guidance and job matching to current vacancies
with local employers. It delivers 88 community work clubs across Wirral each
month sees 123 Wirral residents sign up to the project for employment advice,
with 67 placed into work. 86% of service users stay in work for longer than six
months with help from the project.
Greenwood MP, who is Shadow Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, met with
job coaches and clients at the session in Woodchurch. Margaret Greenwood said:
delighted to have the chance to visit the ReachOut Project as part of this
year’s UK Employability Day.
“This is a
great project supporting local people to get into and stay in work.
see from speaking to the job coaches how dedicated they are to helping their
clients and what a valuable service they provide to the people of Wirral."
Deputy CEO of Involve Northwest, said:
Partnership is a flagship employment project for Wirral and we are extremely
proud of the fantastic team we have who care passionately about helping local
people into work.
extremely motivated to help Wirral people improve their lives for the better.”
UK Employability Day is on 29 June and it is coordinated by the Employment
Related Services Association (ERSA), the representative body for organisations
delivering employment support services.
If you feel you
could benefit from the ReachOut Project, please contact Involve Northwest's
offices on 0151 644 5459 or 0151 652 4349.