DWP 3 Work Placements- 4 Weeks- Glasgow G2 8JB- 15/04/2019

If you are aged 18-30 and currently unemployed and registered with Job Centre Plus you are eligible for this opportunity.

The Department for Work and Pensions is the largest government department in the United Kingdom, and is responsible for welfare and pension policy.

DWP’s work experience programme is intended to support young people aged 18-30 years old, who are facing difficulty getting into work. The programme is designed to help you develop your confidence and learn new and valuable skills, and give you real, on-the-job experience of working in the Civil Service.

What does a typical placement look like?

We will help you gain greater self-confidence, and improve your organisational, communications and team working/collaboration skills – key skills that employers are looking for. The work experience includes a personal learning journey that develops you as a leader and helps you with your wellbeing and resilience.

We offer a wide variation of activities including job-shadowing, observing at appeals tribunal, CV writing, job applications, mock interviews, confidence building, communication and IT skills. Participants will be closely mentored throughout the 4 weeks.

What you should wear:

Comfortable, smart casual clothing is best. For example, trousers and a top, chinos and a shirt, a dress, or a skirt and top. Don’t worry if you have a limited wardrobe – we don’t judge.

Skills you’ll come away with:

Higher confidence,

Job application skills and interview techniques

What have previous participants of this programme said about their placement?

Job shadowing was good.

Enjoyed being at the appeals tribunal. It has given me a boost in confidence.

Complete this placement and then…

We want you to leave with a new-found confidence about what you can achieve and have experiences you can talk about at interview.

You’ll get a certificate showing your attendance record and your achievements to demonstrate your commitment to prospective employers.

If you are interested, we’ll show you how to access upcoming jobs in the Civil Service.

A few final things…

Reasonable travel expenses reimbursed? Agreed in advance between you and your Job Centre Plus work coach

Mentor provided during placement? Yes

Reference given once placement completed? No- a certificate upon completion will be provided.

The application process for this placement opportunity is managed by the Department For Work and Pensions on behalf of the Civil Service. By submitting this application you agree that the Department For Work and Pensions may access their systems to confirm that you meet the eligibility criteria for this placement – For further information  see DWP Personal Information Charter on Gov.uk

Placement Reference: DWP336, DWP337, DWP338

Placement Start Date: 15/04/2019

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