This project is funded by The National Lottery Community Fund and the European Social Fund.
Our new work and wellbeing programme that combines development of personal, health and employability skills
Learn how to relax, de-stress and find balance in your life
Keep learning during the coronavirus crisis with our recently improved online training programmes that you can access on your PC, tablet or phone
If you are a carer, over 50 or have a physical disability, long-term health conditions or mental ill health then you may meet the eligibility criteria for our free support programme. Our project is delivered in Luton, Bedfordshire, Northampton, Kettering, Daventry, Aylesbury and Cherwell. If you are unsure then please do ask
We know and understand how difficult it can be to find work and maintain your personal wellbeing.
Being unemployed can be a stressful time. Knowing where to start with finding work and managing your personal wellbeing can be difficult.
Work and wellbeing workshops combine development of personal, health and employability skills.
We want to help you. Our work and wellbeing support could be the starting point you need.
1-2-1 Help and support
If you wish to return to work in some way and engage in wellbeing and employment sessions, but are unsure how to start, then we can help with 1-2-1 support with our employment advisors.
Don’t worry, we will ensure that through you receive the support and guidance you need.
Find some time in your week to focus on you and your needs
We want to work with you to design your work and wellbeing plan. This plan will incorporate a unique support package tailored to you. We will consider how you learn, your areas for development and suggestions for reaching your goals.
Ensuring you are taking care of yourself is the foundation to your success. Learn how to relax, de-stress and find balance in your life.
Finding ‘you’ again is the most important element for your success. Achieve this by exploring confidence, positive changes and setting goals.
With these building blocks in place you’ll learn how to remove barriers, produce a winning CV, develop your interview skills and to be a more effective communicator; all supporting you back into work.
If you wish to return to work in some way but are unsure how to start, then our Training Officers we can help to support with a 1-2-1 programme of personal and professional development.
We want to work with you to design a plan that will incorporate a unique support package tailored just for you. We will explore how you learn, your strengths and where you can develop further. We will further explore your hopes and ambitions, suggesting ways to reach your goals.
Your programme can include:
- Building your confidence
- Relaxation techniques
- Finding balance
- Loving yourself
- Managing change
- Taking control
- Support and where to find it
- Emotional wellbeing
- Removing barriers
- Healthy lifestyles
- Identify transferable skills and strengths
- Explore different work options
- Skills health checks
- Write a winning CV
- Excelling in interview
- Covering letters and emails
- Making your best applications
- Volunteering opportunities
- Support in the workplace such as Access to Work
- Support to apply for jobs
- Job sourcing
- Exploring local work opportunities
- Applying online
- Job sites
- Customising your CV
- Help completing applications
- Preparing for an interview
- Reviewing feedback
- Money management
- IT skills
- Exploring adult education, apprenticeships and other learning opportunities
- Signposting to further learning
- Better off in work calculations
Learning from home
Keep learning during the coronavirus crisis with our recently improved online training programmes that you can access at home or on your tablet or mobile, anytime. Our training may include:
- Regular sessions at our virtual classrooms
- Support from your tutor by email and phone
- Online lessons via our new online courses
Our support and training programmes are popular
We are very pleased to receive many great reviews from people who have taken part in our programmes. Here are just some of the nice things people say about us:
- “This workshop made a huge difference to my daily life”
- “Understanding a lot more about myself has helped me to be positive and confident”
- “Brilliant training, very impressed. Tutor was great”
- “The programme was good and I learnt a lot”
- “Helping to develop my skills, my self-confidence and self-esteem”
Join our brand new and free support programme
If you are a carer, over 50 or have a physical disability, long-term health conditions or mental ill health then you may meet the eligibility criteria for support. Our project is delivered in Luton, Bedfordshire, Northampton, Kettering, Daventry, Aylesbury and Cherwell.
If you are unsure then please do ask.
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During the new lockdown our team members are all working at home and available to help you, so please do get in contact.
Phone: 01582 470 900
WhatsApp: 07871 744157
Text us: 07871 744157
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You can contact us by phone or via one of our online platforms: website chat, WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger and you can text us with your mobile phone.
We are breaking down the barriers to exercising at home.
For people living in Bedfordshire and Luton only.
We are breaking down the barriers and are launching an exciting package of support to help people living in Bedfordshire and Luton to exercise safely at home including:
- Free beginner-level online classes by local fitness professionals
- Join the free classes online by live video or watch pre-recorded sessions and exercise any time
- Free exercise equipment hire of items like resistance bands and balls
Free tablet computer hire and technology training for people without a smartphone, PC/Mac or tablet, so they can join the online sessions
See the new timetable for November to December 2020 including full descriptions, dates and times.
We are running free workshops on these topics and more:
Emergency First Aid*, Health and safety*, Safeguarding adults, Epilepsy awareness, Emotional freedom technique and Covid-19, Learning disabilities awareness, Autism awareness, Deaf awareness, Infection, prevention and control*, Equality and Diversity* and more.