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  • Help from employers when you need it…

    Help from employers when you need it…

    Bromley EBP runs a series of employability events for young people in local sixth forms who do not intend to go onto HE when they finish their studies.  On 9th February, over 20 employers from a range of organisations met with young people from Darrick Wood and Charles Darwin Schools to help offer their support and advice about the type of job opportunities available and how best to access them.  One of the young people from Darrick...
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  • Thanks to Councillor Stevens

    Mentors are adults from the local community who volunteer to spend time with a young person with the aim of motivating and encouraging them to improve their skills and raise their aspirations. Bromley Mentoring Initiative (part of LBB Youth Services) has been delivering this successful programme of support to young people in Bromley since 1999. A steering group, made up of other local mentoring providers, Councillors and LBB Officers, provides a strategic approach to mentoring across the Borough and helps to promote the benefits of mentoring to those responsible for the welfare of child...
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  • Success through work experience

    Bromley EBP is delivering the Bromley Youth Employment Scheme, funded by Council Members which is aimed at helping tackle local youth unemployment.  A key strand of the project is supporting young people who are Looked After or Care Leavers with enhancing their employability skills to aid their transition to work.  AW was referred to the programme as, at the time she was in Year 11 at Harris Academy, Bromley which is a school that does not offer work experience as part of the curriculum. In February 2017 we met with her to talk through the benefits of the programme and also to find out more about any potential career ideas and, at that point she was interested in something within Law.  She was so committed to undertaki...
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  • Bromley Youth Employment Scheme

    Bromley Youth Employment Scheme

    Bromley EBP has been delivering the Youth Employment Scheme to help tackle local youth unemployment since 2014.  The main aim of the project is to support young people into confirmed employment and we are pleased to have successfully helped over 140 into a range of jobs with local and national employers.  We would like to remind schools that if you are aware of young people in Years 12 or 13 who are struggling with school and may potentially become NEET, we can help.  Please refer the young person to us if you feel they may ‘drop out’ during the early part of this spring term.  We can help with CVs and interview skills as well as offering opportunities for apprenticeships or jobs with employer contacts...
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  • DWP support for Schools

    The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) work in partnership with Careers and Enterprise Company (CEC) to offer a support for schools programme.  The information on offer will complement current careers IAG work and could include the following: information on local labour market including sector growth and employers in the area information on routes into apprenticeships help with employability skills including CV writing, interview skills and use of on-line resources DWP can help to provide a bespoke service for schools and they are keen to state that the support for schools is demand-led, flexible and responsive and the school decides!  The priority is to work with vulnerable young people (12 to 18), particularly those identified as potential NEET (Not in Employment, Education or Training).  If you would like to find out more about how J...
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