Project SEARCH – work experience/internship programme for young people with learning disabilities (London Borough of Hounslow)

Description

Do you want to work but need help?

Project SEARCH could be for you if you are looking for an intensive job coaching programme with progression into paid work and:

  • are aged 18-24 years of age
  • have completed your final year of school education
  • have evidence of learning difficulties or disabilities
     

What is Project Search?

Project SEARCH is a supported internship programme to help young people with learning difficulties or disabilities secure and keep paid permanent jobs. It is a unique, business-led, one-year, school-to-work programme that takes place entirely at the workplace.

Project Search Interns spend the major part of their day working in a Council department with the support of a Skills Trainer, with the remainder spent in the classroom consolidating work skills and working towards a City & Guilds qualification in Employability Skills (planning for progression, effective communication and searching for a job).

How can I find out more?

A leaflet with further information may be downloaded here. For more information or advice, you can call Nicky Bitar on 020 8583 6144 or email

How do I apply?

Applications for Project SEARCH should be received by Wednesday 16 May 2018 and an Assessment Day will be held on Wednesday 23 May 2018.

Applications may be considered after this date if places are available.

The Project Search course begins 5 September 2018 

Applications are made via West Thames College and full details may be found here

Other useful links

Work Hounslow - jobs, careers, traineeships, apprenticeships, skills and training information
 

Service Details

Locations:
London Borough of Hounslow, Civic Centre, Lampton Road, Hounslow, TW3 4DN (directions displayed on map)
Organisation:
London Borough Of Hounslow
Service Type:
Education and Employment
Website:
Services For:
  • People with autism spectrum needs
  • People with learning disabilities
  • People with mental health needs
  • Young adults
Age Groups:
  • Young adults

Documents

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This page was last updated on 04 September 2018

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Contact Details

Contact Name:
Nicky Bitar
Role:
Enquiries
Telephone:
020 8583 6144
Email:
nicky.bitar@hounslow.gov.uk