Help for Adults
We deliver a number of programmes across South Hampshire to support Adults towards and into sustained employment. Not all programmes are delivered in all of our centres. For more information about a particular programme please get in touch.
Solent Jobs Programme
Provides integrated health and employment support to anyone with a recognised health condition who has been out of work for at least 2 years, or less for people in receipt of ESA – supporting them to progress in to sustained employment.
- Voluntary Programme
- 1:1 support in all aspects of looking for work
- Transitional Employment Programme (paid work placements) to get back to work
- Ongoing support for 12 months
Support for long term unemployed people for up to 2 years which includes a range of support programmes such as CV building, motivation and confidence building workshops, work tasters and volunteering.
- 1:1 support from a dedicated Key Worker to identify and apply for job opportunities
- Where necessary support customers to access additional support to help overcome barriers
B2W creates a bridge to the labour market by offering support to people to overcome difficult situations and lead them closer to employment.
- Individual support with a dedicated Key Worker to develop and agree a Progress Plan
- Tailored (paid) placements of up to 6 months (16 – 25 hours) with supportive employers
For more details see the BBO Bridge2Work page
National Careers Service
Professional and impartial information, advice, and guidance on careers, skills, and the job market.
- Planning and making career decisions, setting goals
- Using online tools to assess your skills
- Support with writing CVs and covering letters
Aimed at supporting participants affected by the welfare benefit cap in Southampton, Eastleigh and surrounding areas and those experiencing financial hardship.
- A wrap around support service which considers the varying and individual needs of people
- Aims to help them overcome the barriers to employment/self employment that they face
- Promote the benefits of working and the positive aspects that being employed will bring, identifying, signposting, employability and budgeting needs through needs assessment
My Horizons is a Wheatsheaf Trust project with Community Mentors that help people who feel isolated and want to change their lives.
- Mentor support to meet new friends, or get involved in something new to build confidence
- One of our experienced Advisors works alongside the Mentors to help people overcome barriers to work
Working in partnership with the Willow Group surgeries, providing employment support in a GP setting, supporting people who face physical and mental health related barriers to employment.
- Personalised support, 1:1 coaching
- Support to do positive activities focussed on increasing confidence and motivation.
Targeted Key Worker Support for Guinness Partnership residents to move into and progress in work
- Write and update a CV and covering letters and fill out job applications
- Support to find training courses
- Support with budgeting and money management
- Key Worker will work with the whole family around barriers to employment, identifying talent and potential
- Each family is allocated a family budget to “spend” on the project from a menu of options