Barclays Connect with Work is a fully-funded socially responsible employment programme in London, Liverpool and Manchester that supports individuals who have faced barriers to work, into a job or apprenticeship.
16+ | London | Liverpool | Manchester
Barclays Connect with Work is a fully-funded socially responsible employment programme that supports individuals who have faced barriers to work, into a job or apprenticeship.
The programme works on both sides of the recruitment process, providing support and advice for employers, and support and training for the employee. Support is maintained throughout the process and for up to 12 months in-work.
Catch22 is a strategic delivery partner on the Barclays Connect with Work programme in London, Liverpool and Manchester.
Receive training and supported entry into exciting jobs with big brand companies or fast growing start-ups.
Connect with Work is a programme delivered by Barclays and Catch22 which offers advice and guidance to help individuals get in to work. Many of the individuals we work with aren’t yet job ready so we offer a three week programme that is structured to provide further skills and advice.
Connect with work advisors will support you to develop skills and experiences to prepare
you for work through:
• One to one mentoring with a personal advisor
• Motivation and confi dence building
• Job search and application support
• CV writing and interview preparation
• Mock interviews
• Training and supported entry into apprenticeships and employment
• Signposting to support services
• In-work support and coaching
Workshops covering topics such as:
Problem solving and team building, communication skills and workplace confidence, and how to give a great interview. Mock interviews hosted by employers, work experience, celebration event, alumni programme. After the programme, we will put you forward for interviews that are a good match for you and we’ll provide you with up to six months of in-work coaching.
What we offer
Connect with Work operates on both sides of the recruitment process:
As a member of Connect with Work you can rely on Catch22 for support in a number of different ways: