Learn new skills
Get real work experience
Find the job you want 

What is WorksForMe?

A free programme designed to help you to develop the skills needed to find, stay and progress in work. This will include:

Classroom based training

Full-time classroom training to help you prepare for opportunities in Retail, Hospitality or Administration.

Work experience

A work placement with a local business which can last from 1 to 6 weeks.

Job interview

An interview with the business you’ve completed your placement with.  

Ongoing support

Ongoing support after your placement to help you make the most of your programme, continue learning and secure a job.

What will I learn?

Training leading to BTEC1 qualifications

Learn skills & build confidence to start work

  • Customer service skills
  • CV writing
  • Interview skills
  • Work awareness
  • Team working
  • People skills

 

Guaranteed work experience

We’ll match you with an employer to

  • Apply & develop your skills
  • Gain practical experience
  • Learn which job roles suit you
  • Add experience to your CV

 

Job interview

With the business you’ve done your placement with to get

  • Practical advice about your career
  • The chance to get a job

 

Continued support

We’ll continue supporting you after completing your programme to

  • Help you find work or
  • Start a paid apprenticeship

 


Featured opportunities

We have new WorksForMe programmes starting all the time, all over the country. Sign up today!

(London) Sector-Based Work Academy opportunity
23rd October - 10th November 2017

Barclays Learning Academy Opportunity with Capita Worksforme

Interested in starting a career in the banking sector? This exciting Capita sector-based work academy opportunity with leading financial services company Barclays will help you build up skills and knowledge, gain vital work experience and prepare you for a variety of different job roles.

• Qualifications included: City & Guilds Level 1 Certificate in Principles of Customer Service and City & Guilds Level 1 Certificate in Personal and Social Skills
Opportunity for a job interview and progression to a 12 month Barclays apprenticeship programme
• Potential career path: Ideal preparation for a variety of roles in the banking sector, including Customer Service and Sales.

On a Capita Learning Academy you will receive invaluable classroom training and work experience to develop your business skills. This process will help you decide if the role is suitable for you and that you’re making the right decision. It will also prepare you to be your best in job interview situations.

This programme will enable you to study for a Level 2 qualification in Professional Financial Services and gain employment in Barclays’ Customer Service or Sales department.

On completion of your Capita Learning Academy we will continue to provide ongoing support for your career, regardless of whether you are successful with your job interview or not.

You will be eligible for a Capita sector-based work academy place if you are:

Aged over 19 years old
Interested in working for Barclays in one of its branches.

Sign up today and take your first big career step!

About Barclays:
Barclays is one of the most recognisable brands on the high street, and over recent years they have made a significant commitment to the promotion of skills and careers of people. Since April 2012, Barclays have welcomed traineeships and apprentices in all areas of the bank, from the branch on your local high street, to contact centres, and even some in their head office in Canary Wharf.

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(Rotherham) 19-24 Sector-Based Work Academy opportunity
23rd October - 6th November 2017

Capita Academy in partnership with British Gas- Staines

Capita Talent Partnerships are working in partnership with British Gas in Staines. We are delivering a unique 4 week Academy Programme which includes 2 weeks pre-employment training and a 2 week Work Placement that will give all candidates an opportunity to look at all aspects of working at British Gas, from Customer Service, admin and out in the field shadowing Engineers ( 1 day a week)

 

 

This innovative programme will equip 19-24 year olds with pre –employment skills, develop their engineering & customer service expertise and a GUARANTEED TELEPHONE INTERVIEW with the view to apply for a Full Time JOB with British Gas.

 

What will the candidates be doing during the pre-employment training?

In amongst a variety of engaging and interesting tasks, candidates will be:

• Developing their Customer Service and Communication skills

• Developing their ability to engage and work with others

• Preparing and developing their interview skills

• Growing and developing their confidence

• Learning how to take ownership of British Gas values and understanding them as a Business  

 

When does the course start?

Date: Monday 7th August 2017

Venue: British Gas, The Causeway, Staines, Middlesex, TW18 3BF  

 

Who can apply?

The eligibility for this programme is:

  • 19 – 24 years old, CLAIMING BENEFITS with no upper qualifications who feel comfortable using a computer and show motivation for wanting to build a career at British Gas

 

Please note:

  • Candidates must have Right to Work documentation which MUST INCLUDE a valid Passport, FULL Birth Certificate and NI number along with a proof of address- dated within 3 MONTHS such as a utility bill or Driving/Provisional licence
  • Candidates that make declarations around Criminal Convictions will be discussed with the candidate on a 121 basis.
  • Capita & British Gas are equal opportunity Employers and encourage applications from those with disabilities and support needed will be discussed during initial stages of referral

 

Work Placements

2 weeks work experience at British Gas covering various different departments such as customer service, admin & engineering

 

There are up to 16 placements available

 

What do I do next?

Capita are holding a Registration Event on the following day:

 

Date: Monday 31st July 2017

Time: 11am

Venue: British Gas, The Causeway, Staines, Middlesex, TW18 3BF  

 

How do I book my Candidates on to the course?

Please contact Ryan Neale on 07753436448 and send referrals Name, Contact Number and Email to [email protected]

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(Wembley) 16+ Sector-Based Work Academy opportunity
25th October - 15th November 2017

H&M Academy Opportunities with Capita Worksforme in Wembley

Interested in starting a career in sales? This exciting Capita pre-employment programme (sector based work academy) opportunity with leading sales company H&M will help you build up skills and knowledge, gain vital work experience and prepare you for a variety of different job roles.

Registration Event is booked for Friday 20th October at Harlesden Jobcentre plus  

Address: THE H&M LOGISTICS CENTRE, VICTORY PARK, EAST LANE, NORTH WEMBLEY, HA9 7PR

PROGRAMME: PET start:  Monday 23rd October for 3 weeks: Venue to be confirmed.  Work Experience following week: for min. 1 week

opportunities are available at each location? 10-15 vacancies.  They also have a big need for people who can work our operations side of the business which include manual handling. Ideally, they would like for all their employees to work both sides of the business which includes more physical work/manual handling and picking

What are the shift patterns? 6/6:30am-2/2:30pm / 7am-3pm /  8am-4pm  /  9am-5:30pm  /  10am-6pm  /  11am-7pm

What is the rate of pay? £8.12

About the Role:

As Logistic Associate you will actively securing sales through efficient routines, you are creating the basis for the best shopping experience in fashion retail.

Responsibilities:

-       Follow best practice guidelines

-       Stay informed about campaigns and sales activities

-       Recognise and act on indirect sales opportunities and procedures

-       Indirect customer service

-        Supply the right amount of garments to the stores/customers

-        Ensure efficient and effective garment flow, aiming to increase sales figures and hit sales goals

-       Procedures

-        Unload and sort garments arriving daily by truck or container

-       Supply  and allocate the right amount of new garments and cosmetic and replenish sold garments to the stores/customers

-       Work accuracy within the allocation due to the inventory result

-       High pick percentage to ensure that the customers get all requested garments

-       Follow all procedures and routines regarding safety, security and administration processes in all areas of the distribution

-       Works with garments according to H&M procedures to meet store/customer needs at all times.

 

Team: You work together with your colleagues to reach goals.

-       Welcome and assist in training of new co-workers

-       Supports the team and is considerate to colleagues

-       Share knowledge, skills and information with colleagues

-        Help out across departments to reach goals

-       Contribute to a positive working atmosphere

  

Sign up today and take your first big career step!

About H&M:
The H&M group is one of the world’s leading fashion companies – with the brands H&M and H&M Home, COS, & Other Stories, Monki, Weekday Cheap Monday and ARKET. Each with its own unique identity, all our brands are united by a passion for fashion and quality and the drive to dress customers in a sustainable way.

We want to make fashion sustainable and sustainability fashionable. The commitment of our employees is key to our success. We are dedicated to creating a better fashion future and we use our size and scale to drive development towards a more circular, fair and equal fashion industry.

The H&M group joins together more than 161,000 colleagues from different backgrounds and nationalities across the world. We are dedicated to always create the best offering and the best experience for our customers. We all share a values-driven way of working, based on a fundamental respect for the individual. Our shared values help create an open, dynamic and down-to-earth company culture where anything is possible.

Our values:

-       We believe in people

-       We are one team

-       Constant improvement

-       Straight forward and open minded

-       Entrepreneurial spirit

-       Keep it simple

-       Cost conscious

 

In everything we do, sustainability is a natural part

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(Ashby-De-La-Zouch) 19+ Sector-Based Work Academy opportunity
30th October - 14th November 2017

Teleperformance Academy Opportunities with Capita Worksforme (1)

This exciting pre-employment training opportunity with leading France Outsourcing will help you build up skills and knowledge, gain vital work experience and prepare you for a variety of different job roles.

• Total duration: 3 weeks
• Work experience: 1 week with Teleperformance
• Potential career path: ideal preparation for a variety of roles as Customer Service or Sales Operatives.

On our training academy you will receive invaluable classroom training and work experience to develop your business skills. This process will help you decide if the role is suitable for you and that you’re making the right decision. It will also prepare you to be your best in job interview situations.

A mix of full time and part time roles are available as they are currently understaffed on all contracts/campaigns.  Currently recruiting staff across all contracts. Inducting 12 – 15 per week over the next 3 months. Job roles/campaigns are as follows:

·         Eon Prepayment Customer Service Operatives

·         Siemens – (Appointment booking for business clients) Customer Service Operatives

·         South East Rail: Customer Service Operatives

·         Eon Energy Efficiency Team – Telesales Operatives

 

Assessment/Interviews: Final week of PET (Wednesday – TBC), 1 hour in classroom with a Teleperformance Hiring Manager and Drew Pearson (Link-Recruitment).

 Job Start: Monday 13 November 2017

 

Job Descriptions:

This is a fast paced, ever changing working environment. Successful candidates will be able to demonstrate:

 

- Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

- The ability to prioritise a customer's needs

- Good problem solving skills to ensure all customers receive a great level of service

- Reliability - poor attendance & lateness have a direct impact on your team's ability to perform to the required level

- Flexibility - This position will require employees to work on a flexible shift pattern which starts as early as 8:00 with evening finishes

- A decent level of computer literacy

 

It would be advantageous, but not essential, for candidates to;

 

- Have experience in a similar contact centre environment

- Have experience dealing with customer complaints

- Have an understanding of the Microsoft Office Package

 

Pay:

From £15,600 to £17,160 per annum

About Teleperformance:

Teleperformance is a multinational company headquartered in France. The company specializes in outsourced omnichannel customer experience management, also known as Business Process Outsourcing

Additional Information:

Open ended on age

Only ever promote from within

Young, vibrant

Located in most major cities – success will open up more sites.

Sign up today and take your first big career step!

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(Leeds) 16-24 Sector-Based Work Academy opportunity
30th October - 14th November 2017

Academy Opportunities with British Gas (2-week)

Capita is working in partnership with British Gas and are delivering a unique 4-week Academy Programme which includes a 2-week pre-employment training and a 2-week Work Placement that will give all candidates an opportunity to look at all aspects of working at British Gas, from Customer Service, admin and out in the field shadowing Engineers (one day a week).

This innovative programme will equip 16-24 year olds with pre–employment skills, develop their engineering and customer service expertise and a GUARANTEED TELEPHONE INTERVIEW with the view to apply for a Full Time JOB with British Gas.

What will the candidates be doing during the pre-employment training? In amongst a variety of engaging and interesting tasks, candidates will be:
• Developing their Customer Service and Communication skills
• Developing their ability to engage and work with others
• Preparing and developing their interview skills
• Growing and developing their confidence
• Learning how to take ownership of British Gas values and understanding them as a Business  

Work Placements
Work experience at British Gas covering various different departments such as customer service, admin & engineering


Who can apply?
The eligibility for this programme is:
•    16 – 24 years old with no upper qualifications who feel comfortable using a computer  and show motivation for wanting to build a career at British Gas

Please note:
•    Candidates must have Right to Work documentation which MUST INCLUDE a valid Passport, FULL Birth Certificate and NI number along with a proof of address- dated within 3 MONTHS such as a utility bill or Driving/Provisional licence
•    Candidates that make declarations around Criminal Convictions will be discussed with the candidate on a 121 basis.
•    Capita & British Gas are equal opportunity Employers and encourage applications from those with disabilities and support needed will be discussed during initial stages of referral

Sign Up

(Watford) 19+ Sector-Based Work Academy opportunity
6th November - 27th November 2017

Village Hotels Learning Academy

Want to start a career in hospitality? This exciting Capita sector-based work academy opportunity with fast growing UK hotel chain The Village Hotels will help you build up skills and knowledge, gain vital work experience and prepare you for a variety of different job roles.

• Total duration: 4 weeks
• Work experience: up to 2 weeks with Village Hotels
• Qualifications included: City & Guilds Level 1 Certificate for Introduction to Retail and City & Guilds Certificate in Personal and Social Development
Guaranteed interview from Village Hotels, with the potential of full-time or part-time employment
• Potential career path: Ideal preparation for a variety of roles in the hospitality sector, from food and beverage, hotel reception, housekeeping  and many more

Capita Learning Academy will provide invaluable pre-employment work-based classroom training and work experience to develop your business skills. This process will help you decide if the role is suitable for you and that you’re making the right decision. It will also prepare you to be your best in job interview situations.

On completion of your Capita Learning Academy programme we will continue to provide ongoing support for your career, regardless of whether you are successful in securing a job with Village Hotels or not.

You will be eligible for a place with a Capita sector-based work academy if you are:

Aged over 19 years old
Unemployed and in receipt of benefits
Interested in working for The Village Hotels in one of their many sites

Sign up today and take your first big career step!

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(Manchester) Sector-Based Work Academy opportunity
6th November - 27th November 2017

Barclays Learning Academy Opportunity with Capita Worksforme

Interested in starting a career in the banking sector? This exciting Capita sector-based work academy opportunity with leading financial services company Barclays will help you build up skills and knowledge, gain vital work experience and prepare you for a variety of different job roles.

• Qualifications included: City & Guilds Level 1 Certificate in Principles of Customer Service and City & Guilds Level 1 Certificate in Personal and Social Skills
Opportunity for a job interview and progression to a 12 month Barclays apprenticeship programme
• Potential career path: Ideal preparation for a variety of roles in the banking sector, including Customer Service and Sales.

On a Capita Learning Academy you will receive invaluable classroom training and work experience to develop your business skills. This process will help you decide if the role is suitable for you and that you’re making the right decision. It will also prepare you to be your best in job interview situations.

This programme will enable you to study for a Level 2 qualification in Professional Financial Services and gain employment in Barclays’ Customer Service or Sales department.

On completion of your Capita Learning Academy we will continue to provide ongoing support for your career, regardless of whether you are successful with your job interview or not.

You will be eligible for a Capita sector-based work academy place if you are:

Aged over 19 years old
Interested in working for Barclays in one of its branches.

Sign up today and take your first big career step!

About Barclays:
Barclays is one of the most recognisable brands on the high street, and over recent years they have made a significant commitment to the promotion of skills and careers of people. Since April 2012, Barclays have welcomed traineeships and apprentices in all areas of the bank, from the branch on your local high street, to contact centres, and even some in their head office in Canary Wharf.

Sign Up

(Southall) 16+ Sector-Based Work Academy opportunity
13th November - 1st December 2017

H&M Academy Opportunities with Capita Worksforme in Southall

Interested in starting a career in sales? This exciting Capita pre-employment programme (sector based work academy) opportunity with leading sales company H&M will help you build up skills

PROGRAMME: PET start:  Monday 12th November  for 3 weeks: Venue to be confirmed.  Work Experience following week: for min. 1 week

H&M Logistics centre, Hays

Opportunities are available at each location? 10-15 vacancies.  They also have a big need for people who can work our operations side of the business which include manual handling. Ideally they would  like for all their employees to work both sides of the business which includes more physical work/manual handling and picking

What are the shift patterns? 6/6:30am-2/2:30pm  /  7am-3/3:30pm

What is the rate of pay? £8.12

About the Role:

As Logistic Associate you will actively securing sales through efficient routines, you are creating the basis for the best shopping experience in fashion retail.

Responsibilities:

-       Follow best practice guidelines

-       Stay informed about campaigns and sales activities

-       Recognise and act on indirect sales opportunities and procedures

-       Indirect customer service

-        Supply the right amount of garments to the stores/customers

-        Ensure efficient and effective garment flow, aiming to increase sales figures and hit sales goals

-       Procedures

-        Unload and sort garments arriving daily by truck or container

-       Supply  and allocate the right amount of new garments and cosmetic and replenish sold garments to the stores/customers

-       Work accuracy within the allocation due to the inventory result

-       High pick percentage to ensure that the customers get all requested garments

-       Follow all procedures and routines regarding safety, security and administration processes in all areas of the distribution

-       Works with garments according to H&M procedures to meet store/customer needs at all times.

Team: You work together with your colleagues to reach goals.

-       Welcome and assist in training of new co-workers

-       Supports the team and is considerate to colleagues

-       Share knowledge, skills and information with colleagues

-        Help out across departments to reach goals

-       Contribute to a positive working atmosphere

 

Sign up today and take your first big career step!

About H&M:
The H&M group is one of the world’s leading fashion companies – with the brands H&M and H&M Home, COS, & Other Stories, Monki, Weekday Cheap Monday and ARKET. Each with its own unique identity, all our brands are united by a passion for fashion and quality and the drive to dress customers in a sustainable way.

We want to make fashion sustainable and sustainability fashionable. The commitment of our employees is key to our success. We are dedicated to creating a better fashion future and we use our size and scale to drive development towards a more circular, fair and equal fashion industry.

The H&M group joins together more than 161,000 colleagues from different backgrounds and nationalities across the world. We are dedicated to always create the best offering and the best experience for our customers. We all share a values-driven way of working, based on a fundamental respect for the individual. Our shared values help create an open, dynamic and down-to-earth company culture where anything is possible.

Our values:

-       We believe in people

-       We are one team

-       Constant improvement

-       Straight forward and open minded

-       Entrepreneurial spirit

-       Keep it simple

-       Cost conscious

 

In everything we do, sustainability is a natural part

 

 

Sign Up

(Winsford) 16+ Sector-Based Work Academy opportunity
13th November - 1st December 2017

H&M Academy Opportunities with Capita Worksforme

Interested in starting a career in sales? This exciting Capita pre-employment programme (sector based work academy) opportunity with leading sales company H&M will help you build up skills

PROGRAMME: PET start:  Monday 12th November  for 3 weeks: Venue to be confirmed.  Work Experience following week: for min. 1 week

H&M Logistics centre

Opportunities are available at each location? 10-15 vacancies.  They also have a big need for people who can work our operations side of the business which include manual handling. Ideally they would  like for all their employees to work both sides of the business which includes more physical work/manual handling and picking

What are the shift patterns? 6/6:30am-2/2:30pm  /  7am-3/3:30pm

What is the rate of pay? £8.12

About the Role:

As Logistic Associate you will actively securing sales through efficient routines, you are creating the basis for the best shopping experience in fashion retail.

Responsibilities:

-       Follow best practice guidelines

-       Stay informed about campaigns and sales activities

-       Recognise and act on indirect sales opportunities and procedures

-       Indirect customer service

-        Supply the right amount of garments to the stores/customers

-        Ensure efficient and effective garment flow, aiming to increase sales figures and hit sales goals

-       Procedures

-        Unload and sort garments arriving daily by truck or container

-       Supply  and allocate the right amount of new garments and cosmetic and replenish sold garments to the stores/customers

-       Work accuracy within the allocation due to the inventory result

-       High pick percentage to ensure that the customers get all requested garments

-       Follow all procedures and routines regarding safety, security and administration processes in all areas of the distribution

-       Works with garments according to H&M procedures to meet store/customer needs at all times.

Team: You work together with your colleagues to reach goals.

-       Welcome and assist in training of new co-workers

-       Supports the team and is considerate to colleagues

-       Share knowledge, skills and information with colleagues

-        Help out across departments to reach goals

-       Contribute to a positive working atmosphere

 

Sign up today and take your first big career step!

About H&M:
The H&M group is one of the world’s leading fashion companies – with the brands H&M and H&M Home, COS, & Other Stories, Monki, Weekday Cheap Monday and ARKET. Each with its own unique identity, all our brands are united by a passion for fashion and quality and the drive to dress customers in a sustainable way.

We want to make fashion sustainable and sustainability fashionable. The commitment of our employees is key to our success. We are dedicated to creating a better fashion future and we use our size and scale to drive development towards a more circular, fair and equal fashion industry.

The H&M group joins together more than 161,000 colleagues from different backgrounds and nationalities across the world. We are dedicated to always create the best offering and the best experience for our customers. We all share a values-driven way of working, based on a fundamental respect for the individual. Our shared values help create an open, dynamic and down-to-earth company culture where anything is possible.

Our values:

-       We believe in people

-       We are one team

-       Constant improvement

-       Straight forward and open minded

-       Entrepreneurial spirit

-       Keep it simple

-       Cost conscious

 

In everything we do, sustainability is a natural part

 

 

Sign Up

(Liverpool) 19+ Sector Based Work Academy opportunity
13th November - 1st December 2017

Bupa SBWA opportunities with Capita Worksforme

Interested in starting a career in the care sector? This exciting sector based work academy opportunity with international healthcare group Bupa will help you build up skills and knowledge, gain vital work experience and prepare you for a variety of different job roles.

Total academy duration: 3 weeks pre-employment training focussing on customer service, personal and social skills

Visiting the employer

Opportunity for a job interview for full and part-time roles

Potential career path: Ideal preparation for a variety of roles in the care sector, including Care Assistant, Activity Coordinator, Housekeeping, and Food Services

Capita Learning Academy will provide invaluable pre-employment work-based classroom training and work experience to develop your business skills. This process will help you decide if the role is suitable for you and that you’re making the right decision. It will also prepare you to be your best in job interview situations.

On completion of your Capita Learning Academy programme we will continue to provide ongoing support for your career, regardless of whether you are successful in securing a job with Village Hotels or not.

You will be eligible if you are:

Aged between 19-25 years old

Unemployed and in receipt of benefits

Resident in UK/EU for three years

Hold ID/RTW documents

Sign up today and take your first big career step!

About Bupa:
Bupa is a leading international healthcare group. It runs care homes, health centres, dental centres and hospitals, offers personal and company health insurance and provides home healthcare, workplace health services, health assessments and chronic disease management services including health coaching.

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(Manchester) 16-24 Sector-Based Work Academy opportunity
13th November - 24th November 2017

Academy Opportunities with British Gas (2-week)

Capita is working in partnership with British Gas and are delivering a unique 4-week Academy Programme which includes a 2-week pre-employment training and a 2-week Work Placement that will give all candidates an opportunity to look at all aspects of working at British Gas, from Customer Service, admin and out in the field shadowing Engineers (one day a week).

This innovative programme will equip 16-24 year olds with pre–employment skills, develop their engineering and customer service expertise and a GUARANTEED TELEPHONE INTERVIEW with the view to apply for a Full Time JOB with British Gas.

What will the candidates be doing during the pre-employment training? In amongst a variety of engaging and interesting tasks, candidates will be:
• Developing their Customer Service and Communication skills
• Developing their ability to engage and work with others
• Preparing and developing their interview skills
• Growing and developing their confidence
• Learning how to take ownership of British Gas values and understanding them as a Business  

Work Placements
Work experience at British Gas covering various different departments such as customer service, admin & engineering


Who can apply?
The eligibility for this programme is:
•    16 – 24 years old with no upper qualifications who feel comfortable using a computer  and show motivation for wanting to build a career at British Gas

Please note:
•    Candidates must have Right to Work documentation which MUST INCLUDE a valid Passport, FULL Birth Certificate and NI number along with a proof of address- dated within 3 MONTHS such as a utility bill or Driving/Provisional licence
•    Candidates that make declarations around Criminal Convictions will be discussed with the candidate on a 121 basis.
•    Capita & British Gas are equal opportunity Employers and encourage applications from those with disabilities and support needed will be discussed during initial stages of referral

Sign Up

(Leicester) 16-24 Sector-Based Work Academy opportunity
13th November - 24th November 2017

Academy Opportunities with British Gas (2-week)

Capita is working in partnership with British Gas and are delivering a unique 4-week Academy Programme which includes a 2-week pre-employment training and a 2-week Work Placement that will give all candidates an opportunity to look at all aspects of working at British Gas, from Customer Service, admin and out in the field shadowing Engineers (one day a week).

This innovative programme will equip 16-24 year olds with pre–employment skills, develop their engineering and customer service expertise and a GUARANTEED TELEPHONE INTERVIEW with the view to apply for a Full Time JOB with British Gas.

What will the candidates be doing during the pre-employment training? In amongst a variety of engaging and interesting tasks, candidates will be:
• Developing their Customer Service and Communication skills
• Developing their ability to engage and work with others
• Preparing and developing their interview skills
• Growing and developing their confidence
• Learning how to take ownership of British Gas values and understanding them as a Business  

Work Placements
Work experience at British Gas covering various different departments such as customer service, admin & engineering


Who can apply?
The eligibility for this programme is:
•    16 – 24 years old with no upper qualifications who feel comfortable using a computer  and show motivation for wanting to build a career at British Gas

Please note:
•    Candidates must have Right to Work documentation which MUST INCLUDE a valid Passport, FULL Birth Certificate and NI number along with a proof of address- dated within 3 MONTHS such as a utility bill or Driving/Provisional licence
•    Candidates that make declarations around Criminal Convictions will be discussed with the candidate on a 121 basis.
•    Capita & British Gas are equal opportunity Employers and encourage applications from those with disabilities and support needed will be discussed during initial stages of referral

Sign Up

(Leeds) 16-24 Sector-Based Work Academy opportunity
27th November - 11th December 2017

Academy Opportunities with British Gas (2-week)

Capita is working in partnership with British Gas and are delivering a unique 4-week Academy Programme which includes a 2-week pre-employment training and a 2-week Work Placement that will give all candidates an opportunity to look at all aspects of working at British Gas, from Customer Service, admin and out in the field shadowing Engineers (one day a week).

This innovative programme will equip 16-24 year olds with pre–employment skills, develop their engineering and customer service expertise and a GUARANTEED TELEPHONE INTERVIEW with the view to apply for a Full Time JOB with British Gas.

What will the candidates be doing during the pre-employment training? In amongst a variety of engaging and interesting tasks, candidates will be:
• Developing their Customer Service and Communication skills
• Developing their ability to engage and work with others
• Preparing and developing their interview skills
• Growing and developing their confidence
• Learning how to take ownership of British Gas values and understanding them as a Business  

Work Placements
Work experience at British Gas covering various different departments such as customer service, admin & engineering


Who can apply?
The eligibility for this programme is:
•    16 – 24 years old with no upper qualifications who feel comfortable using a computer  and show motivation for wanting to build a career at British Gas

Please note:
•    Candidates must have Right to Work documentation which MUST INCLUDE a valid Passport, FULL Birth Certificate and NI number along with a proof of address- dated within 3 MONTHS such as a utility bill or Driving/Provisional licence
•    Candidates that make declarations around Criminal Convictions will be discussed with the candidate on a 121 basis.
•    Capita & British Gas are equal opportunity Employers and encourage applications from those with disabilities and support needed will be discussed during initial stages of referral

Sign Up

(Rugby) 19+ Sector-Based Work Academy opportunity
4th December - 9th January 2018

H&M Academy Opportunities with Capita Worksforme

Interested in starting a career in sales? This exciting Capita pre-employment programme (sector based work academy) opportunity with leading sales company H&M will help you build up skills

PROGRAMME: PET start:  Monday 12th November  for 3 weeks: Venue to be confirmed.  Work Experience following week: for min. 1 week

H&M Logistics centre

Opportunities are available at each location? 10-15 vacancies.  They also have a big need for people who can work our operations side of the business which include manual handling. Ideally they would  like for all their employees to work both sides of the business which includes more physical work/manual handling and picking

What are the shift patterns? 6/6:30am-2/2:30pm  /  7am-3/3:30pm

What is the rate of pay? £8.12

About the Role:

As Logistic Associate you will actively securing sales through efficient routines, you are creating the basis for the best shopping experience in fashion retail.

Responsibilities:

-       Follow best practice guidelines

-       Stay informed about campaigns and sales activities

-       Recognise and act on indirect sales opportunities and procedures

-       Indirect customer service

-        Supply the right amount of garments to the stores/customers

-        Ensure efficient and effective garment flow, aiming to increase sales figures and hit sales goals

-       Procedures

-        Unload and sort garments arriving daily by truck or container

-       Supply  and allocate the right amount of new garments and cosmetic and replenish sold garments to the stores/customers

-       Work accuracy within the allocation due to the inventory result

-       High pick percentage to ensure that the customers get all requested garments

-       Follow all procedures and routines regarding safety, security and administration processes in all areas of the distribution

-       Works with garments according to H&M procedures to meet store/customer needs at all times.

Team: You work together with your colleagues to reach goals.

-       Welcome and assist in training of new co-workers

-       Supports the team and is considerate to colleagues

-       Share knowledge, skills and information with colleagues

-        Help out across departments to reach goals

-       Contribute to a positive working atmosphere

 

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About H&M:
The H&M group is one of the world’s leading fashion companies – with the brands H&M and H&M Home, COS, & Other Stories, Monki, Weekday Cheap Monday and ARKET. Each with its own unique identity, all our brands are united by a passion for fashion and quality and the drive to dress customers in a sustainable way.

We want to make fashion sustainable and sustainability fashionable. The commitment of our employees is key to our success. We are dedicated to creating a better fashion future and we use our size and scale to drive development towards a more circular, fair and equal fashion industry.

The H&M group joins together more than 161,000 colleagues from different backgrounds and nationalities across the world. We are dedicated to always create the best offering and the best experience for our customers. We all share a values-driven way of working, based on a fundamental respect for the individual. Our shared values help create an open, dynamic and down-to-earth company culture where anything is possible.

Our values:

-       We believe in people

-       We are one team

-       Constant improvement

-       Straight forward and open minded

-       Entrepreneurial spirit

-       Keep it simple

-       Cost conscious

 

In everything we do, sustainability is a natural part

 

 

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  • City & Guilds Level 1 Certificate in Personal and Social Skills
  • Qualifications in English and Maths (if required)

*If you successfully complete the required coursework

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