Information, Advice and Guidance

  • Personal Independence Payment (PIP). PIP information video from the Department for Work and Pension.
  • Lewisham Local Offer – Preparing young people with SEND for adult life. Has information for young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) about jobs and money.
  • The Prince’s Trust Virtual Support. South and East London Centres are now closed. For the foreseeable future continued support will be offered remotely.
    • Welcome Sessions for young people who want to find out more information about The Prince’s Trust and our opportunities.  These will be conducted through online platforms in a group video chat format.  Young people can watch the presentation and get involved as much as they want.  They will then be assigned a staff member for a 1:1 follow up.
      • Virtual Offer will include programmes being run remotely online via video link and other mediums.  We have already started running Enterprise Information Sessions in this format.
      • Access to one-to-ones for young people with a member of staff to discuss any questions and concerns and find out how the Prince’s Trust can support them.  These 1:1s will be conducted across the phone or online.
    • Young People Relief Fund has been launched.  The fund will help young people who are missing school and college to continue their learning and give the most vulnerable young people the support they need to cope day-to-day in these anxious and uncertain times.
      • If you are a young person contact 0800 842 842 Speak live HERE.
      • If you are looking to refer a young person click HERE.
    • Courses this month include:

Work Experience/ Volunteering / Training / Traineeships

  • Barclays Bank Life Skills e Learning Platform helps young people get the skills and experiences they need to enter the world of work.
  • Pathways to Property Online Summer School
    • The Summer School will take place between 20 – 22 July 2020, is a fully funded, 3-day programme held online for Year 12 students. At the end of the week, if they are keen to learn more about property, they can complete a funded work experience placement during a future school holiday, have access to our e-mentoring programme, and if they choose to apply to study Real Estate and Planning at the University, can apply for a bursary up to £30,000 over three years. Applications for the Summer School will remain open until 21 June 2020, although early applications are encouraged as places are limited. Please visit.
    • Pathways to Property Open Online Course (OOC) is an online, free course, requiring around 6 hours of study time and providing learners with the opportunity to explore the industry and the roles within it. To join the current OOC please sign up.  This course will be available until September 2020.
    • Online School Talks for any students from Year 9 and upwards who would like to learn more about a career in property. These normally take place with a current Real Estate and Planning student alongside an industry volunteer who can share their experience of the sector.
  • SMART Training are running a virtual sports based programme via Zoom which includes group work and 1 to 1 sessions. Contact Darnell La Gadoue
  • EET Training are running a virtual sports based programme via Zoom which includes group work and 1 to 1 sessions. Contact Pierre Gowie  and Femi Solanke

 

Jobs

  • The Prince’s Trust Jobs Board remains active. The jobs board is regularly updated with live job vacancies from employers who are still actively recruiting. Young people who are willing and eager to work can search for roles and apply without the use of a CV or cover letter and will be supported to do this safely.  Visit https://jobs.gethired.org.uk/.