At Hope we believe careers and skillset are incredibly important. We strive to support all our residents in moving forward to independence.
We have created strong partnerships with local businesses and training providers to offer a wide range of opportunities to motivate and prepare our residents for work. Getting back on track is the most important element to starting a career and at Hope we want to support and guide our residents to choosing their next career steps correctly.
Hope offer our residents fully funded level 1 and 2 courses in the following:
Forklift Truck Driver Training
Painting and Decorating
Health and Safety
CSCS Card - This allows residents to start work on any construction site as a labourer
Some of the life skills we offer are:
Food & Hygiene
Accredited Maths and English training – level 1 and 2
Employ ability essentials – including finding the job, CV writing, letter writing, Interview preparation
Life skills – including cookery lessons, filling in forms, money management and debt recovery
We have partnered with a national training provider to offer 41 fully funded online courses to help clients to develop their skills and gain recognised qualifications.
Subjects are up to and including Level 2 and include subjects such as:
A sample of the Health and Wellbeing subjects available to study are:
Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Mental Health
Level 2 Certificate In Counselling Skills
Level 2 Certificate in Information, Advice or Guidance
Level 2 Certificate in Improving Personal Exercise, Health and Nutrition
Business subjects available to study are:
Level 2 Certificate in IT User Skills
Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Business Administration
Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Customer Service
Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Team Leading
Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Retail Operations
Level 2 Extended Certificate in Understanding Stewarding at Spectator Events
Level 2 Certificate in Cleaning Knowledge and Skills
We have lots of courses available in Social Care, including:
Level 2 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care
Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of End of Life Care
Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Dignity and Safeguarding in Adult Health and Social Care
Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Dementia Care
Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Autism
Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Specific Learning Difficulties
Level 2 Certificate in Common Health Conditions
We work with a number of local businesses, groups and charities to offer volunteering opportunities to our clients. We also have opportunities to volunteer in- house; clients often help us out with our gardening, painting and even spreading the word about our charity.
If clients wish to volunteer, their support worker will help them to secure a position that suits them and aids their recovery and self-development.