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Education, Employment & Training Opportunities Weekly 25.10.2013 If you are interested in any of these opportunities, need help with a job application form or your CV, please contact us: The Isle of Wight Council Participation Team Choices Centre, 29 High Street, Newport Monday – Thursday (9:30am - 12:30pm and 1:00pm – 4:30pm) Friday (9:30am - 12:30pm and 1:00pm – 4:00pm) Email: [email protected] Website: www.iwight.com/Choices

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VACANCIES ON GOV.UK If you are interested in any of these vacancies or would like more information, visit: www.gov.uk Or telephone the Jobcentre Plus search helpline on 08456 060 234

Weekend Shop Assistant Cancer Research UK A hard-working and enthusiastic Weekend Shop Assistant required to contribute to turning our shop into a real commercial success. As Shop Assistant you’ll be responsible for handling sales at the till and encouraging and sorting donations. You will ensure a high standard in merchandising and housekeeping within the shop. You will be an integral part of the team; motivating and supporting colleagues and volunteers when requested. All applications should be made via the Cancer Research UK careers website: http://www.cancerresearchuk.org/about-us/jobs/retail-jobs/ Cleaning Operative Wetton Cleaning Services Ltd Cover cleaner required throughout the year. Previous experience is preferred but not essential as full training will be given. Duties will include mopping, sweeping, hoovering, cleaning toilets and all other general cleaning tasks. Hours could be as little as 2 hours up to 5 hours per shift. Monday to Friday start time 8pm at a rate of £6.31 per hour. Contact details are Kirk Hathaway 07879600777.

Evening Cleaner YMCA This post is to provide cleaning services to an agreed specification to children’s playrooms, offices and toilet facilities. The postholder will also be required to carry out security checks in the areas they work in and to lock up / set the alarm if they are the last to leave. Skills required: • A good standard of health and fitness • The flexibility to adapt to the changing workload • A willingness to step in and help others within the facilities team • Knowledge of health and safety issues (COSHH etc.) – training will be provided • The ability to work within a strict operating timetable • The desire to take pride in a job well done. Previous experience of working as a Housekeeper preferred although further training will be provided. £4,025 per annum (£7 per hour). To apply, please visit www.gov.uk

VACANCIES ON APPRENTICESHIPS ONLINE www.apprenticeships.org.uk

Please visit the above website for further information on these vacancies and how to apply. Click on: Login to Apprenticeship Vacancies. You will need an e-mail address to register on this site.

Apprentice Business Wight Energy Ltd Ref: VAC000343334 Administrator Hours: 35 per week Wage: £93.80 per week Closing Date: 08/11/2013 No day is the same in the Wight Energy Offices, it’s a fast paced environment and it is usually busy. You will more than likely speak to suppliers, customers, team members and various companies that we work with throughout the day and you will spend most of your time on the phone. Between that and also following on from those phone calls you will be required to process orders and details from accepted quotes, book in jobs correctly into our system and filing relevant information in the right places. From time to time you will have to speak with upset customers and will be taught on how to deal with those scenarios. Training to be provided: Intermediate Apprenticeship in Business and Administration Skills Required: IT skills, customer service skills, telephone manner, good attention to detail, versatile and bubbly personality who is not afraid to talk to customers, team player, self motivated Qualifications Required: No formal qualifications required although a good level in Maths, English and Science are preferable. Personal Qualities: Time keeping, polite / well mannered, confident, versatile / adaptable, well presented, organised

Apprentice Oven Cleaner RDHP Ltd Ref: VAC000344358 Hours: 8am to 4pm Monday to Wage: £150 per week Closing Date: 30/11/2013 Friday At Wight Oven Cleaning we provide domestic and commercial cleaning Island wide. Due to customer growth and need we have a great opportunity for you to join the team. You will undertake all aspects of oven cleaning ie ovens, hobs, extractors, microwaves, AGA's and racks and providing excellent customer service at all times. Training to be provided: Level 2 Certificate in Cleaning and Support Services Skills Required: Practical Aptitude Qualifications Required: None Required Personal Qualities: Flexible, friendly, honest Although your working week is Monday to Friday please be aware that you will be required to work some Saturdays. Apprentice Care Assistant Community Spirited Ref: VAC000226462 Hours: 30 per week Wage: £79.50 per week Closing Date: 11/11/2013 Working as part of a team the apprentice will be required to work in the community as a home help. This will include food preparation, light cleaning duties, and aiding with shopping when required. Training to be provided: Diploma level 2 in Health & Social Care qualification Skills Required: Patience, good listening skills, caring nature. Flexibility with approach to work essential. Qualifications Required: None as full training will be given. Personal Qualities: Trustworthy, caring and enthusiastic person capable of working on own initiative and as part of a team

Apprentice Optical Retail Specsavers Optical Ref: VAC000344803 (Newport) Assistant Superstores VAC000344808 (Ryde) Hours: 40 per week Wage: £107.20 per week Closing Date: 15/11/2013 It’s a chance to become part of a thriving, international business and build the foundation for a successful long-term career. You’ll spend 12 months in a paid job, working alongside our highly experienced team, who’ll support you as you learn. Day-to-day, you’ll be a key member of one of our store teams, welcoming customers, giving them advice, booking in eye tests and measuring frames. You’ll also carry out pre-screening, take payment and generally help the store to run as smoothly as possible. Training to be provided: Level 2 Apprenticeship in Optical Retail Skills Skills Required: Excellent communication skills, both on the phone and face to face, excellent organisational skills, methodical approach to work Qualifications Required: Let’s make one thing clear: you don’t need experience in optical or hearing care. But you must be as determined as we are to give great customer service. We want people who are enthusiastic about what they do and take pride in a job well done. GCSE grades A-C (or equivalent) in English and Maths are preferred, together with an organised, hard-working approach. Personal Qualities: Commitment to giving excellent customer service, a genuine interest in Optical retail as a career, pride in your work

Nursery Apprentice Tops Day Nursery Ref: VAC000323284 Hours: 35 per week Wage: £95 per week Closing Date: 01/11/2013 We are seeking to employ an enthusiastic, hardworking individual to join our busy day nursery. Working as part of a team of professionals to provide a high standard of Childcare. Some of the duties include: the care and supervision of children with regard to their general basic needs, working with the nursery practitioner on planning and preparation of activities to meet children's individual needs, preparation, care, cleanliness and maintenance of the playrooms and equipment. Training to be provided: Certificate for the Children & Young Person's Workforce Level 2 Skills Required: Reliable, confident with the ability to interact with children. Being able to create play and to be active team member. Qualifications Required: GCSE's or equivalent at C-G grade or above would be an advantage but not essential. Personal Qualities: You should be friendly, flexible, a good team player, motivated and willing to achieve a level 2 qualification. Apprentice Telephone Engineer Navigate IT & Telecoms Ref: VAC000331212 Hours: 37½ per week Wage: £138 per week Closing Date: 01/11/2013 The main elements of the job role include: • Learning about how telephone lines/telephone systems work • After time, learning how to fix faults on telephone lines and systems • Learning how to programme systems • Learning how to install telephone systems Training to be provided: Intermediate Apprenticeship in IT Skills Required: Attention to detail, conscientious, good communicator Qualifications Required: C or above in Maths and English or equivalent is desirable but not essential. Previous experience of Electrical or Engineering would be an advantage as would a driving licence. Personal Qualities: Ability to follow instructions, honest, tidy Customer Service Apprenticeship Grafton Merchanting Gb Ltd Ref: VAC000342913 Hours: 8am to 5pm Mon-Fri Wage: £140 per week Closing Date: 29/11/2013 Plumbase, part of Grafton PLC, is one of the leading suppliers of plumbing products in the UK, with an extensive branch network that covers the whole of the country. We are actively seeking apprentices to join us in a programme that covers real working experience, with an enhanced learning opportunity. The scheme includes product & technical training as well as Customer service core skills based around a one year project programme leading to NVQ Level 2 in Customer service. Day to day duties will include working on the Trade counter helping Trade and DIY customers with their queries as well as stock control and helping colleagues. Training to be provided: NVQ Level 2 in Customer service Skills Required: Ambition and a desire to start your career with one of the UK's most successful Builders Merchants. Qualifications Required: Maths and English would be useful Personal Qualities: A willingness to learn and take on new challenges and to be part of a successful team. This employer is looking to develop the right person in to a long term career with Grafton.

Apprentice Cabler Navigate IT & Telecoms Ref: VAC000331086 Hours: 37½ per week Wage: £138 per week Closing Date: 01/11/2013 Your general duties will include pulling cable, terminating cable, testing data points, installing wireless access points. The job will involve working at heights and use of power tools and hand tools, as well as specialist equipment. Previous knowledge of cabling is not important but the desire to provide excellent customer service is. Training to be provided: Intermediate Apprenticeship in Customer Service Skills Required: Attention to detail, conscientious, good communicator Qualifications Required: C or above in Maths and English or equivalent is desirable but not essential. Previous experience of Electrical or Engineering would be an advantage as would a driving licence. Personal Qualities: Ability to follow instructions, honest Apprentice in Hospitality Wight and Green Limited Ref: VAC000344199 Hours: 30 per week Wage: £80.40 per week Closing Date: 15/11/2013 You will assist in helping with the efficient day to day running of the café section of the business which is new and is going to take time to grow. Assist in the preparation of food ranging from salads and sandwiches and in time develop a fuller menu with the manager including Panini’s. In time, gain the relevant knowledge to be able to progress and develop new skills in the catering business and be responsible for the café in more depth. In the future be responsible for security of the café, some opening and closures. Stock management and cleaning duties. Will also be monitored and trained by staff that have experience in the catering industry and will assist in personal development. Successful candidates will be self motivated and team players who are able to provide excellent customer care in all settings and at all times. Training to be provided: Intermediate Apprenticeship in Hospitality and Catering Skills Required: Excellent attention to detail, passionate enthusiasm for new and upcoming ideas for the café, bubbly personality that is not afraid of talking to customers and selling the products, team player, self motivated Qualifications Required: No formal qualifications required Personal Qualities: Must be friendly, hardworking, punctual and reliable and have a real interest in food and development of personal career. Owner is looking to add a musical theme to the café so an interest in music would be beneficial to the successful candidate.

Teaching / Support Assistant Oakfield Primary School Ref: VAC000344743 Hours: 40 per week Wage: £110 per week Closing Date: 08/11/2013 You will be required to support the Teaching Staff and Behaviour Support Staff of the school. Training to be provided: Training will be provided by Training Associates providing the successful apprentice with an NVQ Level 2/3 in Support Teaching and Learning Skills Required: Communication skills, IT literate Qualifications Required: GCSE in Maths and English (A-E) or equivalent Personal Qualities: Friendly, caring, confident, outgoing, eager to learn

Retail Assistant – Customer Service Bouchic Limited Ref: VAC000339469 Hours: 35 per week, 9:30am to 5:30pm Wage: £105 per week Closing Date: 31/10/2013 The successful applicant will be expected to/work towards: • Organising attractive window displays • Merchandising within the shop including upselling and pricing of goods accurately • Checking stock, organising the stock room and doing stock takes • Helping with/overseeing deliveries • Dealing with customers in a polite and friendly manner • Creating a positive image of the shop and themselves • Helping with online orders • Keeping the shop clean and tidy • Working with the employer and giving feedback and new ideas • Handling cash and card transactions with integrity and honesty • Keeping any paperwork organised • The ability to gift wrap a product Training to be provided: Level 2 Diploma in Customer Service Skills Required: Attention to detail, a willingness to work and learn, numerate, literate, good communication skills, IT Skills, accuracy when cash handling, accuracy when checking stock, articulate, able to prioritise workload, able to keep calm under pressure, initiative, able to follow and implement instructions Qualifications Required: The employer has requested that the successful candidate ideally hold a GCSE Grade C or above (or equivalent) in both English and Maths as well as have good communication skills Personal Qualities: Polite, friendly, welcoming, enthusiastic, helpful, feeling that they would like to help someone with a query and go the extra mile for them, trustworthy, honest, reliable, responsible

Apprentice Chef Café Coco Ref: VAC000223081 Hours: 30 per week Wage: £80.40 per week Closing Date: 08/11/2013 You will be responsible for food safety & hygiene. You will be preparing and cooking foods from breakfasts to bistro type main meals. You will be expected to keep your work area tidy and will be expected to help in keeping the kitchen as a clean and safe working environment. As this is a small establishment you will be involved in interacting with the customers and will on occasion be taking orders from the customers and delivering the food to their table. Training to be provided: Intermediate apprenticeship in food production Skills Required: Good communication skills, you must be able to work as part of a small team and be able to listen, take and follow instruction from the senior team members and chef. Qualifications Required: Some cooking experience required - full training given. No formal qualifications required as all candidates will be assessed on merit. A good work ethic combined with consideration for colleagues is more important. The employer welcomes applications from individuals who are passionate about providing good service and friendly enough to let their unique personality shine through. Personal Qualities: You must be an enthusiastic individual willing to go the extra mile, have a genuine desire to learn about food production and appreciate that there a great many skills to be learned in order to become a chef.

Apprentice Kitchen Assistant Fine Nammet Ref: VAC000341026 Hours: 37½ per week Wage: £105 per week Closing Date: 01/11/2013 Duties to include: Preparation of fresh produce, vegetables, meats, fish, garnish and desserts, plating up of desserts, carrying out cleaning duties to maintain a high standard of cleanliness in the kitchen, some basic cooking Training to be provided: Intermediate Apprenticeship in Catering and Professional Chefs Skills Required: Must be passionate about food and cooking, dedicated, hardworking, reliable, good team player Qualifications Required: No formal qualifications required Personal Qualities: Keen to learn, must be clean and smart, confident, able to follow instructions effectively, able to use own initiative Apprentice 2nd Chef Morgans Restaurant Ref: VAC000300624 Hours: Over 5 days, 10am to Wage: £119.25 per week Closing Date: 07/11/2013 2:30pm and 5pm to 10pm Duties to include: • Preparing food from scratch • Making sauces from scratch • Baking products • Preparing starters • Preparing sweets • cooking high quality meals according to the menu Training to be provided: Level 2 in Professional Cookery Skills Required: Must hold a Level 2 in Professional Cookery, excellent team player, able to follow instruction, ability to work unsupervised Personal Qualities: Hardworking, reliable and punctual, must be clean and tidy, friendly and sociable

Apprentice Care Assistant Down House Ref: VAC000172109 Hours: 30 per week over 5 days Wage: £80.40 per week Closing Date: 18/11/2013 Working as part of a team the apprentice will be required to deal with all personal care needs of the clients, including washing, dressing, bathing/showering, feeding and drinking. To get involved with daily activities and ensure the welfare of the residents at all times. The right person must be able to work in a close team, and be flexible with approach to working in a demanding and challenging but highly satisfying environment. Training to be provided: Diploma Level 2 in Health & Social Care Skills Required: Patience, good listening skills, kind caring nature, flexibility with approach to work. Qualifications Required: None as full training will be provided. Personal Qualities: Trustworthy, caring and enthusiastic person, capable of working as part of a dedicated team.

Front of House Apprentice Hillside Ventnor Ltd Ref: VAC000334373 Hours: 40 per week Wage: £147.20 per week Closing Date: 10/11/2013 Hillside Ventnor Ltd are looking for an apprentice to: • Provide a professional image to guests and diners of the various Hillside ventures • Meet and greet customers • Provide accurate information • Ensure that the establishment is inviting and that guests' needs are met • Liaise with management and other departments to ensure the smooth running of the Front of House position • Serve customers • Do some clearing/tidying duties • Take orders • Book guests in and out • Handle cash accurately • Be customer focussed • Provide an after sales service • Have good IT skills • Pay attention to detail and anticipate what it is the customer wants/needs before they realise it • Work as part of a small and friendly team Training to be provided: Intermediate Front of House Apprenticeship Qualifications Required: This employer will require a good standard of secondary education (ideally Grade C at GCSE Level or equivalents in English, Maths and IT)The employer will also run their own assessments of capability Personal Qualities: • Dedication to the role and the company • Reliability • Well presented and promote a professional image • Friendly • Outgoing • Good communication skills • Be committed to learning and improving and also loyal to the company • Have the ability to make people feel special • Caring and attentive • A good eye for detail • To be particular about cleanliness and tidiness Hillside Ventnor Ltd have various ventures based in and around Ventnor including a Bistro, Boutique Hotel, outside catering business and Apartments. The successful candidate will gain experience within all of these establishments. There may also be some split shifts and shift patterns as part of the job therefore living locally or having access to reliable transport will be essential.

Assistant Floristry Apprentice Flowers For You Ref: VAC000341779 Hours: 5 days per week Wage: £107.20 per week Closing Date: 04/11/2013 Flowers for You work in partnership with a range of established businesses on the Isle of Wight and want you to become an active member of their small, efficient team, undertaking the following duties: • Assist in the day to day running of the retail shop • Receive day-to-day deliveries of flowers and sundries • Assist with the preparation & storage of newly arrived flowers • Assist with daily flower management to ensure freshness of product • Provide a positive impression of yourself and our business to customers • Deal with customers in a positive, reliable & pleasant way • Communicate effectively with all customers and the team • Take payments using the in-house POS system • Be a team player with a willingness to learn Training to be provided: Intermediate Apprenticeship in Customer Service Skills Required: Be an active team player, follow and implement instructions, show a willingness to learn & be trained, provide excellent customer service Qualifications Required: No formal qualifications required, however good literacy & numeracy skills would be preferred. Personal Qualities: Be a good communicator, have a methodical & orderly approach to work, be polite, courteous & motivated when dealing with customer and staff, be smartly dressed, flexible & punctual

TRAINEESHIPS ON APPRENTICESHIPS ONLINE www.apprenticeships.org.uk Please visit the above website for further information on these vacancies and how to apply. Click on: Login to Apprenticeship Vacancies. You will need an e-mail address to register on this site.

TRAINEESHIPS IN HEALTH & SOCIAL CARE Greyfriars Shanklin Ref: VAC000331894 Westminster House Newport Ref: VAC000331637 Hours: 30 per week Closing Date: 11/11/2013 We would like to help young enthusiastic and friendly people aged 16 - 18 who are interested in working in the Care sector to join them working up to 26 weeks on a Traineeship programme. Training to be provided: This is UNPAID work experience. This will be a 26 week Traineeship where you will gain quality work experience in Health & Social Care Skills Required: An interest in gaining experience in the care sector Qualifications Required: No qualifications required, but an interest to learn new skills Personal Qualities: Reliable, keen to learn, sensible attitude to work As part of this Traineeship you will be required to be available for 30 hours a week, with this time being divided between the workplace and time spent with the Care Learning Centre. A more detailed breakdown of how many hours you will spend with the Care Learning Centre and in the workplace will be discussed with you at the interview. Upon successful completion of the Traineeship program you will receive a certificate of completion and a letter of reference to support future job applications.

TRAINEESHIP IN RETAIL Earl Mountbatten Hospice Company Ltd

Ref: VAC000342966 (Cowes) VAC000344131 (East Cowes) VAC000344132 (Freshwater) VAC000344133 (Ryde) VAC000344134 (Ventnor) Closing Date: 08/11/2013

Hours: 30 per week, over 5 days including some weekends This exciting opportunity is for a Retail Traineeship following on to an apprenticeship in Retail, where the successful candidate will become a full-time member of the team. Candidates will assist in helping with the efficient running of one of their retail shops, with particular emphasis on customer service, EPOS till work, cash handling, visual merchandising and encouraging donations. Successful candidates will be self motivated and team players who are able to provide excellent customer care at all times. The position is ideal for those aged 16 - 24, currently not in work. Candidates aged 16 19 must not hold a Level 3 qualification and those aged 19 - 24 and who have not achieved a Level 2. Selection will be based on merit. In return full training in retail will be offered, in a warm and friendly team atmosphere. Training to be provided: On the job training will be provided by the relevant team at the Earl Mountbatten Hospice shop. Employment skills and job search training will be given to the successful candidate by the training provider with the opportunity to work towards Functional Skills in Maths and English. Skills Required: Good communication skills Qualifications Required: None Personal Qualities: The ability to deliver high levels of Customer Care is vital, willingness to work hard, self motivated, team player. Candidates may be required to work between the different Island shops

TRAINEESHIP IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION Care Learning Centre Ref: VAC000344276 Hours: 30 per week Closing Date: 18/11/2013 Care Learning Centre would like to help a young person aged 16-18 into work by offering a quality Traineeship Work Experience Opportunity in Business Admin. This position is UNPAID but offers a valuable work experience opportunity with a clear progression route within the industry to those interested in a career in Business Admin. Over the work experience period you will spend 30 hours per week Monday to Friday working at our head office. This will give you valuable knowledge which will prove essential when applying for a job. Training to be provided: This UNPAID Work Experience with Care Learning Centre will mean you will be offered work experience each week in conjunction with ' off the job training' You will become a member of the team in the office and will be working in reception. All of this will give you a valuable insight into a business admin environment. The Traineeship Programme will also include off the job training in English and Maths, job search activity, CV writing and interview techniques. Skills Required: Excellent telephone manner, good communication skills, good use of the English Language, an interest in gaining experience of the business admin industry Qualifications Required: No formal qualifications, but an interest to learn new skills. Personal Qualities: Well presented, organised, able to work in a team, keen to learn, enthusiastic, positive attitude towards working, friendly and reliable

TRAINEESHIP IN VEHICLE FITTING Kwik-Fit Ref: VAC000330378 Hours: 39 per week (max) – Tuesdays to Saturdays Closing Date: 31/10/2013 This Traineeship Opportunity is UNPAID Work Experience as part of an entry to work course. A bursary fund or learner support fund may be available to help with travel to the work placement. KwikFit Ltd would like to help young people aged 16-18 into Work, by offering quality Traineeship Work Experience opportunities nationwide. Work experience activities will include, Tyres, Stock handling, dealing with Customers, Health & Safety. Training to be provided: This Traineeship Work Experience will lead to a nationally recognised qualification in Level 1 Award in Vehicle Maintenance. The Traineeship programme will also include off the job training in English, Maths and ICT, job search activity, and you will be able to achieve industry recognised certificates in Motor Vehicle. Skills Required: An interest in gaining experience within the Motor Industry, be able to communicate well with colleagues and customers, be able to work as part of a team, have a responsible attitude towards learning new skills Qualifications Required: No formal qualifications, but an interest to learn new skills Personal Qualities: Reliable, keen to learn, sensible attitude

TRAINEESHIP IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION Isle of Wight Council Hours: Up to 30 per week Closing Date: As soon as possible A fantastic opportunity to gain experience in the busy Licensing department of the Isle of Wight Council. Training to be provided: This UNPAID Work Experience will mean you will be offered work experience each week in conjunction with off the job training. Qualifications Required: No formal qualifications required For further information and to apply please contact Choices on 525927 or call into the Choices Centre, 29 High Street, Newport NOW!

YOUNG VOLUNTEERS Support your community 16-18 year olds Help others Gain confidence, skills and experience Volunteer as much or as little as you want Will not affect benefits

Contact The Participation Team Choices Centre: Phone: 525927 or just drop in! [email protected] 29 High Street, Newport, PO30 1SS

VACANCIES TAKEN FROM THE ISLE OF WIGHT COUNTY PRESS

Waiting Staff Crab & Lobster Inn Ref: County Press Required for busy pub. Experience preferred. Please email: [email protected] preferably or phone Julia on 01983 872244.

Counter Assistant Brothers Fish & Chip Shop Ref: County Press Over 16 to work Saturdays 11:45am to 2pm and to cover the odd evening, Tuesday to Saturday. Phone: 01983 810489.

Coffee Shop Assistant The Old Smithy Ref: County Press Weekends and school holidays. Variable hours. Over 16 to comply with Sunday working. Phone: 01983 840364.

Bar & Waiting Staff Merrie Garden Ref: County Press If you’re looking to shine in a very busy and challenging high quality food led pub environment, then we can offer good rates of pay, training and great development opportunities. To apply. Simply email your CV to: [email protected]

Counter Assistant French Franks Ref: County Press 2-3 shifts of around 7 hours per week, must be able to start at 7am or finish at 5pm. Applicants need to be smart, have a passion for food and people and with some relevant experience. Please send a CV and short cover letter to: [email protected] or drop them in to the café.

Brasserie Team Members Lakeside Park Hotel Ref: County Press Previous hotel experience essential, full and part time opportunities. Please email CV and covering letter to Gemma Atkins, [email protected] or send to: Lakeside Park Hotel, High Street, Wootton Bridge, Isle of Wight, PO33 4LJ. www.lakesideparkhotel.com tel: 01983 882266.

The Four P's Radio Course The Vectis Radio studio is situated within the Riverside Centre in Newport and, as such, has access to the facilities the Riverside Centre offers to support the delivery of the 4P course.

The 4P course runs over a four week period with NEETs attending three sessions each week. The course is designed to introduce students to the basic and essential skills relating to Radio presentation and production, hence the 4P’s:

Presentation

Promotion

Production

Podcasting

Course Content to include: Write, record and produce a 30 second audio CV which will be used on air Be interviewed live on air Plan a show Podcast interviews Record links for the request show Write and produce a commercial Research news of the morning report live on air Interview guests Vectis Radio regularly broadcasts to over 4000 listeners and has listeners in over 50 Countries!

The Tutor The sessions will be primarily delivered by the Director of Vectis Radio, Ian Mac who will be supported in delivering the course by other members of the Vectis Radio team. Ian has developed the idea of the 4P course as a means of passing on his extensive knowledge and experience to young people and hopes that the 4P course will not just enable those who undertake it to develop specific broadcasting industry skills but also help more widely in enabling participants to develop their confidence and self esteem as they move into their working career.

Contact and Booking Details: Station landline: 01983 240666 Email Address: [email protected]

Facebook.com/vectisradio Twitter.com/vectisradio

Vectis Radio Director’s Email: [email protected]

Challenge & Adventure Forest Office Parkhurst Forest Newport Isle of Wight PO30 5UL Phone us on 01983 527026

Real Opportunities Now Programme

R O N

Age 16 – 18? Not in education, employment or training? Not sure of what is available for you to access? RON will give you the chance to try a range of activities over 2 weeks and have fun at the same time. RON will give you: • Different training opportunities • Develop your team work skills • Support with your choices • Build confidence and self esteem

Call and speak to Bex 527026 or the Participation Team 525927 for details of the next programme.

‘STEPPING STONES’ A Unique Opportunity for Young People aged 18 - 25 • •

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Do you want to learn how to advise others how to solve their everyday problems? Do you want Work Experience in an organisation that specialises in Social Welfare Law and see what goes on in the County Court and at Benefit Tribunals? Do you want to gain an understanding and insight into the work we do at The Law Centre? Do you want to gain employability Skills to add to your CV and improve your chances of obtaining employment? Do you want to improve your confidence and gain knowledge and competence in the Voluntary Sector?

We aim to provide you with skills to enhance your employment opportunities and will be covering subjects that include Money Management/Debt, Benefits, Housing, Homelessness and Listening and Interviewing skills all of which will take place at The Law Centre for a period of 10 – 1 2 weeks. The Law Centre is a FREE, CONFIDENTIAL & IMPARTIAL service for those experiencing social welfare issues. If you want to know more about us and wish to add further skills and knowledge to your CV then give us a call on 01983 524715.

Insights will be available during ‘drop in’ sessions at the Choices Centre, High Street, Newport for you to find out about training / course opportunities. Call in on Wednesday afternoon from 1pm to 2pm.

The Participation Team is part of the Isle of Wight Council and reproduces this list of locally available jobs from external sources that have advertised the same within the previous 7 days. The Council cannot verify or warranty any terms of condition offered by the external employers and have no affiliation or association with these employers. The Council accepts no liability however arising from any damage or loss suffered as a result of these adverts or any reliance placed upon them. Further information should be sought direct from the employers using the contact details provided above.