For more information about employment and skills please see below.
If you need further assistance please contact Economic Development on 01543 464272 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Job searching and recruitment
Job Centre Plus
Here you can find support for jobseekers and job recruitment, including: rearching for and posting vacancies, jobseekers allowance, employment support and allowance, income support and jobseeker training.
Cannock Job Centre Plus
Telephone: 0845 604 3719
Textphone: 0845 608 8551
Direct Gov offers a fully intergrated work and benefits service. Within Staffordshire the intergration of Job Centres and Social Security Office become fully operational throughout 2004. In addition to the traditonal job vacancies service, the Direct Gov network provides a recruitment service to employers as well as to training organisations.
Express and Star
This website has an online search facility for jobs advertised in the newspaper.
National Apprenticeship Service
The National Apprenticeship Service offers advice and information on apprenticeships, as well as allowing people to search and apply for vacancies online.
Need an extra pair of hands? It's not always possible to find time or resources to complete the projects that could make a real difference to your business. Recruiting a student on a short-term placement is a low-cost and low-commitment way of boosting your workforce.
Your Business could benefit from:
- Free front end recruitment services
- A flexible low cost recruitment solution lasting from 4 weeks to 12 months, full or part time.
- A subsidy of up to £1000 (subject to availablility and eligibility) to pay your new recruit.
Guidance, Training and Education
National Careers Service
The National Careers Service provides information, advice and guidance to help you make decisions on learning, training and work opportunities. The service offers confidential, helpful and impartial advice, supported by qualified careers advisers.
Literacy, Numeracy and IT training available, also teaches employment skills e.g. CVs.
South Staffordshire College
South Staffordshire College provides a range of flexible full and part time courses, including business and finance, computing, engineering and technology, languages and business administation. Specially tailored courses and training are provided for local companies, often with funding available. The College is federated to Staffordshire University and offers local access to a range of higher education courses. Creche and drop-in facilities are available on site. For more details contact the Cannock Campus of South Staffordshire College on 01543 462200. Providing information, advice and guidance on education, training and employment for people of any age, and helping young people in Staffordshire find suitable work or training places.
Staffordshire Univeristy is working closely with local industry to encourage the future development of the West Midlands and offers quality education, research and training opportunities to a wide range of people: on campus through our extensive programme of undergraduate, postgraduate and professional courses; in company through courses and training activities tailored to suit individual needs; and in partnership with other organisations and training providers, both in the UK and throughout the world. For more information contact us on: 01782 294000.
The Prince's Trust
The Prince's Business Programme helps unemployed young people (aged 18-30) to explore and test their business ideas, write business plans and start their own businesses or achieve goals in education, training or work.
The main areas in Cannock Chase District are:
- Norton Canes
- Heath Hayes
A search facility is available for these areas by visiting the Staffordshire Schools Directory website.
If a school is not listed it may be that it falls under the district of South Staffordshire or Lichfield, which border the Cannock Chase District.
Some useful websites with information about education and learning can be found from the links below.
Information for parents, teachers, governors on schools in Staffordshire. Information supplied on special needs, outdoor education, library service and teacher recruitment. Website produced by Staffordshire County Council.
Becta Schools provides a network of selected links to websites that offer high quality content and information. Whether you are learning, supporting, teaching or managing, there are resources on Becta Schools website for you.
Ofsted is the inspectorate for children and learners in England. It is their job to contribute to the provision of better education and care through effective inspection and regulation. Reports on inspected schools can be found on this website.
Further information on education and learning can be found http://www.staffordshire.gov.uk/education
Last Updated: 15/09/2016