Royal Mencap Traineeship in warehousing and distribution

  • Mencap
  • Northampton (Corby), Northamptonshire

Mencap’s Traineeship programme offers you: • A chance to show an employer what you can do • Valuable experience and the opportunity to learn new skills • Help to develop confidence and self-belief to find a job • Direct support from Mencap to help you succeed

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  • GMFJ Reference
    132741
  • Expenses reimbursed?
    Yes
  • Mentor provided?
    Yes
  • Reference given?
    Yes
  • Date Posted
    27/05/2021
  • Possible Date
    30/08/2021
  • Duration
    Not Specified

  • Location
    Northampton (Corby)
  • Status
    Now Taking Applications
  • Sector
    Warehousing
  • Opportunity Type
    Work Placement
  • Employer
    Mencap

Description

The Royal Mencap Traineeship programme is delivered in warehousing and distribution, aimed at people with learning disability, difficulty and / or autism.

The traineeship typically lasts about 16 weeks. This provision is aimed at creating a bridge into apprenticeships or a move directly into paid work so it’s for young people aged 19 to 24 who may not have an EHCP, have finished education and might be closer to the labour market in terms of skills and ability.

For more information about this vacancy please contact Movement to Work on 01912211440 (Ref ID: 132741)

The Royal Mencap Traineeship programme is delivered in warehousing and distribution, aimed at people with learning disability, difficulty and / or autism.

The traineeship typically lasts about 16 weeks. This provision is aimed at creating a bridge into apprenticeships or a move directly into paid work so it’s for young people aged 19 to 24 who may not have an EHCP, have finished education and might be closer to the labour market in terms of skills and ability.

The programme starts with 4-6 weeks of work preparation, delivered in a small group setting of 6 to 8 trainees. Following this, the trainees complete 100 hours of work experience within Clipper warehousing and distribution. The programme is also underpinned by the development of English, maths and ICT skills. To be eligible, participants must be aged 19-24, not have qualifications above level 3 after having left education, have a low level of work experience and be assessed (by Mencap & the employer) to be able to progress into work or onto an apprenticeship in a max of 6 months duration.

· Communication & Team Building

· Confidence & Assertiveness

· Timekeeping & Work Ethic

· ITC development

· Time management

· Understanding priorities

Problem solving
Black or dark coloured trousers and t-shirt and shoes or non-branded trainers. (can be provided if needed)

PPE shall be provided.
Should things go well there is potential to be considered for an employment contract.

There is potential to progress onto an apprenticeship.

There is potential to progress onto another training programme that’s suited to your needs to continue your development to ultimately support you into employment.

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