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Jobs Growth Wales at Groundwork

logoGroundwork are looking to support employers in the voluntary sector who can create a new job for a young person in North Wales

Groundwork North Wales is now looking to create more opportunities for young people.

As the contracted management agent for the Third Sector Strand of the Welsh Governments’ Jobs Growth Wales programme, Groundwork is delivering across six counties in North Wales. Employers receive full reimbursement of wages at the National Minimum Wage and NI contributions, for up to six month that the young person is employed through the programme.  Employers are also supported through the recruitment process and given free advice and support to help source the right candidates. 

Groundwork have now been allocated a further 164 opportunities for North Wales during   2014-15,  and  are looking for employers  who could offer a young person aged between  16-24 years old  a newly created  employment opportunity that is sustainable in the future.

Lorna Crawshaw, Employment Manager at Groundwork North Wales said, “The Jobs Growth Wales programme has been transforming the lives of young people, delivering the skills and confidence they need to secure employment. We now have the opportunity to support even more young people into employment.  If you are a North Wales Employer in the voluntary and private sector who is looking to create a new job and employ a young person, we would urge you to contact us if you want to take advantage of this exciting opportunity.”

Groundwork is delivering exciting results with the Jobs Growth Wales programme across North Wales and are delighted to report that since the start of the Groundwork programme in August 2013,   140 young people have started employment opportunities and are heading towards sustainable employment.

To find out more please contact the Employment Team at Groundwork North Wales on 01978 757524 or email employment@groundworknorthwales.org.uk   

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