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To one side, the council logo and large text reading 'Nominate NOW' on a bright pink background. To the right, oloured cut out stars above text reading The Gateshead AWARDS 2022. Below a list of supporting charities.

Gateshead is a fantastic place with amazing people. Many people are demonstrating their local pride by going the extra mile to help their community to thrive.

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This programme is designed to provide advice and support for people needing help with managing money, designed to empower them to have the confidence to manage their income, make positive decisions with their money, understand the implications of work on managing a budget, as well as the financial support that’s available to them.

Good financial skills remove a barrier and increase confidence, allowing people to focus on other areas of their life, better maintain or gain employment and maintain housing and relationships. The impact of not understanding how to maintain and manage

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The qualification provides an ideal opportunity for anyone interested in developing the skills and experience needed to look for a job in youth work.          

The Youth Work industry is currently under-staffed, so this Level 2 Award provides an ideal opportunity for anyone interested in developing the skills and experience needed to enable them to look for a job in a youth work setting.  

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The Level 2 Award in Youth Work Practice includes learning associated with the theory of Youth Work, safeguarding, young people’s development and communication. Through the programme

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Get recognised for your volunteering work, or learn about how volunteering could benefit you, with this Level 1 NVQ qualification.                        

Volunteering is also, however, an ideal way to gain a valuable track record and experience in new areas of work, significantly improving employment prospects.  

The Level 1 Volunteering NVQ is the perfect opportunity for anyone who currently volunteers to gain an accredited qualification as evidence of their activities and achievements through volunteering. It is also suitable for anyone interested in exploring volunteering and

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Good customer service is a key skill that will help you stand out from the crowd. Gain a qualification that will help you in your job search.       

Customer service is a key skill in a wide variety of job roles. This Level 1 accredited training will enable participants to learn occupational skills that will help them to stand out from the crowd to prospective employers, but also communication skills for life. 

The Level 1 Customer Service training programme is designed to help people who are looking for work, aren’t currently working or those thinking about returning to work after a

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Interested in youth work? We will help you experience working with young people as well as develop skills and real-life experience of the role.      

Youth Focus North East is able to offer through the Future You project work experience opportunities for any resident of Gateshead who is economically inactive or unemployed. 

Anyone who is considering whether youth work might be the perfect job for them, or would like to find out what is involved in youth work, can take the opportunity to experience what it’s like working with young people as well as developing skills and real-life

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This programme is designed to equip people who are vulnerable and at risk of homelessness, or who are new to renting and managing a home, with the knowledge and skills to sustain and maintain their tenancies and homes.

The holistic support for vulnerable tenants programme is designed to help people who are often described as “difficult to engage and hard to reach”, are vulnerable and at risk of homelessness or new to renting and managing a home, with the objective of preventing homelessness and equipping them with the knowledge and skills to sustain and maintain their tenancies/homes.  

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If you’re under 25 and have lost confidence in your support network, we can help you work out what you need for a new direction forward.        

 

This programme is designed for isolated under 25’s who have dis-engaged from support services. They may be facing multiple challenges which are stopping them from re-engaging with support, or they might not know where they can find that support. This tailored programme will break down the barriers and offer them the direction and help they need to make progress towards employment. 

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The range of provision is designed to help

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Want help with managing money, have confidence in making the right decisions, making budgets and getting the financial support available to you?     

This programme is designed to provide advice and support for people needing help with managing money, to empower them to have the confidence to manage their income, make positive decisions with their money, understand the implications of work on managing a budget, as well as the financial support that’s available to them.

Good financial skills remove a barrier and increase confidence, allowing people to focus on other areas of their life

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Starting in the New Year we have an amazing opportunity for young people aged 18 to 25 years old to join our brand new club aimed at building skills: 🎨 Creativity 👊 Meeting new people 💼 Employability
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