Positive Futures Course with Mencap

What is Positive Futures

Our main focus is to assist any individual with a learning disability progress their personal confidence, motivation and skills to assist them in gaining sustainable employment/Volunteering or further education.

Over a 4 month period each individual will receive support in their own personal goals while enhancing their skills to communicate in a team environment

Working alongside our Employ Me team and our Mencap Employment Officer each individual will have their own personal programme, identifying their strengths and weaknesses and working with them to improve their employability, linking in with the correct organisations and Businesses to help them gain the knowledge and experience to go forward and live more independently.

How will individuals be supported?

Areas covered on the course

  • Community Impact Project
  • Employability Skills
  • Work Placement
  • Money Management
  • Fund Raising Event
  • Travel Training
  • Interview skills
  • Job search
  • CV writing
  • Volunteering
  • Confidence building
  • Applying for work

Next enrolment date:  to be arranged in 2020

Venue: Royal Mencap Office, Priory Campus, Pontefract Road, Barnsley, S71 5PN

Contact:  Nigel Roberts, Employment Coordinator

T: 07908 230211

E: Nigel.Roberts@mencap.org.uk