20 May 2024

Green light for funding boost to help people find work within low carbon sector


Green light for funding boost to help people find work within low carbon sector

Your Homes Newcastle as the lead partner for Housing Employment Network North East (HENNE) has been successful in securing funding to help people into greener roles.

YHN House
Your Homes Newcastle has secured a funding boost to help residents find employment.

Thanks to funding from the North East Combined Authority, a new Green Start project will get underway to help people secure opportunities within renewable energy or similar companies.

YHN, will work with HENNE partners Karbon Homes, Bernicia, North Tyneside Council and Tyne Housing will help residents secure the opportunity to embark on ‘career starter roles’ within the green and low carbon sector.

The placement programme will support employers but also provide a fantastic opportunity for customers to gain skills and experience within this growing and exciting sector, which has seen job opportunities increase in the North East in recent years.

Green Start will create tailored opportunities for candidates to get a foot in the door with the support of local businesses.

Wraparound one-to-one support is provided throughout the placement from employment advisors and the chance to undertake qualifications.

As part of that, YHN is looking to employ a Programme Manager and an Employability Officer to support the delivery of the programme. 

For the Programme Manager role, We are looking for someone who has experience in a contract management, enjoys working in partnership and is passionate and enthusiastic about supporting people into work. Is this the role for you? For more information and to apply, click here: https://www.northeastjobs.org.uk/job/Employability_Programme_Manager/264463

For the Employability Officer role, we are looking for someone who can advise and guide people to develop their employability skills, is confident delivering group sessions and training, and is knowledgeable about the barriers that residents face when looking for employment, 

Think you have what it takes? For more information and to apply, click here: https://www.northeastjobs.org.uk/job/Employability_Officer/264470

Deadline for both roles is Midday, Friday May 24.

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