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Moving On Tyne & Wear

Working with you

Who we work with

  • Are you a resident of Tyne and Wear?
  • Are you aged 18+ and eligible to work in the UK?
  • Have you been unemployed for a significant period of time?
  • Is a physical or mental health issue stopping you from finding work?
  • Are you worried that you can’t learn new skills?

If so, Moving On Tyne & Wear could be for you.

We are committed to helping you overcome the barriers that have prevented you from finding work or getting training before, and we will work hard to make sure you get the support you need as quickly as possible.

How we will work together

Once you are accepted onto the programme you will be assigned a Navigator, who will give you the one-to-one support you need. Your Navigator will be with you every step of the way, reviewing what help you need and ensuring you get the right support from a range of specialist services, helping you build on your strengths.

As you go through the programme, we will ask you to give us feedback so we can improve the service we offer. You could also train to become a peer mentor, offering support to other people in your situation.

The support we offer

As well as the core support provided by your Navigator, we also offer a range of specialist services, designed to help you progress towards or into employment. This includes:

  • Health and wellbeing
    If you have a qualifying health issue, we can help you to address your barriers and concerns about entering the workplace.
  • Specialist employment skills, enterprise, and work experience
    Once you are ready to make a move towards the labour market, you will be able to choose appropriate support from a range of employability activities.
  • Volunteering
    We offer volunteers placements with a local employers, where suitable.
  • Disability support
    If you have a disability, we will support you to improve your employability and work-based skills, and we will give you access to work experience, volunteering, and internship opportunities that match your aspirations and skills.
  • Employer engagement
    We support local employers to offer work experience, placements, and employment opportunities to our participants.
  • Exit support
    To ensure that you get the support you need when leaving Moving On Tyne & Wear, a range of options will be provided to help you sustain employment and your training outcomes. Support will also be provided to employers working with the programme.