Employment Courses and Support

Nourishing People – Want to try out working in a real and supportive business? By taking part in this course you will learn about buying, making and selling. There will be the chance to learn lots of skills you can use with other employers. It will help you prepare for work experience, work trials or paid work.

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Do you want to work in a paid or volunteering role? Are you not sure how to go about finding opportunities that you dream of giving a go? People Matters now has a new Employment Service. There are three different ways of getting involved now with more being developed. For more information and course start dates please contact info@peoplemattersleeds.co.uk or telephone 0113 2346896

Preparing for Work – This course will help you to find paid or unpaid work.

Learn in a small group with a teacher, support assistant and job coach. The course is two days a week from 10.30-3.00pm. You will have a work experience placement on a third day. This could be in a shop, customer service, office work, animal care, caring services or any other work you would like to try.

Job Club

This is a 6 week club where members work on individual targets which will help them move towards getting the work they would like to aim for. It is made up of sessions where you work in a group with a qualified employability tutor and support assistant to develop your skills in finding paid work or work experience. As well as this you get 3 hours of 1:1 support with a qualified job coach to work on things just for you.


People Matters (West Yorkshire) is a charitable incorporated organisation reg no: 1170724.

We are registered with CQC ID 1- 3997439113.

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