Monday, 21 November 2016

Free Employability Course for Armed Forces Spouses

Please note: Course dates have not been set for 2017



WHAT IS LIFEWORKS FAMILIES?
LifeWorks Families is a free support service to help military spouses and partners get the job they want.
WHO IS IT FOR?
It is available to all spouses and partners of any serving (or recently discharged) member of the Armed Forces, including Reserves.

LifeWorks Families will help you:
1. DISCOVER THE CAREER THAT SUITS YOU
Our online assessment, completed at home and in your own time, helps identify your strengths as well as potential career and training opportunities.
2. COPE WITH CHANGE IN LOCATION OR SITUATION
We help you understand and manage the impact of a change in a location or situation, increasing your confidence and motivation, so you can move towards employment.
3. SEARCH & APPLY FOR JOBS
Develop key skills and tools, including: job searching, C.V. writing, interview skills, application forms.
How LifeWorks Families Can Support You
The LifeWorks Families Team is able to provide employment support by phone, email and through courses. Online support will also be available in the near future.
Our Employability Coaches will lead you through an enjoyable programme of information, advice and guidance, taking into account your own situation and employment history.
Continued Support
Support is provided on an ongoing basis, so if you need help with anything, from writing your CV to preparing for an interview, the LifeWorks Families Team is here to help.
You will also have the opportunity to share your experiences with other military spouses and partners.
LifeWorks Families Courses
The Lifeworks Families course is designed around the often difficult circumstances of coping with existing family commitments and equips military spouses/partners with the skills and confidence to find employment and/or develop a career.

Delivered by Royal British Legion Industries, the courses take place in various locations around the UK, as well as abroad, are free for all spouses and partners of serving personnel.