Help at hand for Lincolnshire people made redundant due to COVID-19

Peter Brammall, CEO at Futures

Help is at hand for people in Lincolnshire and Rutland who have lost their job, had their working hours reduced or whose job is at risk because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Greater Lincolnshire Local Enterprise Partnership is working with Futures to provide support to individuals financially impacted by the crisis.

Futures currently delivers the National Careers Service in the East Midlands and East of England and is working hard to help those affected by the coronavirus across Lincolnshire and Rutland to get back into work and training.

Futures careers coaches are working remotely over the phone, by video chat or via email to help people find and apply for jobs.

Support available includes:

  • One-to-one virtual face-to-face support through Skype, Microsoft Teams, WhatsApp and other online digital platforms
  • Help with getting back into work, including jobs with a high number of vacancies during the crisis
  • Support with choosing a new career
  • Help with writing or updating your CV
  • Advice on completing application forms
  • Interview techniques and tips
  • Help to identify your key transferable skills and abilities
  • Help with enhancing your skills
  • Advice on free training opportunities
  • Access to a range of free adult education courses delivered remotely
  • Live apprenticeship opportunities

“These are challenging times for individuals and businesses across Lincolnshire and Rutland,” said Peter Brammall, CEO at Futures.

“Futures has long-standing expertise in helping employers to manage their workforce requirements through our National Careers Service programmes, advising and guiding people through redeployment and into new jobs.

“We’re pleased to be part of a strong rapid response partnership with the Greater Lincolnshire LEP which will pay dividends over the coming weeks in helping to maximise employment opportunities for our residents and employers.”

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