Exciting New Employment Programmes

The Employment Team support people into learning, training & employment. Since the start of Covid19 lockdown, the teams focus has been to help support the Covid19 response. However, with 3 new programmes, including Building Blocks, Lead Key Worker & Targeted Key Worker, the team are excited to support getting people into employment more than ever before!

Typically based on Bellhouse Road at the One-Stop-Shop & other outreach areas, our team are all currently working from home but continue to provide the same first-class support to those who want it. Through 121 support, both you & your employment advisor will develop a plan to suit you!

What is Building Blocks?

Over the next 10 years, Sheffield is embarking on an ambitious home-building scheme that will see the construction of more 10,000 new homes across the city. To meet the anticipated demand for skills, hundreds of new jobs will be created in the local construction sector.

  • Funded by the Construction Industry Training Board
  • 18+ Unemployed
  • Two-week construction training
  • Two-week work experience placement on-site
  • Job placements in construction

What is Lead Key Worker & Targeted Key Worker?

Both funded by the European Social Fund, this will allow the team to focus on employment support including offer advice & guidance to several out-of-work people. The Targeted Key Worker programme is specific to 18 – 24-year-olds.


If you’re interested in finding out more, don’t hesitate to contact our Employment team on 0114 244 0401 email employment@soarcommunity.org.uk