Skills & Employment

Wakefield Council works with partner organisations across the district to give businesses a single point of contact – the Wakefield skills and employment partnership group (WSEPG) - to provide support and guidance to develop and implement social value in the employment and skills plan of businesses.

Key Partners include the Department for Work and Pensions/ Job centre Plus, Groundwork, Interserve Working Futures, National Careers Service, Skills Funding Agency, Wakefield College and Wakefield and District Housing.

Recruitment Support

The Group offers a number of services to help businesses to find the right employees to achieve organisations’ corporate social responsibility objectives, including:

  • Support with developing skills and employment plans
  • Provide access to wider support programmes across the region
  • Practical hands on support in the recruitment process
  • Advising on the best methods of recruitment and application
  • Organising and managing Recruitment Fairs and Open Days
  • Offering on-site interview facilities
  • Assistance with recruitment and training
  • Signposting to relevant agencies

 

For more infornation please contect Andrew Queenan on T; 01924 303540 E; aqueenan@wakefield.gov.uk