Job club for deaf and hard of hearing people

BID Services

Area’s support can be offered

Sandwell   Dudley   Wolverhampton   Central   Walsall

contact us

Karen Young
karen.young@bid.org.uk
0121 246 6100
07872403786

Employment Team
employment@bid.org.uk
0121 246 6100
Office mobile – 07702532824


where is it?

Deaf Cultural Centre, Ladywood Road, Birmingham, B16 8SZ


Duration?

Currently Monday, Wednesday & Friday – 10am – 1pm
Fridays – 1pm – 4pm

Overview of Support offered

Job Clubs run by Employment Coaches, specialist mentors and volunteers who are native BSL users or can sign to a high standard.
Participants will have access to computers, job opportunities sourced by employer liaison officers and will be supported to make applications and apply for job opportunities.

Participants will also receive support from fellow peers and will gain confidence, motivation, optimism and employment opportunities by attending.

Interpreters available and hearing loops for hard of hearing candidates.

Is this activity linked to;

Increasing confidence   Increasing motivation   Increasing Optimism   Improving employability

Where does this support fit into my journey?

Engagement   This is me   I’m up for it   I’m ready   I’m on my way

Session type

Individual   Group
If group; Minimum No. N/A   Maximum No. 10

What equipment should I bring?

Electronic copy of CV on memory stick


Outcomes expected

Job search support and job outcomes