Just Straight Talk


Area’s support can be offered

Sandwell   Dudley   Wolverhampton   Central   Walsall


Contact us

01902 256 744


where is it?

Just Straight Talk, The Hub, 30 Ebenezer Street, Coseley, Bilston, WV14 9LJ
Or at a range of venues.



Monday – Friday available
Weekly sessions available 1-3 hours to be determined by need of mentees.


Overview of Support offered


Job Skills Workshops:

Group sessions or 1:1 appointments to incorporate a range of tailored support to promote “job readiness” which also include information, advice, guidance which aims to increase confidence, motivation and self esteem.

  • Telephone techniques sessions to employers
  • Interview techniques/mock interviews
  • Presentation skills
  • Job search
  • Application form guidance & tips
  • Setting up email accounts
  • CV building
  • Exploring self employment/social enterprise
  • Confidence building/identifying strengths
  • Effective job searching
  • Registering apprenticeship website
  • Careers advice
  • Sessions and support on disclosing convictions (where necessary)
  • How to keep a job
  • Identifying opportunities
  • Utilising my work search and navigating around site with mentee ensuring full usage embedded
  • Arranging job interviews
  • How to disclose convictions to employers


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
Minimum No. 4   Maximum No. 6


what equipment should i bring?



Outcomes expected



  • Empowering you
  • Believing in a positive future
  • Building confidence to take these steps next time independently
  • Increase and boost your self esteem & belief in yourself
  • Increase your employability skills
  • Taster experience in employment
  • Increase inter-personnel skills
  • Increased chance of obtaining paid work
  • To have a tailored CV that meets employers requirements
  • Gain a work placement
  • Gain opportunities into self employment/social enterprise
  • More knowledge on careers and options available to you
  • More experience, skills and experience
  • Increase job readiness
  • Short vocational courses to increase chance of opportunity in the job market
  • Overall sense of moving forward and benefit for using the JST service
  • Increased usage and knowledge of the my work search system