Work placement scheme

Carolyn Jay

Winchester City Council has appointed Carolyn Jay as the new Employment, Education and Training Co-ordinator, to help job seekers in the Winchester area with securing high quality work placements and apprenticeships.

This service will build on the successful employment mentoring programme, which is delivered by the national charity Sova, and recruits and trains volunteers to mentor unemployed people across the Winchester District.

Carolyn has spent eight years delivering advice to local people at Basingstoke Citizen’s Advice Bureau. She will be making use of her excellent project management and communication skills as well as an awareness of the complex barriers job seekers face in getting back into work.

If you are a business located in the Winchester District and would be willing to provide a work placement for a job seeker please contact Carolyn Jay on 01962 848 417 or email cjay@winchester.gov.uk.