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Improving prospects in North, East, West Yorkshire

Scarborough Jobmatch opening Skills Village at Middle Deepdale

Our approach to improving people’s prospects is two-fold. We work directly with individuals to provide formal and informal education and training opportunities to increase skills, confidence, wellbeing and employability. We also work directly with employers to recruit candidates for their business. Our current opportunities and learner stories are listed below.

Works Better

Works Better has already helped over 600 people begin their journey back to work The jobs team partner with local businesses across of Calderdale, Kirklees and Wakefield sourcing suitable vacancies from employers who see the benefit of employing someone returning to work We'll tailor a package of support to inspire, get individuals "work-ready" and motivate in terms finding the job that best...

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Work Routes

Groundwork are working in partnership with Reed to deliver Work Routes a DWP and ESF funded programme helping people into work in Bradford.

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Right Steps to Work

Groundwork are delighted to be working alongside Pluss to deliver Right Steps to Work on behalf of the Department for Work and Pensions, and the European Social Fund. it is co-financed by the European Social Fund.

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One Day Courses

As well as the CSCS card testing we are also able to offer a series of one day short courses.

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Chop N Go

Our young people's Chop N Go enterprise handcrafts and sells products made entirely from recycled and sustainably sourced wood.

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Study Programme

A course for young people not in education, employment or training

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Headstart is a professional employment service to help businesses recruit new staff

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Jobmatch recruitment

Jobmatch is a competitive and professional recruitment company which invest their profits in community-based social projects run by Groundwork.

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Men in Sheds

A free, fully-equipped wood workshop for older men in Leeds to learn new skills and socialise

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