Access to Work


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Access to Work Project: Providing supported work placements for City Region residents facing barriers to employment. It is part funded by the European Social fund and the Youth Employment Initiative.

Raise is part of the Access to Work programme, a partnership of local organisations offering job training opportunities to people under 29 who face barriers to employment. This opportunity is offered through funding from the European Structural and Investment funds, through the Youth Employment Initiative, with the aim of improving job prospects for people in the Liverpool City Region.  The programme is open to people who find it hard to find work and gain work experience, due to issues including…



  • Health issues
  • Mental health issues
  • Lack of appropriate work experience
  • Not work ready
  • Discrimination
  • Recently leaving Care
  • Social issues that affect confidence

The people employed on through Access to Work will receive a training allowance and will have the chance to learn a lot of new skills that will help when applying for many different types of employment.  Raise offers the participants on this programme the chance to learn different skills in relation to advice work including

  • Administration skills, including using Mircrosoft Office applications
  • Completing and reviewing client correspondence
  • Helping clients thorugh phone calls and at home visits
  • Contacting external organisations to obtain information

Participants on this programme will be trained over a 6 or 12 month placement, depending on their eligibility.

To find out more about Access to Work, contact us by phone or email.