Amazon in Conjunction with Barnardo’s ETS North

Updated: 10/06/2024

We are now recruiting for Cohort 9 which will start on 15.04.23 finishing 03.06.24

Cohort 10 – 08.07.2024 – 26.08.2024 – 8 weeks

Cohort 11 – 23.09.2024 – 28.10.2024 – 6 weeks

  • Candidates will be required to attend Monday, Tuesday and Wednesdays from 9.30am till 3pm for 8 weeks.
  • Lunch and refreshments are provided
  • Travel will be reimbursed
  • Candidates must be aged between 18 and 29
  • Must not be in engaged in employment or training  (NEET) Not in Education, Employment or Training

VENUE: BIZSPACE Design Works, William Street, Gateshead NE10 0JP

Karen Hardy is the lead on The JOBS Project GATESHEAD, a Barnardo’s & Amazon project, working together to support care leavers and NEET people (aged 18-29) into employment.

The project is 6 weeks and uses a blended learning approach where young people have face to face sessions as well as online ‘working from home’ weeks. It is a learner led programme that focusses on young people learning about lifestyle, routine, budgeting, and the benefits of working.

This project will develop confidence and skills in candidates and includes:

  • Travel and food expenses reimbursed (local travel prices considered)
  • Guaranteed interview with Amazon (candidate must complete the ten weeks)
  • 1-to-1 mentoring
  • Exploration of target and goals setting skills
  • Effective employability workshops
  • Confidence building workshops tailored to the group needs
  • Finance and accommodation information
  • An Amazon site tour
  • Opportunities for peer work and development of team building skills

For our full guide and enquiry form please click on the link The JOBS Project | Barnardo’s (barnardos.org.uk



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