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Opportunity Ready

Opportunity Ready

Connecting 15-25 year-olds* with apprenticeships, job opportunities, volunteering, education, short courses, foundation learning, traineeships, and work experience. A hands-on, one to one scheme for young people to gain valuable skills, secure a future and build a career.


Are you between 15 and 25?* Discover Your Opportunity

Would you like support into training, education, and employment with the help of a young person’s advisor? Opportunity Ready will pair you with an advisor who will give you hands-on, one to one support to help you find the right training, education and employment opportunity. It could help you find work experience and gain valuable skills to secure your future and build a career.

It’s easy to connect with us here at Opportunity Ready:

Fill out an online form
Drop us an email: opready@essex.gov.uk
Give us a call: 0800 707 6384

We’ll take it from there!

 

Do you know a 15 to 25 year-old?* Help Them Discover A New Opportunity

If you know a young person in need of additional support with post-16 options or is at risk of long-term unemployment, you can refer them to Opportunity Ready. It's a hands-on, one to one scheme for any young person who would benefit from work experience or employment training with the assistance of a young person's advisor.

Getting in touch is easy– simply fill out an online form, email us: opready@essex.gov.uk or give us a call: 0800 707 6384. We’ll take it from there.

 

Are you an employer looking to recruit? Uncover A Superstar with Opportunity Ready

If you have a position that would benefit a young person looking for employment and training opportunities don’t miss Opportunity Ready. It connects 16 to 25 year olds in Essex County Council’s database with work experience placements. So, you can get extra help in your business, without the expense of recruiting. Plus you’ll have the chance to help a young person into employment with a regular income. You’ll also get the support of a young person’s advisor to make sure the placement runs smoothly, along with FREE advice on training to enhance their skills in the workplace.

Getting in touch is easy – simply fill out an online form, email us: wex@essex.gov.uk or give us a call: 0800 707 6384

 

*Aged 16-18 not currently in education, employment or training; or aged 19-25 not currently in education, employment or training with special education needs or disability.