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  • Wates Residential North and Rotherham Council build futures for local jobseekers

    Wates Residential North Building Futures Published on Thursday, 6th September 2018

    Rotherham Council’s partnership with Wates Residential North to build 217 homes has resulted in employment opportunities for people in the borough.

  • Apprenticeship programme creates local jobs for local people

    Published on Tuesday, 19th December 2017

    Rotherham Council contract partner Mears continues to provide training opportunities for people in the borough and recently celebrated the achievements of recent apprentice’s at their annual awards.

  • Career Matters at Magna

    Published on Wednesday, 13th December 2017

    Students, jobseekers and local businesses recently came together to share employment and training opportunities in Rotherham.

  • Social work recruitment setting new highs

    Published on Monday, 22nd May 2017

    Rotherham is to host its fourth job fayre to recruit more social care staff – as numbers show that the Council is turning the tide in its bid for permanent staff.

  • Drive to recruit more social workers for children in care

    Published on Thursday, 4th May 2017

    Being a child or young person can be hard - but being in care brings a whole new dimension to having it tough,

  • From unemployed to employee of the month

    Published on Tuesday, 4th April 2017

    A young man who was given support from the council to get in to work, has gone from being unemployed to employee of the month in just a few short months.

  • Rotherham careers event brings employment opportunities

    Published on Friday, 2nd December 2016

    Rotherham Council, Mears and Jobcentre Plus brought together local businesses and organisations to showcase employment and training opportunities at the annual Local Employment Advisory Forum (LEAF) event in Rotherham.

  • Council to host job fayre to help people find their dream job

    Published on Wednesday, 28th September 2016

    Rotherham Council will host a special job fayre to recruit social care staff at its Riverside House headquarters in the town centre next week.

  • More social workers needed to lighten the load

    Published on Wednesday, 6th July 2016

    Lower caseloads, better management, more supervision and learning and development opportunities are all on the cards for social workers who want to come and work in Rotherham.

  • Funding provides support to Tata steel staff

    Published on Wednesday, 11th May 2016

    Organisations have been working together to support steel workers affected by Tata’s restructuring in Yorkshire.

  • Cameron is streets ahead

    Published on Tuesday, 5th April 2016

    A Rotherham apprentice is streets ahead of his peers after scooping 'Construction Apprentice of the Year' at special ceremony.

  • Rotherham Chief Executive Welcomes Apprentices

    Published on Friday, 11th March 2016

    Chief Executive Sharon Kemp takes a young apprentice under her wing to show them the ropes as part of National Apprentice Week.

  • Employment support for armed forces veterans

    Published on Friday, 12th February 2016

    Rotherham Town Hall will be hosting a free course next month to support Armed Forces veterans in finding a job they want.

  • Council Leader welcomes Government steel support

    Published on Wednesday, 6th January 2016

    Rotherham Council's Leader has welcomed the news that Government funding will be made available to support those affected by Tata Steel restructuring and job losses.

  • Careers Matter at LEAF 2015

    Published on Monday, 14th December 2015

    Morrison, part of Mears Group, brought together local businesses and organisations to showcase employment and training opportunities in Rotherham.

  • Rotherham joins the cycling revolution

    Published on Wednesday, 30th September 2015

    Rotherham is getting ready to entice more people into cycling after securing funding to provide a fleet of 70 new electric bikes in a Government competition.

  • Daisy Chain project aims to forge community links

    Published on Wednesday, 2nd September 2015

    People with learning disabilities are taking part in an innovative new project to gain valuable employment skills as well as giving back to the local community and supporting families.

  • Top of the league for adult learners

    Published on Friday, 7th August 2015

    Over a hundred adult learners and their families attended an annual awards and celebration event at Rotherham Civic Theatre, with special guest presenter Howard Webb, MBE.

  • New generation help Rotherham company thrive

    Published on Monday, 3rd August 2015

    Three company directors who attended high schools across Rotherham are now passing on their skills and experience to the next generation of school leavers.

  • Rotherham Council commits to the Living Wage

    Published on Tuesday, 4th November 2014

    Cleaner Ian Drewett is one of nearly 1,500 Rotherham Council employees receiving the Living Wage for the first time this year as organisations across the country celebrate Living Wage week.

  • Rotherham students at the ready!

    Published on Wednesday, 23rd July 2014

    A successful partnership between Parkgate Shopping, Rotherham Ready and Wingfield Academy is once again helping local young people to take their first steps onto the career ladder.

  • Rotherham Adult Community Learning gets the thumbs up

    Published on Friday, 18th July 2014

    Ofsted have officially given Rotherham Council’s Adult Community Learning team the thumbs up with a much-welcomed 'good' rating.

  • Volunteering at the Civic Theatre

    Published on Wednesday, 25th June 2014

    The Civic Theatre has a long history of welcoming volunteers to work alongside the staff team and now, on the back of National Volunteering Week, they are looking for more volunteers.

  • Council to pay a local "living wage"

    Published on Friday, 11th April 2014

    Almost 1,500 of the Council’s lowest paid employees are set to benefit thanks to the introduction of a local living wage from October this year.

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    Published on Tuesday, 4th March 2014

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