Young People

Can’t get the experience to get that job?

Can’t get that job to get the experience?

Get the skills to set you apart from your competition in today’s job market

We have unique and tailored opportunities across the County Council in a variety of different roles.

Is Get Set for you?

Get Set is open for applications and referrals from all young people
aged 16-25yrs and those up to 30yrs with additional needs.

The project aims to work with anyone who is seeking employment; from school leavers, to graduates, to the long term unemployed. We would welcome interest from those with little or no prior work experience.

Get Setters will need to be enthusiastic and free to attend one day a week for the duration of your placement and agree to undertake the supplementary pre-employment training.

What will you get out of it?

  • A new challenge
  • A certificate to show to employers
  • An opportunity to gain ‘real’ work experience and training
  • Interactive interview training with people your age
  • Help with searching and applying for real jobs
  • Signposting to follow on support services
  • For those on JSA, work experience to contribute towards your diary
  • Out of pocket expenses will be covered
  • A chance to meet new people and have new experiences
  • A reference from Leicestershire County Council
  • The chance to be mentored by a local government employee in the field of your choice