CheckIN Works and Giraffe Trading
|Address||Various locations in Perth|
|Contact||Gareth Ruddock / Sarah Bradley|
|Phone Number||01738449227 / 633887|
|Agency Brief||CheckIn Works operates across Perth & Kinross. Its aim is to improve accessibility to job opportunities for adults experiencing a diverse range of disabilities, mental ill-health, homelessness and other barriers to sustaining meaningful employment.|
|Target Client Group||16+|
|Programmes Offered||Work placements are available in catering, retail, hospitality and gardening. These are offered at 5 venues - Ladeside Training Centre; Springlands Walled Garden, Giraffe Cafe and Gift Shop; Stir it Up Cookery Training School and Mill Street Café. The focus is on 1:1 Employability support - personal development and gaining of valuable work skills and experience. Jobclubs assist with job applications, interview techniques, CV writing, etc. In addition the organisation offers volunteering and mentoring opportunities.|
|Eligibility||Individuals with learning difficulties, autism, physical disabilities, sensory impairment and mental health issues.|
|Referral||Self referral and through partner agencies (forms available on the webpage)|
|Outcome||Working towards building up hours of attendance and commitment- development of skills and confidence - ready to make next steps|
|Progression||Further training, education, volunteering, and supported employment and employment|
Stage 1 Referral/Engagement Activity - Examples of this is early engagement activity, identification of client need and development of an action plan.
Stage 2 Barrier Removal - Examples of this is barrier removal activities and confidence building, support to develop core skills such as numeracy and literacy, holistic activities linked to individual needs and employability skills.
Stage 3 Vocational Activity - Examples of this may include job search, work experience, employability skills and accredited pre-employment training for core skills.
Stage 4 Employer Engagement and Job Matching - Activities may include employer engagement through work experience and job matching, mentoring and supporting clients in the work place.
Stage 5 In work/Aftercare - Support to help the client to sustain employment, upskilling/work force development, Mas and support business start up.
To learn more about the different stages, please read our Employability Pipeline [360Kb] page.