Rural transport scheme launched to get Breckland back to workFebruary 21, 2019
Get Moving with Tripstart Breckland
Need help getting into work? Tripstart Breckland could help!
Tripstart Breckland can provide:
– Help overcoming barriers to getting a job
– One to one support
– Confidence boost
– Support with finding other helpful services.
Kickstart Norfolk, a Dereham-based initiative which provides mopeds and scooters to people in need, has partnered with Breckland Council, New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) and the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) to deliver a transport scheme to help rural residents get to job interviews and back into work.
Those eligible under the scheme will receive skills training; one-to-one mentoring to support them in finding a job that fits their skill set and circumstances; and even help with completing application paperwork.
And TripStart Breckland will provide access to a new seven-seater minibus service and an information, advice and guidance (IAG) support worker for Breckland residents during the pilot scheme, set to last for a year.
- The aim of the project is to boost people’s confidence and skills and get them back to work.
- The scheme is being funded by Breckland Council, the LEP and the DWP, and run by Kickstart.
- The scheme is open to everyone aged 18 and over and living within the Breckland area.
- Residents are eligible if they are unemployed or economically inactive.
To find out more, Breckland residents should speak to their local Job Centre or call TripStart on 01362 699 923 for further information and to request a referral onto the scheme.