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Support for over 54s into work

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10th January 2018 

Image of County HallWorkways+ Powys is a project that gives free, individual and tailored support to help people into employment or self-employment. 

It's open to people across Powys who are aged 54 and older and who are not currently working or registered unemployed.  Delivered by Prime Cymru and funded by the European Social Fund and Powys County Council, the free support can include one-to-one help with mentoring, on-line and traditional job-seeking, interview skills, CV writing, sourcing trial work placements, training, or guidance on setting-up in business.  

To get involved contact one of the project's Development Officers to arrange a chat:

• North Powys: Janet Davies or 07507 795048

• Mid Powys: Jan Allen-Darby or 07983 097629 South Powys: Paul Pickering /or 07399 576963

• South Powys: Paul Pickering /or 07399 576963

Contact them direct to make enquiries or arrange a meeting. They'll be pleased to hear from you!


Alternatively pop into onto one of their free drop-in sessions taking place across the County:


Brecon Job Centre Thursday 18th Jan and 1st and 15th Feb 10am - 1pm and 2 - 4pm

Brecon Sports Centre Monday 22nd Jan and 5th Feb 10am - 12.30pm

Builth Wells Library Tuesday 30th Jan and 13th Feb 10am - 1pm

Hay on Wye Library Monday 15th, 22nd, and 29th Jan and 5th and 12th Feb 1.30 -4pm

Knighton and District Community Support Tuesday 23rd Jan and 6th and 20th Feb 10am - 1pm

Llandrindod Wells Bowls Club Wednesday 14th Feb 2 - 4pm

Llandrindod Wells Job Centre Wednesday 24th Jan and 7th Feb 10am - 1pm and 2 - 4pm

Llandrindod Wells Library Wednesday 17th and 31st Jan and 14th Feb 10am - 1pm

Llanfair Caereinion Library Tuesday 30th Jan 10am - 11am

Llanfyllin Library Tuesday 30th Jan 2pm - 3pm

Machynlleth Library Monday 5th Feb 11am - 12 noon

Newtown Maldwyn Sports Centre Thursday 18th Jan and 1st Feb 10am - 12 noon

Newtown Market Hall (upstairs) Wednesday 24th and 31st Jan 11am - 12 noon

Newtown Library Thursday 25th Jan 10am - 12 noon

Newtown Ponthafren Monday 15th and Thursday 25th Jan 12 - 1pm

Rhayader Leisure Centre Monday 22nd and 29th Jan and 12th Feb 9.30am - 1pm

Rhayader & District Community Support, The Arches Monday 15th Jan and 5th and 19th Feb 10am - 1pm

Rhayader Library Monday 15th Jan and 5th Feb 2 - 4pm

Welshpool Library Tuesday 23rd Jan & 6th Feb 2 - 4pm

Welshpool The Flash Monday 15th Jan & Thursday 25th Jan 11.15am - 12.15pm

Ystradgynlais Sports Centre Monday 15th and 29th Jan and 12th Feb 10.30am - 12.30pm

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