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IT skills training
If you would like help to get online then these sessions can help you!
Held every Wednesday in our resource centre, the training covers everything from setting up an email address and using social media such as Facebook to filling out forms and banking online.
The sessions are held in small groups but you can also arrange 1 to 1 tuition
The course, run for us by a fully qualified tutor with 16 years’ experience from a range of local education providers, is an intensive one day a week eight week course which covers:
- Job roles, requirements, searches & applying
- Vocabulary & terminology
- CVs and covering letters
- IT skills including your digital footprint
- Interview formats & questions
- Role play Interview
We also work in conjunction with NorthBrook College who offer a range of courses in work related subjects, such as business and administration and customer services, and we actively encourage you to sign up for a course as an addition to your learning with us.
The Worth Award was set up specifically to help support local people realise their ambitions.
It offers funding for individuals who wish to improve their life chances by attending further or higher education, or to start up a new business.
To apply for funding please complete The Worth Award application form
Neighbourhood fund grants
Worthing Homes are interested in supporting community groups to benefit local communities and neighbourhoods and will help any community project which will benefit Worthing Homes’ residents.
The fund will be a maximum of £500 per application (1 application only per 12 month rolling period). Worthing Homes may also be able to offer support ‘in kind’, this might include:
- Staff time
- Promotion of events in public areas and through our magazine
- Accommodation for meetings
- Sitting on committees and working groups
To apply you must complete the neighbourhood fund form. Each application must benefit Worthing Homes residents by meeting one or more of the following categories:
- Help new formed groups
- Improving neighbourhoods and communities
- Improving health and well-being
Your application will be considered by the Worthing Homes Residents’ Panel and every idea will be seriously considered.
In return, we ask that each grant recipient write a short (200 words) report accompanied with two or three pictures as Worthing Homes may publicise projects.
The panel now also commission scrutiny of our services and performance, involving other residents who are not members of the panel but who have an interest in the service area that is being scrutinised.
Sheltered housing forum
It also provides an opportunity to meet new people thereby helping to tackle feelings of isolation
Resident approved stamp group
Our chat Facebook page enables you to speak to staff and other residents in a friendly informal environment. You can pick up tips, ask for advice or just make new friends.