Health & Social Care
Our employer partners periodically host visits to their workplaces by groups of students, who get a chance to meet employees and ask questions. Volunteers and students then get to work on a challenge that gives a flavour of what the organisation does.
Southway Housing Trust own and manage almost 6,000 homes across Burnage, Chorlton, Didsbury and Withington. Southway is committed to creating sustainable communities in which people want to live, work and play. Southway provides a range of support services for residents such as support with finding employment, money management advice as well as maintenance of the homes.
How they use the Skills Builder Framework
Explicit and consistent use of language from Framework
Connecting with partners around common skills
Audit of existing programme content
Assessment of programme impact
Reflection with learners on programme experience
Training for delivery team
Additional offer to schools (e.g. Hub resources)
Increase specificity and focus within programme (e.g. refer to specific steps, rather than whole skill)
Measuring learner baseline to differentiate programme/intervention
Sharing best practice with other skills-building organisations
Development or co-creation of new content