Wise Age Chief Exec responded to calls that everyone will have to work longer and follow the example of the queen by stating:'The idea that older people should work longer is predicated on the basis that there are jobs available for them. This is not the case.
There are 3.5 million working age people over 50 who are workless (though only around 10% of them are able to get Job Seekers allowance).
Three days over three weeks - ROPES (50+) training available for organisations in Waltham Forest, Haringey and Enfield this spring
Three days over three weeks - ROPES (50+) training available for organisations in Waltham Forest, Haringey and Enfield this spring.
Wise Age would like to invite you to join ROPES (Resourcing Older People's Employment Support) - a funded training programme on Best Practice in Age and Employment. If you have any members or partner organisations who would be interested, please would you also forward this to them.
We're funded by the Trust for London to offer a free 3-day training programme for organisations wishing to become skilled experts in the provision of employment advice, support and training for the 50+.
If you wish to be able to help over-50s clients looking for employment/self-employment, this training offer is for you. The programme is an extension of a successful pilot we have run over the last 2 years and consists of three modules, which take place one day per week over three weeks. The days start at 10:00 and end at 15:00.
We are now able to offer this training and support to organisations based or working in Enfield, Haringey and Waltham Forest, over three consecutive Tuesdays: 26th April, 3rd May and 10th May.
The training will be held at:
Wise Age is offering free training to staff or volunteers working in C/V organisations with 50+ clients starting on 18th May in Barking. The first day of this 3 day ROPES training programme, funded by TfL starts at 10 am at The Ripple Centre, Barking. See more details below: