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Prostart Update

Prostart currently have a number of apprenticeship vacancies.
If you are interested in any of the positions or need any further information, please contact the Recruitment Team below.

Visit our website for further information:- www.ProstartUK.co.uk
0115 9468182 / Recruitment@Prostartuk.co.uk
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Level 7 Senior Leader programme coming soon!!! If you would be interested in more details, please contact the Recruitment Team on 0115 9468182 / Recruitment@Prostartuk.co.uk

Employer Update

Join our apprenticeship service webinar

The apprenticeship service will be hosting a series of webinars where we will be giving live walkthroughs of the employer and training provider key journeys in the apprenticeship service.

Register here -
Apprenticeship Service | GoToStage.com

Employer Resources

Mental Health UK Downloadable Resources
10 Years of the Equality Act- what it means for Employers Podcast
Institute of Leadership and Management Beat burnout in your teams

Access to Work Mental Health Support

Access to Work
If your employees are struggling with a mental health condition which affects them at work, they can access confidential advice and support as part of the Access to Work Mental Health Support Service. Find out more by visiting:
-Able Futures: https://able-futures.co.uk/mental-health-support-for-employers
-Remploy: https://www.remploy.co.uk/employers/mental-health-and-wellbeing

Able Futures is running a mental health webinar in March. Anyone can join and you can book through the following link: Friday 18 March @2pm - The importance of sleep on mental health at work

Safeguarding & Prevent


Current Terror Threat Level: Substantial

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The current terror threat level has been reduced to substantial. Read more about this here UK terror threat level reduced from severe to substantial but attacks still 'likely' | ITV News
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Information Advice and Guidance

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Resources:

Virtual Work Experience – Online Work Experience UK (barclayslifeskills.com)
How to make the Impossible, Possible

Equality & Diversity

LGBT and History Month 2022

LGBT Month
February is LGBT and History Month. This year Stonewall will be looking forward to Pride 50 – the anniversary of the first Pride event in the UK.
Stonewall stand for lesbian, gay, bi, trans, queer, questioning and ace (LGBTQ+) people everywhere. Stonewall have been part of every major fight for LGBTQ+ rights since 1989, including:
An equal age of consent for gay and bi men
The end of Section 28 in Scotland and England and Wales
Same-sex couples becoming free to adopt children
LGBTQ+ people becoming free to serve openly in the Armed Forces
Protection from discrimination at work
The right for same sex-couples to have civil partnerships
The right for LGBTQ+ couples to be legally recognised as parents
The right for same-sex couples to get married
LGBTQ-inclusive teaching in the national curriculum

Stonewall have launched a TickTok channel: tiktok/@stonewalluk
For more information read the blogs at: LGBT+ History Month 2022 | Stonewall

Film Recommendation

Miltons Secret
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Equality and Diversity Dates

It’s the World Health Organisation’s World Hearing Day on 3 March 2022. The focus of this year’s event is the importance of safe listening to maintain good hearing throughout your life. The campaign website has more details about events on the day and how you can take part, and further information about safe listening.
World Down Syndrome Day on the 21st of March aims to raise global awareness of Down's Syndrome. You can find out more about the day in the UK and how your organisation can get involved through the Down's Syndrome Association (DSA).

Learner of the Month

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Tim
Tim Hewitt – Team Leader Supervisor Level 3
Tim signed up to start his Team Leader Apprenticeship through the employer as a way of developing his skills and to help him further his career with his Employer Nottingham City Council. Little did he know how things would change, as two weeks after he signed up the Covid pandemic hit and the world was locked down. Tim adapted very well to this, attending online training sessions and completing all work set for him to an excellent standard. Tim is an extremely focused and organised individual, and the feedback from his Managers and Peers throughout Tim’s course has been excellent. Tim has now taken on more tasks and has now been promoted to a more senior level within his team taking on more projects.
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Tim’s hard work has paid off as he recently undertook his End Point Assessment (EPA) with ILM and achieved a Distinction grade – the highest grade possible. When asked about his EPA Tim commented;
‘The End Point Assessment is about verbally confirming to the assessor what you will have learnt during the course of the Apprenticeship and how you plan to apply that in practical terms and where that may take you in the future. The discussion is centred around your Reflective Journal and Portfolio of Evidence, so in essence is about what you have already done also, without even necessarily realising.’
Well done Tim, the result is a testament to your hard work and dedication throughout the course!
Claire Bates – Learning & Development Coach
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Employer of the Month

Learning & Development Coach Claire Moreton has nominated Rushcliffe Borough Council as Employer of the Month.

Nicola Wells – Team Manager for Community Development
Apprentice – Madison Johnson.

Madison joined the team in May 2021 to complete an Event Assistant Level 3 program.
Nicola has supported Madison throughout, giving her the opportunity to take part in all elements of event management, providing a wide variety of experience that has helped Madison to develop high level skills in this area, even being responsible for her own events within 9 months of starting her apprenticeship.
As a result of this Madison is on track to complete her End Point Assessment activities several months earlier than planned.

Learner Benefits – Did you know?

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As an Apprentice you are entitled to various benefits and discounts through the National Union of Students’ Apprentice Extra discount card. This card has discounts available on travel, sport, books and DVD, technology, mobile and broadband, as well as fashion, beauty and going out. The card costs £11 for 1 year and £19 for two years, you get discounts from the likes of The Co-op, Amazon, Dominos, Alton Towers, New Look and much much more!
To apply please visit the link below:
http://www.apprenticeextra.co.uk/
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