Building peoples skills to help them find employment

Building peoples skills to help them find employment:

The Building Better Opportunities project brings together funding from the Big Lottery Fund and the European Social Fund (ESF) to help tackle the poverty and social exclusion faced by the most disadvantaged people in England.

Services available in:

  • Shropshire
  • Telford & Wrekin

How does the service work?

Delivered in conjunction with The Marches Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) and in partnership with Landau, we provide pre-employment support within Shropshire and Telford and Wrekin for disadvantaged people aged 19 and over who are not in work.

What support is offered through this service?

The project focuses on those who are furthest from the labour market, helping them engage in activity with to ultimately move into employment.

We also offer access to a wide and diverse range of volunteering opportunities – enabling individuals to move into further education or training as well as increased confidence and motivation through personalised support that will equip them with the abilities needed to move toward and into employment.

An Enable Employment Specialist will work with the client on a 1:1 basis and offer individualised support to help them decide on a career path that suits their needs and interested.

Who can be referred to this service?

People who are aged 19+ that have a disability and/or mental health need and are keen to enter into employment.

For More Info


Shropshire Council
Sitka Drive
Shrewsbury Business Park
Shrewsbury, SY2 6LG

01743 276900


Adult Social Care
Shropshire Council
Victoria Centre
Victoria Road
Oswestry, SY11 2HT

01691 661722