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Staffordshire County Council services

Open Door

We offer 12 week work experience placements to support job seekers to gain valuable, up-to-date work experience to increase their employability. 

If you require support whilst in the workplace you should discuss using access to work with your JobCentre+ work coach.

Who can use the service?

Staffordshire residents aged 18+ who are actively job seeking.

Are there any costs?

You will need to cover your own travel or childcare costs.

How can I refer?

Complete an application form or contact a member of the team:

Email: opendoor@staffordshire.gov.uk
Phone: 01785 277118 or 01785 854486

What happens after referral?

A member of the team will get in touch and ask you to complete an application form. They may talk to you further about the type of work experience you are seeking.

Who will we see?

An employability co-ordinator.

What happens when I come to the service?

A member of the team will meet with you. When a placement is found they will accompany you to meet the employer and agree your hours of work whilst on placement.

What happens when I become an adult?

This service is open to adults aged 18 years and over.

How do I find out more?

Further information on Open Door is available on our main website.

Who to contact

Telephone
01785 854486
01785 277118
E-mail
opendoor@staffordshire.gov.uk
Website
Open Door

Where to go

Address
1, Staffordshire Place
Stafford
Staffordshire
Postcode
ST16 2DH Get Directions (This link opens in a new tab)

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