Belfast Works and Community Family Support Team are continuing to provide services for both current and new clients.
Due to Covid-19, we will not be meeting clients and will not be open at Skainos, but we will continue to support clients and can communicate by phone or email.
For further information, please contact us at 07955 528220 or, if you are a new client, you can register your interest by completing the ‘contact us’ form below.
Belfast Works is a Belfast City-wide project which seeks to address the issue of long-term unemployment by supporting those most removed from the job market. Belfast Works at East Belfast Mission is run in partnership with Ashton Community Centre (Lead Partner), GEMS NI, Job Assist Centre Greater Shankill, and Job Assist Centre West Belfast.
Parallel Support Wellbeing coaching
Free industry related training
A link to real jobs through the Employer Liaison Service
Employability Mentors provide one-to-one support to clients in East Belfast Mission and in Outreach Centres across East Belfast. Mentors have years of experience in providing advice and guidance on education, training and careers, and work alongside clients to offer the support they need to progress into employment.
You can get help with job searching, preparing a CV, completing application forms, and accessing training
Wellbeing coaches work alongside employment mentors to provide client-centred support to empower clients to make positive changes, address barriers and maximise their potential.
Call in, or contact us on 07955 528220 for more information or to arrange an appointment with a Belfast Works Mentor.
Belfast Works Employability Mentors are available each week at various outreach centres for client appointments and to facilitate training courses.
Check with your local centre for details or phone Belfast Works at 028 9045 8560 (ext 1).
Short Strand Community Centre
Greenway Women's Centre
Ballybeen Women's Centre
Dee Street Community Centre
Tullycarnet Community Centre
Cregagh Community Centre
Ballybeen Women's Centre
Braniel Community Centre
You can also talk to an Employability Mentor at Holywood Road and Knockbreda Jobs and Benefits Offices. Check with your local JBO for days and times when you can meet with a mentor, or phone the Belfast Works team at EBM.
Follow us on EBM's social media sites to keep up to date with current training opportunities, or click on the link to see the range of courses provided.
The Community Family Support Programme is a Belfast City wide partnership led by the Upper Springfield Development Trust. Family Support Workers at EBM deliver the programme in East Belfast.
We offer a varied programme of support to families to help you reach your full potential in areas such as employment, education and lifestyle. The programme is designed to meet the needs of your family and could include:
Help to improve household routines
Understanding children's behaviour
Improving self-confidence and motivation
Money management training
Signposting to local community activities
Preparing for employment - help with CVS, interviews skills, completing application forms
CFSP also facilitates family fun days, coffee mornings and drop ins.
For more information please call 028 9045 8560 and ask for Lee-Ann or Lisa.
Belfast Works Mentors and CFSP staff are available to help clients with all aspects of job searching.
Mock interviews can be arranged to build confidence and improve your chances of
successfully moving into employment.
Contact the Employability Team using the form opposite or on 028 9045 8560
for further information or to make an appointment.