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A FREE Medway Council service helping local employers to find and train the best people for their business. l

Full recruitment service for Medway-based businesses

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Bespoke training to meet your needs

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Subsidies for employing apprenticeships and young people

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Ongoing HR support for all employees

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Over 500 local companies helped since 2009

Employ Medway’s aim is to support local businesses by providing a high quality workforce throughout Medway. We are currently running several programmes to help local employers: l

In partnership with G4S and other local providers we are delivering the Government's Work Programme, providing professional and personalised support to enable Medway residents to get back into work. Since June 2011 we have supported over 200 people back into employment.

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We have set up over 100 apprenticeships in a variety of businesses throughout Medway — these apprenticeships are subsidised by the GAPS project.

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We deliver highly-acclaimed European projects like SUCCES, which provides pre-employment training and support; this is complemented by the new IMPRESS project, providing in-work support to employers and customers throughout the Medway area. We also have other European projects enabling free/subsidised access to NVQ's, workplace learning and redundancy support services.

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Access to other business support services like loans, grants, research and HR to help you and your business grow.

“Employ Medway helped us recruit good quality candidates who have made a valuable contribution to the services we provide.” Leah Bromley, HR Manager, Sainsbury’s

“Without the dedication and support of Employ Medway the past year would not have been the success it has been.” Ronald Else, Employ Medway Customer

Employ Medway Advice Centre 99-101 High Street, Chatham, Kent ME4 4DL Tel: 01634 336682 Fax: 01634 331965


How to find us Employ Medway 99-101 High Street Chatham ME4 4DL

From Chatham bus station: Turn right and cross into Military Road. Walk along until you arrive at the LloydsTSB and Halifax on your right.

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Turn right into High Street and walk for approximately 200 yards (past Argos). The Employ Medway Advice Centre can be found on the righthand-side, opposite the bottom of Manor Road.

Councillor Jane Chitty, Medway Council’s Portolio Holder for Strategic Growth and Economic Development has this to say: “The Employ Medway service is the umbrella for Medway’s employment and skills initiatives, providing support for local businesses and residents. Since opening in 2009, Employ Medway has helped more than 500 organisations fulfill their recruitment needs.

The range of projects spearheaded by Employ Medway provides a complete support package both for companies and potential employees. While economic conditions are challenging throughout the country, Employ Medway aims to develop the local labour market to ensure that all businesses have access to a world-class workforce.

“This support has meant one person a day has been helped back into work since the center opened, with over 800 local residents moving into sustained employment.

I thank all those involved in enabling this programme to become such a success and look forward to its continuing contribution to the development of the local area.”

OPENING HOURS MONDAY - FRIDAY 10am to 4pm

“We value our local community and we recognise that all our workforce have the potential to succeed.

Employ Medway Advice Centre 99-101 High Street, Chatham, Kent ME4 4DL Tel: 01634 336682 Fax: 01634 331965

From Chatham train station: Exit station and turn right. Head down Railway Street to Chatham High Street. When you arrive at traffic lights cross over Best Street and continue down Railway Street until you arrive at Lloyds TSB and Halifax Building Society. Turn left into the high street and walk for approximately 200 yards (past Argos). The Employ Medway Advice Centre can be found on the right-hand-side, opposite the bottom of Manor Road.


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