Community & Diversity Recruitment for Modern Business Innovation
Our tailored business support to address diversity and challenges of active community involvement was with the Department of Environment and Housing of Leeds City Council and the Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation.
Council Information and Recruitment Event
On 03 February 2016, PATH Yorkshire organised an Information and Recruitment Event for local communities at the Andrew Burke Centre in Chapeltown Leeds. The event was held in partnership with the Department of Environment & Housing, Leeds City Council and was attended by council staffs from Construction, Parks and Countryside, Waste, Waste Operations, Property & Contracts and Housing Management.
Over 80 unemployed people from different ethnic minority backgrounds attended the event and had a chance to discuss the jobs and career opportunities at various council departments. PATH Yorkshire provided the help and support for the attendees to complete their applications and provide advice on career development.
NHS Graduate Management Trainees Recruitment
PATH Yorkshire in partnership with Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust held an Information Session at Leeds Town Hall last 18th March 2016 to unemployed graduates from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities under their “Next Step Graduate Programme” to address under-representation of BAME communities within the NHS.
Over 92 applications received, eight unemployed graduates were successful in gaining one year placement as Management Trainees starting from June 2016 with different NHS departments to provide insight, innovation and creativity in your assigned project to help shape future planning and priorities within the NHS.
Council reaches out to the communities
Leeds City Council’s Department of Environment and Housing held an Information and Recruitment Fair on 26 May 2016 at Hamara Centre, to raise awareness of the vacancies and job roles within the department including construction, gardening, environmental, housing, waste and recycling, customer service and skilled operatives.
The event, organised and promoted by PATH Yorkshire was attended by over 250 people from different Leeds wards. PATH also offered help with applications and interviews for those who attended the fair.