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    • An Introduction to Cornwall Works for Social Enterprise
    • “ An inspirational programme for people currently out of work”
    • Tom Flanagan, Cornwall Council
    • Tom Flanagan,Corporate Director Environment Planning and Economy representing Cornwall Council as the lead partner and advocate for Cornwall Works for Social Enterprise July 2008 – June 2011
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      • Cornwall Works for Social Enterprise
              • Delivery Partners: Citizens Advice Bureau DMT Business Services Eden project Fifteen Cornwall Pentreath Ltd Real Ideas Organisation ReZolve School for Social Entrepreneurs
    • Neil Robertson, Cornwall Development Company
    • Cornwall Development Company manages the Cornwall Works for Social Enterprise DWP contract on behalf of Cornwall Council with a dedicated support team
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    • Sarah Griffiths,Jobcentre Plus Cornwall Works is delivering as part of Cornwall’s Local Area Agreement and will help more people move into work, stay in work and progress in work.  It will focus on individuals and groups who are most disadvantaged in the labour market  
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    • Cornwall Works for Social Enterprise delivery providers are recruiting at least 1500 unemployed people onto the programme and supporting over 550 into employment.  
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    • Cornwall Works for Social Enterprise engages with employers to match the needs of programme participants with employer’s needs.  
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    • A range of marketing materials including banners, posters and postcards have been designed using the Cornwall Works brand to promote the programme to both participants and employers
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    • Cornwall Works for Social Enterprise provider organisations hold a market style event to promote the programme to referral agencies  
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    • Cornwall School for Social Entrepreneurs promotes new social enterprises and supports participants choosing a self-employment option  
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    • Trainees at Jamie Oliver’s Fifteen Cornwall restaurant go on to become qualified chefs
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    • Participants who volunteer at Citizens Advice Bureau receive support and training to become paid advice workers
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    • Volunteers at ReZolve develop their skills and learn about the recycling business at the Re:Source training centre
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    • The Eden Project has offered employment to programme participants
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    • Cornwall’s mental health charity Pentreath raises awareness with employers
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    • Work placements with DMT Business Services prepare participants for employment
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    • Real Ideas Organisation provide participants with training for local job opportunities
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    • Cornwall Council welcomes a delegation from Germany visiting ‘best practice’ providers with ESF Cornwall Works
    • “ An inspirational programme for people currently out of work”
    • For more information
      • Contact:
      • Bob Northey Business Support Coordinator Email: [email_address] or visit Cornwall Works for Social Enterprise website www.cornwallworks.org.uk /se