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Optalis Supported Employment team supporting Wokingham Borough Council's project to make employment support it offers to residents more accessible

Employment Support Available to Wokingham Residents who need it. 

Wokingham Borough Council is making the employment support it offers to residents more accessible through a dedicated phone and email line, and by having an outreach team in place that is visible in local communities. 

Anyone who needs some help with their career can now contact the council’s employment outreach team by phoning 0118 977 8650, Monday to Friday, 10am to 3pm. Alternatively, you can email them on employmentoutreach@wokingham.gov.uk

Our Optalis Supported Employment Team are proud to be supporting this project, offering their skills and advice to either direct callers to a local service - for example, specialists who have expertise in helping people in their circumstances - or invite them to a face-to-face or online/phone appointment to discuss their situation further and ensure they receive the right advice and support.

For further information on support in the borough please visit the Local Support Hub on the council’s website.

This is initially running as a pilot programme until the end of April, so the council can understand levels of demand in the borough and how best to support residents before it considers extending further.

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