Christian club’s new approach will help inspire jobseekers in Dacorum

A new scheme aiming to provide a comfortable environment to help people back into work will launch next week.

Run by the debt help charity Christians Against Poverty, the Jobs Club will help the jobless improve their skills in CV writing, confidence building and interview techniques.

Owen Cooper and Dave Bowles of the new CAP Jobs Club.

Owen Cooper and Dave Bowles of the new CAP Jobs Club.

Dave Bowles, who has a background in the computer industry and was specifically selected for the role by CAP Hemel Hempstead manager Owen Cooper, said: “It can be hard for jobseekers when they have a short slot at the job centre. We want to provide a relaxing, sociable atmosphere to get their self-esteem up so they feel able to get into the job market.”

The eight-week scheme, which already has a handful of recruits, will launch at 10am on Tuesday, November 5, and continue weekly.

Candidates will have 90 minutes of tuition before time to socialise at The Base, in Haven House, London Road. A Friday club will also run from the South Hill Centre in Cemetery Hill.

Call 01442 243936 or email davebowles@capjobs.org to apply.