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Important message from the Southwark Legal Advice Network about applying for EU Settled Status

The DWP has identified that there are around 1,200 EEA nationals claiming welfare benefits in Southwark who did not apply for settlement by the 30th June deadline.

In July, the Home Office will write to those citizens who are in receipt of benefits who have still not applied after the deadline encouraging them to apply for EU Settled Status before actions are taken that could result in the loss of benefit entitlement. This will give the citizen an additional 28 days to make a late application to EUSS. Those who fail to respond to the Home Office letter will be referred to DWP for further action.

DWP will issue a further letter to claimants in mid-September encouraging them to apply for EUSS before claim suspension action is taken. The aim of this engagement is to ensure that those in receipt of DWP benefits apply for EUSS and continue to be eligible for those benefits.

Citizens that have still not applied for EUSS 28 days from the date on that letter will be subject to benefit suspension.

Following benefit suspension for failing to apply for EUSS, the citizen will be given a further 28 days to apply for EUSS. If, after this final 28-day period, the citizen has still not applied for EUSS then the claim will be terminated.

All EEA citizens and family members in scope of the Withdrawal Agreement who do not have EUSS status are classified as Persons Subject to Immigration Control and therefore will have no entitlement to DWP benefits and public services.

If you are coming into contact with EEA nationals who have not applied for Settled Status please signpost or refer them to Citizens Advice Southwark for help as follows:

 Adviceline Number – 080 8278 7849

Face to face drop in – 10.00 am to 3.00 pm Monday to Friday at their 3 offices: 

Peckham – 97 Peckham High Street, SE15 5RS

Bermondsey – 8 Market Place, Southwark Park Road, SE16 3UQ

Walworth – 6-8 Westmoreland Road, Walworth, SE17 2AY

 Agencies can also make client referrals through the Citizens Advice Southwark website –  https://www.citizensadvicesouthwark.org.uk/advice/generalist-agency-referral/

MERCATO METROPOLITANO PRE-EMPLOYMENT WEEK *guaranteed interviews on completion w/c 18 October 2021

We’ve partnered with Mercato Metropolitano to deliver a pre-employment program that will support our candidates into employment with MM.

The course is spread throughout one week starting on Monday 18 October.

Recruiting for: Team Members/ Supervisors/ Security.

Find more about the employer here

If you’d like to book your space, or have any queries, please email Andreia andreia@southwarkworks.org.uk asap or call us on 0207 740 8204 or use our freephone 0800 052 0540 

Spaces are limited. BOOK ASAP. 

 

Find out the agenda for each day below:

MERCATO METROPOLITANO PRE-EMPLOYMENT WEEK

10am-1pm, Monday 18.10  – Story of Mercato

Who are MM? Who are they looking for? What do they have to offer?

Customer Service Skills

What is good customer service? 

Do you have the skills/ availability required by MM?(screening)

 

10am-4pm, Tuesday 19.10 – Food Safety Accredited Course

Level 2 Certificated Course with MCQ test at end of day (certificate valid for 3yrs

 

10am-1pm, Wednesday 20.10 – Visit and LUNCH at Mercato Metropolitano

Day in the Life – an MM employee to speak about their own experience

FREE lunch! – experience MM as a customer too!

 

10am-1pm, Thursday 21.10 – Interview Techniques with VENN Group Recruitment

Get Interview Techniques tips from Venn’s professionals

Mock interview and Feedback

Preparation for interview 

Mock interviews with valuable feedback at the end for each candidate

 

10am- 1pm Friday 22.10 – Interviews Guaranteed

Interviews to be arranged for all those who have completed the week.

Get £10 for expenses on completion

BOOK YOUR PLACE ASAP. LIMITED SPACES.

HOSPITALITY FAIR – Wed 22nd September 2021 – INFO PACK

EMPLOYERS HIRING

THE HOXTON HOTELS

–        LLW Employer

–        Locations: Southwark, Holborn, Shoreditch

–        A variety of jobs available, for more info and to apply please follow the link below:

https://careers.ennismore.com/?brand=The%20Hoxton&city=London

–        For support, please contact your adviser at Southwark Works

or email Andreia at andreia@southwarkworks.org.uk

 

PARK PLAZA HOTELS

–        Locations: Westminster Bridge, County Hall, Riverbank

–        A variety of jobs available, for more info and to apply please follow the link below:

https://www.jobs.pphe.com/careers/?country=united-kingdom&city=london&job_brand=park-plaza

–        Recruitment Open Day Westminster Bridge 29 Sept 2021 starts at 9am BRING along your RTW documents and a copy of your CV – flexible shifts; FT/ PT available!

–        For more info and/ or support please contact your adviser at Southwark Works

or email Andreia at andreia@southwarkworks.org.uk

 

COTE BRASSERIE

–        Locations: Hay’s Galleria, St. Katherine’s Docks, St. Paul, Royal Festival Hall, Covent Garden, Barbican, Wimbledon, St. Martins Lane, Soho, Sloane Square

–        A variety of jobs available, for more info and to apply please follow the link below:

https://www.cote.co.uk/careers/#locations

–        Pay starting £11/hr

–        For more info and/ or support please contact your adviser at StepAhead

or email Chakira at chakira@stepahead.co.uk or Sally sally@stepahead.co.uk

 

BEZA ETHIOPIAN VEGAN RESTAURANT

–        Location: Elephant Park; Peckham

–        For more info please visit: https://bezaveganfood.com

–        Team Members roles available – evening shifts up to 11pm & weekend availability required

–        Pay starting at £9.00/hr depending on experience

–        For more info and/ or support please contact your adviser at Southwark Works

or email Andreia at andreia@southwarkworks.org.uk

 

TREE HOUSE HOTELS

–        Location: Oxford Circus

–        A variety of jobs available, for more info and to apply please follow the link below:

https://careers.shhotelsandresorts.com/jobs/browse/brand/Treehouse%20Hotels?_ga=2.237236806.775722909.1632411023-278500457.1632411023

–        Currently recruiting for: Kitchen staff/ Commis chef/ Housekeeping

–        Contracts: FT 40 hrs or any other combination, including Zero Hrs.

–        For more info and/ or support please contact your adviser at StepAhead

or email Chakira at chakira@stepahead.co.uk or Sally sally@stepahead.co.uk

SPRINGBOARD UK

–        Providing training and supporting individuals to get into a hospitality career

–        For more info on their training opportunities please visit: www.springboard.uk.net and www.careerscope.uk.net

–        For any queries, please contact Tony Mullen, Employability Programme Manager, at

–        TonyM@springboarduk.org.uk if you need support please contact your adviser at Southwark Works or email Andreia at andreia@southwarkworks.org.uk

 

SEA CONTAINERS HOTEL

–        A variety of jobs available, for more info and to apply please follow the link below:

https://www.seacontainerslondon.com/careers/

https://harri.com/internal/Sea-Containers-Careers?filters=jobsPhrase%253DLondon

–        Jobs available such as Host; Bar; Waiter/tress; Supervisor; Housekeeping; Kitchen; Events; Security; Front Office FT

–        Contracts: Permanent and Flexible

–        For more info plese contact Barbara Giorgia at giorgia.ferrara@loregroup.com and/ or support please contact your adviser at StepAhead or email Chakira at chakira@stepahead.co.uk

or Sally sally@stepahead.co.uk

 

MERCATO METROPOLITANO

–        Pre-employment week at Southwark Works with interviews guaranteed at completion – October – call us and sign-up ASAP, limited places available

–        More info here: https://www.mercatometropolitano.com/mmarketplace/elephant-and-castle/

–        Jobs available: Team Members; Security; Supervisors

–        Pay starting LLW £10.85 per hour

–        Locations: SE1 Elephant Park and Newington Causeway

–        For more info and/ or support please contact your adviser at Southwark Works

or email Andreia at andreia@southwarkworks.org.uk

 

L&Q FOUNDATION

–        More info here: https://www.lqgroup.org.uk/en/landq-foundation

–        Jobs currently available: DLR, Event Team Staff London Marathon (Crowd Control); Event Crew Members Self-employed; Landmark Hotel staff  + upcoming events jobs.

–        Locations: Central London

–        For more info, please contact Charlotte Williams, L&Q  Employment Support at cwilliams@lqgroup.org.uk and/or for support please contact your adviser at Renaisi or email Trevor at t.grant@renaisi.com

 

 

PREMIER INN HOTELS

–        A variety of jobs available, more info here: https://www.whitbreadcareers.com/search-and-apply/?location=London&distance=0&jobsectorid=All&feed=whitbread

–        Locations: South London; Central London; East London

–      For more info/ support please contact please email your adviser at Southwark Works or email Andreia at andreia@southwarkworks.org.uk

ELECTRIC MAYONNAISE

–        Delivering “Into Hospitality”, an accredited outreach programme introducing people to amazing careers in hospitality – ONLY FOR THOSE ACCESSING BENEFITS. Gain a Level 1 Certificate in Hospitality. Also placements available at completion with local employers.

–        Course duration: 4day course

–        Next course starts on 11 Oct 2021 – Register ASAP.

–        For more info on their training opportunities please visit: https://www.electricmayonnaise.co.uk/intohospitality

–        For more info, please contact Ella de Beer, Founder at ella@electricmayonnaise.co.uk

and/ or for support please contact your adviser at Southwark Works or email Andreia at andreia@southwarkworks.org.uk

 

ANGEL RECRUITMENT

–        Location: Central London

–        Variety of jobs available: waiting staff; bar; kitchen porters; chefs security; housekeeping

–        Hours: FT/ PT available; ad-hoc shifts; day/ night and/ or early am shifts available

–        Pay starts at £11/hr for most jobs

–        Other sectors available:  industrial; security; operational; healthcare; education; facilities; catering and hospitality

–        For more info, please contact Matthew Paternoster, Business Development Manager at matthew@angelhr.org or call at 0207940 2000/ 07872 832 809

–        For support, please contact your adviser at Southwark Works or email Stella at stella.ezeh@thamesreach.org.uk

 

NANDO’S

–        More info here: https://careers.nandos.co.uk

–        Renaisi are delivering a buddy up system training in partnership with Nando’s with interviews guaranteed at the end. Next cohort starting in early October – please register ASAP

–        Pay: £9/hr

–        Hours: minimum of 10hrs contract and full time up to 45 hrs

–        For more info and to sign up please contact your adviser at Renaisi or email directly Gerrar Ahmed, Programme Manager RISE at g.ahmed@renaisi.com or Ade, Programme Manager Renaisi at a.adebowale@renaisi.com

 

DAGILE PROJECT

London South Bank University is offering, until September next year ‘upskilling provision to people in work’ – it’s being provided through an online platform (https://dagile.uk/) and is open to anyone in employment in London, including those on Furlough and Kick Start.   This is a London programme and not restricted to our borough.

 

Digital Skills to improve career possibilities are available – to find out more go to: http://bit.ly/dagile-lsbu

 

 

 

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