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DawhArden640Clients endorse new course at Norwich church Job Club 

Now in its third year of helping people find work, graduates of Surrey Chapel CAP Job Club are recommending that Norwich jobseekers attend the ‘Steps to Employment’ course starting 16 October for its warm welcome, cake, support and confidence building.

On Tuesday, October 16 at 10am-2pm the Surrey Chapel Job Club near Anglia Square is inviting people who are looking for work to come to a free course called ‘Steps to Employment’.  The course runs for eight weeks.

This will be the sixth CAP ‘Steps to Employment’ course that the Job Club has run. The course covers the practical side of seeking employment, from interview practice to looking at what makes a good CV, but it also tackles the more complex issues of motivation, identifying skills and strengths, and setting expectations.

Dawn Arden, the Job Club Manager said: “We always start with coffee and cake and finish with lunch - there is no cost for any of this and all are welcome.”

Dawn continued: “We always develop a real sense of camaraderie between clients. They all appreciate the sense of not being alone in their search. We have a strong core of volunteers who really help with this too. Everyone is welcome and everyone respected.”

The Job Club helped several people find work over the summer including Michael Tooke who wrote: “The team at CAP helped me to gain the skills and confidence I needed to land the job I wanted. Great course and lovely people.  Thank you CAP.”

Another graduate of the Job Club recently started work at the Anovo Call Centre in Norwich.  He said: “Thank you for your advice and encouragement. I really enjoyed the Job Club. I received JSA and have informed my work coach of the job offer.  If I come across anyone seeking employment I shall certainly point them your way. It is a blessing and a privilege to have a Christian Job Club.”

If you can't make the first session or can't make it for 10am, you are welcome to drop in anytime on any Tuesday from 10am - 2pm.

If you would like to book a place or find out more you can email Dawn at

Surrey Chapel Job Club, 2-6 Botolph Street, Norwich, NR3 1DU 

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