Preparing For Work Course

Medway Employment Support


North Kent Mind offer workshops which meet at various venues in the Gravesend, Dartford and Medway areas. The workshop supports people in overcoming barriers to work. It is modular in content and covers soft skills such as Communication, Teamwork, Interviewing Techniques, Problem Solving and Goal Setting. A certificate is awarded for every successfully completed module.

Group Sessions:

  • Week 1 – Communication
  • Week 2 – Team Working
  • Week 3 – Preparing for Interview
  • Week 4 – Managing work related anxiety
  • Week 5 – Conflict in the workplace
  • Week 6 – Planning Ahead – Enabling a Work Routine and Goal Setting

Course Outline:

  • Barriers to Work
  • Goal Setting
  • Introduction to Soft Skills
  • Importance of Communication to Employers
  • Different Types of Communication
  • Responding Assertively to criticism
  • Importance of Teamwork in the Workplace
  • Dealing with Conflict in a Team
  • Body Language
  • Self Esteem and Confidence
  • Organisational Skills
  • Time Management
  • Interview Techniques
  • Job search skills/Universal Job match Tutorial

The dates/venue of the next course are: TBA (please contact us for further details)

Referrals to the service can be made by you, or by a professional on your behalf. For further information, please contact NORTH KENT MIND – 01322 291380, select the registration link above or email –