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Preparation for the Workplace

Castle Point councillors and staff took part in the Education Partnership, helping to interview over 189 students at Cornelius Vermuyden School, Canvey Island.

Education PartnershipStudents were interviewed for a job and given valuable feedback on how they performed and where they could improve further in order to prepare for the workplace, and applying for a job in the future

Council leader Colin Riley, deputy mayor Clive Walter, Liz Robinson, Housing Management team leader, Craig Gough, performance officer

Housing and Communities and Michelle Tilson, Housing Options support officer all took part in the event and afterwards said: “It was a fantastic event and we were very impressed with the standard of candidates and how well prepared they were on the day.”

The day finished with an awards ceremony, where business partners presented their chosen “star pupils” with an achievement certificate.

Leader of the Council Colin Riley said: “We have some amazing young people in the Borough and it is great to support them in this way - something that Castle Point councillors and staff are very happy to give their time to.”

Well done to all those involved in this valuable programme for young people.