Support & Employment

Manor & Castle Development Trust offer a professional support service designed to help anyone who is unemployed get back into the job market.

Manor and Castle Development Trust (Employment Services Limited) is accredited to the Matrix quality standard for information advice and guidance services.

Identification Number C11965

How we can help

Our employment team are able to provide help and support with:

  • Job searching,
  • CVs,
  • Interview skills,
  • Careers advice,
  • Help with applications and training searches.

The provision is FREE and confidential.

If interested in finding out more or to book onto a work club provision please call 0114 2655145

What our Clients say

Client Patience Owheya (Right) with Karen Beaumont (Left) - Employment Advisor

I  want you to know how grateful I am for the outstanding help you and you your colleagues at Manor and Castle has given to me. 

 I appreciate all the hard work, time, effort and so much willingness you put into preparing my CV to finding me a job. So many applications and work searches since 8th of July, Training & provision of device, legal help with referral to citizens advice bureau,  financial assistance,  and most important  (EMOTIONAL SUPPORT), confidence building, believing IN ME to interview preparations. The list goes on. Not only were you very professional,  but also very friendly easy to talk to and love to help. 

 For that I am grateful and I say thank you.  I can go on, but I just want say you and your colleagues are doing a wonderful job.  Saving people from frustration by helping them into work.

Thank you very much. Keep up the good job. 

Patience Owheya – 22 October 2021

“Manor and Castle Development Trust work club produced an excellent CV for me along with excellent cover note. They also helped me to apply for job vacancies. If it had not been for the work club I would not have found the job I recently started”

“There is nothing I can say that will make it better as the service they offer is 100% and the people here are just lovely and very welcoming”

“I hope and pray that this team get good funding to stay at Manor Park Community Space because they are the best qualified team who can help people back into work. The team at Manor & Castle give excellent service-absolutely fantastic! You will not find anywhere who give a better service. Twice they have helped me find work”

“I think it provides good service because it helps you look for jobs, gives you the help and support you need for looking for jobs and helps with your c.v.”

“All the staff were wonderful, very helpful, supportive and it was apparent that they worked as a team, all with good communication to myself and each other”

Opportunity Sheffield’s Awards 2020,

Provider of the year Award 2020, sponsored by ICONI Software

Manor & Castle Development Trust Ltd

Opportunity Sheffield’s Provider of the Year 2020 - Manor & Castle Development Trust Ltd

Programme Manager John Powell

“During a challenging 12 month period our Provider of the Year has done what it always does, providing a beacon of hope in its local community. Where possible its doors have remained open to welcome people in and provide the employment, education and wellbeing support they so desperately need.

“As Opportunity Sheffield, the Council worked with this provider on a series of different projects this year, notably Sheffield’s Working and ESF Pathways. They have proven to be one of our most consistent performers, both in terms of recruiting individuals onto programme and achieving positive outcomes for their clients.

Adviser of the year Award 2020, sponsored by IEP

Karen Beaumont

Opportunity Sheffield’s Adviser of the year Award 2020 - Karen Beaumont

Programme Manager John Powell

“This year’s Adviser of the Year ticks all of the boxes. Working across two different projects over the last 12 months, this person proved to be a highly consistent and reliable performer, with an energy and enthusiasm matched by no little skill or endeavour.

Opportunity Sheffield’s ESF keyworkers of the quarter (Sept-Nov) 2020

Jan Wilson – Targeted Support & Specialist Health

Contract Manager

“Our winner ticked over nicely with new Outputs but saw an enormous spike in Results, with a phenomenal 19 specialist health participants securing a job during the quarter. This compared to 3 jobs on the same contract between June and September. Many of these clients had been on the books for some time, working to overcome some complex mental health barriers to the labour market.”