Be Yourself

Be yourself is a free employability programme for young people who are not in education, employment, training (NEET). The aim of the programme is to:

  • build confidence
  • build resilience
  • give young people the skills to progress
  • help young people achieve their goals.

You need to be aged between 16 to 24 years (up to 25 years old with additional needs) to sign up for the programme.

It also offers:

  • free training opportunities
  • CV and job-hunting support.

There are several programmes that offer different employment support, including:

  • special incentives
  • employment support.

Special incentives

The special incentives programme offers accreditations that could lead to employment.

For example, you can complete a course and test, and receive a Construction Skills Certificate Scheme (CSCS) card.

Sign up today and start your course.

Employment support

We offer young people the opportunity to learn skills that will help you help you get ready for the workplace including:

  • one-to-one and group support
  • careers guidance
  • CV workshops
  • online applications workshops
  • options workshops.

Sign up today and start your course.

Careers guidance support

Every young person will have a careers guidance interview to help identify your future goals. It will help you to:

  • find what works for you
  • understand what your options are
  • plan your next steps for success.

Sign up today

To sign up or register your interest, download and complete the referral form, and email it to


Medway Youth Services
Phone: 01634 338 742

Your DWP Work Coach
Chatham Job Centre Plus
The Brook Chatham ME4 4LQ
Phone: 0800 169 0190