Work Star

The Outcomes Star for work and learning

The Work Star is designed for use with adults out of work or returning to the workplace.

Development: Triangle with service providers and commissioners from Camden, Islington and Kensington and Chelsea Borough Council. Funded through the Learning and Skills Council (LSC)

Copyright: Triangle Consulting Social Enterprise Limited

Outcome Areas: The Work Star is a holistic tool and covers seven key areas:

  1. Challenges
  2. Job-specific skills
  3. Stability
  4. Job search skills
  5. Basic skills
  6. Aspiration and motivation
  7. Social skills for work

Journey of Change: The Work Star is underpinned by a five-stage model of change: 

  • Not thinking about work 
  • Thinking about work
  • Making progress
  • Work-ready with support
  • Self-reliance

Resources: The Work Star is available with a number of tools:

  1. Work Star User Guide
  2. Work Star Organisational Guide 
  3. Work Star Chart and Action Plan
  4. Work Star Online 
  5. Training for workers and managers in using the Work Star

The Work Star has been translated into Welsh and the Welsh version of the Star Chart and the User Guide are available as PDFs on request. Please contact Triangle if you need the Welsh version. 

Full resources are available for organisations with a Star Licence and training for all managers and workers using the Star.

For a view from the field, read London Borough of Hounslow's evaluation of their Work Star pilot, where they found "overwhelmingly positive" endorsements from 6 partner organisations. Click here to read the report.