After being unemployed for 18 months, Reba was determined to get back to work locally in Birmingham. But despite securing multiple interviews, none of them had turned into an actual job offer as nerves got the better of her each time, resulting in her inability to communicate why she was the best hire for the role. Reba turned to her Restart Scheme Job Coach, Maadiya, for help.
Years of drug misuse had led to Andrew’s* two children being moved into foster care. After being clean for over a year, he was determined to find a job and work towards a secure future for his young family.
Having been dismissed from his previous role, Jason suffered from a loss of confidence and anxiety as his lack of basic IT skills made it difficult to search for jobs online.
With experience in the Iraqi army and police force, as well as a UK security badge under his belt, Usman* was motivated to find work but he was struggling because he only spoke limited English.