Wincanton PLC is a leading supply chain partner for British businesses, providing supply chain solutions across a wide range of sectors. With an almost 20,000-strong workforce across 200 sites, recruitment drives are common and this is where the Restart Scheme has been able to help.
As part of our ongoing commitment to improve the communities we serve, Serco’s Restart Scheme has partnered with Better Pathways, a charity in Birmingham which supports people with poor mental health and learning difficulties, to offer their service users access to free digital skills training.
When Brian* was referred onto the Restart Scheme he said he had a “low expectation” and was worried it would all be a “waste of time”. But wanting to change careers to get into retail so he could support his family, Brian recognised he needed support as he had no previous experience in the sector.
Having moved from Poland to Wales, Filip’s* English language barrier meant he was struggling to secure the roles he applied for. Find out how the Restart Scheme helped Filip.