Lauren’s* self-confidence and trust in her ability to find work had been eroded when she experienced domestic violence in her homelife. And despite having a level 3 Teaching Assistant qualification, she felt her skillsets were outdated because she wasn’t confident using IT.
Skills Support for the Workforce partnerned with Swindon & Wiltshire Growth Hub, The Mash Group and Logistica Training Limited to host an online webinar, focusing on helping employers with recruiting and retaining employees, ways to upskill the workforce and how funding could be accessed to support training plans.
Every job seeker’s journey into work is different, which is why we continually improve the provisions we provide for a range of people. And this is especially true for people with disabilities and significant physical or mental health conditions.
When he was referred from Walsall Job Centre Plus onto the Restart Scheme, James had been unemployed for more than 16 years and was in his 50s. But after securing work with help from his Job Coach, Chris at the Pathway Group, he says he’d recommend it to anyone who is unemployed.