In a moment of serendipity, Serco’s delivery partner, PeoplePlus was looking for an Administrative Assistant and Courtney walked in looking for a career in the same field. “Looking back, I should have bought a lottery ticket on the day of the interview because I just couldn’t believe my luck! I was a Participant and now I work at PeoplePlus helping to deliver the Restart Scheme. I’m proof it works!”
We’re excited to be collaborating with OneBelow as it rolls out its expansion plan. With the help of our Employer Engagement team, the retailer has already offered 15 Participants, one from Restart Scheme, jobs in its newest store and there’s more to come. We’re working on two more store openings this year and looking forward to collaborating on 20 stores being opened nationwide in 2022.
Desperate to return to the sector she loved, Sophie, a Culinary Arts Chef, wanted to put her niche skillset and passion for recipe development to good use. However, with many positions reserved for furloughed workers who were returning to work, Sophie’s job search was crumbling. Queue her introduction to Khaleal, her Remploy Job Coach on the Restart Scheme.
Local Worcester man, Sean, is the type of person you warm to. He’s full of compassion, engaging, and communicates well. So, the team at Seetec Pluss were excited for him when he received a job offer. But their hearts stopped when they realised he’d need to wear a suit to work, and he didn’t have one. Dejected, he asked whether this was this the end of his new career before it had even got started.