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Employer Case Studies

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Blind Veterans Case Study

The Blind Veterans provide veterans who have suffered sight-loss with rehabilitation, training, practical advice and emotional support.

The Wellbeing Centre in Llandudno plays a key part in supporting blind veterans, offering wellbeing breaks all year round which give patrons the opportunity to meet other veterans with sight-loss, and start a journey towards independence and out of isolation.

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Hickory’s Case Study

Jason, from Old Colwyn, is now working as a kitchen porter at Hickory’s Smokehouse in Rhos-on-Sea thanks to the support of Conwy Employment Hub.

In partnership with the restaurant’s placement scheme ‘Smokehouse Stars’ and the DWP (Department for Work and Pensions), the 34 year-old took part in a nine-week course which built his confidence and included sessions on teamwork and communication, how to write a CV and real-time experience.

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Procure Plus and RELM Case Study

A CONSTRUCTION course is building new careers to help meet demand in the sector.

Conwy Employment Hub - which oversees Communities for Work, PaCE and Communities for Work Plus – has been delivering jobs and skills opportunities in partnership with social housing enterprise Procure Plus and Mochdre-based RELM Construction.

Among those to have benefited is Tom Whitworth, who secured a role with RELM Construction after impressing on a placement as part of a two-week practical and classroom-based course which covered themes such as manual handling, environmental awareness, health and safety, how to use power tools and equipment safely, and working at height.

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