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Communities for Work Plus programme: Case studies

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Case studies


Ken self-referred himself to Conwy Employment Hub in late January 2024 after taking voluntary redundancy from working in the quarries for over 30 years.  As he was getting older he was finding the role getting very challenging, so felt it was time for a complete career change but needed support to help him find that new dream job.

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After being made redundant, Mark found himself out of work for the first time and despite a strong employment record working in retail, sales and social care he was struggling to find a new job.  Realising that he needed help to get back in to work, Mark turned to the Hub for their support.

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Debbie was referred to Conwy Employment Hub from Working Wales as her confidence and self-belief had suffered while working at her previous employer due to a toxic environment.

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A mum of 3 small children and part-time carer for her husband, Ann was understandably finding it hard to not only find a job but also decide on which career path to take, which when combined with juggling her responsibilities was impacting on her confidence.

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DWP referred Craig to the Conwy Employment Hub as it was felt the Hub’s team of dedicated mentors and advisors were better suited to help him with his mental health and wellbeing issues.

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Lauren is a 32 year old woman who had a number of barriers including health issues which were stopping her from gaining employment, and she was referred to the Conwy Employment Hub during the first Covid lockdown in March 2020 as it was felt the Hub was more suited to provide her with the dedicated mentoring and advice she required.

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Marie is a single parent with two small children who suffers with her mental health due to overwhelming anxiety.

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Chris wanted to turn his life around and needed the Hub’s support to help him follow in his father’s footsteps to become an HGV driver.

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David needed the Hub’s support to help him gain his PCV driving licence and employment as a coach driver.

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A back injury meant Lee’s 24 year career as a coach and bus driver came to an end, and after 16 months of unemployment he was supported by the Hub in getting a job as a community care support worker.

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