Communities for Work Programme - Case Studies
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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Communities for Work Plus Programme - Case Studies
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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Mark was referred to the Conwy Employment Hub when the pandemic hit after losing his job. He’d been working in the hospitality industry but was finding the ever changing shift patterns difficult to handle, as well as the lack of security being on a zero-hours contract.
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At 49, Nick found himself out of work for the first time in his life when the hotel he worked for closed due to the Coronavirus pandemic. This enforced lockdown gave Nick time to reflect on what direction he wanted his career to take, and he decided that this was the perfect opportunity to gain some IT skills and additional qualifications which would help him find better paid employment in the future.
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21 year old Darren has secured a Barista job with Welsh Apprentice Winner, Alana Spencer’s Ridiculously Rich café in Llandudno thanks to Conwy Employment Hub’s help.
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