Neelam Starts a New Job

Neelam Asif came to GRoW in early 2020 and has taken full advantage of everything GRoW has to offer, both in person and online.  Neelam has recently started at part-time admin job working in an office. Neelam said “I have taken a lot on board from the GRoW sessions.  Right from the start the team have … Continue reading Neelam Starts a New Job

Why should you come to the CV Workshop with Sonia?

by Heather Ette GRoW Team Member I was lucky enough to sit in on Sonia’s CV Workshop last week and get an insight into how Sonia’s expert advice and guidance is supporting GRoW participants in their journey to work. It couldn’t have been easier to join, I booked via the GRoW App and received a … Continue reading Why should you come to the CV Workshop with Sonia?

Engaging with GRoW through the GRoW App

Q & A with Liz Sewell FIEP, Director, the GRoW Programme What is the GRoW App and what made you decide to invest in your own app? Liz: The GRoW app is essentially like our own facebook app but just for our participants on the GRoW Programme.  We introduced our own app to help build … Continue reading Engaging with GRoW through the GRoW App

Shanti gains her independence

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Shanti came to the Grow Programme last year after being referred from her job centre in Yeading in Hillingdon.  Shanti had not worked in seven years and has little work experience. She is now looking forward to gaining experience to eventually find work as a Teaching Assistant. Shanti said “After falling pregnant I hardly ever … Continue reading Shanti gains her independence

Billie-Jo finds support through GRoW

Billie-Jo worked in the hospitality sector with a 20+-year career but following redundancy in 2020 she has been on a mission to find part time work that will fit around her twin girls. Billie-Jo has been finding job searching challenging but is feeling positive with support from the GRoW Programme. Billie-Jo said “I have always … Continue reading Billie-Jo finds support through GRoW

Nusrat grows through GRoW

Nusrat came to GRoW looking to find work now that her children are starting full time education. Through GRoW she is finding a support network that is boosting her confidence and helping her move more quickly to achieving her goals. Nusrat said “When I came to GRoW I was immediately introduced to the weekly Coffee … Continue reading Nusrat grows through GRoW

Roselyn looks to a Career in Childminding

Roselyn

Roselyn was referred to GRoW by her Universal Credit Coach in May after being out of work since 2015.  Roselyn has now completed a number of training courses and has plans to  become a Childminder. Roselyn said “My last job was as a Customer Services Adviser for Wilkinsons but in 2015 I left to go … Continue reading Roselyn looks to a Career in Childminding

Rehma strengthens her skill set

I joined Belina GRoW in late March as a Social Media Officer through the Kickstart programme. After leaving University, I was eager to work in Communications. Therefore, being offered this role at Belina was an amazing opportunity to build on my professional communication skills and work for an organisation the enriched the local community. The … Continue reading Rehma strengthens her skill set

Hemamali reaches for her goal

Hemamali

Hemamali came to GROW at the beginning of June, looking to get back to work. She has been an active participant in the GRoW Programme, undertaking training and taking part in a range of GRoW activities and has now set her sights on becoming a Learning Support Assistant. Hemamali said “I found out about GRoW … Continue reading Hemamali reaches for her goal

Binta starts a new job as a Schools Catering Assistant

After being on furlough for a year Binta had to find new work when her Coffee Shop employer was forced to close. Binta was referred to GRoW from her Universal Credit coach to help get her back to work and she has now started a job as a Catering Assistant in a local school. Binta … Continue reading Binta starts a new job as a Schools Catering Assistant