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

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

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

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

Alexandra GRoWs in Confidence

Alexandra joined GRoW after being out of work for five years to bring up her daugher.  She applied for an NHS Administration role as part of the Covid-19 vaccination programme and has now worked at a number of different vaccination centres and is loving her job.  She has been an active participant at the GRoW … Continue reading Alexandra GRoWs in Confidence

Vivian returns to work after a long break

Vivian gets a job

Vivian was referred to GRoW from her Universal Credit Work Coach after being out of work whilst bringing up her three children.  Vivian took part in a range of GRoW Workshops and has now started a job as a Census Interviewer. Vivian said “When I first joined GRoW Liz Sewell hooked me up with Jessica … Continue reading Vivian returns to work after a long break

Kamini boosts her interview skils

Kamini was referred to GRoW from her local Jobcentre Plus in January after she was made redundant from her admin job during lockdown.  Kamini has applied for a variety of jobs and has an interview this week. Kamini said “I have been out of work for a year after I lost my admin job due … Continue reading Kamini boosts her interview skils

Mirela finds part-time work

Mirela came to the UK from Albania 4 years ago and has been preparing to get back to work when her child starts full time school in September.  In the meantime she has been an active participant on the GRoW Programme and has just started a part time job cleaning. Mirela said “I was volunteering … Continue reading Mirela finds part-time work

Paula starts a new job after a six year break

Paula came to GRoW in September 2020 after hearing about our Programme through her child’s school.  Paula has a child with autism and was finding the challenge of working very difficult due to his additional needs.  She had been out of work for six years and was really keen to get a job. On joining … Continue reading Paula starts a new job after a six year break