GRoW launch new employability programme to help support Ukrainian refugees into work

Training and Development specialists Belina GRoW are helping to support women who have fled the Russian invasion of Ukraine by helping them to find jobs across London. The new initiative, which began last week, is currently offering support to 30 women in the London Borough of Kingston by providing advice, help and guidance on childcare, … Continue reading GRoW launch new employability programme to help support Ukrainian refugees into work

Announcing our new Employability Support Worker, Sheeja Sethumadhavan

Belina GRoW are delighted to announce that our small team is growing with a second Employability Support Worker appointment being awarded to Sheeja Sethumadhavan who has joined us in the role of Employability Support Worker. Sheeja is a former participant of the GRoW Programme, having come to us for support in helping her get back … Continue reading Announcing our new Employability Support Worker, Sheeja Sethumadhavan

Syeda Sultana joins the GRoW Team

Belina GRoW are delighted to announce that Syeda Sultana has joined the GRoW team as our new Employability Support Worker and will be working with our in-work participants and our Bengali speaking participants. Syeda brings with her a wealth of customer experience which she gained in her previous employment as a Post Office Branch Manager, … Continue reading Syeda Sultana joins the GRoW Team

Michelle takes a Teaching Assistant Course

Michelle has been out of the workplace for 8 years after giving up work to become a full-time carer to her son.  She came to GRoW to help her to start preparing for returning to work in the future and exploring opportunities to upskill. Michelle said; “I met the GRoW Team at an event in … Continue reading Michelle takes a Teaching Assistant Course

Rekha Looks for Retail Work

Rekha was interested in finding out how to get work experience as she had not had a job before. Initially she was lacking in confidence, especially in speaking to people as English is not her first language. She has engaged fully with the GRoW Programme activities which has boosted her confidence and she has been … Continue reading Rekha Looks for Retail Work

Evie starts a job as a Nursery Assistant

Evie had worked for 23 years as an Environmental Health Inspector in Hong Kong but had not had a full time job since moving to the UK in December 2020. She had been tentatively looking for work but wasn’t proficient in accessing job sites and wasn’t sure how best to approach the job search process. … Continue reading Evie starts a job as a Nursery Assistant

Ebony GRoWs for a better future

Ebony joined the GRoW Programme after being given a leaflet from her Jobcentre that explained that GRoW helps mums get back to work. She had been out of work for 5 years to raise her youngest son and was looking at rejoining the workforce. Ebony has engaged with everything GRoW has offered her and is … Continue reading Ebony GRoWs for a better future

Maimoona builds confidence through learning

Maimoona joined GRoW in February 2022 when she was thinking about returning to work after a 15 year career break to raise her family. She has been an active and engaged participant on the programme and now feels ready to get back to work. Maimoona said; “I had heard a lot about GRoW over the … Continue reading Maimoona builds confidence through learning

Reshma rebuilds her confidence

Reshma came to the UK with her family from India in late 2021 and with a long gap in her employment was concerned about how she would rebuild her career. She joined Belina GRoW and has been fully engaged with activities. She has rebuilt her confidence and is now following her dreams. Reshma said “I … Continue reading Reshma rebuilds her confidence