Archana and Sheeja prepare for work

Archana and Sheeja joined the GRoW Programme as they were keen to start looking for work following career breaks to raise their children.  They have both engaged fully with the GRoW activities and recently attended the GRoW Preparing to Work in Schools sessions which has piqued their interest in a range of school roles as … Continue reading Archana and Sheeja prepare for work

Thank you for celebrating women’s success with us at our GRoW International Women’s Day Event

With covid restrictions lifting we were so pleased to be able to mark International Women’s Day 2022 by holding a face to face event at our office in Hayes and with our Islington participants where we could all come together in one space, talk freely and openly with other women, share our stories and goals … Continue reading Thank you for celebrating women’s success with us at our GRoW International Women’s Day Event

Pam gets a Playworker job at HACS

Pam had been out of work for 4 years since being made redundant from her management role.  She has been caring full time for her children, two with disabilities and was keen to get back to work if the right position with the right hours were available and with GRoW’s support Pam has just secured … Continue reading Pam gets a Playworker job at HACS

GRoW Interview Support Leads Billie-Jo into a new job

In August we published a case study with Billie-Jo who was looking for work after being made redundant from her hospitality job, a sector she had worked in for more than 20 years.  After receiving support from GRoW and fully utilising all we have to offer, Billie-Jo has now found a full-time job as a … Continue reading GRoW Interview Support Leads Billie-Jo into a new job

Welcome Rosemarie Alphonse, our new Parental Employment Programme Manager

GRoW are delighted to announce that Rosemarie Alphonse has joined us as our new Parental Employment Programme Manager.  Rosemarie has 30 years experience of working in Early Years and managing Childrens Centres and Nurseries, specialising in early support and childcare and is a wonderful addition to our team. Rosemarie said “My background involved running a … Continue reading Welcome Rosemarie Alphonse, our new Parental Employment Programme Manager

Mojisola joins the Mail

After moving from Hackney to Hillingon, Mojisola was referred to GRow from her Jobcentre.   She had been out of work since August last year when she lost her school cleaning job due to the schools being closed during lockdown.  Since joining GRoW in the summer Mojisola has taken advantage of new learning opportunities, gaining qualifications … Continue reading Mojisola joins the Mail

Shanti gains her independence

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 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