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

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

Zeynab starts a new job as a Customer Service Desk Manager

Zeynab

After being furloughed and then made redundant from her job at Heathrow due to the pandemic Zeynab was referred to GRoW and has now started work as a Customer Service Desk Manager at Tesco Kensington Travel Money. Zeynab said “My prime goal has been to get back into work but due to the current situation it's not … Continue reading Zeynab starts a new job as a Customer Service Desk Manager

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

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