The only way is up for Alice

Alice was referred to GRoW when she was looking to return to work after moving to a new area.  Alice has now returned to her industry working as a Neighbouring Rights Assistant in a part-time capacity and has regained her confidence through the process. Alice said “I had been working in the Music Industry but … Continue reading The only way is up for Alice

Meenu returns to work after a 5 year career break

Meenu took a five year break from work to be a stay at home mum to her young daughter but when she heard about GRoW it sparked her interest in returning to the workplace.  Meena has now secured a job working as a GP’s Receptionist for the NHS. Meenu said “My work background has been … Continue reading Meenu returns to work after a 5 year career break

Kaneez Progresses Through Learning

Kaneez joined GRoW in January 2020 just before the first lockdown and was initially supporting Liz with GRoW participants in Newham. She has undertaken a range of training courses and has grown in confidence and as a result has changed her career plans, deciding on a permanent future within the employability sector. Kaneez said “When … Continue reading Kaneez Progresses Through Learning

Saeema Champions the importance of learning for all

Saeema is an Engagement Adviser at GRoW and first came to us in 2017 when she was getting ready to go back to work and went through the GRoW Programme herself as a participant.  An advocate for learning new skills and personal and professional progression Saeema has embraced a range or training and learning opportunities … Continue reading Saeema Champions the importance of learning for all

Amelia Applies and Gets a Job through the GRoW Job Shop

Amelia Chan

Amelia came to GRoW in September 2021 when her son started Reception and she wanted help to get back to work after a four year break.  Amelia came to the GRoW Job Shop, applied for a job at Boots and was offered the position just 10 days later. Amelia said “Before I had my son … Continue reading Amelia Applies and Gets a Job through the GRoW Job Shop

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