Success Stories

Employer – The Range

The Range Ian Garstang – General Manager of The Range – Blackpool Involvement I was looking to take on a number of people for the build up to the Christmas 2018 period. I had twelve vacancies that I wanted to fill within the store. We were looking at taking people on work experience for 1 [...]

Mark Rise

Name of delivery partner: Matthews and Leigh Name of participant: Mark Rise How did Mark hear about the programme? Mark found out about the programme via Jobcentre Plus in Chorley. Behind the scenes The project was set up by Matthews and Leigh in March 2017 and is funded by the ESF Access to Employment programme. [...]

Brandon Sharp

Name of delivery partner: Matthews and Leigh Name of participant: Brandon Sharp How did Brandon hear about the programme? Brandon found out about the programme via Jobcentre Plus in Chorley Behind the scenes Brandon was looking to secure full time work in an industry that he has was interested in and construction was one of [...]

Michelle Walsh

Name of delivery partner: Gingerbread Name of participant: Michelle Walsh How did Michelle hear about the programme? Michelle referred herself via Burnley Jobcentre after her sister completed the programme. Behind the scenes Michelle is a single parent with three children aged 18, 15 and 4 (at the start of the programme). Michelle had a number [...]

Kelly Walsh

Name of delivery partner: Gingerbread Name of participant: Kelly Walsh How did Kelly hear about the programme? Kelly was referred by Burnley Jobcentre. Behind the scenes Kelly is a single parent who had been out of work for 15 years before starting the Gingerbread programme. Kelly attended a pre-employment programme with Gingerbread which included a [...]

Tom Dawes

Name of delivery partner: Blackpool and The Fylde College Name of participant: Tom Dawes How did Tom hear about the programme? Tom attended an information day at Seasiders Learning Centre regarding the opportunities for employment at The Range in Blackpool, having been initially referred to the event by his work coach at the Jobcentre Blackpool. [...]

Sonya Lamont

Name of Delivery Partner: Inspira Name of Participant: Sonya Lamont How did Sonya find out about Access to Employment? Sonya found out about the AtoE programme from her work coach at the Jobcentre. Sonya’s Journey So Far Sonya is diagnosed with dyslexia, depression and ADHD however she manages very well to live a full life [...]

Nathan Keefe

Name of Delivery Partner: Gingerbread Name of Participant: Nathan Keefe Referral details Details about how the participant found out about the programme Referral via Job Centre in Nelson. The journey so far Details about the participant’s journey before going onto the programme. Nathan had worked in customer service roles in the past, e.g. customer service [...]

Brian Dainty

Name of delivery partner: Inspira Name of participant: Brian Dainty How did Brian find out about Access to Employment? Brian found out about the AtoE programme from his work coach at the Jobcentre in Morecambe. Brian’s Journey So Far Brian was made redundant after 30 years of working. He found himself in an unknown position [...]

Lee Rogers

Name of Delivery Partner: Bootstrap Name of Participant: Lee Rogers How Did Lee Find Out About The Access To Employment Programme? Lee found out about the programme whilst on a routine JCP appointment Lee’s Journey So Far Lee had been unemployed for 5 months and wasn’t happy with the employment he had had in the past therefore [...]