Success Stories

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 [...]

Thomas Smith

Name of Delivery Partner: Bootstrap Name: Thomas Smith Thomas’s Journey So Far Thomas was referred to Bootstrap’s Access to Employment Retail Programme through the Job Centre after he found it difficult to find work following completion of his media, photography and IT studies at Darwen Aldridge Community Academy. He carried out an eight week work placement at [...]

Joy Miller

Joy enrolled on the Access to Employment programme with Seasiders Learning Centre, Blackpool and The Fylde College. Joy left work due to external circumstances affecting the role and she had also experienced sickness which had led her to be absent from the job market for 7 years. Following completion of the programme, Joy secured a [...]

Tracy Jacobs

Tracy enrolled on the Access to Employment programme with Groundwork. Tracy moved to England from South Africa. She had low self-confidence and was struggling to find employment. Following completion of the programme, Tracy secured a job with the guaranteed working hours that she required, and will be undertaking in-house training with her new employer. Name [...]

Nathan Kelly

Name of Delivery Partner: Seasiders Learning Centre - Blackpool & The Fylde College Name of Participant: Nathan Kelly How did Nathan find out about the Access to Employment Programme? Nathan found out about the course through Blackpool Job Centre. Nathan’s journey so far When Nathan was younger he hated school with a passion, the reason [...]

Gary Sinka

Referral details Gary found out about the course through Blackpool Job Centre. Gary’s journey so far Gary has worked in the hospitality industry for 30 years, during which time he has held a range of ‘front of house’ roles including team leader and management roles. During his career, Gary has worked for Gatwick Airport, Wetherspoons, [...]

Billie-Jean Dudley

Referral details Billie-Jean was referred to the programme after discussing various opportunities with her Job Centre Advisor. An appointment was then made for her to speak with a teacher that would be delivering the Skills for Employment programme, as part of the Access to Employment Initiative, (ATE) at Blackpool & The Fylde College. Billie-Jean attended [...]