“Without Michelle’s help I would not be making the steps I am making. Her belief and positivity in me lifted me beyond anything I could have imagined.”
Sandy* had been away from the workplace for an extended period with stress and anxiety related issues. After recovering from being hospitalised with Septicaemia Sandy felt unable to work.
“For me having access to someone who genuinely cared was so empowering.”
Ricky* was made redundant after 24 years with the same company. He felt he lacked direction but found his National Careers Service adviser helped him navigate his way to a new job.
“Once again on behalf of James and I a massive thank you for everything you have done, you have made such a difference.”
James successfully applies for an apprenticeship with support from the National Careers Service.
“I needed to overcome my barriers and fears having left school without taking qualifications.”
Gemma has turned around her life after leaving school at 16 without GCSEs. She is now studying and volunteering in a nursery.
“Prospects is a good place to go for help and advice in getting back to work and in confidence building.”
Janet lives in Taunton and had not worked since 1999 before she started the Work Programme with Prospects. Janet worked before she had children doing a range of jobs including working in a seaside kiosk, in a bakery, a furniture factory and a guest house.