"The National Careers Service team were really supportive and understanding."
The National Career Service in London helped Joanna to secure her new role, teaching adults with learning disabilities after a period of mental ill health and unemployment. This is her story.
“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.