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New Job after 26 years

We were delighted to have helped Rosemary (60) find a new job with Massereene Manor Care Home in Antrim.  When Rosemary joined our Jobmatch program she had not worked for 26 years. She lacked confidence in her ability to find work as she had no recent work experience.  Rosemary worked on her employability skills with…

Celebrating one year delivering the Work IT Programme

We recently celebrated a successful first year delivering the Social Investment Fund 'Work IT' Programme with Executive Office Junior Ministers, Megan Fearon and Alastair Ross, our lead partner,  Newry, Mourne and Down District Council, programme participants, local employers and representatives from community groups. Seamus McCabe from PIPS Newry and Mourne spoke on the day about…

Forklift training and a new job for Jobmatch participant Tommy

  Tommy joined Jobmatch in early September.  He had been unemployed for a few months and was keen to get back into work.  He wanted to complete forklift training as he felt this would improve his chances of finding a job.  We were able to offer Tommy forklift training with Allingham’s Forklift and Safety Training in Cookstown…

Job Success for CFSP Participant Jay

A big well done and good luck to Community Family Support Programme (CFSP) participant, Jay from Mid-Ulster who was successful in securing employment with Fire Glass Direct in Castledawson. Jay is very excited about his new job, which will see him working as a General Operative on a major construction contract at Bristol Airport. Construction and general maintenance work…

CSR training for Jobmatch participant Ashley

When Ashley joined our Jobmatch programme he had been out of work for over two years.  He came from a mechanical and farming background and was keen to get back into that type of work. After starting Jobmatch Ashley worked with his dedicated Employment Coach to review his long and short term employment goals. Ashley…