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Double Success Story for Jobmatch Participants

Another double success story for two Mid Ulster men who received free training through our Jobmatch programme.  Both Charlie and Anthony had a similar story, they both approached us seeking advice and guidance on what to do when they had found themselves unemployed. Anthony from Cookstown wanted to complete forklift training in order to improve his…

Construction, Factory & Warehousing Career Connections Event

We were delighted to welcome representatives from Copelands/Emersons, McCloskey International, Acheson & Glover, Henry Brothers and Genesis Crafty to our recent Career Connections event in Magherafelt which focussed on the construction, factory and warehousing sectors. The event provided an opportunity for 14 of our clients from various programmes including Jobmatch, Up for Work, Community Family Support and Steps to Success to meet with these local…

Work IT Programme supports community Halloween events

Well done to our Work IT participant Seana McGarry who was instrumental in the delivery of two Halloween community projects in Armagh, Banbridge and Craigavon (ABC) Community Network.  The Halloween projects focussed on children in P1 and P2 and offered them the opportunity to take part in a range of activities including crafts, storytelling and…

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…