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Making a difference in Portadown through Work IT

The Work IT Programme has proven to be successful for Edgarstown Residents Association (ERA) based in Portadown. Before taking part in Work IT the ERA centre operated only on a part time basis.  It is now a fully staffed community hub which has gone from strength to strength. One of our Work IT participants Phyllis…

Working with local young people to develop their skills

The Armagh City, Banbridge & Craigavon Borough Council has been working with the Work IT Programme for the past year in various sectors.  Recently their Bushcraft Centre at Kinnego Marina, Lurgan offered two young adults paid work experience at the centre which will allow them the opportunity to develop their skills and improve their chances of finding work.  Both…

New job success for Jobmatch participant Mary

Well done to Mary (53) who after taking part in our Jobmatch programme has secured employment with MITIE as a Domestic Assistant. For the past number of years Mary had been in and out of jobs on short term contracts even though she had a wealth of experience as a Domestic Assistant.   When she…

Interested in starting your own business?

Ever thought of starting your own business but not sure what the first steps are? Our trained Self Employment Advisors can offer you FREE help and advice with the following: Researching your business idea - pros, cons, competition How to market your business - which methods of marketing are best suited to your new business Taxation…

Supporting local employers with their recruitment needs

A new programme of recruitment support is being offered to employers from the Mid Ulster area who have job vacancies in a range of different sectors.  Our Career Connections events give local employers the opportunity to meet with and interview a pool of job ready candidates to enable them to fill vacancies in their businesses. One local…