Jade – A Kickstart to Success!!

A huge well done to 20 year old Jade Elwood who recently became successful in gaining a Kickstart opportunity with the Community Nursing Team at the Care Plus Group.

The Kickstart programme is a Government initiative aimed at supporting young people aged 16-24 years onto an employment pathway by providing funding to create job placements.

Jade was referred for the role via her DWP Work Coach to Employability Services who supported Jade throughout the recruitment process and will continue to do so during employment.

When asked what the Kickstart opportunity means to her, Jade stated: “The Kickstart opportunity means a lot to me as I have successfully gained a job from it. Going through the Kickstart programme has helped me find a job that I am passionate about and I think it has opened up a new opportunity for me, in which I can build experience and knowledge in my chosen field of work.”

Annette Dray, Employability Services Support Officer, stated: “Jade takes on new challenges and is enjoying learning new tasks.  She is feeling very positive about her role and is enjoying the opportunity to develop new skills. I wish her every success.”

If you require further information please contact Employability Services on 01472 256730, or visit the website here http://www.careplusgroup.org/services/employability-services

Alternatively, you can get updates from Employability Services on Twitter at https://twitter.com/employabilitys or Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/CPGEmployabilityServices

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