Our Impact

Alan's new job means he can save for a deposit

“Finding employment means I can now pay rent as I am without a home at the moment.”

13 March 2018|Number of views (495)

Alan* was homeless and attending the Salvation Army when he first met an adviser with the National Careers Service at the Salvation Army’s centre. This outreach service provides face to face support for people who are unable to attend a more traditional office or Job Centre environment. 

Peter completes exams in prison

“I have confidence in knowing I have a much better chance of securing employment and provide for my family.”

31 January 2018|Number of views (1444)

Peter was convicted while he was retraining to be an electrician. Halfway through his training, Peter was concerned his qualifications would become invalid if he did not complete the course. 

Andrew gains new skills in custody

"I have been helped to make the best out of a difficult situation and to remain motivated as well as being given some additional skills for the future.” 

31 January 2018|Number of views (1363)

Andrew met with the National Careers Service In Custody when his circumstances changed.  He decided he had to re-evaluate his situation and look at ways to gain skills that he could use in the future as well as maintaining his work ethic. 

The NHS Wales stand inspired Daniel

The NHS Wales stand inspired Daniel

"The event definitely gave me the confidence boost I needed to make the decision that a career in emergency care was for me."

31 January 2018|Number of views (1582)

John Cangson – Thales Rail Engineering Apprentice

"Skills London is the start of a bright future for everyone."

16 October 2017|Number of views (2445)

John Cangson grew up on a council estate located in West Norwood, South East London. John enjoyed sixth form, studying History, Sociology and English Literature at A Level. At 16, confused about what he wanted to do in the future and convinced that university was not the right route for him, John received a leaflet by his sixth form about a careers event run by Prospects called ‘Skills London’.