Customer Stories

Carrie* gets a new job at 53

“It is not easy getting a job for a 50 plus person. But with guidance, support and perseverance I was successful in getting a job with a bank”

14 October 2016|Number of views (595)

Carrie* was made redundant after 15 years with the same company. At 53 she was concerned she would not be able to find suitable alternative employment.

Steve* found work within a few months with help from the Work Programme

“I have always found Shannon helpful, she gave me advice about new employment opportunities.”

14 October 2016|Number of views (438)

Steve* had been out of work for 12 months before he joined the Work Programme in March 2016. Steve had previously worked in the Merchant Navy, and undertaken scaffolding, window cleaning, driving and factory work.

Finding a job has helped Bradley* live independently

“Prospects helped me realise that there are jobs out there for people like me.”

13 October 2016|Number of views (434)
Bradley* is 24 years old, he lives in Penryn with his dog, Holly.  He has a diagnosis of Asperger’s Syndrome and has difficulty in social situations and understanding non-verbal communication. 

Andrew's* shyness and nervous was diagnosed as Asperger's Syndrome

“By volunteering Andrew quickly became part of the team.”

13 October 2016|Number of views (451)

Tom* and his mum are supported to help Tom into work

“I have made huge changes in a short space of time and am feeling much more positive about my future.”

13 October 2016|Number of views (424)

Tom* is 18. He left school at 16, where his autism was supported and has been out of work since then. He was diagnosed with autism when he was five years old.