Customer Stories

Janet is back at work after 19 years

Janet is back at work after 19 years

“Prospects is a good place to go for help and advice in getting back to work and in confidence building.”

08 May 2018|Number of views (7197)

Janet lives in Taunton and had not worked since 1999 before she started the Work Programme with Prospects.  Janet worked before she had children doing a range of jobs including working in a seaside kiosk, in a bakery, a furniture factory and a guest house.

Nicholas gains a new role

"The Work Programme has really helped me improve my confidence."

26 March 2018|Number of views (7415)

When Nicholas came to The Work Programme, he was feeling depressed having not worked for ten years due to ill health.

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 (8099)

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. 

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 (9728)

John Cangson – Thales Rail Engineering Apprentice

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

16 October 2017|Number of views (8448)

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’.