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As a national charity with over 1,400 employees working in 200
locations across the UK, Shaw Trust offers a truly diverse range of
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We understand that our ambitious goals can only be achieved with
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Asda Bridgend was contacted by Shaw Trust to discuss any
potential cleaning vacancies. Having high expectations of any
suitable job candidates Neil Mundy, Store Cleaning Manager stated
"I'm looking for candidates that can excel in their role, make it
their own and go that extra mile which can only benefit my job and
Work Choice client Ceri certainly excelled Neil's criteria as
within a week of starting his work trial he was offered a permanent
Work Choice clients in the Tees Valley area have been making a
huge impression on a local employer, so much so that the employer,
INNOV8, have taken on not one but four Shaw Trust clients!
INNOV8 is one of the North East's leading I.T.disposal companies
collecting all manner of I.T. equipment from small to large
companies, including Orange, BT and the NHS, which they dispose of
in a simple, environmentally friendly and cost-effective way.
27 year old Jess was one of the first clients to be referred to
Shaw Trust's Work Choice programme. Despite having dyslexia, Jess
worked hard to successfully gain GCSE passes whilst at school and
college and she then went on to attain a BA (Hons) in Public
Jess quickly secured employment as a Customer Service/Sales
Adviser with a national Insurance Company but in 2010, she was
sadly made redundant from this position.
Nigel, is a 42 year old gentleman who lives in Pontardawe with
his family. Due to once having worked in a large retail store,
Nigel is well known within his community and he speaks both English
Leaving school with no formal qualifications and having mild
disabilities and dyslexia, did not stop Nigel from being an
outgoing individual but due to this speech impediment others
sometime found it hard to communicate with him and this could at
times impact on his workin....
Elaine contracted septicaemia in 2008 which affected her
strength and mobility. She was hospitalised for four months, and
had to undergo intensive physiotherapy. Having been out of work for
some time, Elaine required extra support to go back to her job as a
Cook at Daisies Day Nursery.
She was referred to Shaw Trust by the Nottingham Job Centre.
Starting on the Work Step programme, she then joined their Work
Choice programme in Nottingham.
Taunton lady, Joanne, has managed to make a clean sweep of her
doubts and worries about returning to work thanks to the support
she received from Shaw Trust and her Work Choice Adviser.
Joanne had previously been employed as a Cleaner within a local
nursing home but due to the lack of support shown to her, and her
health condition, Joanne began to seriously doubt herself and her
abilities and eventually she gave up working fully believing that
she could not perform.
After enrolling on a Hair and Beauty Course at her local college
Lisa, who has learning difficulties, lost her confidence and self
esteem after being told by her tutor that she should not continue
her course as she would never pass her NVQ.
Noting her despondency Lisa's parents, who had heard about Shaw
Trust within their local community, made a specific request to
Lisa's Disability Employment Adviser at her local Jobcentre Plus
office that Lisa was referred to Shaw Trust so....
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