Monthly Archives August 2019

Jobseeker Spotlight: Mitchell

Introducing Mitchell – the latest jobseeker to be featured on the ELITE Jobseeker Spotlight. The 25 year old from Aberdare in Rhondda Cynon Taff has been working at the Cynon Valley Museum since January 2018. Through ELITE and our Engage to Change project, Mitchell’s journey to employment has seen him develop greatly over the past 18 months. When Mitchell was first referred onto the Engage to Change project, he was keen to find paid employment. After speaking to him about his hobbies and interests, it was soon established that his ideal job would be to work in a museum. With
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Jobseeker Spotlight: Josh

This time on the ELITE Jobseeker Spotlight, we are going Hollywood… well technically! We are shining the spotlight onto Josh who is currently working at Odeon Cinema in Cardiff Bay. With popcorn in hand, we had the chance to catch up with SES participant during his lunchbreak a few weeks ago! Josh was initially referred to ELITE by Cardiff JCP in July 2018 and he was signed onto the Specialist Employability Support programme (or SES for short). When he first started to engage with his Employment Advisor, Gaynor, Josh explained about his lack of confidence in his ability to attain
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Jobseeker Spotlight: Daniel

This time on the ELITE Jobseeker Spotlight, we had the chance to catch up with Daniel from Cowbridge in the Vale of Glamorgan. Daniel, a 24-year-old young man, first came to ELITE in 2018 in order to find employment – after an initial meeting with our Employment Advisors, it was apparent that Daniel qualified for our Engage to Change project. The project which assists those with Autism and/or a Learning Disability aged 16-25 in Wales provides job coaching funds. With this backing, ELITE’s team of Employment Advisors got to work in creating a bespoke recruitment plan for Daniel tailored to
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ELITE and Bridgend Ravens announce charity partnership

ELITE Supported Employment are immensely proud to announce our latest charity partnership with Bridgend Ravens rugby. The Indigo Premiership club based at the Morganstone Brewery Field have long been supporters of ELITE’s message of enabling equality in employment and have kindly offered ELITE a partnership for the 2019/20 season. With the new season fast approaching, the Ravens invited ELITE staff members to the Morganstone Brewery Field for a tour of the facilities alongside the chance to meet some of the members of the Ravens squad and personnel. The main purpose of the partnership is to spread awareness of ELITE’s employment
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