Case studies

Aarron is supported into a job that fits his life like a glove by IPES

Aarron, based in Hyde, was looking for work. He had been having trouble finding a role that suited him, as he has multiple complex health conditions and learning difficulties. He was referred to Intensive Personalised Employment Support (IPES), and this is when things started to change.

The Restart Scheme helps Scott build self-employment success

A Rotherham man who was out of work for two years has achieved his dream of being self-employed after the Restart Scheme supported him to set up his own business. Read more to find out how!

Winning Ways proves right for Bryn

Bryn was referred to The Growth Company’s wellbeing services by his probation officer earlier this year, as he was finding life exceedingly difficult following his conviction and needed some support to regain his confidence to access mental health support in his community.

The Restart Scheme causes a complete turnaround for Neil's business

Neil was referred to the Restart Scheme at the end of 2021. Over the years, he had suffered with mental health issues and many people in his life had let him down. We supported Neil and his business, and now his confidence is much improved!

The Restart Scheme finds Sarah the “perfect job” after just 2 meetings

Sarah began her journey on the Restart Scheme at our Salford branch back in April this year. She had previously been self-employed prior to the pandemic and was keen to continue in a similar vain or in a similar role. Read on to learn about how we supported her into her ideal job!

Sam has taken his first step on the career ladder in his first ever job, thanks to the support of the Restart Scheme

Sam joined the Restart Scheme back in October 2021. After leaving education nine years ago, Sam became a stay-at-home dad. As a single father to two young children, Sam’s main barrier to work was childcare. With the support of Restart, he took his first steps on the career ladder!

Armed Forces Spotlight: How the Restart Scheme helped Anthony return to normal life

Our employment services are designed to give support on an individual basis, making what we offer specific to the needs of each person we work with, with the aim to remove any barriers to work and find them sustainable and meaningful employment.

Winning Ways helps John get his confidence back

When referred to the GC Personal Wellbeing service, John lived in basic accommodation supplied by the Home Office. He did not have friends in the community and had no money to visit his 12-year-old son. This often left John feeling isolated and vulnerable.

Invited to interview after 20 minutes - Sean's new job start

Sean was referred to the Restart Scheme by his Job Centre Plus coach, after asking if there were any schemes that could help him return to employment. Sean has had a tough time over the last few years with family issues, sadly losing both his grandparents and nephews within a short space of time.

The Restart Scheme returns Amodu to work through continuous support, referrals and help with preparation for interviews.

The Restart Scheme returns Amodu to work through continuous support, referrals and help with preparation for interviews.