Anna O’Connor, 27, started work-experience with Mitie last July and after eight weeks, she was offered an apprenticeship in the post room.
Since Imogen started work-based training at ECL’s Saffron Walden Wellbeing Hub, her dad Gerard has noticed her confidence has grown, and that she has gained independence in relation to everyday life.
When ECL customer Kelly Manners, 44, expressed that it was her life-long ambition to work in an office, the team at ECL Highfields offered her a clerical work experience placement. Over the following months, Kelly impressed the team so much with her hard-word and professionalism that when a paid administrative position became vacant, she was put forward for the role.
Phil and his wife Linda went through a difficult time after he was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, and they were concerned about the effect his condition would have on their quality of life.
After coming across ECL at a transitions event in Chelmsford, Sam, 18, was given the opportunity to work as a volunteer at Highfields Wellbeing Hub.
Following a spell in hospital due to undergoing a knee replacement, Doris was eager to return home, but needed some extra help to support with her recovery. Jan, one of ECL’s Trusted Assessors, visited her in hospital to discuss if she would be suitable to be discharged with the support of ECL’s short-term enablement service at home.