POSITIVE PEOPLE

Please note progamme finished in March 2023 and is no longer available.

Positive People aimed to help over 25’s find employment – particularly those who experienced additional barriers to getting employed.

 

“Inspiring you to build a brighter future. Everyone should have the chance to succeed in life, to develop skills and build a career. Positive People is a flexible community programme designed to help you take positive steps towards building your confidence, gaining new skills, and eventually move into work or training.”

Helping build confidence,
skills and giving a sense of hope

 

Inspiring you to build a brighter future

Everyone should have the chance to succeed in life, to develop skills and build a career. Positive People is a flexible community programme designed to help you take positive steps towards building your confidence, gaining new skills, and eventually move into work or training.

Help with everyday life:

Personal development – help to build your confidence, health and well-being.
Help to master digital technology – including computers, tablets, phones, software and the internet.
Signpost you to benefits – advice and financial advice Improve your qualifications and help you to find work:

Improve your qualifications and help you find work

Help accessing training – anything from basic skills to vocational and professional qualifications.

Help to prepare for work – including clubs and work trials so you can try out jobs and gain experience.

Job search – preparing CVs, applications and interview practice. We will also help you to approach employers.

Access to computers – internet, printers and photocopiers. Advice – on apprenticeships and self-employment.

 

Positive People (part of the Building Better Opportunities programme) is a project jointly funded by the Big Lottery Fund and the European Social Fund and is funded up until June 2023. If you would like to join the programme or have any specific questions about the project, please contact Natasha Talbot on 07977 226277 or email: [email protected]

Evaluation of Building Better Opportunities - Positive People Devon June 2023

A copy of SERIO’s evaluation report on the Positive People programme can be downloaded from the button below.

Our Peers

At the beginning of 2023, we interviewed our Peers to hear from them about their journeys with Positive People.

 

We shared these with partners from around the Southwest at a celebration in February, and needless to say, many were moved.

SOUND CLOUD

Positive People Podcast: Episode 1 – Mental Health Awareness
Positive People Podcast: Episode 2 – New beginnings