We know that everyone is unique, and that each person has their own path to follow. 

Beyond Barriers has been designed with this in mind, offering an employability programme which is moulded around the individual, based on their needs.

Groundwork Five Counties’ approach encourages people to develop themselves and overcome obstacles. Our focus is on building confidence and readiness for work. 

You will find a blend of one-on-one coaching, group sessions, and online resources that cater to your needs while supporting you through other aspects of your life.

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Here’s what people who were helped through our last employability programme said about us!

“I’ve worked with Claire for the last six weeks and in that short time she’s improved my confidence, helped me write a really good CV, prepare for interviews and apply for jobs. I’m really happy to say I’ve now got a new job and it’s all thanks to her.

I suffer from depression and anxiety . Through my co-ordinator I was able to source professional help and have come away from this programme in a better frame of mind personally. Thanks to Annie’s patience and understanding my mental health, whilst not in any way perfect, is much better than it was when I started.”

“The support that Dawn and Tina provided me with is something I will never forget. What I achieved with them in under 3 months is something that neither job centre, nor restart could do in 2+ years. I’m grateful.

Beyond Barriers is FREE and open to unemployed individuals within the South Derbyshire and Bolsover areas.

This project is funded by the UK government through the UK Shared Prosperity Fund.

The UK Shared Prosperity Fund is a central pillar of the UK government’s Levelling Up agenda and provides £2.6 billion of funding for local investment by March 2025. The Fund aims to improve pride in place and increase life chances across the UK investing in communities and place, supporting local business, and people and skills. For more information, visit: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/uk-shared-prosperity-fund-prospectus

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