Reachout ServiceWirral Ways to Work

The ReachOut project is an ESF-funded service, delivered to residents aged 30 and over, in all areas of Wirral. The service aims to bring you free, confidential advice and guidance to support you back into employment. We work with a range of specialised partner agencies, such as Wirral Change and Remploy, to help support and overcome a range of barriers that are preventing individuals returning to work.The service is aimed at people who are currently unemployed and over the age of 30. We provide one-to-one support with help writing or amending CVs, support with job applications, practicing interview techniques, building confidence and help looking for jobs. Please call our Rock Ferry Office on 0151 644 5459 or our Birkenhead office on 0151 652 4349.

We provide one-to-one support with help writing or amending CVs, support with job applications, practicing interview techniques, building confidence and help looking for jobs.

 

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Birkenhead Team - based at the Laurie's Centre, Claughton Road

Carol Robinson

Job Coach

Carol has worked at Involve Northwest since 2011 as a Job Coach. She enjoys every aspect of her job, especially working alongside more mature clients, as she can empathize (and support them) with their lack of knowledge around technology, computers and the internet!

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Matt Jones

Job Coach

Matt joined Involve Northwest as a trainee, back in 2015. With a background in customer service and retail management, he was drawn to the position as it involved face-to-face interaction and mentoring individuals, some in complex circumstances; assisting them in preparation to re-join the workforce.

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Kate Brannan

Job Coach

Kate has worked with the Reachout team since 2008 as a Job Coach. As an NVQ Level 3 accredited advisor, in Advice and Guidance, she is extremely passionate about her role and loves working out in the community, supporting every client as an individual and listening to their needs.

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Georgina Green

Job Coach

Georgina has been working for Involve Northwest on the Reachout team since 2012, although she had been in a similar role for over ten years. In her role as a Job Coach, she uses her specialism and professional experience in Drugs, Alcohol and Criminality.

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Brian Kee

Job Coach

Brian is an NVQ Level 4 qualified Job Coach and has been employed by Involve Northwest since 2008 “and still counting!”, says Brian. He values his role fully and the effect the Reachout service has on others.

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Sean Lavery

Job Coach

Sean is a job coach for the Birkenhead Reachout team.

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Lesley Reay

Job Coach

For five years, Lesley worked as a mediator for the Involve Northwest Mediation service, working with young people and their families to improve communication and manage conflict within the home environment. In addition to this, she also assisted in the restoration of relationships during or after workplace and neighbour disputes.

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Tranmere Team - based at Royal Standard House, New Chester Road

Lia Robinson

Deputy Chief Executive Officer & Contract Manager

I joined Involve Northwest in 2006 as Project Coordinator of the Reachout Project, now an award-winning and nationally recognised employment support model.

I now hold the position of Deputy Chief Executive Officer and Director of...

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Chris Graves

Quality Assurance Officer and Job Coach

Chris has been working for Involve Northwest since September 2008 as a Job Coach, based at our Birkenhead Office, which he feels have been the best eight years so far. As a NVQ Level 4 accredited advisor, the most exciting part of the role, in his opinion, is meeting new clients from all walks of life.

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Fiona Morgan

Operations Support/Quality Assurance Officer

Fiona is based at Royal Standard House and supports the Reachout Director of Operations and Finance Manager in the effective delivery of the project. She has recently undertaken the role of Quality Assurance Officer.

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Kellie Fellowes

Senior Project Administrator

Kellie joined Involve Northwest in 2016 as Senior Project Administrator for the ReachOut Partnership. Her main responsibility is to implement the procurement procedure for the ReachOut service, on behalf of Involve Northwest and across the partnership.

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Nichole Green

Administrative Assistant

Nichole joined the Tranmere Reachout team in the early months of 2017. During this time she has become as a key memeber working behind the scenes of the Reachout team in her role as an administrative assistant. Her main repsonsibilities are supporting the Reachout team with paperwork and funding for clients along with social media & website management.

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Jen Donaldson

Job Coach

Jen began working at Involve Northwest in 2014 as an intern, whilst undertaking study at the University of Chester. Having now completed a degree in Psychology, she works as a Job Coach within the Birkenhead team. Jen thoroughly enjoys helping individuals and interacting with the public.

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Lizzie Wainwright

Job Coach

Lizzie is currently working for Involve Northwest as part of the Reachout Team. She has been with the company since 2010 where she began working here as a Guidance Worker, which involved running the work clubs with her colleagues, and door knocking within the community. It is during this time that she gained an NVQ Level 3 in Advice and Guidance.

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Jill Gethin

Job Coach

Jill began her career in youth work in 1999 and subsequently went on to complete a degree in Youth and Community at Leeds Metropolitan University. After working in several graduate positions, she decided to take a year out and began travelling.

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Rebecca Davies

Job Coach

In 2013, after completing a BA Hons degree in Media and Advertising at Edge Hill University, Rebecca joined Involve Northwest as a Digital Assistant/Trainee Job Coach. She provides operational and technical support across both Tranmere and Birkenhead Reachout teams, and controls Involve Northwest’s PR across all social media platforms.

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Phil Richards

Job Coach

Phil is one of the newest additions to the Involve Northwest family. Having worked within the health promotion sector for over seventeen years, Phil was responsible for providing health information, encouraging and sustaining change, and managing the ‘Training and Personal Development services’ department.

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Frank Flood

Job Coach

Frank has worked as an employment advisor for 14 years, supporting clients with barriers in drug abuse, alcohol issues, homelessness and criminality. He has a real passion and commitment for helping the ‘underdog’ and those in need. Alongside his experience working with sometimes hard-to-reach individuals, he is qualified to Level 4 in Advice and Guidance.

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Denise Hodgson

Job Coach

Denise is a Job Coach on the Tranmere Reachout team.

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Lyn Buntain

Administrative Assistant

Lyn joined Involve Northwest in September 2016 as an Administrative Assistant for the Tranmere-based ReachOut team. Over the past nine years, she has worked as a Learning Support Assistant within a primary, secondary and special educational needs setting.

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Denise Tyler

Health and Wellbeing Advisor

Denise works as a Health and Wellbeing Advisor on the Tranmere-based ReachOut team.

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