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Client C's Story

Case Study Dudley Hub

Referral Date:  09/01/2015
Referring Agency:  Self-referral
Gender:  Male 

Age: 24

Barriers presented/Cohort:

Health issues 

Initial Identified Needs:

 

Initially client C was looking for support to enable him to find sustainable employment in the construction industry. He completed a construction taster course and started a work placement on a building site unfortunately he wasn’t able to complete the placement because of health issues.

Client C also has numerous health problems resulting in him not currently been able to work, along with housing issues due to living with his partner’s family and being told to leave on a number of occasions.

Details of Journey to date and mentoring interventions to support move on:

Case Study B:

Client C is 24 he has a previous conviction for fighting and affray. 

Client C completed the construction taster programme at JST and receives daily support in terms of coming into the project every day to receive advice, guidance he also uses the resources available to help him with his day to day activities.

Client C had not claimed Personal Independence Payment so he was offered support in completing his application and now receives low rate care allowance.

Client C has also been supported in finding supported housing accommodation and has settled into his flat.

Client C has been supported to become a member of a boxing gym to help him deal with stress and personal issues he is facing.

 

Recognised Outcomes: (tick all that apply)
Improved confidence, motivation and optimism.
Taking responsibility for co-designing own support package.

Access training development.

Access participate in work experience placements.

Participated in volunteering opportunities.

Secured employment (including self-employment).

Secured employment, take up training or further education or create their own employment and enterprise.

Improved access to better quality local employment and training.

Improved and better co-ordinated pathways into positive economic activity.