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Newsletter June 2019
Newsletter June 2019
Watch our new Hidden Talents Film

Growing Points has a new film, which explains how Hidden Talents has changed the lives of some of our customers. Director: Mairéad Ruane Producer: Tesfalem Yemane Cinematographers: Cassio Dimande and Maria Pérez Music: Eloise McCracken  

Watch our new Hidden Talents Film

Growing Points has a new film, which explains how Hidden Talents has changed the lives of some of our customers. Director: Mairéad Ruane Producer: Tesfalem Yemane Cinematographers: Cassio Dimande and Maria Pérez Music: Eloise McCracken  

“Growing Points helps people stand on their own feet”

Beauty was referred to the Hidden Talents programme in 2016, and after impressing during her interview, she was directly confirmed to work as Clinical Support Worker with NHS Leeds Trust. And thanks in no small part to the Trust’s career progression path, she will be joining university in June 2019. We sat down with her to discuss about her experience. …

“Growing Points helps people stand on their own feet”

Beauty was referred to the Hidden Talents programme in 2016, and after impressing during her interview, she was directly confirmed to work as Clinical Support Worker with NHS Leeds Trust. And thanks in no small part to the Trust’s career progression path, she will be joining university in June 2019. We sat down with her to discuss about her experience. …

Sports Direct and the NHS: suitable cases for treatment?

Sports Direct and the NHS: suitable cases for treatment? by Dick Stockford Sports Direct has been under the cosh recently for paying less than the minimum wage. That’s bad but it’s not just them, it’s the NHS as well. And this is preventing refugees taking vital places on apprenticeship schemes to become Clinical Support Workers. To date more than 30 …

Sports Direct and the NHS: suitable cases for treatment?

Sports Direct and the NHS: suitable cases for treatment? by Dick Stockford Sports Direct has been under the cosh recently for paying less than the minimum wage. That’s bad but it’s not just them, it’s the NHS as well. And this is preventing refugees taking vital places on apprenticeship schemes to become Clinical Support Workers. To date more than 30 …

300 People helped through Growing Points, and counting
29 People now with jobs in the NHS thanks to the Hidden Talents programme