Kickstart Scheme changes the life of young man with cerebral palsy who thought he was ‘unemployable’
As the Kickstart Scheme finishes, PMA has been reflecting on one of its biggest success stories that has been life-changing for one young kickstarter. Matthew Cornish, 27, has cerebral palsy. After many disappointments, he was beginning to think he would never get a job – or even an interview – when he managed to secure a role via the Kickstart Scheme at West Pottergate Surgery in Norwich in August last year. “For many years I felt I was unemployable, having been continually rejected for jobs ever since leaving school,” said Matthew. “So it was very refreshing to find an [...]
PMA supports DWP with Afghan Resettlement Scheme
As part of Operation Warm Welcome, PMA is working alongside the DWP to support those Afghan citizens who have resettled in the UK to find work and integrate into UK life. The Afghan Citizens Resettlement Scheme (ACRS) launched last month and the UK has promised to rehome thousands of Afghan nationals who escaped the country after the Taliban regained power last year. In addition to offering a place of safety for those fleeing conflict and persecution, the initiative also helps people find appropriate work and PMA will be working hard to match people with the right job role or [...]
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