Keith Mason

John’s Path to Successful Employment

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John referred himself to CEIS Ayrshire. He had heard from a family friend of the support we could provide to help him move into employment. John had been studying computer science at University and left in February 2023. He wanted to gain experience in the field, however, he didn’t know where to begin because he

Michaela’s Journey to Success with CEIS Ayrshire

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CEIS Ayrshire recently supported Michaela into a Trainee Dental Nurse position. The Saltcoats Jobcentre referred Michaela to us, she had never created a CV, attended an interview or held a job before.   Our first step was to schedule a registration appointment, after which we helped Michaela create a new CV. We also referred her

Grant’s Journey Back Into Employment

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Re-engaging with Grant CEIS Ayrshire previously supported Grant, who was now looking for our support in returning to work. He was eager to resume employment, showing a strong determination. The past couple of years were tough for Grant and he wanted to prove to everyone that he was serious about returning to work. An opportunity

Radio City Pathways Project

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Radio City Partnership. At CEIS Ayrshire, our core values revolve around collaboration and partnership with other organisations, and being a trusted ally is paramount in all our endeavours. A shining example of this is our successful partnership with Radio City, where we joined forces to provide training and volunteer support to seven residents from Garnock

Sector Based Work Academy in Customer Service

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Skills Development and Preparation. In February 2023, John was referred to CEIS Ayrshire from his work coach at Saltcoats Job Centre. With a background in the customer service sector and experience as a call centre operative, John was looking to pursue a career in the same field. However, he remained open to exploring other employment

James’s Journey to Successful Employment

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Referral and Skill Development James, who had worked as an HGV Driver for the Ministry of Defence for over 34 years, found himself unable to continue in his profession due to a temporary health condition. After a period of recovery, James was referred to CEIS Ayrshire. His work coach at the Irvine Job Centre sought

Matthew’s Journey to a Full-time Kitchen Role

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Matthew’s work coach from the Saltcoats Job Centre referred him to CEIS Ayrshire, seeking hands-on work opportunities that align with his previous experience in warehouse, retail, and kitchen roles. Formulating an Action Plan During our initial meeting, we formulated a comprehensive action plan for Matthew. First, we reviewed and updated his CV to showcase his

Kirstine’s Journey to Full-Time Employment

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Kirstine was referred to our employability support programme by the Kilbirnie Job Centre. She was looking to gain full-time employment and enrolled on our Employability Support programme. The guidance and resources available on this programme would help her secure meaningful employment. Career Evaluation and Skills Assessment During our initial sessions, we dedicated time to discussing

Paul Secured a Job Within Construction.

Recently Craig worked with Paul who was looking to get into the construction/labouring sector. Paul was self-employed before and was looking for employability support to help start his new career working with an employer. Craig assisted Paul with creating a new CV and Covering letter through one-to-one sessions. Shortly after using the CV they created

Level Up Helped Adam Gain Work Experience

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Skills Development Scotland referred Adam to CEIS Ayrshire. He was about to leave school with no positive destination although he was keen to get into a bookkeeping/finance-based apprenticeship. Gillian referred Adam to Level Up, our 7-week employability course that runs for 3 half days a week. The course is for candidates ages 16-24 and they