Accelerate Project

Project Aims

  • Helping those furthest from the labour market towards and into employment
  • Assisting participants to access learning, training and job opportunities
  • Supporting those with complex barriers move closer to employment
  • Targeted, flexible and individualised support
  • Geographically accessible
  • Providing the means through which disadvantaged people become job ready
  • Enabling participants to overcome barriers to employment
  • Providing holistic support including financial inclusion, employment skills and basic skills
  • Connection across the partnership
  • Connected partnership, ensuring participants access full range of services

Accelerate Delivery Model and Services

  • Outreach and community engagement
  • Work Experience  
  • Barrier Breaking:  such as childcare and travel expenses while on the project, personalised pre-therapeutic provision to address psychological issues, support to maintain accommodation, money management for transition to work, living with sight loss, healthy living advice and language support.    
  • Confidence Building 
  • Individual action planning and advice from generalist and specialist employment advisors/Journey Guides

Success stories

Jamie Apsley Jones
Successfully completed the Accelerate programme by securing employment at St Columbas Reform Church. Craig Muir proudly presenting Jamie with his certificate.