Our Cambridgeshire and Bedfordshire employment services tackled the stigma surrounding disability, mental health and employment at a disability confidence event hosted by local MPs, Heidi Allen and Daniel Zeichner. Read more
Richmond Fellowship, part of Recovery Focus, operates an employment service in Peterborough which is hoping to increase the number of people living with mental health problems it supports through moving to a new site. Read more
Staff at Sparky’s, a social enterprise café providing people recovering from mental health and substance use problems, provided refreshments to delegates as they visited the refurbished NHS mental health hospital. Read more
The Bristol Mental Health Employment Service (BMHES) provides employment services to people living with mental health problems.
In the last six months of 2015, the NHS commissioned service doubled the number of people they’d supported into competitive work whilst maintaining a quick response to all new users of the service. Read more
Richmond Fellowship has once again successfully retained its Matrix Standard accreditation. The assessor described our teams as ‘brilliant’ and was impressed by their level of passion and commitment to the people we support.
The Matrix Standard is a unique quality standard for organisations to assess and measure their advice and support services, which ultimately supports individuals in their choice of career, learning, work and life goals. We provide employment support services which help people return to paid employment, voluntary work or training and to stay in work.
The Old Moat Garden Centre in Epsom has set its sights on expansion in order to make the enterprise self sustaining following a reduction in funding from the NHS.
The Old Moat has operated in Epsom since 2008 and offers people living with mental health problems employment and training opportunities where they play an active role in the management and operation of the successful site.
A national mental health charity is appealing for donations of smart clothing to help support people who don’t own suitable clothing going for job interviews in Yorkshire.
Richmond Fellowship, the national charity making mental health recovery reality, provides employment support to people living with mental health problems with the aim of finding full time – work, helping them secure volunteering opportunities or full time training.
The charity’s employment service in Kirklees and Dewsbury is now appealing for people to donate their unwanted business outfits to help clients at the service who don’t own smart clothing for a job interview.
Positive Future, a community based mental health support service in Havering, enjoyed a very successful opening day as they celebrated a new approach to mental health support.
The service, operated by Richmond Fellowship the national charity making mental health recovery reality, had previously focussed solely on employment support for people who were out of work due to experiencing mental health problems.
Richmond Fellowship’s East Surrey Employment Service fought off stiff competition to secure the ERSA Employability Award for Supply Chain Partner of the Year at an awards ceremony in London last night (16 June).
The ERSA awards recognise organisations throughout the country who work to help job seekers find meaningful employment. The award was presented by the minister of state for employment, Priti Patel.
The East Surrey team was nominated by G4S for its partnership with them on their Work Programme. We were recognised as ‘The best performing subcontractor across all G4S Work Programme Delivery.’
A mental health service in Havering has set its sights on a Positive Future as it appeals for people living with mental health problems to come forward and access the service.
Positive Future, a community based support initiative from Richmond Fellowship, the national charity making mental health recovery reality, is opening its doors on 18 June to show people what they offer and how it can help them with their mental health recovery.
The service provides people living with mental health problems such as depression, anxiety or stress with the opportunity to access meaningful community activities designed to build confidence, increase social interaction and develop new skills. Read more