Work Preparation Course with Sports Activities

An innovative project bringing together a partnership between Status Employment and Crystal Palace Football Club. The course lasts for 10 weeks and combines two days of work preparation skills and one morning a week participation in a variety of sports with Crystal Palace's coaches – sports include: football, cycling, swimming, walking, badminton. The work preparation part covers aspects such as: confidence building; CV writing; introduction to computers; interview techniques; health & safety and expectations of the workplace.

Eligibility Criteria

  • You must be interested in increasing your involvement in employment, education, training, volunteering, sports, art or leisure activities
  • You must be willing to commit to a 10 week course of 2 1/2 days a week
  • You must have an understanding of your mental health and be able to manage your medication, or have appropriate services involved if not taking medication
  • You must have been stable for a period of time
  • You must be linked into CPA or appropriate services and support networks or be receiving treatment from your GP
  • You must live in the London Boroughs of Croydon or Lambeth

Contact details

For Croydon contact Nikola Curtis:
Nikola Curtis – 0208 655 3344
n.curtis@statusemployment.org.uk

For Lambeth contact Paul Goddard:
Paul Goddard – 020 3228 6826
paul.goddard@slam.nhs.uk

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