George's story

George with Advance Employment Advisor, Helen

George was referred to Advance Employment Services by another provider. They discovered he was really interested in sport and loves playing football.

At weekly meetings over a period of several months, Employment Advisors helped George to develop his skills and confidence with job searches and interview role play. Over time he gained enough confidence to begin a volunteer placement teaching others how to play football. This led on to further volunteer opportunities in coaching.

George continued to apply for jobs and was offered an interview a school football coach. Students and staff were involved in the interview which took place over Skype. "I was very nervous as I had never had a Skype interview before and didn't know what to expect. I was surprised and delighted to be offered the job a few days later."