"I have really enjoyed my time here and have learnt new skills that I can use when I return to work."
HS is in the 26-25 age group and is a single parent of four children and has been unemployed for 16 years. HS gain experience in business admin and customer service and developed computer skills. HS is now volunteering in an office environment.
"I have loved being here and feel I have gained a lot more expereinece in the areas I felt really nervous on, and I feel a lot more confident now after being here which makes me feel a lot happier in finding employement"
AW is in the 36-45 age group and is the single parent of a disabled child. AW has been unemployed for two years due to stress. AW gained confidence while on work experience and has now gained part-time employment in retail.
"I have am really enjoying doing my work experience and have also learnt some new skills, am looking forward in learning some more business administration tasks within the next two weeks."
LN is in the 36-45 age group with a degree in business admin and been unemployed for 4 months. LN gained experience within a real office environment and is now working after KET was able to provide a reference.
"I am looking forward to improving my skills and getting some up to date office experience."
NS is in the 18-25 age group and has never been employed. NS is being supported by Kent Supported Employment and KET provided 4 weeks work experience on a real reception which allowed NS to gain confidence in dealing with people.
"feel much happier applying for jobs online and with trying new tasks."
HR is in the under 18 age group and is doing an apprenticeship within a family business. HR needed more work experience to gain guided learning hours for the apprenticeship. HR gained confidence and skills within the working environment provided at KET.
"This has been a nice experience, Its been quite calm and I’ve understood all of what Chrissie has told me, I’ve enjoyed it. Its completely new to me but its a good new, Its nice to be involved with a different company and its lovely to experience the different environment. I really have enjoyed myself."