Tag Archives: cumbria

Cumbria’s Enterprise Adviser Network takes flight

It has been less than two months, yet Cumbria’s Enterprise Adviser Network is making great strides recruiting schools and businesses to work together. Melanie Carr from Inspira is the Enterprise Coordinator, she started in June. Inspira manages and delivers the contract on behalf of the Careers Enterprise Company and the Cumbria LEP. The aim of the project is to build a network of Enterprise Advisers, […]

Over 400 young people at attend HE Fair in Carlisle

Over 400 young people from schools in Carlisle, Eden and West Cumbria will be attending the HE Fair to be held at the Sands Centre in Carlisle tomorrow (1st July 2016). 85 exhibitors include universities and training providers, the Army, RAF, and FE Colleges, as well as the leading career management organisation Inspira will be available to talk […]

Hundreds of young people head out on their NCS journey this morning

For the fifth year running, young people, who have just finished their GCSE’s, are heading out on NCS for the experience of a lifetime. Over the last few days, Inspira who delivers and manages National Citizen Service in Cumbria and Lancashire has seen more than 300 young people begin the first week of the three week programme . Over 3000 […]

15-17yr olds – fancy a game at Morecambe Superbowl on Friday 15th?

As students gear up for revision and the impending GCSEs, Inspira the leading personal development and career management organisation in the region has come up with an ingenious way to help them manage their stress – a free bowling game, and advice on extra curricular activities to boost their CV. As part of the education […]

A new report out urges us to embrace social intelligence to improve young peoples wellbeing and employability skills

Research released this week by Kings College London and the UK’s flagship youth programme National Citizen Service, (NCS), recommends that we need to take an active role in developing social intelligence in teenagers. Defined as the skills and abilities we need to understand and navigate social situations and maintain our relationships – research points to […]

Moving people closer to the work force with Ready for Work

As employability skills and job opportunities continue to be a hot topic in West Cumbria, Inspira is rolling out the next highly regarded Ready for Work programme. Delivered by Inspira to help Jobcentre Plus clients get closer to the workplace, four programmes will run between March and September this year. The first one starts today (1st March) […]

Inspria to recruit over 100 permanent advisers and temporary summer staff

Inspira, the leading career management and personal development organisation is currently recruiting for a number of permanent and short term summer time roles. Opportunities are available throughout Cumbria, Lancaster and Morecambe. “We need 120 people to join us for two and three weeks work over the Summer on National Citizen Service,” says Sarah Harrington, Resources Director at […]

Inspira is recruiting for summer staff

Are you passionate about personal development and enjoy working with young people? Are you free over the summer to work for two or three weeks? If yes then we want you on our team delivering NCS this summer. Click here to apply. To find out about NCS in the North West go to www.ncsnorthwest.co.uk      

Office space available on Lowther Street.

Following the weekend’s devastating floods in Carlisle, Inspira, the career management and personal development organisation based in Cumbria, is offering desk and meeting space in their centre on Lowther Street. “The top floor of our office space is available to anyone who needs desk space,” says Mark Bowman, Chief Executive of Inspira, “We have wifi, […]

Teens experience stress about future choices

A Lancashire teenager offers advice for stressed out teens as pressure around future decisions mounts. A new study from National Citizen Service (NCS), the youth empowerment programme, reveals a rise in children as young as 12 who are suffering from stress-related illnesses. As the new study reveals 9 in 10 young people are expected to experience […]