Tag Archives: personal development

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 […]

Blackburn teen becomes the face of national advertising campaign

A teenager from Blackburn has been selected from thousands of young people across the country to be the face of a national advertising campaign for the youth programme, National Citizen Service (NCS). See Ad here Adam Aslam, aged 17, was selected as one of 20 graduates to take part in the campaign following his amazing attitude […]

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 […]

Glad you’re on board, Oli

Teenager stars in National Citizen Service billboard campaign shot by celebrity photographer Rankin   Take a look at the billboard showing a line-up of young people on Carlisle’s Currock Street and you may spot a familiar face.   The image features 17-year-old Nelson Thomlinson sixth-former Oli Coulson, fifth from the left. It was taken by […]

Local teen features in national campaign for National Citizen Service celebrating their work in local community

A local teenager from Wigton has been selected as one of just 22 young people to take part in the national campaign for National Citizen Service (NCS), the country’s flagship youth programme delivered by Inspira in Cumbria and Lancashire.  Inspira have been a lead organisation in the development of the programme, and they are proud […]

Inspira retains National Citizen Service Contract

Inspira has been confirmed as one of only ten Regional Delivery Partners in England and Northern Ireland taking the National Citizen Service forward for the next four years. Based in Cumbria, Inspira is a leading career guidance and personal development organisation, which helps young people and adults build skills for life and work.   Mark […]

Youngsters to be proud of are set for a bright future

Hundreds of teenagers from across the Fylde coast are celebrating after being hailed as the best crop of youngsters to pass through the  popular scheme – National Citizen Service, managed by Inspira in Cumbria and North Lancashire. The 16 and 17-year-olds helped raise thousands of pounds for good causes during the programme aimed at giving […]

Chance to have the best Summer ever with the National Citizen Service

Teenagers have the chance to snap up places on this summer’s National Citizen Service (NCS) – a scheme that has led to a Cumbrian organisation creating 60 new jobs. The scheme offers a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for 15, 16 and 17-year-olds at a greatly reduced cost, due to government backing. The personal development programme runs over […]

Volunteering can give you the edge when it comes to employment.

Sarah Williams, area manager for Inspira in Furness recently talked to the North West Evening Mail about how volunteering can give you the edge when looking for a job. “When we work with people we are either helping them with career management advice or helping them with personal development. Through our National Careers Service programme […]