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RISE Employability Programme

Award Winning RISE Employment Programme 9th February 2018

RISE is an NCFE accredited and award winning employability programme, designed for and shaped by residents. RISE offers friendly advice, training and support to help you into work. Whatever your skills, qualifications or experiences. RISE has partnered with BME London to support more people! See what the programme has to offer, and hear from previous RISE participants in the video below. 

RISE has been awarded the Best Tenant Employment/Training Programme at the Housing Excellence Awards May 2017 and Best Training Scheme by 24Housing in October 2017. Recognised for outstanding work and partnership with Olmec in helping our residents and the wider Migrant and Refugee community to achieve their potential. 

The RISE Programme is Launching on Friday 9th February 2018, 6:30pm-8pm at RBS, 280 Bishops Gate, EC2M 4AA this event launch is the perfect opportunity for you to come and see what the programme has to offer, meet the team, and hear from some residents who have built careers since completing RISE. 

We run the programme in partnership with Olmec and it’s open to anyone who needs a helping hand to find a new or a better job.

Expert advisors can offer you:

·         Recognised NCFE entry level qualification in employability

·         Volunteering opportunities which can often lead on to paid work

·         Work placements to gain hands-on experience and learn new skills

·         Help to write a CV

·         Top tips and interview skills 

·         Training opportunities

·         Support with job searches including helping to write your applications.

The programme includes 6 weeks of group learning and support followed by 4 weeks in a guaranteed volunteer or work placement of your choice.

Do you want to get involved? To find out if there is space on our current programme or for information on the next programme call William Rickett on 0207 424 7370 


To sign up use the application form here and come along to the RISE launch on Friday 9th February 2018, 6:30pm-8pm at RBS, 280 Bishops Gate, EC2M 4AA.

To hear from some of our graduates check out this video! -