Tel: 0191 454 6959


Wise Steps Employability Programme

Wise Steps Employability Programme for women who are unemployed

The Wise Steps Programme at WHiST is funded by the National Lottery Community Fund and European Social Fund. The programme provides one to one tailored support to help women in Tyne and Wear to take positive steps towards work, access to employment and work experience opportunities as well as supporting them to achieve qualifications and improve their health, wellbeing and life chances.

What can Wise Steps do for you?

  • One to one support from Employment Coach
  • Access to employment and volunteering opportunities
  • Training opportunities
  • Improve your health, wellbeing and life chances
  • Build your confidence, increase life skills and job prospects
  • Benefit advice, money management, jobsearch support

If you are eligible the Coach can offer support and guidance, helping you to build better opportunities for moving into work. For further information please contact:

Asia Uddin
Female Employment Coach
Women’s Health in South Tyneside (WHiST)
Telephone: 0191 454 6959

“I had been working all my life and then became unemployed which knocked my confidence and motivation.  The project helped me gain confidence in myself and gave me a motivation boost. I was encouraged to attend wellbeing sessions and started jobsearching with the help of my Coach and received a job interview. I was a little nervous so my Coach provided me with information on interview tips and preparation. I have been offered the job which I have accepted!”

Friday 26th June 2020 is Employability Day. To celebrate, here is some feedback from participants.

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