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Imogen at the Digital Den
22 June 2018

I’m very proud of Severnside’s outstanding learning programme and the support we provide to help people build their confidence, skills and work experience.  A key element of the programme is our grant funding, which empowers people to reach their full potential.

Imogen found out about this grant funding opportunity when she picked up a copy of our learning programme. She successfully secured funding to complete two beauty courses, which have helped her feel more optimistic for the future.

Claire Poulson Learning Programme and digital inclusion co-ordinator
Claire and Edge
8 June 2018

The Prince's Trust Team Programme is part of our Learning Programme, designed to offer training and support that can help you develop new skills or build on those you already have. Brooke Bownes went along to the culmination of the 12-week Team Programme to watch the presentations and find out more.

Brooke Bownes Learning Programme & Digital Inclusion Team Leader
Edge and Josh
23 May 2018

The best part of my job is empowering people to reach their full potential.  It’s been a real privilege to see Josh grow in self-confidence and become focused on his career goals. I started supporting Josh during the Prince’s Trust employability skills week, when Severnside run CV writing and finding employment workshops, along with delivering mock-interviews.

Edge Abboh Learning Programme and digital inclusion officer
Meg and Aaron
14 May 2018

Our award-winning Property Plus team are recruiting apprentices to almost every area of our repairs and maintenance teams.

With great benefits, including competitive pay, excellent training and flexible working hours, its a great time to join Property Plus and construct your career with us.

Find out more from Meg and Aaron below.

Claire and Stacey
9 May 2018

Severnside work in partnership with the Prince’s Trust to help young people in our communities get their lives back on track. I’ve recently worked alongside Stacey and it's been great being part of her life-changing journey.  Watching her flourish and become a calm and confident young lady makes me feel very proud to be part of such a great team.

Claire Poulson Learning Programme and digital inclusion co-ordinator
9 May 2018

Recently we have made several changes to our services in Shropshire and Staffordshire, including a new gas contractor, out-of-hours call handler and updated opening hours. Watch the video below to find out more.

Jan Goode Neighbourhoods Director
Edge and Val
25 April 2018

Severnside is helping people build a brighter future with its inspirational Learning Programme and Digital Dens and I am really proud to be part of the team.

Seeing the difference that we make to help local people reach their full potential makes my job so rewarding.  I have recently supported Val into work and offer ongoing support and encouragement to her son, Josh.

Edge Abboh Learning Programme and digital inclusion officer
Jan at community day
16 April 2018
Recognition for the hard work of customers and colleagues

In part two of this blog, our Neighbourhoods director Jan Goode explains more ways we have been making a big difference to communities in Shropshire and Staffordshire.

Jan Goode Neighbourhoods Director
Sharing success
26 March 2018

In the first of two blogs, our Neighbourhoods director Jan Goode explains some of the great things that are happening to make a real difference to lives in Shropshire and Staffordshire.

Jan Goode Neighbourhoods Director
Apprentices
6 March 2018

It’s National Apprenticeship Week and we are delighted to celebrate this showcase for vocational training, particularly in Property Plus, where apprentices now make up 12 percent of our workforce.

Apprentices work within electrical, home improvement, facilities management and administrative functions in Property Plus, with opportunities now available for ambitious people wanting to become plumbers, electricians, carpenters and heating engineers.

Curlew drone footage
29 January 2018

We've been hoping to get local video production company 7video's drone into the sky for a few weeks now but bad weather kept us back. Now that the site at Curlew Meadows is complete we thought it would be a great time to get the drone in the air to see it at its best.

Everyone at Severn Homes is very proud of the development and it is fantastic to see each new homeowner move in.

11 January 2018

We asked local video production company 7video to explain how they put together our fantastic #BuildingOurFutureHPG film.

Last spring, we were tasked with creating a video that represented everything Housing Plus Group are as an organisation and everything they aim to be in the future.

We have been in this situation plenty of times before, and having worked with a number of housing associations from all across England and Wales, this was something we were very confident we could achieve.

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