Lets Work Programme Case Study - Big Wet Fish

14 May '21

The first of a series of short videos celebrating the success of the Let’s Work Programme and its impact on participants and host employers.

☑️Host Employer: BigWetFish Web Hosting , Stephen Kincaid Managing Director
☑️What they do: Web hosting company based in Carrickfergus
☑️Participants: Steven Bollen - IT Support Officer
                         Craig McMurtry - IT Support Officer
☑️How the programme helped:
‘Network Personnel and the Lets Work Programme are people that understand your situation… My mentor Janette was my backing driver to get back into work’ Steven Bollen
‘Training in C Panel University and First Aid helped me gain employment here after the placement ended’
☑️The Employment initiative Let’s Work is funded by the Social Investment Fund (SIF) under the Delivering Social Change framework. It has helped 105 people gain full permanent employment and many more gain work experience. The programme, which commenced in October 2019, received £1.68m investment from SIF to help address employment related issues in areas of socio-economic need across Northern Ireland.
☑️Carrickfergus Enterprise provided strategic leadership to the scheme with employability specialists, Network Personnel taking forward the operational delivery of training and placement provision. #SIFLetswork


Watch out for the next Employer host feature in the weeks ahead.