Please don't hesitate to forward any opportunities you would like to have promoted for care leavers. Forward all information to contactus@reesfoundation.org 


There are various positions throughout the UK including Birmingham.



Mentorlink are struggling to find suitable volunteers for their retail shop in Stourport.

Please discuss with those who would be prepared to look at this retail volunteering opportunity.

Will require a reference.

There will be a Volunteer recruitment Fair in Stourport at the Civic Hall on Thursday 17.10.2019 10am-2pm.

Mentorlink do have other non- retail volunteering opportunities which can be found on their website www.mentorlink.org.uk

Their Head Office is also based in Stourport.



They are now recruiting for one of their two new homes Bewdley Hill as well as Coppice Lodge, which will be near the Gainsborough Hotel in Kidderminster.

They now have 13 support worker vacancies,2 Senior Support Workers ,1 administrator & at least 1 cleaning job(both temp) being offered to us to fill.(job descriptions to follow).Since my visit to Coppice Lodge 1 support worker vacancy there has been filled.

The Support Worker Vacancy states no experience required as training will be given

Contact details - Steve Lester email steve.lester@dwp.gov.uk

Endurance Care is part of the National Care Group.


Production Assistant/Production Operative

  • Location Bromsgrove
  • Sector: General engineering & manufacturing
  • Job type: Contract
  • Salary: £8.21 - 8.21 per hour
  • Contact: Gareth Simpson
  • Contact email:gareth.simpson@jonlee.co.uk
  • Contact phone:01384 446125
  • Job ref:53367

Production Assistant/Operative

£8.21 per hour (contract to permanent)


Specialist Manufacturing

We have several contract to permanent roles for a family based business near Bromsgrove; the Production Assistant roles are to work in a low volume specialist manufacturer who are experiencing a vast period of sustained growth. For these Production Assistant roles, we are really looking for a good attitude rather than specific experience, the company promote from within and want to develop people who are happy to learn.

We are seeking the following for the Production Assistant opportunities:

  • Some formal education, if it's in engineering, that would be perfect
  • Any experience in a manufacturing facility would be beneficial
  • Willingness to learn specialist manufacturing methods to include hydraulics, welding, assembly and quality
  • The right attitude, wanting to learn, develop and put in a shift

The Production Assistant jobs are immediate starts following a one interview process with the company offering the following:

  • Initial rate of £8.21 per hour (PAYE)
  • 3 month initial contract duration
  • Day working
  • Paid overtime
  • Permanent employment once contract duration has been completed (subject to a review from both parties)

Please send the CV to Gareth at Jonathan Lee if this Production Assistant job is of interest.


Arts Project

The Rees Arts Project covers all creative denominations: fine art, sculpture, poetry, spoken word, creative writing and much, much more.

So far this year we have had four art exhibitions, containing both paintings, sculpture, poetry and photography from care leavers and care experienced people across the UK. 

We are currently running a National Short Story Competition for the care experienced community. Deadline : 20th September 2019

To register your interest, please contact : kim.cormack@reesfoundation.org

I Need Help!

Financial assistance is available in certain circumstances

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Peer Support

Would you like a mentor or to become a mentor ? Get in touch!

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Arts Project, Adventure of Lifetime Project, Under the Sky Project

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Regional Peer Network


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