HeadsUp News and Resources

Created on 13 March 2019

A Busy February with Employer Engagement Activity...

This month we’ve been doing a lot of CV work with our participants. In some cases we have had to help build a CV for people who have never worked, and in others we have had to condense twenty or thirt...

Created on 13 March 2019

We’re Hiring!...

HeadsUp are looking for a new team member, coudl this be the post for you? Take a look at the advert and click through to apply - click here Closing date 19th March 2019....

Created on 13 March 2019

HeadsUp Shortlisted for National Health Sector Award...

The HeadsUp Team are excited with their recent success in HeadsUp achieving the shortlist for the finals of the HSJ Value Awards 2019 for the “Primary Care Initiative of the Year”! This is a national...

Created on 26 February 2019

New faces increase the reach of HeadsUp across North and West Essex...

The HeadsUp EPUT (Essex Partnerships University Foundation Trust) team welcomed a new Project Coordinator and new Peer Support Worker in recent weeks which means lots of new ideas and contacts to ensu...

Created on 26 February 2019

HeadsUp Open Day in Tendring...

Signpost is our HeadsUp delivery partner based in Jaywick. Working with people across Tendring who are unemployed and have experienced anxiety or depression, the programme offers 1 to 1 support from o...

Created on 13 February 2019

Participant success following engagement with Colchester Employers...

We held a second successful event bringing employers and HeadsUp participants together, this time in our Colchester offices. On the day we were pleased to welcome fifteen participants and a broad rang...

Created on 5 February 2019

2019 brings a new location for HeadsUp in Basildon...

A busy start to 2019 with the new year bringing new premises for the HeadsUp Basildon team, as they have moved into the brand new Advice Store in Basildon town centre. With the whole square undergoing...

Created on 5 February 2019

Great strides taken by HeadsUp participants in Tendring...

HeadsUp colleagues at our Jaywick centre are delighted to see the recent progress made by participants. Following some one to one time with their Peer Support Worker to give focus and build confide...

Created on 5 February 2019

HeadsUp services develop in Southend...

A new year brings a new team member to HeadsUp in Southend, and a relaunch of our services there. Welcome to Dave our new Peer Support Worker! We have been attending meetings in the local area and mee...

Created on 18 December 2018

Great news for HeadsUp at Signpost Greenstead...

The last few weeks have seen some great successes at Signpost Greenstead. Our HeadsUp Peer Support Worker based at this location has spent a lot of time helping participants feel confident to take tha...

Created on 20 November 2018

Peer Support Worker Success...

One of our delivery partners Employ-Ability has received great feedback and updates here in their blog - One of our participants says his self-esteem and self-confidence have both improved since worki...

Created on 19 November 2018

Step by Step – Great progress in Mid and East Essex...

Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust (EPUT) share their latest Blog - It was celebration time just recently when one of our participants secured a job in a care home in Maldon.  The role...

Created on 12 November 2018

Employer Engagement – Geoff’s Blog...

Over the lifetime of HeadsUp, we’ve built up good links with employers across Essex, ranging from councils to multi-national companies and even small and medium enterprises.  Our aim is to show partic...

Created on 6 November 2018

Employer Engagement Events...

We are excited about our new Employer Engagement Events, bringing local employers to meet our participants in a relaxed environment. Participants will meet one of our fantastic trainers, and can then...

Created on 6 November 2018

New Directory of Work Experience and Employment Opportunities...

We're really pleased with our new resource for participants and Peer Support Workers. Participants can access real working experience helping to ensure they are best placed to get back into the work p...

Created on 24 April 2018

New HeadsUp display posters available!...

HeadsUp posters are available to display in any location where potential participants may visit. This could be in community centres, doctor’s surgeries, clubs, village halls – pretty much anywhere tha...

Created on 24 April 2018

Advice from Essex Employers is invaluable to the HeadsUp programme...

We have produced a new leaflet explaining how businesses and organisations can get involved and the benefits to them for doing so. Email HeadsUp to find out more headsup@enableeast.org.uk...

Created on 12 October 2017

HeadsUp workshops – what can you expect?...

You can now find out all about our HeadsUp workshops by watching our short video. It explains what you'll explore and discover, what you can expect to get out of the sessions and what other participan...

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Created on 12 October 2017

HeadsUp workshops now started...

We are really excited that our interactive workshops have now begun and our first participants have got stuck in! We're capturing their 'Five biggest discoveries' and we are keen to share them with yo...

Created on 5 October 2017

What our trainers think!...

What do our trainers want you to get out of the HeadsUp workshops? Our HeadsUp workshop trainers are experienced, energetic and super-friendly. Find out what Dwayne hopes you'll get out of the HeadsU...

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Created on 15 August 2017

Find out what HeadsUp is all about...

If you think HeadsUp could help you or someone you care about then watch our new video to find out how you can take that first step today. ...