HeadsUp News and Resources

Created on 1 March 2021

Wellbeing workshops continue online...

Many of our participants engaged with Signpost Basildon have been taking part in the online wellbeing workshops that HeadsUp currently offers to replace those we had run as face to face activity pre C...

Created on 1 March 2021

Finding ways around the IT challenge!...

As a Peer Support Worker I've found the last few months challenging. With continued remote working the challenge has been to find different ways to support my participants in order to keep them engage...

Created on 13 January 2021

Take 1 new PSW and 1 lockdown ……...

....and you can still get some really positive outcomes! Although our Peer Support Worker only started to work with HeadsUp about six weeks before the lockdown came into force, they managed to dea...

Created on 13 January 2021

New Year New Goals...

Christmas and the new year were hard for many, Covid meant that our festive season looked very different and to some felt lonely. But now that 2021 is here it's time if you can, to look onwards and up...

Created on 13 January 2021

Support continues throughout new lockdown...

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Created on 13 January 2021

Success despite lockdown!...

We’ve abided by the Christmas restrictions, cancelled the New Year’s Eve parties, waved at friends or relatives from a safe distance (if we’ve been lucky enough to see them at all) and eaten our body...

Created on 15 December 2020

Facing the Interview Fear Head On!...

Interviews are often a big fear factor when jobhunting, and even more so for people who might have been out of work for some time or for whom it’s been a while since they have interviewed. The experie...

Created on 10 December 2020

Revisiting a creative side …...

One of our participants is a great example of how the right support given at the right pace can really help someone to revisit previous periods of life, remember and even rekindle passions, skills and...

Created on 10 December 2020

It’s not all gloom/There are still employers hiring!...

Essential retailers are striving to meet considerable demand and need new staff for this. For those who are willing and able this can be a good time for people with limited employment history or relev...