Work & Skills Wise

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Work & Skills Wise is a free service to help and support our tenants of all ages into work, education or training.  Our Work and Skills Wise Team provides jargon free, friendly and unbiased support and the programme is tailored to suit the needs of each individual.

Work and Skills Wise provides:

One to One Support: Providing job seeking advice, help with your CV, developing interview techniques.

Learning Opportunities: We have a bursary fund available to help with course fees, course materials and self employment equipment.

Volunteering Opportunities: We can arrange a placement for you to gain experience in your preferred area of employment. We will support you through your placement and travel costs will be paid to you.

Job Seeking Skills Programme: An intensive programme of one day a week for a period of six weeks to help you get work ready including CV writing, interview techniques and support with your job search.

Computers in the Community: Provides free laptop loans which you can use in the comfort of your own home.


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We can help you in a one to one or group setting, please click on the link to the right for more information.

To find out more information on the ‘Who owns Your Future’ Pathway to Career Project or If you feel that you’re ready to take control of your future, please contact Gemma -

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Gemma Gajic

Monmouthshire Housing launches it’s Pathway to Career Progression Project, to help you take charge & own your own future and employment prospects. If you of working age, live in Monmouthshire and are in receipt of JSA, Income Support or ESA I can help. You DO NOT have to be an MHA tenant to access this service.

Telephone: 01495 745 765

Mobile: 07812 060533


To find out more about how the Work & Skills Wise Service can support you please contact our Work & Skills Wise Advisors –


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Cath Murray

Hi, my name’s Cath and if you are interested in any of the support we provide whether you are looking to enter employment or accessing training, then please let me know. I work to support residents of MHA in a way that they feel comfortable. We don’t believe in a ‘one size fits all’ approach and can tailor the service to fit your needs, ambitions and help you to realise your goals.

If you live in the South of the county (Chepstow & Caldicot areas) and would like a free and confidential appointment, please contact Cath Murray on:

Telephone: 01495 745 765

Mobile: 07891685750



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Helena Davies

Hi, my name is Helena. With experience as a employment consultant, I am here to help MHA tenants who are looking for work.

I will assist you in creating and updating your CV, finding relevant courses and training, preparing and practicing for interviews, and searching and applying for suitable jobs.

Wherever you are in your job search, I am here to support you in a way that suits you.

If you live in the North of the county (Abergavenny and Monmouth areas) and would like a free and confidential appointment, please contact Helena

Telephone: 01495 745 765

Mobile: 07779 378 783



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