Team Administrator, Education & Jobs
John is the Employability Team Administrator for the North West. He started working for BITCNI on a six month placement through the GAP programme in December 2011 and has been employed by Business in the Community since June 2012. He works with the Employability Manager and Placement Executives on employability programmes – the biggest to date being the STRIVE2Work programme. John is responsible for the administrative paperwork and is the point of contact for any enquiries from participants to lead contractors.
Outside of his role as Employability Administrator, John was the Coordinator of the BT Connected Communities initiative which helped those who were digitally excluded become more IT aware. This involved organising IT workshops at the BEAM Centre. Also, John created the North West ProHelp Community Forum and helps to organise ProHelp workshops in the North West at the BEAM Centre.
At present, John is supporting the Employability Team roll out Apprenticeship NI; ensuring the smooth completion of the YES (Youth Employment Scheme) programme, and is continuing to support the North West Employers’ Forum quarterly meetings.