Recruitment & Employer Engagement

New Leaf supports individuals to develop the skills and experience needed to secure employment. This includes:

  • Developing employability skills
  • Qualifications, including industry specific ones such as construction sector
  • Gaining practical experience working in one of our social enterprises or volunteering

New Leaf has successfully partnered with the National Probation Service, Birmingham Metropolitan College, Avanti West Coast/Virgin Trains, RMF Construction and more.

Many of these have employed our candidates successfully, and we are continually looking for new employers to partner with and support.

Feedback and testimonials

‘The New Leaf Initiative has helped me to focus on the working environment, I really enjoyed my time with New Leaf and got a lot out of it.  A massive thank you to everyone’

‘I’m so pleased to be working regular shifts with Virgin Trains’

‘New Leaf gave me my New Life!’

‘I think it is inspirational the journey the tutors have been on and what they have made and continue to make of their lives and the help they give to others’