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Staff blog – what is a peer mentor?

I’m Mark, a Peer Mentor and Volunteer Co-ordinator at Moving On Tyne & Wear (MOTW). As part of my role, I am responsible for recruiting and training peer mentors in South Tyneside who have experience of long-term health conditions. We…

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Staff spotlight – meet Navigator, Lara Henderson

I’m Lara, a Navigator in the Sunderland team! As a Navigator, no two days are the same! The support we provide completely differs for each participant, as it is tailored to suit their individual needs. Because of this, the support I…

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Staff blog – why employers love enterprising skills

I’m Lisa and I’m the Social Enterprise Coordinator for Moving On Tyne and Wear. My role involves creating enterprising opportunities to help our participants develop hard and soft skills helpful to entering employment or self-employment. In this blog post I’m…

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8-week STEM course announced

From making lava or bath bombs, to learning about forensics, DNA, astronomy, plant and body X-rays, and sound technology–there’s something for everyone on our 8-week STEM course! These free, interactive sessions will help you explore job opportunities in Science, Technology,…

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Moving On Tyne & Wear wins funding

Moving On Tyne & Wear, a project designed to tackle health barriers to employment in Tyne and Wear, has won through to stage two of the Big Lottery Fund’s ‘Building Better Opportunities’ (BBO) programme. BBO is funded by the…

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