Building Better Opportunities is funded through the European Social Fund and The National Lottery Community Fund.

Building better opportunities, or ‘BBO’  Provide job coaching helping people of all ages and backgrounds into, or closer to employment. From CV building, training, education, and interview skills right through to finding suitable work. We deliver Worcestershire wide employment solutions providing better, more comprehensive and coherent services.

We deliver Worcestershire wide employment solutions providing better, more comprehensive and coherent services. Our services specialise in supporting the individual’s needs.

 

In particular, we provide support if you are currently:

  • Unemployed/long term unemployed
  • Suffering from any mental or physical health issues
  • Been made redundant
  • Looking for a complete career change
  • New to employment

Feedback from those who have been part of the BBO programme

See how BBO is already helping people across Worcestershire, meet BBO participants that have been successful in gaining employment and watch the Fusion video to see what a difference BBO has made to participants lives.

Get in touch with us to find out more

Meet the Job Coaches

Hello, I’m Mike, Job Coach for YMCA in Redditch. I am experienced in supporting people who are faced with barriers to employment, education or training. I have a great passion to help people improve their self-belief, confidence and motivation. With an informal, holistic approach I am able to plan and assist a tailored journey to help people overcome obstacles they are facing.

Contact number:  07787 408523

My name is Emma Garlick, I work for BBO as a job coach at YMCA Worcestershire. I have only been in the role a few months, previously I worked for NCS presenting the programme to young people in schools. I passionately believe anyone can make positive changes to the direction of their life at ANYTIME with the right guidance and support, I personally have a varied employment background which has been really beneficial in the role as a Job Coach.

Contact Number: 07716 637043

Hello, I’m Ed, Job Coach for YMCA in Redditch. I am experienced in coaching and have an informal, friendly approach to helping people improve themselves and their performance. I have extensive experience in training and education, and I’m well-skilled in getting people into training and apprenticeships. I also have great knowledge in health and well-being, so I bring a truly holistic approach to helping people overcome their obstacles.

Contact Number: 07562 208029

Hello, My name is Craig Keegan and I am a Job Coach for Building Better Opportunities covering the Bromsgrove area of Worcestershire. I have seventeen years experience in supporting and coaching people from all different backgrounds with different barriers  into employment and training. I enjoy empowering people to realise their potential and to identify their strengths in order to move forward with their lives. If you would like an informal chat on how I may be able to support you or someone that you know please get in touch.