1200 Family Food Parcels delivered in the past year

23 people supported into work through Zink Employability in the past year

Over 150 people helped to resolve issues in the past year

Building Better Opportunities – Towards Work

High Peak Foodbank and Zink Employability is one of a partnership of local organisations delivering the Groundwork Greater Nottingham, Towards Work, Building Better Opportunities programme across Derbyshire, Nottingham and Nottinghamshire, jointly funded by the D2N2 Local Enterprise Partnerships's European Social Fund (ESF) allocation and the Big Lottery Fund.

We aim to support with those vital first steps towards gaining employment and overcoming barriers through a personalised service and support.

Our team is committed to:

Supporting people to overcome personal barriers to employment and training, by providing an all-inclusive package of support to those most at risk of social exclusion

Providing an In-Work Support service to ensure employment once obtained is sustained

Providing a person-centred, tailored service particularly for;

  • People out of work or economically inactive
  • People aged over 50
  • Young people not in education, employment or training
  • Women returning to work or who have never worked

Offering specialist support from our partnering BAME organisations, mental health and disability specialists for those in need of additional provisions

Towards Work offers bespoke, personalised and tailored solutions to support an individual's journey to personal progression and employment. Linking individuals with specialist local support and continued In-Work services resulting in job retention.

Having enrolled on to the programme Towards Work successful applicants will;

  1. Secure employment
  2. Access education or training
  3. Become economically active

To receive support in South High Peak from the Towards Work team contact Gez on 07850 503190 or email gez@zink.org.uk.

Find out more about Towards Work: https://www.groundwork.org.uk/Sites/nottingham