Date Posted: Aug 05, 2021
My name is Jessica, I am 27 years old. Before becoming a peer support mentor, I worked in retail and worked my way up to a retail supervisor and starting my assistant managers training. When I saw the post for this position, I knew I had to apply as it is something I have always wanted to do, from the age of 13 to 16 I suffered from Anorexia, Depression, BPD and attempted to take my own life 3 times. I never felt that I had the right support when going through my barriers, everything always seemed to be too professional and put on, if only I had been given the opportunity to work with someone ...Read More
A supported internship (SI) is a mixed study and extended work placement programme for young adults aged 16-24 who currently have an Education Health Care Plan (EHCP). Internships could be accessed through a range of providers including schools/sixth forms, FE Colleges (Mainstream and Specialist), Adult learning provisions as well as some training providers.
Is there an entry requirement?
If you feel that you require further information about supported internships, please feel free to contact Stuart Cannon at Durham County Council:
Supported Internship Co-ordinator
Supported Internships are currently being offered at the following providers in Durham:
East Durham College
Project Choice (NHS)
Bishop Auckland College
Adult Learning Skills Service
The Oaks Secondary School
NEAS Thornbeck College
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