Foundations 4 the Future

Work plays an essential role in our lives, not just financially, but psychologically too. Purpose, learning, friendships, achievement, positive habits all shape how we feel and who we become. Finding work is vital, yet can be a barrier for many. It is a fact that the longer a person is unemployed the lower the motivation to find work becomes. With decreasing confidence, job search and interviews become disheartening, and even a daunting task often leading to anxiety issues. A loss of purpose and daily structure can also cause havoc on our mental health.

At Motivated Minds, we understand the multiple psychological barriers faced, and we are passionate about supporting people on a journey to realise and believe in their own potential, ensuring they become ready to undertake paid employment.  We work with colleges, Youth Services and the Department of Work and Pensions, as well as their providers to offer two bespokeroutes, firstly our Community Motivator programme, and our short courses and training programmes. Which ever route, we facilitate essential life tools to ensure our customers are happy and reaching their full potential. 

Foundations For The Future is a FREE 6-week course for people looking to overcome their personal barriers to employment.

Join us on a journey of self development and enjoy a mix of classroom based learning and practical hands on experience at our HAPPY Hub in Basildon, and build strong foundations for a successful future in your chosen career path. Following the completion of this course you will have the opportunity to enjoy a 3-week Community Action Project with exciting team building opportunities and progress through our Pathways Programme.

From catering, to retail, to horticulture, we have a pathway to suit everyone, and with Basildon, Billericay and Wickford CVS dropping in weekly, you'll also have regular access to professional support to find a volunteering experience within the community to support your learning and development to help prepare you for your future career. 

What's involved?

This course is aimed at those further away from being 'work ready' and is an intense course specially designed to build on personal development first, before moving on to job search skills. Workshops include:

  • Beliefs & Values
  • Self-Esteem
  • Building Confidence
  • Positive Mind-Set & Self-Talk
  • Past, Present, Future
  • Goal Setting
  • Communication
  • Healthier You (Mind/Nutrition/Exercise)
  • Drugs & Alcohol Awareness
  • Team Building
  • Employee Rights
  • CV & Application Writing
  • Optimum Job Search
  • Interview Preparation
  • Mock Interviews
  • Follow-ups

We also run 'team building - personal challenge' days, taking our customers out of the classroom environment, embedding life lasting empowerment. Activities have included:

  • Laser Tag 
  • Rock Climbing 
  • Wakeboarding 
  • Sailing

We pride ourselves on our into work success rates, and the fact that we have positively changed so many lives. To enrol on our next Foundations For The Future course , simply enter your details here:

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 "I would like to thank you for the help and support given to my son whilst on your programme. During the time he has spent with you I feel he has gained confidence and learnt new skills. The trip you took him on Tuesday (Stubbers Activity Centre) found him discovering that he could achieve things he'd never thought he could and felt very proud of himself. I am also happy he has made new friends. I feel this course has been very positive for him".

J.S. 2015

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