Witton Lodge Community Association

Ignite Aspirations

Ignite Aspirations is an exciting new employment support programme being delivered by Witton Lodge Community Association & Compass Support, funded by the European Social Fund. It complements and enhances existing services to meet increasing demand for support resulting from the impact of Covid19 on the economy. Funded by the European Social Fund the programme seeks to help jobseekers and unemployed adults across North Birmingham with tailored support throughout their journey to gain new skills and find sustainable employment.

The ambitious project aims to help unlock people’s talents and passions, develop their skills, give them experience and overcome any barriers which may prevent them entering work.
Ignite Aspirations will:

Deliver advice and coaching to support people to enter sustainable employment, self employment or move closer to the job market

  • Provide intensive and tailored support around individual goals and circumstances
  • Help to overcome barriers such as confidence, disability, finances and childcare so that employment is achievable for anyone


The main benefits for those participating in the programme include:

  • Securing a job
  • Gaining new skills and experience
  • Improve confidence and motivation


To be eligible for Ignite Aspirations an individual must be aged 29 plus, unemployed legally able to work in the UK and not registered on another European Social Fund project.

For more details please call Rob Netherway on 0121 382 1930 or email: Robert.netherway@wittonlodge.org.uk





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