“Working here has made me more confident, and given me independence”

Realise Futures deliver a variety of employment programmes across Suffolk.

Our dedicated team of Employment Advisors help people learn new skills and find the right job for them, via a range of support activities.

The Work and Health Programme

The Work and Health Programme is a Welfare to Work programme commissioned by the Department of Work and Pensions (DWP). It is designed to improve employment outcomes for people with health conditions or disabilities.

The ​Work and Health Programme ​is a government funded service designed to help you find a job that is right for you. The programme will help you manage your health and wellbeing, build your emotional strength and resilience, get you into employment and make you feel good again.

Who is it for? 

  • People with health conditions or disabilities
  • People who have been unemployed for more than two years

How do I get more information?

Ask your Work Coach at the Jobcentre Plus to tell you more about the programme.​

DOWNLOAD: Work and Health Programme leaflet

This programme is co-financed by the European Social Fund.

WHP Pioneer

WHP Pioneer aims to support people through opening-up sustainable pathways to employment utilising key elements of a place and train model. The programme provides economically inactive participants with up to 15 months of support, developing aspirations and moving them into work quickly. It matches individuals to vacancies and delivers effective training and development pre- and post-employment.

Restart Scheme

The Restart Scheme is a comprehensive support service for jobseekers with referrals being made by Work Coaches at Job Centre Plus. Realise Futures deliver the scheme in Ipswich and Mid-Suffolk. Together with one of our dedicated Employment Advisors we will make a plan that will help you achieve your goals and support you on your journey into employment.

For more information contact Julie Sidney on 07568 128050 or speak to your Work Coach at the Job Centre.