Community Employment Scheme

Coolmine offers a CE Day Programme to clients on completion of the Step-down Programme. 

Our CE Programme is supported by 

2

Supervisors

4

Support Workers

14

Clients

(2 of the clients take up the role of Graduate Co-ordinator and Client Co-ordinator)

board meeting

The Programme operates Monday-Friday 10am-2pm and includes the following:

Life skills Workshops
Education Classes
Literacy/Numeracy Support
Creative Skills
Pro-social Activities
Health & Wellbeing Workshops
Stress Management
Mindfulness
Complementary Therapies
CBT, Choice Theory, MI Training
Horticulture

Clients have the opportunity to prepare for College and/or Employment while on our CE Programme. 

Internal and external Work experience options are available 

We are hoping to start a Furniture Restoration/Up-cycling Programme soon.

Our Clients can engage on our CE Programme for up to 4 years, which affords us the opportunity for clients to step into Peer-support and Mentoring positions whilst continuing to have the full support of the CE Programme.

Coolmine also have a further 8 CE Placements, Sponsored by Sankalpa and Verona. These positions are mainstream placements and consist of the following Roles

  1. Drivers
  2. IT Support
  3. Kitchen/Catering Support Staff
  4. Project Support Workers
  5. Outreach Support Worker