BBO Towards Work
BBO Towards Work


Towards Work programme

The Bureau is one of a partnership of local organisations delivering the Towards Work pre-employment project as part of Groundwork Greater Nottingham’s Building Better Opportunities (BBO) programme which operators across the Derby, Derbyshire, Nottingham and Nottinghamshire area. The programme is jointly funded by the D2N2 Local Enterprise Partnership’s European Social Fund (ESF) allocation and the National Lottery’s Community Fund.

We aim to support with those vital first steps towards gaining employment and overcoming barriers through a personalised service and support.

We are committed to:

  • Supporting people to overcome personal barriers to employment and training, by providing an all-inclusive package of support to those most at risk of social exclusion
  • Providing an In-Work Support service to ensure employment once obtained is sustained
  • Providing a person-centred, tailored service particularly for;
    • People out of work or economically inactive
    • People aged over 50
    • Young people not in education, employment or training
    • Women returning to work or who have never worked
  • Offering specialist support from our partnering BAME organisations, mental health and disability specialists for those in need of additional provisions

What the programme offers

Towards Work offers bespoke, personalised and tailored solutions to support an individual’s journey to personal progression and employment. Linking individuals with specialist local support and continued In-Work services resulting in job retention.

Having enrolled on to the programme Towards Work successful participants will;

  • Secure employment
  • Access education or training
  • Become economically active

To receive support from the Towards Work contact our Work Coach Graham Morgan on 01457 865722 or


Find out more about the BBO Towards Work programme on this dedicated website: