BOUNCE BACK is a Charity and painting & decorating Social Enterprise. offering training, work experience and employment to offenders at the end of their sentences using the skills developed both in custody and on release. It runs training courses for offenders in custody in HMP Brixton and other partner prisons, developing skills and qualifications in painting & decorating in preparation for employment on release.
BOUNCE BACK provides ex-offenders continued training plus work experience and employment opportunities in its own painting & decorating Social Enterprise, offering a vital first step into work.
It supports and supervise teams of trained workers on projects throughout London and the Home Counties, working with social housing and construction industry partners, plus private residential and commercial clients on real projects.
BOUNCE BACK is a real success in reducing re-offending from a national average of 65% down to 10% and below.
Finding work is difficult for ex-offenders and is a major contribution to re-offending. BOUNCE BACK aims to provide training and jobs, dramatically reducing re-offending and keeping communities safer.
Already working with established construction companies including Axis, Wates and Mace, BOUNCE BACK is expanding its support with additional training courses.
Francesca Findlater, CEO at BOUNCE BACK, said Helping people re-engage with the community Bounce Back acts as a bridge’ between prison and full time employment. We give people a chance to see a career path, gain confidence, obtain a reference to move on or, in some cases, stay with our team in the social enterprise.
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