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Apprentice accesses learning opportunities with Sanctuary in Chester

5 January 2016
The Sanctuary Resident Involvement team in Chester: (L-R) Sue Perry, Growing Spaces co-ordinator, Ann Dooney, resident involvement officer, Michele Payne, resident involvement manager, Chloe Oxley, resident involvement apprentice, Maggi Dempsey, resident involvement officer and Libbie Stock, youth engagement officer.

A young apprentice has gained a valuable qualification after working with the residents of a leading housing provider in Chester.

Apprentice with Sanctuary’s Resident Involvement team in Chester gains NVQ

Chloe Oxley, aged 19, from Bromborough, has gained a City and Guilds NVQ Level 2 in Business and Administration after spending the past 12 months working with Sanctuary Housing’s Resident Involvement team.

Apprentice gains on the job training with Sanctuary in Chester

Chloe studied towards the qualification while working with the six-strong team on a number of projects, including helping to organise a retirement living scheme’s 30th anniversary celebrations and giving presentations to local school children about what makes a good neighbour.

Sanctuary in Chester is supporting four apprentices

Chloe is one of four apprentices currently being supported by Sanctuary in Chester as part of its UK-wide apprenticeship scheme that is helping young people into employment. The award winning scheme has supported more than 1,000 young people into placements, both within the company and with its development partners.

Chloe said: “Gaining my NVQ and working with the resident involvement team in Chester has been a life-changing experience, which has set me on my career path. I am growing as a person with the new skills I’m learning during my apprenticeship.”

Michele Payne, resident involvement manager for Sanctuary, said: “This is a fantastic achievement from Chloe to gain her NVQ which we are all proud of. Chloe is a valued member of the resident involvement team in Chester, which shows Sanctuary’s commitment to making a positive difference to the lives of its residents by putting them at the heart of everything we do.”  

For more information visit https://www.sanctuary-group.co.uk/careers/apprenticeships