Who and what is it for?

Spear Islington is for 16-24-year-olds who face different challenges and are not in education, employment or training (NEET). It offers young people in Islington and the local area the opportunity to challenge their mindset and improve their work readiness. It enables them to kick start their career and find long-term employment.

What does it involve?

  • Coaching to overcome barriers & challenge attitudes and behaviours.
  • Practical training such as writing a good CV and mock interview practice.
  • A year of support for each candidate to help them find a job and succeed in work.

How does it work?

Spear Islington works with up to 90 young people each year. The majority are referred by one of our partners – local job centres, youth offending teams, social services, and other local council representatives.