Stephanie Blackford
Employment Adviser

Stephanie Blackford

I am an Employment Adviser on the Southwark Works programme, Supporting Southwark residents who are long term unemployed to develop skills, gain qualifications and support them back into sustainable employment.

My experience and skills

Before Renaisi I was an Advocate Support Officer, where I self-managed five semi independence homes, supporting young people aged 16-21 who are care leavers, offenders, victims of human trafficking and domestic violence with education, employment, benefits and housing advice. I also have previous experience supporting individuals with mental health and learning difficulties.

Some of my skills include; Employability and training , the ability to implement and find creative solutions to problems, the ability to work under pressure within a target driven environment, I am friendly and approachable, The ability to work individually and as part of a team.

My interests

During my spare time, I enjoy spending time with my family and friends, also being able to travel internationally.