FST has projects in London, the Midlands and North West. To find out about work placements in your area, contact your nearest FST branch by going to Contact & Locations.
What We Offer
FST is committed to supporting people with mental health problems or other disadvantages, including drug and alcohol recovery problems or a history of offending, access work. We do this by providing people with an opportunity to learn ‘on the job’ in our own social enterprises. We also work with employers to provide effective pathways into work.
The decision to take up a work placement with FST is one of personal choice. Some people join because they want to find paid employment and see a placement with us as a means of achieving this. Others simply want to get structure back into their lives, develop their skills, contribute to their local community and, through this, support and maintain their recovery and mental wellbeing. FST provides an opportunity for people to achieve their individual goals. Read our Personal Stories.
What’s It Like?
We offer up to 12 months of work experience. This gives people time to develop their confidence and stamina and build up the skills and experience they need. We provide a friendly and supportive workplace where people work alongside staff, learn to handle the pressures and responsibilities of working life and develop their potential.
To find out why others joined FST, read our Personal Stories.
If you would like to find out more, look up your nearest branch by going to our Contact & Locations page.