News & Events

Vernon Gallery takes us on a journey… Into The Dark!

Our clients and artists at Vernon Park have been preparing for Wednesday the 13th of September and the grand opening of Vernon Gallery. Opened in 1858, the “People’s Park” has always been a focus for...

Posted 18 Aug 2017

New opportunities at Etherow Park Café

With the massive refurbishment at Etherow Park Café now complete, we’re as dedicated as ever to great coffee, great service & providing a great work environment for our staff with defined needs to pick up...

Posted 17 Aug 2017

Rochdale and Oldham: The Movie!

Woodwork, fishing, Tai Chi,  cafe training, animation – we have lots of fun and fulfilling activities on offer in our Oldham and Rochdale-based projects. See for yourself in our brand new video. With centres in...

Posted 15 Aug 2017

Oldham, Activities, Pure Support, Fishing, Boathouse, Alexandra Park

We’re looking for more Community Support Workers!

Right now, Pure Support have got six vacancies for Community Support Workers, and we’re looking for YOU to join our team. So, what role does a Community Support Worker actually play? Let’s take a look!...

Posted 11 Aug 2017

From Internship to Employment: Here’s How.

Want to work in a hi-tech fitness centre? Or in the great outdoors? Or in a so-cool Manchester bar?  There are so many  opportunities on our Supported Internships – and work placements often turn into...

Posted 08 Aug 2017

CEO Blog: The Importance Of Supporting Employers

Our successful Supported Internship at Stepping Hill Hospital shows how the public sector can lead by example when it comes to employing people with a disability Following on from the previous discussion about Supported Employment...

Posted 28 Jul 2017

Stepping Hill Interns: A Video Celebration

They’ve operated robots, worked in offices, cooked, cleaned,  served in cafes and yes, even sanitised skeletons – not real ones!  The young people on our Stepping Hill-based Supported Internship have had a great year  full...

Posted 27 Jul 2017

What Does It Take? – Job Coach

Previously we’ve looked at Travel Trainers and Community Support Workers when we’ve asked ourselves “what does it take to be a part of Pure Innovations?” Today we’d like to take a look at the role...

Posted 18 Jul 2017

Could We Be Doing More In Greater Manchester?

Beth is now employed at Easy Hair Salon Ahead of World Youth Skills Day this weekend and its message of #skillsforall, Pure’s Chief Executive Officer, Louise Parrott-Bates, shares her thoughts on supported employment for people with...

Posted 14 Jul 2017