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Grow our Own - employment advice

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Who are Grow Our Own?

Grow Our Own is supported by The Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead.

We provide support, advice, guidance and training to local residents who want to find employment in their home area. Our aim is to match local people to local jobs, whatever their background or circumstances, at every skill level – from junior operative to senior executive.

Who can use our services?

Anyone who needs help into work and particularly those who may be finding it difficult, such as:

  • Lone parents
  • People who have been made redundant
  • School leavers
  • Adults with mental health issues or moderate learning difficulties
  • Older people
  • Ex-offenders
  • Those who want to develop their career in a different direction

Our aim is to help local employers recruit and retain the best in Windsor and Maidenhead by providing them with the local workforce they need.

Grow our Own also provide advice about apprenticeships.  Vacancies for local Apprenticeships is also available on the

Who to contact

Contact Name
Joanne Horton
Contact Position
Grow Manager
01628 685661
Grow our own website

Where to go

The Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead
Town Hall
St. Ives. Road

When is it on?

Session Information
Town Hall
Mondays 9.30am to 3.30pm
no appointment required

Other details

Age Range

Local Offer

Is your service accessible?
Our service is fully accessible for wheelchair users and people with disabilities. There is a lift available if required.
What are the eligibility criteria for your service?
The service is open to people aged 16 and over
How are referrals/applications made to your service?
There is no formal referral process. You can contact us either via email, telephone or drop in.
What is your service standard for responding to referrals/accessing services?
There is no waiting list and all are welcome.
Who provides / funds your service?
Local Authority
Are children, young people, parents / carers charged for your service?
Feedback and complaints procedure
Please follow the RBWM complaints process detailed on the RBWM website.

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How will I know my child/ young person will be safe using this service?
All staff have had relevant training on safeguarding and lone working.
Local Offer Age Bands
Preparing for Adulthood
SEN Provision Type
Supporting people with
  • Autism
  • Behavioural, emotional, social difficulties
  • Medical needs
  • Moderate learning difficulties
  • Physical disabilities
  • Specific learning difficulties
  • Visual Impairment
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Address: Town Hall  St. Ives. Road  Maidenhead  Berkshire

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