Work & Learn - what we do to support you


The R2W ‘Work & Learn’ Team support individuals who face barriers to securing employment/further training/volunteering opportunities, if you are looking for work and require a friendly helping hand give us a shout.

Please click on the TABS on the left hand MENU (on PC/Desktop) or SCROLL down (Smartphone/Mobile) to browse what we do and how we can support you or a member of your family. Do get in touch for an informal chat E:

We also offer opportunities at our 2 main sites – The Furniture Warehouse In Kendal and Appleby Hub in the Eden valley -see below for examples.

Work & Learn at The Furniture Warehouse

Setting clearly defined goals help to focus on achieving individual sections of the module handbook, which is given to every customer at Right2Work, with goals and progress regularly reviewed and updated.

In order to show a competent level of work skills carried out at Right2Work, individuals on work placements must display evidence to demonstrate their level of skills and understanding of the module they’re working on.

Modules currently on offer at The Furniture Warehouse in Kendal include:

  • General Workplace Skills
  • Delivery and Collection
  • Recycling
  • Furniture Repair and Refurbishing
  • Retail and Customer Service
  • Employability
  • Domestic Appliance Maintenance

Work & Learn at the Appleby Hub

The community cafe at the Appleby Hub provides opportunities for young people to learn about working in a commercial catering environment, as well as other transferable areas of study, including:

  • Hygiene and food hygiene
  • Stock rotation and storage
  • Customer service
  • Creating a menu
  • Numeracy
  • Teamwork and communication