I Can Do That! is a small team of friendly Mentors/Advisors supporting local residents who wish to improve their lives. We can help you with mental health issues, increase your confidence/motivation, choose a career direction, train you in employability skills and even plan daily routines and nutrition to help you achieve your goals. We offer 1:1 tailored appointments to suit individual needs.
We cover Torbay, Teignbridge, Exeter and South Hams.
Established since 2011, we have an extensive range of local knowledge and contacts which we use to assist our customers journey wherever possible. All staff are fully trained and qualified, receiving on going training to ensure you get the best service possible.
What We Offer
Want help with mental health issues?
We have a qualified therapist offering NLP (Neuro Linguistic Programming), working closely with local NHS services to ensure all therapies are aligned. We then support this work with a 1:1 mentor to guide your lifestyle changes and ongoing improvements.
Need a lifestyle overhaul?
We understand the importance of a routine and good nutrition to support good mental health and happiness. You would be surprised at the impact those changes can have 😊
Stuck for career direction?
We have the skills to pick out your best attributes and match them with your perfect job role. If you are happy in your work, it is a lot easier to get out of bed in the morning!
Want help to find a job?
We are very experienced in all employability skills with local employer contacts and a unique Interview Technique that is proven to work!
We have a range of services to assist you on your journey, these services could be free of charge depending on your circumstances. Please see below for an explanation of funded projects and chargeable services.
Return To Work Chargeable Services
We have a range of chargeable services aimed to improve your employability:
We are accredited by Matrix, which means all our services are continually reviewed for accuracy and relevance, in addition to responding to customer feedback to improve services offered.
• CV compilation – Targeted CV aimed at max. 3 of your chosen job roles. Employer approved format, highly successful and current. £35
• Cover Letter Training – 1hr training session on how to write an effective cover letter to get you to interview stage. £25
• Application Form Training – 1hr training session to show you how to fill in an application form in the correct way to get to interview stage. This mainly focuses on the big white box on most application forms that ask you why you are applying for the role or why you should be considered. £25
•Confidence Building – a 1:1 appointment to learn tips and techniques (including NLP techniques) to raise your confidence and improve your motivation. £40
• Employer Perspective Training – Training to provide an employers perspective which assists in applications, interviews and reduces anxiety at interview/first days at work. £30
• Interview Technique Training – two in depth sessions on interview preparation, interview techniques , mock interview with feedback. Our interview techniques are based on NLP techniques and are very effective. We are the only company that we are aware of that offers this interview technique. £75
•Intensive Return to Work Support – 3 x 2hr sessions spaced over 3 weeks to produce a personalised development plan to enable you to achieve your goals. This includes a range of services, training and techniques (some of which are listed above) as part of the sessions. You will leave this service with a clear plan of action to achieve your goals which has been researched and personalised. £250
•NLP (Neuro Linguistic Programming) – £70 per hour. Amount of sessions required depends on your aims and needs, this will be determined prior to booking but could change as we explore your mind.
•CSCS cards – We offer a range of services to enable you to get the correct CSCS card for your needs/skills. Prices range from £95 for a temporary card to £350 for a 5 year card. All CSCS services come with a targeted CV, ID waiver if needed, registration with recruitment agencies, details on different payment methods in the industry and what that means to you, mock tests (as many as you need) application for card following test, test booking, Site Safety Services Course held in Exeter. If you need a CSCS card give us a call and we can talk through the right package for you.
Personal Mentor Network (Youth City Deal)
I Can Do That! provide 1:1 mentoring for 18-24-year olds who are actively job searching.
This project offers a 12-week package of 1:1 support for up to 4 hours per week to support job applications and career direction. Once in work this project offers the same mentor for In Work Support to get you settled in.
This work is funded by Plymouth City Council, to access the support you need to be in receipt of a job seeking benefit and be referred by your Jobcentre Work Coach.
We are currently delivering support for 18-24-year olds in Torbay, Teignbridge, Exeter and South Hams, that are furthest away from employment or education. The eligibility to gain this support requires you to fit the age range on day of sign up, not in employment at all and have multiple barriers to work.
The service provides a 1:1 mentor and group projects to build confidence, motivation, self-esteem and employability skills. These activities are designed to move you towards positive outcomes such as starting to jobsearch or entering education. Your plan will be agreed with your mentor and personalised to your specific needs.
Empowering Enterprise is funded by the European Social Fund and The National Lottery Community Fund. The Petroc Partnership uses the funding to deliver a unique project for 18-24year olds who face the biggest barriers to work, education or training. The project aims to work with over 600 of the most socially excluded young people to equip them with skill for life and employment, giving them the path to a brighter future.
I Can Do That! are an end to end delivery partner, which means they can offer the same 1:1 mentor throughout your journey to help you achieve your goals.
#Focus5 provides unique, flexible, 1:1 support for 15-18-year olds across Devon and Somerset, who need help taking small steps into education, employment or training.
The project aims to help young people develop the five main skills identified as being gateways to employment…… Communication, Customer Service, Organisation, Teamwork and Problem Solving.
I Can Do That! offers specialist support to this project which is identified by your #Focus5 advisor who will refer you to us.
#Focus5 is funded by the European Social Fund and The National Lottery Community Fund.
I Can Do That offer specialist support on this programme – referred by a Focus5 advisor.
Positive People offers a lifeline to those not in employment and aged 25yrs and over, to build confidence and skills, giving a brighter future.
I Can Do That! offers specialist support to this project which is identified by your Positive People advisor who will refer you to us.
Positive People is funded by the European Social Fund and The National Lottery Community Fund.
Meet The Team
Amanda Moss – Director/Business Development Manager
Lynda Wheeler – Director/Contracts Manager
Barry Sweeney – IT Support/Webmaster
Malcolm Randall – Advisor/Mentor (NCS)
Gill Cox – Administration Support
Jackie Ellis – Mentor
Lisa Scarborough – Mentor
Andrea Adey – Mentor
Michael Devonald – Mentor
Caroline Maling – Mentor
Simon Mitchell – Mentor
Our Main Office
1-2, Castle Circus House
136 Union Street
Tel: 01803 201332
To contact us via online services please use the form below.
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