Employment & Enterprise - Who we are

Portrait image of Carrie Riley, our Employment and Enterprise Manager.

Carrie Riley: Employment and Enterprise Manager
I’m Carrie and I manage the Employment and Enterprise Team.  I’m a mum to two girls and Murphy my dog (I’m not sure who I like the most!).  I’ve worked in the Team for the last ten years, where we have designed a service that supports customers to get into work. We offer a range of services including personalised employment support, FREE training, help with CV’s, training grants, help with interview clothes and interview coaching, support with work experience placements and support once you get a job.  

Please don’t hesitate to contact us on 07825193230 to see how we can help you.

Likes: Wine, eating, my dog, cycling, and walking (with my dog).

Dislikes: Tidying up after everyone, dishonesty, Nutella.

Portrait image of Mary Winrow, our Customer Training Co-Ordinator

Mary Winrow: Customer Training Coordinator
Hi, I'm Mary. Wife, mum of two, and a nana of one, as well as being a part-time joint project manager of a house renovation (for almost five years and counting!)

You can contact me on 07825193230 or by emailing mary.winrow@boltonathome.org.uk if you are interested in any of the fantastic courses we have on offer. Tap here to view the courses we have on offer at the moment.

Likes: Hiking in the Lake District, chocolate, the sun, and shopping!

Dislikes: The rain, bad manners, baked beans, and living in a building site!

Portrait image of Niki Meikle, our Volunteer Co-Ordinator. Niki Meikle: Volunteer Co-Ordinator
Hi, I’m Niki, mum, wife, Volunteer Coordinator to name a few of my roles. According to my personality profile, Niki brings harmony and goodwill to any situation in which she finds herself.

I’m currently leading on the Wayin2Work programme supporting people into work.

Likes: Aerial and circus arts, smiling, and my family.

Dislikes: Indecisiveness and mint choc chip ice cream.

Favourite quote: "Change your story, change your life" – Tony Robbins.

Portrait image of Alex Warburton-Eccles, our UCAN Administrative & Finance Assistant. Alex Warburton-Eccles: Employment Project Officer
I’m Alex, Employment Project Officer in the Employment & Enterprise Team. I’m a wife, animal lover and the chief organiser of the household!

Likes: Travelling, dogs, chocolate, pizza and Netflix.

Dislikes: Early mornings, being cold and putting petrol in the car.

Portrait image of Shaira Najak, our Employment Project Officer Shaira Najak: Employment Project Officer (Working Wardrobe)
Hi, I'm Shaira. Working in our Employment and Enterprise Team as an Employment Project Officer, I manage our Working Wardrobe service, supporting people with interview coaching, sector specific mock interviews and feedback, one-to-one tailored employment support, as well as appropriate interview clothing.

The support at Working Wardrobe is available free of charge to anyone who lives in Bolton and has an upcoming interview. You can learn more about Working Wardrobe and how it could support you or someone you know at: www.boltonathome.org.uk/working-wardrobe.