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SE17Working CIC is a new Support Organisation working primarily with BAME communities in South London.  

We support primarily BAME residents to build more resilient families and in turn build resilient communities, with a focus on Women who are low waged or not in employment with children and/or young people residing in their homes.  We work closely with other local providers to ensure our clients not only hear about the support and opportunities that are open to them, but also provide them with the bespoke tools they need to reach their personal goals.

Listed below are the areas that SE17Working CIC can support you with:

– Access to/awareness of local services and networks

– Careers advise and support

– Confidence and motivation

– Support with health needs

– Assistance with Family issues and breakdown

– Basic and Soft Skills Courses

– Accredited training

– Information and Guidance

We are currently registering clients in the Chaucer Ward area (Southwark)  that need a helping hand, so If you are interested in finding support in any of the areas in the list above, please contact us on 020 7 708 4088 or use our contact form here.

Meet the Directors

Patrischia Warmington – Chief Executive Officer


Patrischia has over 20 years’ experience in the Welfare to Work field, with a background in the Arts industry.  Patrischia leads on the development of the SE17Working CIC Programme. She is responsible for the management of the various funding streams and project delivery. Patrischia works closely with users/key stakeholders to look at how we can improve job and learning opportunities for clients.   She is also responsible for developing our annual suite of Adult learning programmes.  Patrischia uses her creative background to ensure that all projects delivered are accessible, enjoyable and inspirational with users need at the core of design.

Wozzy Brewster OBE

Wozzy is also the former Youth Culture Advisor of the previous Mayor of Lewisham, Sir Steve Bullock, and is a Freewoman of the London Borough of Lewisham. She delivers the CICAS® programme, advising aspiring and emerging talent. She manages future Afro jazz four-piece United Vibrations and eight-piece Ska Reggae band Chainska Brassika, and was recently inducted into the Music Week Women in Music Roll of Honour.  She has a flair for nurturing and developing artists across all disciplines.  Wozzy has also created and delivered international youth arts projects in Italy, Lithuania, Ireland, Germany, USA and Mauritius.

Beverley Glean MBE – Director

Founder, Artistic Director and CEO of IRIE! dance theatre,  Beverley has been working in the field of dance, in particular African Peoples Dance for over 20 years. Trained at the Laban Centre London (Trinity Laban), The Jamaica School of Dance and The Conjunto Folklorico Nacional de Cuba; she has continued her training and development in dance & culture by working alongside artists from West Africa, Europe, America, and the Caribbean. IRIE! has developed a much sought after education & community outreach programme. She has worked to develop the new BA(Hons) Diverse Dance Styles, launched in 2018. In 2016 Beverley received a Lifetime Achievement Award from ADAD and in 2017 was awarded an MBE for services to the promotion of African and Caribbean Dance.

Amparo Rendon – Director

Long time Southwark resident, Amparo is the founder of the Latin American Multi-cultural Group which aims to share Latin American arts with diverse communities.  Amparo is a qualified Youth Leader with a local working history spanning some 20 years, Amparo has been pivotal in forging relationships with the Latin American community and local voluntary community organisations in order to provide needed support and to embed this group in the community.  Amparo is one of the main supporters for Ladies Super Liga is a Grassroots Football League which runs 3 leagues per year.

Zahui Orome – Administrative Assistant

Zahui is the Administrative Assistant for SE17Working and has spent several years in the recruitment industry. As an aspiring fashion designer and stylist, Zahui has worked on various projects from; music videos, editorials and styling for events as well as designing and creating garments for models and artists. Being a part of the creative industry modelling and dancing, Zahui has been featured in magazines and campaigns for well-known brands. Coming from a musical background, growing up in the church choir which was led by his mother, he developed his love for music which led him to start writing his own music. Zahui is currently studying for a certificate in Principles of Business Administration.


SE17Working Community Interest Company is a Registered Company Limited by guarantee in England and Wales (13344493)