Welcome to Job Doctors Surgery
Mark Allan was invited by BBC to talk about his project to help unemployed in Summer 2019
Mark created his first chat bench in memory of Tommy Thwaites a young man who took his own life in November 2019 after a homophobic attach left him with severe mental health issues. The story resonated so much Mark decided to create the fist bench in his memory.
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Mark Allan was nominated and voted to be a finalist at the Southwark Business Excellence Awards for Entrepreneur of the Year. The judges commended Marks story of how he overcame so many barriers when he started his own business. Mark gives his thoughts on the nomination.
After working very hard on an employment project it was pulled. This came at what was already a hard time personally for Mark and it was a real curve ball where major lessons were learnt.
An innocent post on LinkedIn went viral and was seen by over 6 million people. This reaction to this post is what lead Mark to create Job Doctors Surgery CIC as so many people contacted asking for help after being made redundant.
After a post on Mark Allans LinkedIn profile was seen by over 6 million people, Mark was given a clear message at a time he felt totally alone, lost and needed direction so Job Doctors Surgery was founded in November 2019. After being commended at Southwark Business Excellence Awards in November 2020 Mark was asked to appear in the LinkedIn TV advert due to be filmed in February 2021 and on screen by Spring 2021