The ERSA Employability Awards 2016 are now open for nominations

The Employment Related Services Association (ERSA), the representative body for the employment support sector, is pleased to announce the ERSA Employability Awards 2016, sponsored by APM. 

Career Coach

Region: 
London
Closing date: 
25/02/2016

The Career Management Service at the South London and Maudsley NHS is currently recruiting!

Would you like the chance to work alongside a dynamic team of experienced career professionals at one of the UK's leading Mental Health Trusts?

We are looking for two highly motivated individuals who believe that work is good for mental health and have the ability to build confidence and motivation in individuals who face complex barriers to employment.

WWAS International Conference

"Rapid ageing of various societies is a demographic process which is having a major impact on many countries, for example, in terms of employment, welfare services and family lives. In the future, not only will the rate of ageing increase dramatically, but also the lifestyles and ways of thinking of a generation brought up amidst progressive urbanization and levels of academic achievements will continue to diversify

Cognitive Behavioural Therapists - FTC 12 Months X3

Provider: 
G4S
Region: 
Nationwide
Closing date: 
11/02/2016

Cognitive Behavioural Therapists - FTC 12 Months

£30,000 - £35,000 (Equivalent to NHS Grade 7)

Covering: X1 position - Surrey, Sussex & Kent

                  X1 position – Manchester and Cheshire

                  X1 position – North East Yorkshire 

Occupational Health Practitioner - FTC 12 months

Provider: 
G4S
Region: 
Yorkshire and the Humber
Closing date: 
11/02/2016

Occupational Health Practitioner - FTC 12 months

£30,000 - £35,000 plus car allowance

Field Based - North East Yorkshire and the Humber

Role Requirements:

Expressions of Interest

Provider: 
Pin Point
Region: 
London
Region: 
North East
Region: 
North West
Region: 
Yorkshire and the Humber
Closing date: 
12/02/2016

Over the next few weeks and months, Pin Point Training intend   to bid  as a Prime on a  range of DWP and SFA opportunities which will be focusing  on local priorities and needs set out by the Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs).  Through training and support we aim to tackle these issues such as unemployment, disadvantaged areas, work force skills, apprenticeships and redundancies in an effective and timely manner.

Advertising with Indus Delta

Region: 
Nationwide
Closing date: 
10/03/2016

Advertise with us your jobs, stories, news, events, etc and they will be read by the correct people.

Our rates follow below:

BASIC listing: £30 per week per advert.

FEATURE listing: £75 per week per advert.

SPOT LIGHT & BASIC listing: £150 per week per advert.

NEWSWIRE: £200 per week per advert (emailed out to over 8,000 clients).

To advertise:

Staffline Group trading update

Staffline, the Staffing and Employability organisation, providing people and operational expertise to industry, has issued a trading update for its financial year ended 31 December 2015.

The Board today confirms that earnings for the full year will be in line with market expectations and both of the business’ divisions have performed well in the year.

Experts by Experience

Remploy has been chosen by the Care Quality Commission to run an Experts by Experience programme which recruits people who have experience of using health and care services to support the commission’s inspections of those services. Remploy won the contract, following a competitive tender process, to recruit, support and manage the involvement of Experts by Experience in the CQC’s North, South and London regions.

i2i launches new company Health 2 Employment

Inspire 2 Independence (i2i) has launched a new venture which will focus on providing health and wellbeing support for unemployed people.

2i Health 2 Employment was officially launched on November 25, this year, and is the latest addition to the company's successful employability, skills and training business.

The new company will meet the needs and demands of the welfare sector by supporting unemployed individuals with complex health issues into sustainable employment.

New financial results from Maximus and Providence (Ingeus)

New quarterly financial results have been published by both Providence Service Corporation, which owns Ingeus, and Maximus.

Both CEOs comment on their UK results, in the case of Providence on their Work Programme impacts, and for Maximus on the start-up of their health assessment (Work Capability Assessment) contract.

The Providence Service results are here:

Work Programme market share shift: DWP update Sept 2015

DWP have announced (21 Sep 2015) further changes to Work Programme market share shift.

Market Share Shift is where a proportion of referrals are moved from a lower performing provider to a higher performing provider.

Market Share Shift is applied per payment group, so there are a number of cases where there are providers both gain and lose in the same CPA.

Future DWP Commissioning – A view to 2017 (i2i’s main Experiences and Recommendations)

Inspire 2 Independence (i2i) is one of the highest performing (and largest) employment/skills sub-contractors in the UK.

Since the start of The Work Programme i2i has supported over 42,000 jobseekers, achieving 51% referral to job starts and up to 36% referral to job outcomes.

Working at the top of five Prime Contractor’s Work Programme Supply Chain networks i2i is well-placed to comment on future commissioning.

Work Programme statistics: Inclusion analysis

Full Briefing

Inclusion comment

The Work Programme continues to show improved results within a period of increasing employment and falling unemployment numbers and rates. Performance for those who started in the last two years has been higher than that for the very large numbers who started in the first two years of the programme.

 

Institute of Employability Professionals: Liz Sewell takes over from Declan Swann

Founder Director of the IEP, Declan Swann, is moving on to a new job. The Board have appointed Liz Sewell to take the organisation through its next stage of development. She will start immediately.

IEP Chair, Janette Faherty, said

“IEP has benefitted tremendously from Declan’s commitment and vision, and the Board wants to thank him for his tireless work and wish him every success in his new post.