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This call is for Integrated Employment Triage and Support Service provision to align with, and provide additionality to, the Work and Health Programme, and all existing employment programmes across the Greater Cambridge Greater Peterborough LEP geography. Such provision should offer triaging to existing providers where appropriate and deliver support for those wishing to prepare for, find or sustain employment where existing provision is not available or appropriate.
Possible elements of activity may include, but are not limited to:
Supporting the successful triage of individuals to other services.
Data processing and gap analysis.
Promotional activities, such as: pop-up sessions, presentations to potential referral organisations, online support and guidance tools.
Face-to-face personalised support to help people into work / back-to-work, that is integrated with other types of support individuals are receiving.
Group and one-to-one training and workshop sessions, such as: IT skills, building self-confidence, self-awareness and raising aspirations.
Support and guidance for employers, including in-work support and support for people to stay well in work.
Changing employer attitudes – age related stereo-types / promote flexitime, part-time, job share / mental health awareness etc.
Addressing barriers and disincentives Exploring alternative options to full time employment (including self-employment, volunteering).
Training, retraining and qualifications relevant to the local labour market and individual’s aspirations.
Working interviews, volunteering, and experiences of working as steps towards employment.
Supporting individuals to become their own career manager – able to make progression from a job, to a better job, to a career (this may or may not include an element of ongoing in work support).
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The project must cover the Greater Cambridge Greater Peterborough Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) Area
Approximately £3,409,816 of funding is available.
Outline application deadline: 13th October 2017.
The project must be completed no later than 30th April 2021.
How to apply
To apply for funding under this call you will need to complete and send the Outline Application form to the email address provided in the call document. The guidance provides information to help you complete the form.
You are also advised to read the details in the call documents in order to produce an application that complies with the requirements and meets the needs set out in the Operational Programme. All this information, the related guidance and the European Social Fund Operational Programme can be found from our homepage.
Where to send completed applications
Completed Outline Applications must be submitted to 2014-2020.ESFAPPLICATIONS@DWP.GSI.GOV.UK
Failure to send completed applications to this email address by the deadline in the call specification will be ineligible for consideration.
What happens next
If your outline application is successful, we’ll contact you and ask you to make a full application.
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No applications are to be sent to this email address. Completed applications must be sent to the email address provided in the ‘Where to send completed applications’ section above / Section 9 of the Call Specification.