Employment Support Team
Employment Support Team, 41D, St Catherine's Road, Perth, PH1 5SJ
|Contact||Jackie Scrimgeour/Wayne Smith|
|Phone Number||01738 477638|
|Agency Brief||The Employment Support Team offers one to one employability related support to people facing additional challenges to access and retain paid employment.|
|Target Client Group||Individuals aged 16+ with barriers to work (details below) looking to go into paid employment.|
|Eligibility||The Employment Support Team support people with mental ill health, learning disabilities, acquired brain injuries, autistic spectrum conditions or those affected by drugs or alcohol addiction.|
|Referral||Referrals will be accepted from Perth and Kinross Employability Network Members, medical professionals, Job Centre Plus, PKC staff, schools, colleges, support agencies and self-referrals.|
Individuals will be supported into paid permanent employment. Anyone in work and experiencing difficulties will be supported with job retention.
An individual approach is offered, including;
Stage 1 Referral / Engagement activity
Examples of this is early engagement activity, identification of client need and development of an action plan.
Stage 2 Barrier removal
Examples of this is barrier removal activities and confidence building, support to develop core skills such as numeracy and literacy, holistic activities linked to individual needs and employability skills.
Stage 3 Vocational activity
Examples of this may include job search, work experience, employability skills and accredited pre-employment training for core skills.
Stage 4 Employer engagement and job matching
Activities may include employer engagement through work experience and job matching, mentoring and supporting clients in the work place.
Stage 5 In work / Aftercare
Support to help the client to sustain employment, upskilling/work force development, Mas and support business start up.
To learn more about the different stages, please read our Employability Pipeline [360Kb] page.