Employment support for the unemployed
Derby City Employment Hub (part of Way2Work)
Derby City Council launched its Employment Hub and are taking referrals to support individuals into employment. Support will be provided online and over the telephone.
You can register with the Employment Hub by contacting Julie Redfern, Hub Advisor on mobile 07917 551621 or by email at DerbyEmploymentHub@derby.gov.uk.
BBO (Building Better Opportunities)
BBO offers three strands of Employment Support. All three are now taking referrals for initial assessments:
- BBO Opportunity & Change – for individuals with multiple and complex needs who would like to move towards employment/skills but require intensive support including therapeutic interventions, counselling and confidence building
- BBO Towards Work – for those with a barrier into employment, requiring a personalised journey towards employment. Specialist support offered to those with a disability.
- BBO Money Sorted - has a focus on improving peoples financial wellbeing and skills with money as well as supporting independence into training and employment. To be eligible for BBO support you cannot be in work and must have the right to work. There is also a generous package of support available.
National Careers Service (NCS)
1-2-1 telephone support available from qualified careers advisors with links to online accredited training. You can book an appointment by emailing NCS at NationalCareersServiceNCC@futuresforyou.com or by telephoning 0800 917 94 19.
Autism East Midlands
40 hours of coaching support available for those that are 18+ (diagnosed autistic) and work ready. The 40 hours can be used in pre-employment support (CV’s, job search, applications etc) or post-employment (adjustment an working with employer). For more information and referral, contact Jamie Reed by email at Jamie.Reed@autismeastmidlands.org.uk or call 07814 526275.