Award Winners Announced in ‘The Covid Employability Challenge’ 

ERSA 2021 Employability Awards 2021  Award Winners Announced in ‘The Covid Employability Challenge’  Supported by lead sponsors Cognisoft and Clarion Futures, the awards highlight the unsung employability heroes of the past year.  ERSA, the Employment Related Services Association, announces the 2021 winners of the Employability Awards. Now in their ninth year, the awards celebrate best practice across the employment support sector. From stand-out frontline staff, job seeking achievements […]

#ERSAAwards21 Community Partnership of the Year – The Finalists

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Community Partnership of the Year  Organisations working together to form partnerships that support local communities already furthest from the labour market, and have been hit hardest by the pandemic. The finalists: Belina Grow, Successful Mums and The Write Time Nominated by 3SC (3rd Sector Consortium) 3SC won a three-year Parental Employment Programme to support parents […]

#ERSAAwards21 Team of the Year – Hidden Heroes – the finalists

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Team of the Year – Hidden Heroes Working behind the scenes to enable services: IT/digital services, service design, research and evidence The finalists: Hertfordshire JETS Submitting organisation: Catch22 and Jobs 22 Hertfordshire’s JETS employability service supports individuals who have been affected by job losses related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Delivered in partnership with the Shaw […]

#ERSAAwards21 Team of the Year – Crisis Management – The Finalists

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Team of the Year – Crisis Management Frontline teams providing essential and or emergency pandemic support The finalists: Fedcap Scotland Fedcap Scotland, which supports unemployed people with complex barriers back towards the labour market, took a decision before lockdown to move to digital delivery and to provide technology and training to customers who needed it. […]

#ERSAAwards21 – Team of the Year – Innovation – The Finalists

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Team of the Year – Innovation Teams helping us remotely connect: Roll out of IT equipment to participants, digital accessibility, behind the scenes innovation to change ways of working through the pandemic. The finalists: The GRoW App Team Submitting organisation: Belina Consulting The GRoW App has revolutionised employment support for Belina Consulting’s participants and moves […]

#ERSAAwards21 Team of the Year – Hardest Hit – The finalists

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Hardest Hit Frontline teams supporting individuals and communities hardest hit by the pandemic, including low-paid workers, young people NEET, diverse communities, experience of the justice system, women, learning disabilities and other disadvantaged groups. The finalists: ‘All About Me’ Team Submitting organisation: Aspire Sussex The ‘All About Me’ project team has supported those hardest hit by […]

#ERSAAwards21 Employer of the Year – The finalists

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Employer of the Year Employers showing exceptional commitment by partnering with providers in their area, supporting disadvantaged and long-term unemployed jobseekers. The finalists Arcus FM Nominated by Catch22 Arcus FM has been a model employer over the last year and has changed the lives of vulnerable young people seeking work, training and apprenticeship opportunities. It […]

#ERSAAwards21 Frontline Manager of the Year – The finalists

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Frontline Manager of the Year Frontline managers or team leaders who have demonstrated exceptional commitment to leading their frontline team to excellent performance and customer achievements. The finalists Sharyn Wall, Aspire Sussex Sharyn Wall is passionate and committed to making an impact and difference to people’s lives. She leads a team of coaches and provides exemplary individualised […]

#ERSAAwards21 Frontline Adviser of the Year – The Finalists

Frontline Adviser of the Year Employment advisers and job coaches demonstrating exceptional commitment in a frontline role. The finalists Sandeep Koltharkar, Business 2 Business Vikki Jackson, The Lennox Partnership – nominated by Capita Business Services Morag Notman, Fedcap Employment Vikki Foster, Money Sorted Gaynor Wheeler, Recro Consulting Jack, St Helens Chamber Victoria Hague, The Growth Company This award […]

#ERSAAwards21 Frontline Adviser of the Year – The Finalists

Frontline Adviser of the Year Employment advisers and job coaches demonstrating exceptional commitment in a frontline role. The finalists Sandeep Koltharkar, Business 2 Business Vikki Jackson, The Lennox Partnership – nominated by Capita Business Services Morag Notman, Fedcap Employment Vikki Foster, Money Sorted Gaynor Wheeler, Recro Consulting Jack, St Helens Chamber Victoria Hague, The Growth Company This award […]