FE News Exclusive: Following JETS’ successful flight path

ERSA’s CEO, Elizabeth Taylor writes exclusively for FE News, originally published on 2 November here. Borne out of crisis and mobilised at breakneck speed, the JETS employability programme broke many barriers: for its participants, and the organisations delivering it. Its subsequent and somewhat surprising success unearthed important lessons for future commissions, writes Elizabeth Taylor, CEO […]

Seetec Pluss supports over 10,000 people into work across the South West

Employment and health specialist Seetec Pluss is delighted to have supported over 10,000 jobseekers into work in the South West of England, after they were referred to the Government’s Job Entry Targeted Support (JETS) programme.   The programme, which began in October 2020 as a response to the pandemic, has been providing vital support to […]

JETS scheme helps over-50s achieve post-Covid-19 career change

Two Wiltshire residents have proved it’s never too late to change career after struggling to find work during the Covid-19 pandemic.  While the impact of the pandemic has hit younger workers hardest, older workers too have been left in a precarious position, particularly as the furlough scheme ends this month.  Earlier in the year, over […]

JETS job scheme relaunching 100,000 careers

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On average, nearly 500 jobseekers a day across Great Britain have started on the government’s £238 million JETS – Job Entry Targeted Support – scheme over the last seven months. And just under 13,000 have already returned to work after securing new roles through JETS. With opportunities opening up as the country proceeds carefully along […]

Launch of Work and Health Programme Job Entry: Targeted Support (JETS)

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The scheme, which is called JETS (Job Entry Targeted Support), – is backed by a £238 million investment from the government. JETS will provide employment support to Universal Credit claimants in the all work related requirements group and New Style Jobseeker’s Allowance claimants who have been unemployed for at least 13 weeks.  Those put forward […]