Invitation to Tender – Opportunity Sheffield
ESF Pathways to Success – Priority 1.4 (Adult)
ESF Employer Champion for Specialist Health Groups (Mental Health, Learning Difficulty/Disability, and Autism)
The coronavirus pandemic has served to exacerbate the difficulties faced by unemployed and economically inactive people with long term health conditions seeking to enter the labour market.
To this end, Opportunity Sheffield is looking to work with a provider to supply an Employer Champion specialist keyworker service. The Employer Champion will engage and work with employers, championing the virtues of working with and employing people with additional support needs and supporting them to become confident supportive employers.
The Employer Champion will offer support to the employer, helping them to develop potential work placement/ employment opportunities within their organisation.
The Employer Champion also work closely with the ESF Pathways Specialist Health Group Providers / delivery staff to ensure any individual put forward for a vacancy sourced by the Employer Champion meets the job requirements. They will also ensure adequate feedback is given to the candidate to support their development.