Seetec selected as finalists for 2019 ERSA Employability Awards
We’re delighted to announce that Seetec have been selected as finalists in two categories for the 2019 ERSA Employability Awards.
The news was announced yesterday in London at the ERSA AGM, and saw the finalists shortlisted from over 150 entries across the UK.
There are 10 award categories in total, each highlighting the work carried out in supporting people into employment. This includes advisers working with jobseekers to build their confidence, organisations pioneering innovative ways of supporting people onto the right career path, and employers going that extra mile to support those with greater need.
Seetec been announced as finalists in the following categories:
Significant Achievement of the Year Award
Recognising a specific jobseeker who has demonstrated exceptional commitment to overcoming barriers to and enter maintain work.
George Dobbie – Work Choice customer nominated by Seetec
Large Employer of the Year Award
Recognising a large employer who has demonstrated exceptional commitment in creating opportunities for disadvantaged and long-term unemployed job seekers
Allianz UK – nominated by Seetec
We’re also proud to be sponsoring Partner of the Year Award category, recognising excellence as a delivery partner in the field of employment support.
Now in its seventh year, the ERSA Employability Awards celebrate best practice across the employment support sector and seek to demonstrate the day-to-day hard work and dedication of those working to improve the lives of jobseekers, communities and the wider workforce.
This year’s submissions were judged by an all-star panel, consisting of internationally recognised political thinker and Director of ResPublica, Phillip Blond, editor of The Sun’s employment page, Jane Hamilton, senior civil servant at the Department for Work and Pensions, Mark Staley, and Winner of Adviser of the Year in the 2018 awards, Tanya Weston of Genius Within.
The winners will be announced at a special ceremony on 20 June, attended by the Minister for Employment, Alok Sharma MP.
ERSA's Interim Chief Executive, Elizabeth Taylor, said: “The ERSA Employability Awards attracted a huge number of high-quality entries from a diverse and innovative range of organisations. The judges had the unenviable task of selecting finalists from an extremely strong field of candidates, all of which showcase the superb work taking place in our sector.
We look forward to welcoming finalists to the awards on 20 June, along with the Minister for Employment, Alok Sharma, to enjoy an evening of celebration for organisations, employers and individuals that are making a difference and transforming people’s lives.”