Supported Employment in Scotland and the pandemic

Section: Policy into PracticeType: News Item Date Published: 26th June 2020

To mark Employability Day 2020, Sara Redmond spoke to David Cameron and Alistair Kerr about supported employment during COVID-19.

Supported employment services across Scotland support people to prepare for, and carry out work across the country. Thousands of people, often considered furthest from the labour market, use supported employment to find and sustain employment every year.

The latest ALLIANCE Live podcast is a discussion between David Cameron, Chief Executive Officer of the Scottish Union for Supported Employment (SUSE), and Alistair Kerr, Director of the British Association of Supported Employment (BASE), on:

  • How supported employment has operated during the pandemic.
  • Innovative practice to ensure support has continued.
  • The future of employability and supported employment services in Scotland.

Listen to this episode of the ALLIANCE Live podcast at Anchor.FM (this link will take you away from our website).

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