Episode Description

An excellent Podcast from Shaw Trust with an in-depth interview with Louise Cockerton and Natalie Whitten from Shaw Trust, a Prime Provider of the Work and Health Programme.

We cover various different topics relevant to both job seekers and employers including:

  • Changes in working practices due to the pandemic.
  • Background of The Work and Health Programme and the support job seekers receive on the programme.
  • Workplace adaptations.
  • Being Disability Confident and the levels of disability confidence.
  • Diversity and inclusion.
  • Recruitment for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games.
  • Upskilling participants on The Work and Health programme.
  • Working with employers to be more inclusive.
  • The good work of employers who Shaw Trust have supported.
  • Sustainable employment – creating long term job opportunities for employees and employers on The Work and Health Programme.
  • Understanding the recruitment process and reacting quickly to changes in the labour market.
  • Managing expectations of employers with the recruitment process.

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