Benefits of providing work placement

COULD you offer voluntary work experience? Confused with the different voluntary work experience placement schemes for local jobseekers?

Activating Eastbourne’s Employer Engagement Broker, funded by Big Lottery Fund, bid for by the Eastbourne & District Chamber of Commerce Ltd, is available to help you explore what scheme could work for your business and put you in contact with the right person to make it happen.

The benefits to your business for providing a placement include:

r A recruitment screening process for future vacancies

r The development of your employees management skills

r Opportunity to inject different perspectives into the workplace

r Additional resources for projects

r Knowing that you are improving the employability of the placement holder and contributing towards developing the talent and skills of Eastbourne’s workforce

Placements should not replace recruitment needs where required or displace current vacancies.

To find out more email and Peter Stannard will contact you to arrange a convenient time to explore local schemes.

For an overview of the schemes and other support to grow your business and recruit local people visit .

You can keep up-to-date on the latest news not only on the website but also on Twitter @ActivatingEbBiz.

The Big Lottery Fund distributes half of the National Lottery good cause funding across the UK.

The Fund aims to enable others to make real improvements to communities and the lives of people most in need.