Step Into Employment Programme

The Step Into Employment Programme is a 10 week employability programme for 25 to 59 year olds who are not in employment, education or training. It is individually tailored to each participant needs to overcome barriers to employment and progress to sustainable employment, further education or training.  The programme, which is part funded by the European Union and the Department for the Economy and aims to assist 240 participants between April 2015 and March 2018.

Programme Summary

The Step Into Employment Programme supports participants by providing employability training, personal support, advice, mentoring and job search facilities.  Bryson FutureSkills engage with a wide range of public and private sector employers to provide work experience and job opportunities.

Key benefits include:

  • Maximum of 10 weeks work experience
  • Mentoring
  • Use of job search facilities
  • Help with CVs, applications and interviews
  • Bespoke Personal Development Plan
  • The option of achieving an OCR Level 1 Employability Qualification
  • Continued support following participation on the programme
  • Travel, subsistence and child care allowances payable

Eligibility:

  • Between 25-59 years of age
  • Not in Employment, Education or Training
  • Not participating on any other ESF programme or Steps to Success
  • Living in the Greater Belfast or Newtownabbey areas
  • Overall I would highly recommend the Step Into Employment Programme for anybody having trouble getting into employment

    Bernard Moran, SIEP Participant
  • Key Contact

    Margaret McCormick

    028 9074 5408
    275 Antrim Road Belfast BT15 2GZ
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