Remploy is celebrating winning the professionalisation award at the ERSA Employability Awards 2014, sponsored by Shaw Trust
Jean Cabena, Remploy’s people director, accepted the prestigious award at a gala event in London last night (2 June) attended by more than 200 people, including the minister for employment, Esther McVey.
The Professionalisation award, sponsored by the Institute for Employability Professionals, recognises the importance of professionalism to the success of everyone working in the employability sector and to their customers.
Jean Cabena said: “Remploy’s success in winning this award takes us another step closer to our aspiration of being an exemplar employer. It also recognises our commitment to professionalising employment services and ensuring that our employees have the highest standards of good practice. Moreover, we are determined to provide the highest quality service to our customer.”
Remploy, the UK’s leading provider of specialist employment services, found more than 80,000 jobs for disabled and disadvantaged people in the last five years. It has made a significant investment in employee training and development including innovative interactive learning solutions that help its employees provide quality support to disabled job seekers.
The ERSA Employability Awards aim to celebrate and champion best practice from across the employment related services sector, highlighting the day to day hard work and dedication of individuals and organisations in the industry that are supporting jobseekers to find employment and often making a genuine difference in people’s lives.
Picture caption: Remploy’s Jean Cabena, left, holds aloft the professionalisation award
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Notes to editors:
- In the last five years Remploy has found more than 80,000 jobs in mainstream employment for people with a range of physical, sensory and mental disabilities and other disadvantages.
- Remploy partners with more than 2,500 of the country’s biggest employers including Marks & Spencer, BT, ASDA, Royal Mail, Sainsbury’s and the NHS
- Remploy has an increasing focus on providing specialist disability employment services to people with mental health conditions or learning disabilities
- It has a successful specialist service which supports ex-service personnel who have left the forces with disabilities or health conditions
- It continues to invest in developing innovative approaches and services for employers which are cost effective and business efficient including consultancy and a vocational rehabilitation service