Posts by Adam

Traineeship Employer of the Year!

Back in October 2018, we were given the amazing news that we had been shortlisted as 1 of 3 finalists for the Traineeship Employer of the Year Award by PeoplePlus Cymru. The Awards were held at the National Assembly building in Cardiff Bay earlier this morning (6th Dec 2018). Following an introduction to some fantastic candidates and employees working throughout Wales, we were proudly awarded Traineeship Employer of the Year! Shane Tucker, who is now an important staff member at EPS, came to us around 18 months ago on a placement, following joint working with PeoplePlus Cymru and is now a paid
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Funding to improve employment prospects for people with sensory loss

It was announced yesterday by Finance Secretary Mark Drakeford that £2.9 million will be funded for specialist employment and training services for people with sensory loss. The JobSense project – supported by £1.8 million of EU funding and £1.1 million of  Welsh Government funding – will work with 390 economically-inactive and long-term unemployed people with hearing or sight problems. ELITE Supported Employment are very proud to delivering the JobSense project alongside Action on Hearing Loss Cymru and the Centre of Sign Sight Sound. You can read the full new story, by clicking the following link; https://gov.wales/newsroom/finance1/2018/181127-funding-to-improve-employment-prospects-for-people-with-sensory-loss/?lang=en  
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Welcome our newest team members!

With our brand new Luton van arriving a few weeks back, the recruitment process for new drivers & drivers mates followed shortly after. We're now very pleased to welcome Wayne, Peter, Stephen, Patrick & James to the ELITE team! Our newest members will be involved in the delivery & collection of the confidential sacks & bins, so if you see them when collecting your waste, don't forget to say Hi! They've already managed to integrate themselves fantastically within the team at Merthyr and we look forward to seeing their progress here at ELITE. A huge thanks to Wales Council For
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SBW Finalist: Environmental 2018

Back in September, we were proudly nominated for the ‘Social Business Wales Environmental Award 2018’ and attended the magnificent event held at the Cardiff City Hall. The evening, delivered by Social Business Wales, brought together more than 220 of Wales’s leading figures from the social business sector, to celebrate the positive impact of social enterprises, co-operatives, and employee-owned businesses. Derek Walker, chief executive of Wales Co-operative Centre, said he was “delighted with the calibre of the entrants this year”. He added: “A lot of the categories were very competitive and judges had a challenge choosing the winners. The social impact
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