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BHSCT Employability Service

Intensive employability support for young people leaving care in Belfast.

Area Belfast, Belfast Health & Social Care Trust
Age Range16-21
Concern Category Employability

About the Programme

The BHSCT Employability Service provides intensive employability support for young people leaving care in Belfast.

The service will:

  • Address the education, training and employment needs of care experienced young people.
  • Offer workplace tours, job sampling, work placements and support with securing employment.
  • Provide support for up to 45 young people leaving care at any one time.
  • Liaise with Trust staff regarding referrals, assessment and pathway planning for young people accessing the scheme.
  • Provide a minimum of 1,500 direct support hours each year (30 hours per week).
  • Provide a referral pathway through the Trust teams.



Quote from service user:

“Helps take the responsibility of young people having to sort things out directly themselves. Provides information in a way we would understand. Helps widen opportunities to meet goals”


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Funded by:

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Contact Information

Roisin Murphy
6-10 William Street
Belfast
BT1 1PR

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