Scotland’s Employer Recruitment Incentive (SERI)

PIPELINE STAGE Stage 1. Engagement and Referral Stage 2. Barrier Removal Stage 3. Vocational activity Stage 4. Employer Engagement Stage 5. In work support
Organisation: Work EastRen/SDS
Project Name (if applicable): Scotland’s Employer Recruitment Incentive (SERI)
Main Contact: Name: Gillian Hopkin

Phone Number: 0141-577-8352

E-Mail Address: gillian.hopkin@eastrenfrewshire.gov.uk

Eligibility for Programme: Support will be available to a private or a third sector organisation recruiting a young person into a new job. The individual must be unemployed, with barriers to employment and aged 16-29.
Referral Procedures: Contact 0141-577-8352 or e-mail gillian.hopkin@eastrenfrewshire.gov.uk
Location Project Delivered At: N/A
Dates Project Delivered: April 2017 – January 2018 (subject to availability)
Pipeline Stages: Stage 4
Age Group: 16-29
Programme Outline: SERI offers employers up to £4,000 when their company commits to a new job or new MA. The funding is available as a contribution towards the additional costs of recruiting and sustaining a young person during their first 52 weeks of sustainable employment. If the company pays the young person the living wage there will be an additional payment of £500. Eligibility requirements for business and individual must be met.
Additional Information: In East Renfrewshire SERI is managed on behalf of Skills Development Scotland by Work EastRen.