An innovative Ayrshire wide project that will support people recovering from cancer to get back into work has been launched by North Ayrshire Health and Social Care Partnership and Macmillan Cancer Support, working with partners in the private, public and third sectors including employability specialists CEIS Ayrshire.
The Transforming Care After Treatment (TCAT) employability programme provides positive assistance to support individuals to return to work.
People affected by cancer are invited to consider their next steps in their return to work in a confidential and supportive environment. This will provide access to support tailored to meet their needs, to ease the path back into employment.
You can get support tailored to meet your individual needs, to ease the path back to work.
Returning to work: You can get positive support to help you return to an existing employer.
Securing work: Tailored support is available to help you secure a new job.
A range of services are available that include:
One to one advice and guidance
Access to comprehensive information to give you choice
Impartial and confidential money advice
Personal and interpersonal skills development focusing on confidence building, self-esteem, aspiration and motivation
Raising awareness of job opportunities
Considering other options including self-employment and pursuing business opportunities
High quality, customised employability development packages
Integrated, clear and personalised pathway with aftercare