Job creation is the provision of new opportunities for paid employment, especially for those who are currently unemployed.
EDP offers individual unemployed residents and referrals from a range of agencies including the probation service, prison service, TCP, social services, work programme, health referrals, etc. EDP aims to offer these individuals the opportunity to gain real work experience within our social enterprise at Horden. The enterprise offers skills and experience in retail, warehousing, customer service, restaurant services, business admin, manufacturing and furniture refurbishment. All placements are supervised by experienced and trained staff and take place within a factory environment. This offers individuals the opportunity to prepare for future employment and obtain an enhanced and updated CV. Many of our placements ultimatelty achieve employment within the enterprise itself or are given professional support to locate employment elsewhere.