Family Employment Initiative

 

About the project...

The Family Employment Initiative (FEI) works with families and households to break down barriers to employment. FEI advisors visit hard to reach families and individuals in homes and other accessible locations.  Funding from WNF expanded the Bolsover district team from 4.5 to 5.5 Advisers.  A further extension to the project was the provision of a Community Nurse to work as a member of the existing FEI team.  The Nurse accompanied advisers to provide responsive health advice, carry out home based health checks, support families to make better health choices, re-engage people with primary health, and run bespoke sessions on topics that emerged linking improved health to reduced worklessness.