Buy Social is about delivering real benefits to communities
These benefits include:
- Targeted recruitment and training for people who are long-term unemployed and leaving education
- Opportunities for people with disability or learning difficulties
- The provision of skills
- Working with schools and colleges to enrich the curriculum
There are currently 93 live Buy Social contracts across the construction, services and ICT industries in Northern Ireland. A list of Buy Social contracts with current New Entrant Trainee employment opportunities available, including relevant contractor contact information, can be downloaded below.
We provide this information for Buy Social Brokerage organisations, who can use the information to contact contractors about job opportunities relevant to the people they work with. To register as a Buy Social Brokerage organisation, visit www.buysocialnibrokerage.org.
Download list of Buy Social contracts
A broker refers to a training/employability organisation/education establishment who may be willing to work with a contractor to help them meet their Buy Social requirements by connecting the contractor with New Entrant Trainees. The Buy Social Brokerage website has been created to help contractors who win public work find employability brokers who will assist them in delivering their Buy Social clause obligations.
A Guide for Contractors, which provides more information on Brokerage, is available to download from the resources section of this website. For more information please visit www.buysocialnibrokerage.org or alternatively email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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