The City Council consolidates its employment policy with aid and training for the unemployed in sectors with more difficulties for employability
Martínez: “Despite not being a direct municipal competition, we have taken advantage of the opportunities that other institutions have given us to create jobs”
Redován11 / 2/2019. The Councilor for Development, Employment and Training of the Municipality of Redován, Maite Martínez, today took stock of the work of the departments she leads during this municipal mandate and stressed that in the last four years “we have consolidated our employment policies by implementing and worrying about training, especially unemployed people belonging to sectors with more difficulties for employability, such as those over 45 and young people. ” Martinez, who has appeared accompanied by the mayor of the town, Emilio Fernandez, has assured that from the City “we have done and we put a lot of emphasis on publicizing all job offers that come to us, and especially, having no powers direct in the matter, we have taken advantage of the opportunities that have given us other institutions such as the Generalitat through its Employment and Training Service, the Ministry of Labor, the Provincial or Convega to welcome any call that would create jobs or enable that the Redovanese unemployed had an option to a job. ”
During the last four years unemployment has fallen in Redován of the 1,028 people registered in June 2015, according to the Servef data, to the current 735, a decrease of 293 people “that we want to be even greater, because it is important for a small municipality and with the quality of life that we have in Redován that the majority of its population in active age can have a job “, has assured the mayor, Emilio Fernandez.
The Councilor for Employment has reviewed the various programs underway in the town in terms of recruitment and assistance, as is the case of those aimed at entrepreneurs, which have been implemented in the municipal budgets of recent years to encourage the creation of businesses; training scholarships for unemployed and graduated young people; the state and autonomic calls for the hiring of agricultural and construction workers, or the subsidies for the hiring of young people enrolled in the Youth Guarantee System.
As for the training courses, the mayor has reported that “Redován and its municipal facilities have become headquarters for activities developed by supramunicipal entities such as the CdT or Convega”, and has specified that training activities have been conducted for food handling , the Vega Baja Tourism and Leisure employment workshop; the marketing and sales workshop called ‘School of Entrepreneurs’; course of local tourist promotion and information to the visitor, of organization and management of warehouses, of forklift, etc.
Likewise, tasks of orientation to certain groups have been developed within the Territorial Agreement on Employment and Local Development of the Vega Baja in collaboration with Convega and intended especially for groups such as young people, long-term unemployed, people with functional diversity or victims of sexist violence. “In the framework of this program and always with the collaboration of the Department of Employment, have made assessments and meetings among which the Emprende Youth Plan in which different training talks on youth guarantee developed,” said Martinez.
Within the Active Youth Program led by the Provincial Council of Alicante and in collaboration with Convega, a specialized training in Community Manager has been carried out in Redován, whose objective is the training and qualification of young people in the management of online marketing. Scholarship program with 600 euros and a duration of 6 months
Labor Guidance Service
It should be noted that since November 2017, Redován has, each week, a job guidance service provided by a Convega technician. “In the same, which is provided every Thursday from 9.00 to 14.00 hours at the City Council, various orientation actions are carried out as individualized tutoring and professional information for employment.”
As for the Department of Human Resources, Martinez has indicated that this mandate has launched the bag of janitors to meet the needs that occur in the municipal facilities of Redován as well as the project Relationship of Jobs (RPT) of the townhall. “We have much to do, but this is the letter of introduction of the Department of Development, Employment and Training for the last four years,” concluded Martinez.