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Employment Programme Manager

P05 £43,503 - £46,347 p.a.

Main area
Children Employment and Skills
Grade
P05 £43,503 - £46,347 p.a.
Contract
Fixed term - up to 2 years
Hours
Flexible - between 21 & 35 hours per week
Job ref
SSC/5197SA
Site
222 Upper Street, London N1 1XR
Town
London
Salary
P05 £43,503 - £46,347 p.a.
Closing
22/07/2018 23:59

Employment Programme Manager

This role is an exciting opportunity to join the councils iWork employment service. iWork is the council department responsible for holding the overview and strategic lead on employment support and employer engagement across the borough and beyond. We work with partners in the community, the private and the public sectors to create good local offers that support residents of all ages to get good jobs and progress in their careers.

This role will be pivotal in our work, taking a lead on understanding key growth sectors and building relationships with employers to design accessible routes into employment, including CSR in schools, traineeships apprenticeships and work trials.

About you

You will be energetic, creative and able to see the business perspective on employment matters.

 You will be committed to building a fairer Islington and removing barriers that discriminate against specific groups or limit diversity in the workplace.

You will be able to read, process and summarise complex policy documents and produce reports and business plans for specific projects and funding opportunities.

 You will enjoy working collaboratively and as part of a wider team.

This role is currently being offered on a fixed term contract for up to 2 years, but there may well be an opportunity to extend. Hours of work are flexible and open to negotiation, between 21 hours to 35 hours per week.

Please note the stated salary is for full time 35 hours per week.

If you would like to know more about the team and our work, and this opportunity, please email nicky.freeling@islington.gov.uk with your phone number and I will phone you back.

Closing date: Sunday 22 July 2018 at 23:59

Interview and test date: Monday 6 August 2018

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Applicant requirements

The postholder will have access to vulnerable people in the course of their normal duties and as such this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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The Town Hall
Upper Street
London
N1 2UD
Telephone
02075274618