IntoWork Convention, July 8/9 2014, ACC, Liverpool

See a list of the latest confirmed industry expert speakers at the IntoWork Convention this 8/9 July. Inclusion’s new re-launched Convention will be the largest annual showcase event for ‘what works’ in employment, skills, justice and health, especially for disadvantaged people. Shaped for dialogue, debate, and engagement, it will explore the latest best practice from welfare to work and skills providers; the recruitment industry; FE colleges; housing associations and the growing criminal justice sector.

Contract Directors X2

Provider: 
G4S
Region: 
South East
Region: 
North West
Closing date: 
30/04/2014

In preparation for the launch of Community Work Programme and the Work Programme, G4S is looking to recruit 2 Contract Directors to join our team for the mobilisation and on-going delivery of our welfare to work programmes.  This is a pivotal role to ensure the successful management and delivery of our welfare to work contracts.

One Contract Director will be based in the North West and the other in the South East.  The salary range is £65,000 - £70,000.

Seminar: Income, opportunity and employment: managing impacts of welfare reform

The cumulative effects of welfare reforms are having far-reaching impacts on household incomes, labour markets, housing and communities. Drawing on the latest research with a range of local authorities, as well as national-level impact assessments, this seminar will explore how local partners are responding and the lessons for the future.

Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

Region: 
London
Closing date: 
30/04/2014

Wandsworth Borough Council and Lambeth Council

Joint Co-ordination Unit

Nine Elms on the South Bank encompasses 195 hectares of land, stretching from Lambeth Bridge to Chelsea Bridge.  It represents the final piece in the re-development of the Southbank, including ‘iconic landmark building’ such as Battersea Power Station and New Covent Garden Market. 

Employer Engagement Officer

Region: 
London
Closing date: 
30/04/2014

Wandsworth Borough Council and Lambeth Council

Joint Co-ordination Unit

Nine Elms on the South Bank encompasses 195 hectares of land, stretching from Lambeth Bridge to Chelsea Bridge.  It represents the final piece in the re-development of the Southbank, including ‘iconic landmark building’ such as Battersea Power Station and New Covent Garden Market. 

Placement Officer

Region: 
London
Closing date: 
30/04/2014

Placement Officer - Construction

£30,648 - £32,253 p.a. incl. + PRP

36 hours per week

Ref: R000510

Post Based: London - Wandsworth

Seminar: Tackling very long-term unemployment - what works and why?

Timed to coincide with the launch of the ‘Help to Work’ programme in April 14, this seminar will explore what we know about those who become very long term unemployed (three years or more), what works in supporting them into employment, and why it works.

Director of National Operations

Provider: 
Gingerbread
Region: 
London
Closing date: 
17/04/2014

Director of National Operations

£59,115 per annum

London, NW5

Permanent, Full Time

Closing date: Thursday 17 April 2014

Gingerbread

Finance Director - Head Office, York

Region: 
Yorkshire and the Humber
Closing date: 
22/04/2014

Finance Director - Head Office, York

£65,000 (negotiable) plus bonus and company car

Youth Employment Convention - New Confirmed Speakers

Inclusion and our convention partners AELP are delighted to annouce that HRH The Countess of Wessex GCVO, Patron, Tomorrow’s People will deliver the Opening Address at this year’s Youth Employment Convention

IntoWork Convention 2014 - Confirmed speakers

 

Confirmed speakers

  • Esther McVey MP, Minister for Employment, Department for Work and Pensions
  • Stephen Timms MP, Shadow Minister for Employment

Tomorrow’s People take Lead Sponsorship at the forthcoming Youth Employment Convention 2014

Inclusion and the Association of Employment and Learning Providers are delighted to announce Tomorrow’s People as the lead sponsors for this year’s Youth Employment Convention. 

For more details please click here.

Benefit claimants ‘required to do more to find work’

Employers can expect more job applicants through Jobcentre Plus as the government has outlined tougher rules for anyone hoping to receive Jobseekers Allowance (JSA). These requirements will build on the ‘claimant commitment’ that began rolling out last year, whereby claimants must sign a commitment to take certain actions, such as regularly applying for a minimum number of jobs, to find work.

Steven Morgan has been announced as the new Chair of the National Procurement Service for Wales Board.

Finance Minister Jane Hutt has today announced the appointment of Mr Steven R. Morgan as the new Chair of the National Procurement Service for Wales Board. He has previously worked in the public and private sector.

The National Procurement Service for Wales (NPS) manages contracts for common and repetitive spend across the public sector in Wales and helps to reduce expenditure; eliminate duplication, develop a sustainable procurement model and increase efficiency.

Miliband outlines Labour plans to devolve powers over skills funding, employment and the Work Programme

Labour leader Ed Miliband has delivered a speech and written to council leaders setting out his plans for devolution of economic powers. Mr Miliband has said that under Labour’s proposals; cities, counties and LEPs will take control of local economic plans, investment in infrastructure, skills budgets and the Work Programme.