Workforce Development Manager - Newcastle

REED Talent Solutions
Newcastle Upon Tyne
26 May 2021
22 Jun 2021
Human Resources
Contract Type
Full Time

Are you experienced in managing community initiative programmes?

Would you like to work in a role that puts the customer at the heart of everything we do, making a genuine positive impact?

Consider the role of Social Value Manager at Reed in Partnership!

We are on a mission to be the partner of choice for developing people and their communities. Reed in Partnership is a public service provider specialising in skills training for the long-term unemployed, increasing employment opportunities by working with employers and providing youth services.

Please note: We are currently bidding on a number of contracts, the outcomes of which are due to be announced by the 16th April 2021. Final stage interviews will take place from the 19th April 2021 onward. This role is an expression of interest for potential future opportunities within Reed in Partnership.

What the job is about

The Social Value Manager will liaise closely with our clients and internal stakeholders to deliver an engaging and meaningful programme of social value initiatives, that will include, but is not limited to, increasing local employment opportunities, developing basic work skills, environmental initiatives, educational programmes and local community engagement projects. You will play a critical role in establishing sustainable working relationships with various external organisations across the UK with the aim of providing tangible and measurable benefit to the local communities in which Reed in Partnership operates.

What's in it for you?

Alongside a generous base salary and great flexibility with your working schedule, we offer training, development and progression opportunities. With the chance to dramatically make a difference to the local community, this role offers immense job satisfaction.

Required skills & experience
  • Experience of working in networking, publicly funded services or other similar sectors.
  • Experience of working as part of a multi-function service delivery team.
  • Access to vehicle and a full UK driving licence.
  • A minimum of 2 A-Levels or an equivalent Level 3 Diploma.
  • GCSE English Language at a minimum of a Grade B (or equivalent Level 2 qualification). OR achievement of a Level 2 in Literacy Assessment at interview stage.

Disability Confident Commitment

We aim to ensure that no candidate or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, race, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief, age, gender reassignment, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity. We offer a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria.