Employment and Careers Service Team Leader

Ashley Community Housing
08 Aug 2019
21 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Employment and Careers Service Team Leader
Birmingham, West Midlands

About Us

ACH (Ashley Community Housing) is a social enterprise that provides a range of integration and support services for refugees. During the past ten years, we've grown from a small-scale housing organisation to a leading provider of integration, employment and housing services for refugees and newly arrived communities in the UK.

Through our subsidiary Himilo Training, our employment work aims to deliver real long-term impact to our service users by providing them with everything they need for successful employment. We also aim to effectively develop 'softer' characteristics such as motivation, focus, ambition and confidence.

We are now seeking an Employment and Careers Service Team Leader to join us and lead and represent our West Midlands team.

The Benefits

- Salary of GBP26,000 - GBP30,000 DOE
- Travel expenses
- Mobile phone and laptop
- Pension
- 20 days' holiday per annum plus Bank Holidays

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced and target driven manager to drive the success of our life changing employment programmes.

In this rewarding role, you'll have a broad remit to influence the shape of operations and the chance to make a difference to the lives of refugees, helping them to achieve their ambitions.

So, if you want to utilise your leadership and development skills and contribute to the success and future growth of ACH and Himilo in the West Midlands, we want to hear from you.

The Role

As the Employment and Careers Service Team Leader, you will lead and represent our West Midlands Employment and Careers Service Team.

This team delivers CIAG and training, supports our Syrian Vulnerable Persons Resettlement Programme and delivers our commercial pre and post-employment training contracts.

Providing effective contract and performance management of employment-related programmes, you will grow our stakeholder network and strengthen our existing relationships to achieve positive and sustained outcomes for service users.

Your role will also involve:

- Implementing and overseeing the delivery of ACH employment projects
- Developing cross-contract working practices and processes to enhance the team's performance
- Ensuring all project targets are met, adhering to contractual obligations and funder requirements
- Creating and maintaining contractual and staff performance improvement plans
- Ensuring that work is delivered to budget and in-line with performance targets

About You

To join us as our Employment and Careers Service Team Leader, you will need:

- Previous management experience within the welfare to work sector
- Experience of developing and contributing to successful partnerships in the public, private and/or voluntary sector (at project lead level or above)
- Practical experience of preparing, costing and implementing the delivery of projects within the allotted budget and timescales
- The ability to meet challenging performance, line managing and developing targets
- An A level 3/A-level management qualification (or equivalent)

Other organisations may call this role Service Team Manager, CIAG Team Leader, Careers Advise Team Leader, Employability Training Supervisor, Project Manager, Project Development Manager, Project Line Manager, or Project Development Officer.

Webrecruit and ACH (Ashley Community Housing) are equal opportunities employers, value diversity and are strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment. Equal opportunities are the only acceptable way to conduct business and we believe that the more inclusive our environments are, the better our work will be.

So, if you're ready to make a difference as an Employment and Careers Service Team Leader, please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.

Working hours: 37.5 hours per week, Monday - Friday

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