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Innovative solutions to engaging young people: a housing provider perspective Willow Park Housing Trust And The Airport Group Helen Hawxwell – Employment Initiatives Manager Victoria McDowell – Willow Futures Academy Manager. The Social Housing Sector.

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Innovative solutions to engaging young people a housing provider perspective willow park housing trust and the airport

Innovative solutions to engaging young people: a housing provider perspective

Willow Park Housing Trust

And

The Airport Group

Helen Hawxwell – Employment Initiatives Manager

Victoria McDowell – Willow Futures Academy Manager


The social housing sector

The Social Housing Sector

1800 Registered Social Landlords in England

Large key local stakeholders and employers

1.7M properties

Deprived neighbourhoods

18% of all households in England

More than tenancy management

Over 3.5M people

Innovative initiatives


Innovative solutions to engaging young people a housing provider perspective willow park housing trust and the airport

The Airport Group

Award-winning, nationally-recognised group of 14 RSLs from across the North of England

175,000 homes, over 1,700 square miles

Active, influential worklessness steering group

Pledge on employment and training

Specific focus on young people in our neighbourhoods

Bespoke and group-wide employment Initiatives

www.theairportgroup.co.uk

www.theairportgroup.co.uk


Our outcomes

Our Outcomes

  • 517 Future Jobs Fund placements

  • 613 placements for young people 2010-2011

  • Members directly employ 4.5 apprentices per 100 staff

  • In total 16,794 young people engaged in projects

  • Young Enterprise competition launching 2012

www.theairportgroup.co.uk


Innovative solutions to engaging young people a housing provider perspective willow park housing trust and the airport

www.theairportgroup.co.uk


Innovative solutions to engaging young people a housing provider perspective willow park housing trust and the airport

PG Gateway – an alternative curriculum

initiative

www.theairportgroup.co.uk


Innovative solutions to engaging young people a housing provider perspective willow park housing trust and the airport

14 RSLs in Manchester and Salford

Commitment to fill 25% entry-level roles with local people

Creation of Talent Pool

Now rolling out across Greater Manchester

430 Wythenshawe residents joined Talent Pool since July 2010

44% have secured employment

66% Willow Park entry-level vacancies filled through Talent Pool


Innovative solutions to engaging young people a housing provider perspective willow park housing trust and the airport

Enabling residents to access a personalised pathway to work that develops their skills and maximises their potential and opportunities


Innovative solutions to engaging young people a housing provider perspective willow park housing trust and the airport

Junior Wardens

Customer profiling

Partnerships with schools and colleges

Get Hired! events

How we engage and attract young people

Youth Hub

Youth Conference

Sponsor Manchester Enterprise Academy

Youth provision

Youth Panel


Innovative solutions to engaging young people a housing provider perspective willow park housing trust and the airport

Willow Futures Academy is the brand name for all Willow Park’s employment and training initiatives.


Innovative solutions to engaging young people a housing provider perspective willow park housing trust and the airport

  • 50 students

  • Housing

  • Property Services

  • Regeneration

  • Resources


Innovative solutions to engaging young people a housing provider perspective willow park housing trust and the airport

  • Recruitment to begin shortly

  • 3 trainee managers in 2008


Innovative solutions to engaging young people a housing provider perspective willow park housing trust and the airport

Street Cleansing

Grounds Maintenance

Willow Park Jobs Fund

Community

Centres

Human Resources

Housing

Communications

Regeneration


Innovative solutions to engaging young people a housing provider perspective willow park housing trust and the airport

Meet Ayden…

Work Experience Student 2010

Apprentice

Apprentice 2011

Trainee Project Manager?

Management Trainee 2016?

Project Manager?

Own business 2025?

Self employment?

Approved Contractor for Willow Park 2029?


Innovative solutions to engaging young people a housing provider perspective willow park housing trust and the airport

Long Term

Sustainable

Meaningful

Change


Many thanks

Many thanks!

Victoria McDowell

Academy Manager

0161 946 9170

[email protected]

Helen Hawxwell

Employment Initiatives Manager

0161 946 7544

[email protected]


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