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Future Jobs Fund. Rethinking Construction Partners Mat Ainsworth Economic Development 29 September 2009. Purpose of today. To give an overview of rationale behind Future Jobs Fund and GM’s bid To set out GM’s proposed delivery framework Recruitment & referral Pre-employment & interviews

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Future jobs fund

Future Jobs Fund

Rethinking Construction Partners

Mat Ainsworth

Economic Development

29 September 2009


Purpose of today

Purpose of today

  • To give an overview of rationale behind Future Jobs Fund and GM’s bid

  • To set out GM’s proposed delivery framework

    • Recruitment & referral

    • Pre-employment & interviews

    • Employment

    • In work support & exit

  • How we’re making FJF work in Salford


Future jobs fund key facts

Future Jobs Fund key facts

  • Job creation scheme announced in budget, primarily aimed at 18-24 year olds

  • All jobs must be ‘new’ and of ‘community benefit’

  • Programme funded by DWP up to max of £6500 per person to cover:

    • Salary costs at NMW for up to 6 months (min. 25hrs/wk)

    • Reasonable costs for supervising person in the job

    • Reasonable costs for materials

    • Reasonable costs for administering the programme


Huge national programme with real potential

Huge national programme with real potential

Part of the biggest national jobs programme for a generation

  • 150,000 new jobs over two years

  • 100,000 for young people as part of young person’s guarantee

  • 50,000 in areas of high unemployment

  • Committed to creating real jobs, that are additional and will benefit the community

  • Will support people on the job and help them move into sustainable employment


  • Delivery national eligibility and referral process

    Delivery – National eligibility and referral process

    • Jobcentre Plus will:-

      • identify customers eligible for FJF jobs,

      • match them to the suitable opportunities available, and

      • refer them to the employer for selection/ interview

  • Process will be in place for providers/ others to refer people to FJF jobs, but via JCP in order to check eligibility


  • Greater manchester bid

    Greater Manchester bid

    • Scored top marks in the bid appraisal (65/65)

    • We are (we believe) the largest provider in the country

    • 1500 jobs to start between Oct 09 & March 10

    • Jobs will last 6 months, so DWP contract until at least Sept 10

    • 1500 jobs = £9.75m!!!

    • Contract likely to be extended if deliver well.

    • Overall programme will run until Sept 2011

    • Lifetime bid to create 8000 jobs across GM

    • 8000 jobs = £52m!!!


    Salford s share

    Salford’s share

    • Salford City Council is the Accountable Body for the whole GM programme

    • 150 jobs to start between Oct 09 & March 10

    • 150 jobs = £975K!!!

    • Plan to create 800 jobs over lifetime of programme

    • 800 jobs = £5.2m!!!

    • We will fully utilise excellent local infrastructure and partner support to be GM exemplar


    No shortage of eligible people in salford

    No shortage of eligible people in Salford!

    ?

    60%

    Local Area Agreement Target

    Super Output Areas

    LAA Target NI 153

    25%

    Salford Average

    19.8%

    NW Average

    16.4%

    GB Average

    13.4%


    Key demand side offer for working neighbourhoods teams

    Key ‘demand side’ offer forWorking Neighbourhoods Teams

    Child-

    care

    Teachers

    Community

    Development Workers

    Community

    Champions

    3rd Sector

    Youth

    Workers

    Housing

    Officers

    Health

    Trainers

    GPs

    i

    JOB

    In Work Support

    Train to Gain

    i

    In work support

    JCP

    JCP

    Demand–side

    measures

    Enterprise

    activity

    Education

    Financial

    advice

    Benefit

    advice

    Skills &

    Work

    Skills for

    life

    Confidence

    building

    IAG

    i

    Skills and Work; Adult Advancement Careers Service; Connexions; Next Step..

    Common

    Assess

    -ment

    ‘Personal

    Shoppers’

    Coordinate joined up delivery;

    Inform commissioning

    Parenting family support

    Housing

    support

    Crime

    Local

    Management

    Team

    Drug &

    alcohol

    Health support/ activity

    Joint

    Commissioning

    at centre

    i

    ‘Front

    Liners’

    No Wrong Door - Small army of people with personal relationships & contact opportunities

    Campaigns; Ways of working; Joint activities;

    Information sharing


    Greater manchester delivery model

    Greater Manchester delivery model


    Agma agent delivery

    AGMA agent delivery


    Expected timescales for appointing agma agent

    Expected timescales for appointing AGMA Agent


    Future jobs fund in action

    Future Jobs Fund in action!!!

    Highways Maintenance

    Case Study

    • Jointly funded by Salford City Council, Urban Vision Partnership, and Salford City College

    • Employed and supported via Groundwork

    • Promoted via Skills & Work, Connexions, Jobcentre Plus and WNT's

    • 41 Open Day Enquiries (inc 16 on reserve list)

    • 36 JSA Claimants (6 months+)

    • 17 started pre-recruitment course (4wks)

    • 15 completed pre-recruitment course

    • 15 achieved Level 1 Certificate

    • 8 (aged 18-24yrs) and 9 (aged 25+yrs)

    • 8 now inducted via Groundwork & Urban Vision

      8 starting on-site with Urban Vision Partnership

      (W/c 21st September 09)

    • Further training to achieve NVQ Level 2 in Highways Maintenance via Salford City College

    • Press release ready to go w/c 21st September


    From proposal to delivery work underway

    From proposal to delivery – work underway!

    • Finalise identified job placements (where, when, how many, key contacts...)

    • Develop job descriptions and person specifications

    • Identify where clients will need CRB check

    • Agree work programmes

    • Create suite of standard paperwork (application forms, record of achievement, exit questionnaires etc)

    • Commission AGMA agent

    • Develop resource pack / FAQs for managers

    • Continue to harvest new job opportunities

    • Others?


    Questions and discussion

    Questions and discussion


    Key contacts

    Key contacts

    SCC jobs: Danielle Roscoe

    (0161 7932203 – [email protected])

    Non-SCC jobs: Dave Timperley

    (0161 7932533 – [email protected])

    Programme Lead: Mat Ainsworth

    (0161 7932546 – [email protected])


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