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Partnership/Integration Manager (Worcester)

Job Role

Seetec Pluss is one of the UK’s leading providers of employability and health services, supporting thousands of people to move into employment each year.

As an organisation we are recruiting for a number of Employability contracts to support the unemployment back to work. This job will play a key role in contributing to the UK’s economic recovery, ‘Restart’ which is a cornerstone of the Governments ‘Plan for Jobs’ strategy and the existing expansion to the existing Work and Health Programme (WHP_JETS).

The role will be supporting individuals who have been in long- term unemployment or those affected because of the devastating economic impact of Covid-19.  We will address the barriers to gaining new employment with tailored support for each individual to achieve and sustain good work, including supported job search, re-training for a different sector and restoring self-confidence for work.

You will provide motivational support to build positive relationships, guide, inspire, challenge, encourage and help individuals obtain sustainable employment.

We are currently seeking a talented individual to join our team as an Integration Manager.   You will play a central role supporting the Senior Integration Manager in ensuring that Seetec Pluss's Restart provision responds to economic needs through being the conduit for local economic and strategic intelligence. Responsible for engaging with stakeholders including LEPs, Combined Authorities, Local Authorities, DWP Partnership Managers, local training and employment providers and VCSE organisations. Responsible for understanding regional, sub-regional and local economic needs, understanding stakeholders' priorities and strategic plans.

Within this role the Integration manager will drive service integration and develop innovative solutions, across the full Restart delivery region, with a focus on LEP and local community priorities. Line manages Integration Coordinators and Specialist Support Coordinator. You will work in partnership with Seetec Pluss and Pluss managing a team of Integration Coordinators and Specialist Support Coordinators to drive service integration and develop innovative solutions for our service users and commissioners within the Employability and Health sector. The Integration Team will be responsible for ensuring that all service delivery across the Employability & Health Pillar responds to economic needs by being the conduit for local economic and strategic intelligence.

Join us and be proud to help our communities and be part of the recovery ensuring no one is left behind.

 

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Will drive service integration and develop innovative solutions, across the full Restart delivery region, with a focus on LEP and local community priorities.
  • Supporting the Integration team, to develop and share an in-depth understanding of regional, sub-regional and local economic needs, understanding stakeholders' priorities and strategic plans. 
  • Work in partnership with the team of Skills brokers to support with the development of an Employability & Health skills strategy that maximises opportunities for participants
  • Support the Specialist Support Coordinator to develop and grow a comprehensive, live map of local provision and complementary services and develop a Local Specialist Support Directory of specialist providers to support current and new contract delivery and client progression.
  • Ensure Integration Coordinator activities are maximising opportunities for collaborative working with mainstream and local community-based services to enhance Restart participants’ success of finding sustainable employment.
  • Proactively engage and influence regional and local stakeholders and networks using expert knowledge of Restart and local operations to ensure that operational delivery is responsive to emerging need.
  • Supporting local collaboration and knowledge sharing across contracts, services and businesses within Pluss, Seetec Pluss and the Seetec Group, ensuring service user engagement and experience and contract/operational outputs are optimised.

 

For full details see full job description: https://ourjobs.seetec.co.uk/pluss/integration-manager-restart/

Skills and Experience

Essential

  • Extensive previous experience of partnership working in the Employability or Skills sectors
  • Highly experienced in building, developing and managing stakeholder and partner relationships
  • Experience of leading and managing a team
  • Full driving license and a willingness to travel

Desirable

  • Educated to degree level or experience in a relevant discipline
  • Experience of representing the business to external stakeholders and building mutually beneficial partnerships.

 

Additional Information

Salary: £43,000 - £47,300 per annum (dependent on experience)
Location: Worcester
Hours: 37 hrs (full time) 8.30am - 5.00pm Monday -Thursday, 8.30am - 4.30pm Friday
Closing Date: 16th March 2022 (Rolling campaign due to high volume of activity)  
Benefits: 25 days annual leave + bank holidays + Birthday day off, Pension, Competitive Salary, optional discounted Medical and Health Cash Plans, Employee Assistance Programme, Cycle to work scheme, Eye care scheme, Access to wide range of local and national discounts.

In light of Covid-19 Interviews will be undertaken via Microsoft Teams. 

Unfortunately, we have no control over time restraints and will be in touch as soon as possible.

 

Seetec Pluss is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share and uphold this commitment in conjunction with the requirements of the Prevent Duty and the positive promotion of modern British values.

Dependent on the role applying to you may be required to process a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS/DS) check. Seetec Pluss support the recruitment of ex- offenders and will not discriminate in anyway. Our full policy statement of “Ex-Offenders” can be found on our website under” About us”.

Seetec Pluss  is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

If you require assistance with your application or an alternative format please contact the recruitment team on 01702 201070.