Programme Team Leader – Employment & Skills

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Programme Team Leader - Employment & Skills
Contract / Temporary

Greenwich RQ1087603

Posted: 13th October 2023 09:17
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  • Pay Rate:

    £15.33 per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    35 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 3 months


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Temporary Programme Team Leader - Employment & Skills 

Reference no: Greenwich RQ1087603 

Pay Rate: £15.33 per hour PAYE 

35 Monday – Friday, normal working hours 

This opening assignment is for 3 months  


Responsible for coordinating and delivering information advice and guidance (IAG) and Employment Support, as well as providing line management to the team of Employment Support Officers. Providing duty management cover and contributing to the day to day operational management of the frontline services  

Key Responsibilities: 


  • Responsible for line management of up to 5 frontline staff and team leadership on multiple Employment Support programmes. To provide clear direction and information to team members to enable them to maximise payment by results outcomes and targets, including income generation. 
  • Responsible for providing a frontline advice and guidance service to those seeking employment and eligible to access services, identifying and utilising a range of support mechanisms, interventions, agencies, and organisations that can help to address and move barriers faced by different group. 
  • Responsible for delivering remote services where necessary, and facilitating the Work Clubs and other motivational training programmes to meet customer needs, in conjunction with partners. 
  • Conducting and recording PRADs with team members, carrying out regular 1-2-1 supervisory sessions, and the development and review of work plans and targets, where appropriate carry out the performance management of individuals, to ensure achieves all quality and financial measures 
  • To identify and manage areas of underperformance supportively but rigorously, working with HR to progress persistent under performance through the capability process. Ensure consistently high performance across all externally funding programmes and services, taking mitigating actions to address underperformance as required, including the preparation and execution of Performance and Quality Improvement Plans.  
  • Support submission of funding claims, monitoring visits and audits with funders and attend external steering group / contract management meetings. 
  • Ensure team delivery is contractly compliant and financially sound. Use management information to manage performance against contracted targets and short-term delivery plans. Monitor and review service outcomes for contracted programmes, verifying outcomes and submitting performance forecasts. 
  • 8Responsible for carrying out individual one to one diagnostic interview inductions, and delivering IAG in order to identify barriers to employment and employment and skill gaps, and to develop individual personal development and employment and skills action plans. Provide cover for leave in the absence of Employment Support Officers and assist with their caseloads. 
  • Responsible for ensuring advisers maintain accurate manual and computerised records and maintain robust data capturing systems in respect to programme, project and service targets, outputs and outcomes. 
  • Responsible for developing and maintaining referral networks and obtaining up-to date information on a wide range of services offered by complementary specialist partnership organisations to support the removal of barriers to employment 

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If you are successful in securing this role, please note that for the entire duration of this contract, regardless of extension you will be working this role at the PAYE rate that has been advertised. For absolute clarity, we only work on a PAYE basis, rather than entertaining umbrella pay terms, we do not offer Ltd/umbrella or outside IR35 rates. If you wish to understand PAYE vs Umbrella more, please let us know and we can send you some additional information for clarity. 

Please quote the Job Title & Vacancy Reference No. in your application, or we will be unable to match your CV to the role being applied for.

Other “Essential Requirements” – Please check to ensure that your CV addresses the following items: 

***Qualification details and any other experience/skills relevant to the job role to help support your application (and help us to help you!) – please give full details within your CV document. 


  • Good standard of education and a relevant Advice / Careers guidance qualification to a minimum of level 3 



  • Experience of supporting the review of externally funded programmes, creating and implementing performance improvement plans and quality improvement plans 



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Programme Team Leader - Employment & Skills
Client Category: Local Authority

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