2 Department for Work & Pensions Our Role To build and manage effective relationships between The jobcentre; (training) Providers; and (local) Employers (our national partnerships team engages with national employers; then such agreements are filtered to local areas for our own engagement). We work closely with Skills brokers/training providers (private companies as well as local colleges) to ensure that local provision meets the needs of all customers; Employers to ensure that we source provision that meets their recruitment needs; also in liaison with Partners/forums such as –Local Authorities; –Local Drug/Alcohol; –Mental Health; and –Carers; To address worklesness in local areas (in essence – addressing skills gaps by matching employer requirements with claimant needs, in partnership with local (training) providers.
3 Department for Work & Pensions Contact us if: You want to discuss working with Jobcentre Plus. You may Wish to promote courses/opportunities for our Claimants; Wish to discuss a sector based work academy Have a query with regards to training provision, the local labour market and Jobcentre Plus; Need to resolve issues between yourself and the jobcentre; or even if You are not sure who in the local Jobcentre you need to speak to. Where possible, ALWAYS use the Partnership/Relationship managers as your first point of contact.
4 Department for Work & Pensions East of England Relationship Managers Contact Details and Lead Responsibilities Geographical Area NameContact DetailsDistrict Lead Areas Dereham, Diss and ThetfordJan Mob: CIPD mentoring DWP work internal experience PeterboroughJulie Coleman Tel: Mob: Carers ESF provider lead for Peterborough Social Fund Reform for East Anglia Bury St Edmunds, Haverhill, Sudbury, Mildenhall and Newmarket Anne Tel: Mob: Mental Health Kings Lynn & WisbechLinda Tel: Mob: Princes Trust Childcare ESF Cambridge, Ely, HuntingdonNeil Tel: Mob: Care sector Drugs and Alcohol ESF provider lead for Cambridge, Huntingdon and Ely Great Yarmouth, Lowestoft and Beccles Anne Rawstron Tel: Mob: Energy sector Apprenticeships Norwich, Cromer and North Walsham Carole Tel: Mob: Armed Forces Data sharing ESF provider lead for Norfolk
5 Department for Work & Pensions East of England Relationship Managers Contact Details and Lead Responsibilities (cont’d) Geographical Area NameContact DetailsDistrict Lead Areas Ipswich, Felixstowe, Stowmarket, Woodbridge and Leiston Jeannette White Tel: Mob: National Careers Service Citizens Advice Bureau Norwich and FakenhamKim Tel: Mob: Offender agenda MAPPA (Multi Agency Public Protection Arrangements) Social Justice
6 Department for Work & Pensions Beds & Herts Partnership Managers Contact Details and Lead Responsibilities JobcentreNameContact DetailsDistrict Lead Areas BedfordshireSteve Mob: Senior Partnership Manager (Bedfordshire) BedfordGill Mob: Disability Employment Advisers Mental Health (Beds) BedfordJenny Mob: Military Veterans Bedford, Biggleswad e Joe Mob: Data Sharing Skills for Care/Carers (Beds) Leighton Buzzard & Luton Rob Mob: EURES NCS & Skills Conditionality (Beds) LutonAngela Mob: Universal Credit Ambassador (Beds) Drugs & Alcohol LutonLouise Peck- Cooper Mob: Wage Incentive Deprivation & Poverty – Debt (Beds)
7 Department for Work & Pensions Beds & Herts Partnership Managers Contact Details and Lead Responsibilities JobcentreNameContact DetailsDistrict Lead Areas HertfordshireJane Mob: Senior Partnership Manager (Hertfordshire) Hatfield & Letchworth Jackie Mob: Creative Employment Programme Hemel Hempstead Marie Mob: HertfordKate Mob: Skills for Care/Carers (Herts) Herts County Council StevenageVina Mob: Princes’ Trust Apprenticeships Borehamwood & St Albans Susan Mob: Mental Health (Herts) Work Programme Completers Waltham CrossLena Mob: Universal Credit Ambassador (Herts) Deprivation & Poverty – Debt (Herts) WatfordSue Mob: NCS & Skills Conditionality (Herts)
8 Department for Work & Pensions AreaNameContact Details Clacton, Harwich & Rayleigh Carole Colchester and CanveyNigel SouthendSarah Harlow, Braintree & Witham Liz Chelmsford & LoughtonJackie Grays & BrentwoodPauline BasildonLeeroy Essex Relationship Managers Contact Details