Acknowledging Youths provides a complete a support programme for the recruitment and employment opportunity. We have successfully finished 7th projects with DWP to help young people to develop their confidence, self-esteem and enhance their chances of finding and keeping a job.
Some of our Achievements:
Since 2012 Acknowledging Youths CIC helped over 2000 people
August 2014 – AY Recruitment agency and website ware set up
2865 Universal Job match applicants
18903 nationally vacancies apprenticeship
1199 attended courses and workshops and people found a job or voluntary placements
Action for Children is a large national charity with a long history of supporting children, young people and families. We have a presence across London, with a range of work including young carers services, short breaks for children with disabilities and services for children in care. We are keen to use our nationwide expertise working with children, young people and families in areas such as youth employability and training, supporting families to be work ready and helping young people with disabilities access the job market through the Building Better Opportunities funding, and are interested in being either a Lead or Delivery partner.
AfCD will bring over 15 years of experience at service delivery and meeting client needs. Be a good delivery partner to any lead organisation or consortium as it has been doing with working with the likes of A4e, Career Development Group, Shaw Trust, NHS Trust, DWP and SEETEC to mention but a few. AfCD has accreditations, policies and the manpower and infrastructures to delivery on any service level agreement (SLA) its sign up to. AfCD can also serve a lead partner should the opportunity present itself as we have done with some time past and currently doing with Delight Outreach, Multi Sport Academy London and Haven Social Care to mention but a few.
AoD has a track record of supporting disabled people furthest from the workplace into sustainable jobs. We are a user led disability organisation with a number of large corporate partners. We use a combination of evidence based methods to support people into work as well as trialling new approaches. Our results are substantially better than the specialist government funded programmes.
Action West London is both an established
LEAD organisation and DELIVERY
partner with a turnover of £1.2
million. We have an excellent track
record over 17 years of delivering a
wide range of education, training,
business start-up and social
enterprise projects e.g. ‘end to end’
Work programme; EIF ESOL,
NEET/ young offender/care leavers
projects . MIS, financial controls,
project management, Quality and
audit systems are in place- and
committed, experienced staff.
Action West London is a reliable and financially sound organisation with extensive experience in ESF and other EU funded projects .We have already led a VCS consortium Big Lottery/ ESF West London bid for the BAME women employment project. We would like to lead on other forthcoming bids (e.g. Refugees) and would also like to
to join in as a delivery partner in all the ESF themes.
ATN, a registered charity, is interested in acting both as a lead and a delivery partner. ATN has 16 years experience in both roles in a wide range of 76 Skills for Life, vocational skills and employability projects. ATN currently delivers two large ESF SFA adult skills contracts and the ESF Community Work Placements Project as a delivery partner.
ATN has spare room capacity in its five delivery premises in Ealing, Hounslow, Hillingdon, Barking and Newham and has excellent QA and MI systems including a proactive and problem solving approach in meeting KPIs, which it can share in a partnership.
Access to target client group. Considerable ESF experience. Corporate resources.
Pan London Charity supporting older people’s organisations and campaigning to improve their quality of life.
Coordination of Age UKs across London engaged in employability support for those over the age of 50 years
Experience and expertise of pan London project management
ASDAN is a pioneering curriculum development organisation and awarding body, offering programmes and qualifications that explicitly grow skills for learning, skills for employment and skills for life. Developed and managed by practitioners, ASDAN grew out of research work at the University of the West of England in the 1980s and was formally established as an educational charity in 1991. ASDAN’s charitable purpose is: “The advancement of education, by providing opportunities for all learners to develop their personal and social attributes and levels of achievement through ASDAN awards and resources, and the relief of poverty, where poverty inhibits such opportunities for learners.” A charitable fund offering grants is in place to support ‘the relief of poverty’.
Years of experience working with disadvantaged, hard to engage and long term unemployed individuals, such as those who are homeless, have mental physical or health needs, young NEET, ex-offenders, etc. Provision of an individual tailor-made, person centred holistic intervention approach. We carry out an in-depth assessment of need, that not only takes into account the vocational needs but also any other issues/barriers the individual may have that blocks his/her progress into future employment Our performance in securing health, well-being and employment outcomes for disadvantaged groups has been praised by government agencies and funders alike.