Decision Maker: Cabinet
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: Yes
To seek approval to hold detailed bid negotiations for Phase 2 of a UK Shared Prosperity Fund funded programme to enable the continuation of the WE Work for Everyone programme for people with learning difficulties.
1. Authorised the Head of Service Employment, Skills and Learning in consultation with the Cabinet Member Children’s Services, Education and Equalities to negotiate with WECA and, if successful, to accept and spend funding of up to £830k (including procuring and awarding contracts) and lead on the regional implementation and delivery of the We Work for Everyone Phase 2 programme.
2. Noted the Director of Adult Social Care and the Director of Education and Skills will implement a joint work plan with the ASC team, in partnership with specialist providers and employers, to improve the employment outcomes of adults supported by ASC through the WE Work for Everyone programme.
Report author: Jane Taylor
Publication date: 07/11/2023
Date of decision: 07/11/2023
Decided at meeting: 07/11/2023 - Cabinet
Effective from: 15/11/2023