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Training for Work - Northland Region


Tender Closed
RFx ID : 17501458
Tender Name : Training for Work - Northland Region
Reference # : MSD 2016.NTHL.TFW.01
Open Date : Wednesday, 11 May 2016 9:30 AM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+12:00)
Close Date  : Thursday, 9 June 2016 12:00 PM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+12:00)
Department/Business Unit : Service Delivery
Tender Type : Request for Proposals (RFP)
Tender Coverage : Sole Agency  [?]
Categories :
  • 93140000 - Community and social services
  • Northland
Exemption Reason : None
Required Pre-qualifications : None
Contact : Northland Regional Inbox
Alternate Physical Delivery Address  : Northland Regional Office, 2nd Floor, 49-53 James Street, Whangarei
Alternate Physical Fax Number  :

MSD is seeking proposals to be submitted that are aimed at supporting clients to gain work and achieve sustainable employment.

The Service will be delivered to clients for all Work and Income service delivery sites in the Northland Region and work with 294 participants per annum.

Participant will be clients assessed as appropriate and referred by Work and Income.

Employment Placement and Support
Training for Work is to support clients into employment that results in an exit from benefit. Clients will receive expert industry and employment related training that is designed to bring participants’ skills up to the minimum entry level that industry requires with specific job opportunities in mind. Once employment is achieved both the client and employer will receive intensive post placement support for up to 365 days. During this time the Provider will support the needs of both the client and the employer, where appropriate, to create a sustainable employment environment.

The following outcomes will be achieved:
• 50% of participants will achieve a benefit exit as a result of employment or higher education, and remain of benefit for a period of 8 weeks after the completion of their participation on the service.

Of those placed into employment:
• 60% will remain in employment and off benefit for 365 days

The Northland Region will specifically target the following:
• The Provider will deliver training that is designed to bring participants' skills up to the minimum entry level that industry and employers require with specific job opportunities in mind.