London Borough Of Barking And Dagenham

Barking and Dagenham Council is committed to building a more inclusive economy that offers more and better jobs for residents, underpinned by long term targets to reduce unemployment and low pay, alongside a preventative approach to services that seeks to increase the resilience, wellbeing and independence of local communities. The Council’s ambition is to support a shift towards a ‘cleaner’, more sustainable economy, by working to attract, invest in and facilitate the arrival of new sectors and organisations offering better paid, better skilled jobs, as well as supporting growth and improvement in the ‘everyday economy’ where most people work.

Researcher Senior researcher
London Borough Of Barking And Dagenham
The objectives of this piece of work are to: Understand the food sector skills gap, particularly around world cuisine and innovative approaches to low-waste, low-carbon restaurants/catering. Develop links with industry that could lead to ongoing involvement with the Food School e.g. offering careers activities, work experience, apprenticeships and training placements with a clear line of sight to work, as part of our schools programmes or the FE/HE programmes of our partners, guest speakers on courses, financial or promotional support of the Food School. Develop a clear set of pathways into the sector, including courses and new curricula where necessary that speak to the skills gaps identified by the industry and that will help our young people access exciting, well-paid jobs in the industry. We would like the work to provide: A programme of engagement with London’s restaurant and catering industry outside Barking & Dagenham to understand and...
Project Type:
Consulting - Tender opportunity