Employment Officer - Welfare to work
Bolton - This Area Only
Contract (Full time)
We are urgently seeking an experienced Project Officer to help deliver Welfare to Work programmes for local residents of one of our local government clients based in Bolton.
The Project Officer role focuses on providing information advice and guidance to unemployed people in order to get them back into work, including some of who have complex and challenging barriers. The successful candidate will need to work with individuals on a one to one and group basis in order to help local residents find work placements, qualifications and employment.
The role involves working with local businesses and partners in the welfare to work industry and the successful candidate also needs to display a strong attention to detail and must be able to work on their own initiative and under pressure in order to help deliver targets.
Given that the role includes access to personal data, successful candidates must have a current enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure Barring Service (DBS).
This is a temporary full time role, for the next 4 months initially.
•Previous experience as a Welfare to Work Project Officer, helping people in the local community get back into work.
•Have a Valid and up to date DBS on Update service
•You will need to have strong and accurate IT Skills, to upload the information onto the in-house data base system.
•You will need to have strong attention to detail and be able to work on your own initiative and under pressure in order to help deliver on targets.
•Excellent people skills, being able to talk to the public, clients, colleagues, and other senior professionals.