Restart Employment Advisor

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24000.0000 - 27500.0000

Permanent (Full time)

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Job title:Restart Employment Advisor

Salary: Up to £27, 500 per annum

Location: St Helens

Contract type:Permanent

The Growth Company’s Employment team are looking for a Restart Employment & skills Coach to deliver a range of guidance and training services for unemployed people, contribute to individuals’ progression into employment, training and education.

Key Responsibilities

  • Work as part of a team to co-ordinate and deliver advice, guidance and training interventions that meet the needs of unemployed individuals; operate referral and liaison procedures with other agencies as required (. JCP, local referral partners, colleges, employers, training providers and recruitment agencies) to support peoples’ achievement of skills (including certification) and progression to employment, training and education
  • Establish and deliver both one to one and group activities as part of customer interventions including initial assessments, inductions, job search sessions, failed to attend sessions with customers
  • Deliver one to one interventions at induction and assessment and subsequent follow up appointments by one to one or group sessions ensuring at all times identify individual learning needs
  • Refer to internal and external agencies to progress the customer
  • Plan training and other interventions for each customer
  • Deliver further interventions with customer as required, assisting customers to decide on options for meeting their needs and provide support for customers in planning
  • Facilitate learning in groups that improves employability
  • Report any concerns relating to safeguarding of individuals
  • Participate in other activities that support the work of the team and Work Solutions, such as tender/bid writing, development of new products/services
  • Unemployed individuals, Job Centre Plus - advisers and managers
  • Local Authorities - particularly SRB Partnerships, Employers

About You

  • Ideally working in training, guidance, advice & counselling environments
  • Working vulnerable customer groups
  • Working to targets Excellent knowledge of the local labour market, methods of recruitment and awareness of growth industries
  • Good knowledge of welfare to work and the customer base
  • Good knowledge of guidance and national standards
  • Rapport building skills, professional and articulate
  • Ability to understand, demonstrate and apply GC values: Make a positive difference, Stronger together, empower people, Do the right thing, Build on success

Skills Required

  • Must have previous experience working within sales, customer service, welfare to work industry
  • The ability to work under pressure in a high-performance environment
  • Well-developed IT skills, including MI systems, spreadsheets and diary management, email, data security
  • Flexible approach to work including willingness to travel, with occasional unsociable hours
  • Ability to work to Key performance indicators and challenging targets
  • Ability to network and promote the organization

GC has now committed to 'Ban the Box’. Ban the Box is a campaign to increase opportunities for people with convictions to compete for jobs. We’re supporting the campaign by removing conviction questions at the applications stage

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