Employment Advisor

Job title:                                         Employment Advisor

Salary:                                             Circa £22,000 per annum

Hours:                                             37 hours per week

Reporting to:                                  Performance Lead

Locations:                                       Carlisle

About us

Groundwork aims to be the UK’s leading regeneration charity, working through partnership to create communities in which people are proud to live and work. This programme will deliver Groundwork’s mission of supporting people to improve their prospects and reach their full potential.

About the role

Working as a member of the Employment Team you will engage on a 1:1 basis with our employment programme participants, establishing and maintaining excellent relationships to understand and meet their individual needs.  You will develop personal action plans which enable movement of these people towards and into further sustainable employment. You will work in a friendly, busy employment team environment to ensure programme performance targets are consistently achieved to meet requirements of the allocated contract.

This role is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure endorsed by the Disclosure and Barring Service

A bit about you

We want someone like you with the confidence to positively engage and motivate people from a wide range of backgrounds. In your role you will work closely with the local community and employers, supporting referrals onto the programme and identifying employment opportunities. You will enable participants to develop valuable work based skills and gain knowledge. Your role will require you to be supportive and understanding, be able to deal with any issues that may arise confidently. You will have strong interpersonal skills and be able to adapt them pending on what you are dealing with, communicating at different levels as key in this role.

To find out more about the role and our organisation, take a look at our candidate pack, or for an informal discussion about this role please contact Victoria Myers (Performance Lead) on 07736 276476.

Want to apply?

Great all you need to do is complete the application form below

Application Form

Employment Advisor – Candidate Pack

Employment Advisor – Job Description

Employment Advisor – Person Specification

Closing date: Midnight on Midnight on Monday 6th December 2021

All completed applications should be emailed to HR.NorthEast@groundwork.org.uk

Make yourself at home:

We want you to be yourself at Groundwork and we value everything that makes you unique. We recognise and celebrate your difference and together we make Groundwork a special and great place to work.

Groundwork NE & Cumbria is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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