Groundwork London is a leading social and environmental regeneration charity delivering over 500 social and environmental projects each year, many of which support people to stay in education, gain new skills and secure employment.
The Trust has secured a significant number of Employment and Skills contracts from funders including Skills funding Agency, DWP and The National Lottery Community Fund and this is an excellent opportunity for the successful candidates to join our high performing, growing team that will support over 2000 unemployed Londoners to gain new skills and progress into employment.
We are seeking customer focused and target-driven Employment Advisors to assist and motivate Young People age 16 – 24 to overcome barriers to employment and assist them into sustainable employment or training opportunities through our NEETS project. You will hold IAG level 3 or above and have experience in delivering a structured IAG programme and supporting the delivery of training to young people.
Your responsibilities will include employer engagement and outreach work to identify eligible and suitable participants to access employment and training opportunities. You will be working with individuals with barriers to work including long term unemployment and disabilities, or long term health conditions. You will be undertaking assessments, designing and monitoring individual action plans and delivering support including: CV writing, interview skills, applications and job-search techniques to prepare them to progress into sustainable employment.
A team player, you will offer excellent customer service and have the ability to organise and facilitate recruitment on behalf of employers and candidates. You will independently source and secure other employment opportunities with employers and actively broker clients into these roles.
This role is for a fixed term contract of 12 months and the appointed individual will be based in South East London, but may be required to work Pan-London.
Or call 020 7922 1230 to request a postal application pack. Please send your application form and recruitment monitoring form quoting reference 652/EA to email@example.com or by post to Groundwork London, 18-21 Morley Street, London SE1 7QZ
For further information and to discuss the role please contact Nicola Byrne at Groundwork London on 07808 898651 or Nicola.firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date for applications: Monday 25th November 2019
Interview date: Thursday 28th November 2019
Appointment to this role is subject to an enhanced records check through the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).
Groundwork London is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all members of the community.