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Good Work Brokerage Officer

Employer
Camden London Borough Council
Location
Camden, London (Greater)
Salary
£34,033
Closing date
22 Aug 2021

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Sector
Regeneration and Local Economies
Job role
Officer
Contract Type
Full time
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About us

Camden is building somewhere everyone can thrive, by making our borough the best place to live, work, study and visit. Because, we’re not just home to the UK’s fastest-growing economy. We’re home to the most important conversations happening today. And we’re making radical social change a reality, so that nobody gets left behind. As a Good Work Brokerage Officer, you will support residents to get into good work and ultimately lead good lives.

 Good Work Camden

“We want everyone in Camden to lead good lives, and we know that being in good work is a key part of this. We want Camden residents to be in work that makes use of and develops their skills, gives them a sense of purpose and contribution, and pays them a good wage – in order for them to lead the life they want to lead.

We’re therefore investing more in employment support to ensure that residents can access opportunities that enable them to live secure, sustainable, and happy lives.

Through Good Work Camden, we’re designing and delivering Job Hubs that provide accessible and relational employment support, testing innovative approaches to supporting residents, investing in our employment and skills partners and giving businesses the support they need to enhance their own employment practices. 

There are a range of opportunities that we're now recruiting to that will make real meaningful impact - it’s an exciting time to join us in our mission to deliver employment support that responds to our labour market challenges and is open to all.”

The role

In this exciting new role, you will provide employment support that is community-based, relational and holistic.

We are recruiting proactive, relational, and tenacious people that have the ability to broker good quality opportunities for Camden residents – good work, exciting courses, scholarships and other opportunities. Camden is a borough of significant opportunity – we want to recruit Good Work Brokerage Advisors that are driven to connect residents with those opportunities.

If you are passionate about the impact that good work can have for people and motivated to secure opportunities that enable residents to thrive, the role of Good Work Brokerage Advisor could be the role for you!

You will hold a Level 3 IAG qualification or equivalent related experience with excellent communication and interpersonal skills and be effective in working with employers, local employment and skills partners and residents to achieve effective outcomes that meet the needs of residents.

You will bring a practical understanding of the barriers to employment and training experienced by residents and the labour market conditions that influence this and have a track record of working directly with employers and an ability to work with residents in a demanding environment, providing support and increasing their access to opportunities.

To succeed, you will be dedicated to inclusion; being committed to and demonstrating an understanding of equal opportunities.

Working for Camden

We’re ready to welcome your ideas, your views, and your rebellious spirit. Help us redefine Good Work across the borough, and we’ll redefine what a career can be. If that sounds good to you, we’d love to talk.

At Camden, you’ll receive a host of benefits as well as joining a flexible working employer. Click HERE to see full details of our benefits.

Additional information

To view the Job Profile, please click HERE

To discover more about Camden and our commitment towards diversity, equality and safeguarding, please visit our recruitment website

Asking for Adjustments

Camden is committed to making our recruitment practices barrier-free and as accessible as possible for everyone. This includes making adjustments or changes for disabled people, neurodiverse people or people with long-term health conditions. If you would like us to do anything differently during the application, interview or assessment process, including providing information in an alternative format, please contact us on 020 7974 6655, at resourcing@camden.gov.uk or post to 5 Pancras Square, London, N1C 4AG.

Company

Camden: A diverse and vibrant borough
 
What makes us different?

Camden London Borough Council offers the opportunity to create a place for everyone. The council is committed to excellence and aims to recruit vibrant and talented people to develop and cultivate highly competent work teams. 
 
Camden Council promotes culture, innovation and excellence by celebrating awards such as the Camden Business Awards, Community Support Awards and Camden Design Awards. 

Great values

Based in the heart of the capital, Camden has much to offer its dedicated staff. The council is committed to excellence, and dedicated to safeguard and support the welfare of vulnerable adults, young people and children. Camden aims to work hand to hand with the communities it serves to find new and better ways to increase quality of life.
 
Why work for Camden?

  • Camden is committed to providing high quality services
  • Competent and skilled work teams.
  • A trusting, supportive working environment
  • Strong focus on innovation
  • Competitive salary.
  • Free season ticket / travelcard loan scheme. 

 
Would you like to work in an innovative, multicultural, vibrant and transforming environment?

Camden may offer the opportunity you are looking for.

Find Us
Website:
Telephone
020 7974 4444
Location
Town Hall
Judd Street
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