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Employment Advisor – Haringey Employability Programme (ESF Funded)

Employer
Haringey London Borough Council
Location
Haringey, London (Greater)
Salary
£34,884 – £37,722 per annum, pro rata
Closing date
16 Jan 2022

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Sector
Corporate Services, Housing, Community Services
Contract Type
Full time
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Job description Contract Terms

Salary: PO2 (£34,884 – £37,722 per annum, pro rata)

Contract Type: Full time, 1x 18-month and 2x 15-month fixed term contract

Closing Date: Sunday 16th January 2022

About the Service

Haringey Connecting Communities employability ESF programme is funded by the GLA and delivered in partnership with Centre London Forward Borough – it is an 18month programme consisting of two elements:

  • An enhanced employment support provision for those furthest from the job market to be delivered by Haringey Works
  • Intermediate Labour Market Scheme  

The programme will support the Borough Plan outcomes where all residents have access to training skills and development opportunities and more people are supported into work.

About the Role

As an Employment Advisor for the programme, you will support careers planning, generate support services, promote employment opportunities and provide post-employment job retention. You will work successfully and purposefully with individuals, training, and education providers to assess complex needs and provide positive outcomes. Main responsibilities include:

  • Connecting with community and City partners to recruit participants based on the relevant eligibility criteria.
  • Remove barriers and promote social mobility to assist clients to secure employment.
  • Deliver services flexibly across different parts of the service and within businesses, education, training providers or community settings.
  • Develop action plans with clients, identifying and documenting the support required to overcome personal barriers to work.  

For a full list of role responsibilities please see the link to the job description and person specification provided at the bottom of this advert.

About You

We’re looking for someone who has proven experience and knowledge of employment funding and government schemes with the understanding of current issues within employability. You will have:

  • Proven track record of delivering high impact and innovative programmes of employability.
  • Excellent attention to detail and report writing skills with the ability to present findings in a formal setting.
  • Excellent communication skills – both written and verbal – demonstrating relationship building skills with businesses and education/training providers.
  • Confidence and experience to deliver effective employment practices in complex situations and be accountable for work with a wide range of participants and stakeholders.

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