Post title: Project Officer- Employment & Careers Support
Salary: £22,000- £25,000 (per annum, pro rata)
Hours: 21 hours per week (3 days). Fixed term 1 year.
Closing Date: Wednesday 30th August (11.30pm)
Interview Date: 14th September (note new date)
High Trees Community Development Trust is a community anchor charity based in Tulse Hill in Lambeth. We deliver a range of services focused in 3 key areas – Employment, Education and Training, Children, Young People and Family Services and Community Engagement and Development. All our work is focused on improving the social and economic welfare of the local community.
Our Project Office will sit within the Employment, Education and Training team, leading on the direct delivery of our Employment Support and Employment progression services; recruiting clients and then supporting them to secure and/or progress in employment.
Reporting to the Employment, Education & Training Manager, you will be responsible for the outreach and recruitment to our targeted employment services, carrying out in depth assessments and creating action plans for each of our beneficiaries. You will manage a caseload of individuals seeking employment support, delivering tailored support in the form of IAG, employment coaching and personal development. You will also develop excellent relationships with local partners to enable you to access employment and volunteering opportunities for the people you are supporting.
You will have a strong understanding of the benefits system, and keep this knowledge up to date, allowing you to help guide service users through the transition into employment or changes to their employment.
You will possess a good understanding of the client groups engaged in employment programmes and the multiple and complex barriers they may face when entering or re-entering employment.
Further details can be found in the Job Profile, which can be downloaded below.
How to apply:
Please send a CV, covering letter (no more than 2 pages), the applicant monitoring form and the additional information form to firstname.lastname@example.org with ‘Project Officer – Employment’ in the subject line.
All applications must be received by 11.30pm on Wednesday 30th August.
Should you have any further questions about the role please email or call on 0208 671 3132