Employment and Careers Advisor

Post title: Employment and Careers Advisor
Salary: £24,000 - £28,000
Hours: Full-time 35 hours per week

All applications must be received by the 27th September at 11.59am. We will be interviewing for the post on a rolling basis, so please apply as soon as possible.

As an Employment Advisor, you will sit within the Employment and Welfare team, supporting the direct delivery of our Employment service by recruiting participants through outreach and supporting them to secure or progress in employment. Reporting to the Employment & Welfare Manager you will be required to manage and support a varied and challenging caseload into employment by providing high quality Information & Guidance. You will be expected to conduct in depth and comprehensive Initial Assessments in order to produce SMART & tailored Action Plans. Your role will also require you to ensure weekly meaningful weekly contact with Beneficiaries and conduct regular reviews of agreed actions, then setting revised actions where applicable. It is imperative that you are able to demonstrate and encourage a positive mind-set among beneficiaries by adopting a strengths based approach to their journey into employment. As an Employment Advisor, you will be expected to conduct Employer Engagement activity for the service, as well as support the delivery of job fairs and sector specific workshops. The role will also require you to ensure the service is at capacity levels by establishing and maintaining a network of referral partners and attending outreach events.

You will have at least 1 year experience working in a similar post supporting disadvantaged groups back to work and/or training and education. You will have experience of working in an evidenced based practice, working to set targets. You will be equipped with influencing and persuasion skills. You will also be responsible for conducting caseload reviews weekly/ monthly and maintaining up to date beneficiary records on our internal systems.

How to apply:

Please send a completed CV, covering letter (no more than 2 pages) explaining how you meet the key accountabilities and the personal specification, the applicant monitoring form and the additional information form to admin@high-trees.org with ‘Employment Advisor’ in the subject line.

Job Pack
Additional Information Form
Applicant Monitoring Form