Senior Employment Advisor

Post title: Senior Employment Advisor
Salary: £30,000 - £37,500
Hours: Full-time 35 hours per week

All applications must be received by 8th February at 11.59pm. For those shortlisted an initial half hour interview will take place remotely, with an in person second interview thereafter.

As a Senior Employment Advisor, you will sit within the Employment and Careers team, leading on the direct delivery of our Employment Support service by recruiting participants through outreach and supporting them to secure or progress into employment.

Reporting to the Head of Employment & Careers, 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 to produce SMART & tailored Action Plans. Your role will also require you to ensure weekly meaningful contact with Beneficiaries and conduct regular reviews of agreed actions while 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 a Senior Employment Advisor, you will be proficient in researching and providing intelligence led reports / updates on local employment opportunities and initiatives. You will be expected to lead on Employer Engagement activity for the service as well as support the planning and 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 leading on networking events. You should also be able to demonstrate evidence of successful employer engagement.

You will have at least 2 years’ 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 producing and submitting weekly / monthly caseload reports and maintaining accurate 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 ‘Senior Employment Advisor’ in the subject line.

If you have any questions about the role or High Trees, please contact admin@high-trees.org or call 0208 671 3132

Job Pack
Additional Information Form
Application Monitoring Form