Employment Advisor

5 days left

Recruiter
Sovereign & Bale
Location
Kent
Salary
22,000 - 26,000 per annum
Posted
28 Jul 2021
Closes
04 Aug 2021
Ref
2128720157
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Role: Employment Advisor Salary: £21,000 - £26,000 Location: Home Counties, Norfolk, Suffolk, North Essex, Peterborough, Cambridge, East Sussex, Kent, Hertfordshire, South Essex, Dartford, Medway, Gravesend Role: As an Employment Advisor you will be providing advice and support to guide and encourage participants to overcome barriers to employment and achieve realistic job goals. This will be mainly delivered remotely via phone, video conference and other digital channels. Reporting to a Team Leader the role holder will be expected to manage a caseload of participants, managing their journey to employment, offer advice and direction to enable participants to access support they need. The role will also involve re-building participant confidence and self-efficacy following a period on unemployment. Main Duties and Responsibilities Manage a caseload of participants requiring additional support priorto entering employment Maintain participant records in line with contract and funding requirements Ensure regular Adviso / participant contact is maintained and recorded for the duration of the programme Use diagnostic screening, assessments and skills analysis to support participants consider all options available to them to gain employment Provide advice and support to develop realistic job goals wit participants and agree tailored action plans Refer participants to internal and external advice, guidance and support inline with their tailored action plan Monitor participant progress against agreed action plans, providing advice and support as well as onward referrals and sign-posting Maintain awareness of employment opportunities available within your designated geographic area, highlighting these to participants as appropriate Maintain an up to date working knowledge of the local labour market, training opportunities and relevant support agencies Re-building participant confidence and self-efficacy in thepost-COVID landscape through supportive interaction and sign-posting to required activities and training Experience, Knowledge and Skills Experience of working in Sales, Employment and skills sector and delivering to specified targets, quality standards and compliance measures Experience in action planning to manage the progression of others Experience in using motivational and action planning techniques to manage the progression of participants into sustainable work opportunities Ability to identify individual participant’s motivators to enable them to take ownership of their goals and actions. Ability to manage, support and review a caseload to achieve targets and participant progression. Comfortable working remotely using a range of digital channels including phone, video conferencing, instant messaging and email Good administration, ITand organisational skills with good experience of using MS office software Solutions focused with ability to work under pressure Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team

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