Employment Advisor

Job Type:
Job Title / Sector:
Employment / Engagement Officer
Yorkshire & Humberside
£23,000 to £23,000 per annum
Able Personnel UK Ltd
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Title: Employment Advisor

Office based in Leeds city Centre, the role will be going into the Centre Monday to Friday and then visiting Job Centres and Community Centres (all expanses paid)

Duties & Responsibilities:

• Identify potential new participants through online applications, community outreach and working in partnership with the job centre Plus to develop these relationships in order to generate new starts
• Organise and facilitate assessment and screening sessions on line and at the Job Centre and at the companies training centre
• Producing action plans which are reviewed with the participant every 4 weeks, to help them back into work
• Complete paperwork and ensure all participants are eligible for the support programmes on offer and legally entitled to work in the UK
• Conduct basic skills assessments, leading to individual action plans detailing the support programme available
• Provide coaching and mentoring and IAG – Individualised advice and guidance
• Assess CV details and provide advice to ensure it is suitable for specific employers
• Perform job matching techniques
• Provide ongoing monitoring for performance, by making check-in calls with the participants and employers to ensure retention in employment
• Placing the participants into work with local employers
• Meting KPI targets to generate job starts
• Promoting the training providers services to employers to take on work placements for the participants
• Helping place apprentices into work, as well as unemployed

Requirements for the role

• ·Must have experience of either working for a training provider, or welfare to work, or another Education establishment or a Recruitment Agency placing people into work or a Job Centre
• Ideally IAG qualified, not essential
• Ideally Knowledge of the benefits system
• Able to communicate at all levels
• Excellent planning and organisational skills as managing own caseload
• Fast paced environment

Salary and Benefits:
• £23K per annum
• Monday to Friday 8.30 am to 5pm = 37.5 hours per week
• Day holiday for Birthday, plus an additional 25 days + stats = 34 days per annum

Closing Date:
Contact Details:
Able Personnel UK Ltd
Tel: 0121 702 1408
Contact: Julie Lawrence

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