Employment Advisor

Job Type:
Permanent
Job Title / Sector:
Employability
Region:
West Midlands
Area:
Other - West Midlands
Location:
Solihull
Salary:
£26,000 to £26,500 per annum
Posted:
04/05/2021
Recruiter:
Trigon Recruitment
Job Ref:
TRG121

Role:- Employment Advisor

Location:- Solihull

Salary:- £26 – 26.5K

Role overview of an Employment Advisor

Trigon Recruitment are recruiting for a reputable national training provider for an Employment Adviser. This role will carry a caseload of customers who are unemployed and referred by Job Centre Plus. An Employment Adviser will use a variety of techniques including effective diagnosis/initial assessment to identify barriers to employment, individual and group coaching, developing paper based marketing tools such as CV’s, supporting and improving interview techniques, speculatively approaching employers with and on behalf of the customer to source vacancies and maximising on any Participant funding available to achieve sustainable employment.

Experience working in the welfare to work/employability sector is an advantage but if you have worked as a travel consultant, recruitment and/or HR advisor/consultant, worked as a retail manager or any role where there is an emphasis on being a great people person with an ability to achieve targets then this role could be a good fit for you.

An Employment Adviser will work towards targets relating to job starts and sustained employment,

Main duties of an Employment Advisor:-
• Generate a minimum of two self referrals a month onto the programme
• Work towards a job start target each month
• Achieve sustained job outcomes each month
• Manage a caseload of customers and support them into work
• Create a smart and robust action plan for each customer
• Fully coach, motivate, inspire and develop customer employability skills
• Actively apply for roles with customers
• Fully preparing customers for job interviews
• Ensuring all paper based employability tools such as covering letters, CV’s,
speculative letters are in place
• Carrying out benefit calculations
• Signposting where applicable to partner agencies
• Group training
• Liaising with employers to source exclusive job opportunities
• Fully updating the organisation database in a timely manner

Key skills and attributes required for an Employment Advisor:-
• Organised and able to manage a caseload of job seekers
• Target driven
• Tenacious
• Driven
• Empathetic
• Motivational
• Inspiring
• Understanding
• Patient
• Deep understanding of employability
• Excellent people person with very competent communication skills
• Resilience


This is a very rewarding role for the right candidate which requires a very capable and multi skilled individual to be successful. The organisation is well established and has a wonderful culture and ethos with low attrition rates.


To apply for this role please submit your CV to Trigon Recruitment. For an informal/confidential chat please contact Craig Doyle on 0330 100 5327.

Closing Date:
01/06/2021
Contact Details:
Trigon Recruitment
Tel: 0330 100 5327
Contact: Craig Doyle
Email:

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