Employability Advisor (Barry)

Job Description

Looking to join an Employee Owned Company?  

Apply today to join our employee ownership team and be part of shaping the future and people lives. Itec was founded 40 years ago and we are one of the most vocationally diverse employee owned independent training providers.  Delivering Apprenticeships, Jobs Growth Wales +, Restart and Commercial contracts we provide qualifications, education and employability skills supporting the social and economic potential of the people and communities in which we work.  

Employability Advisor

Are you currently working in a Contact Centre / Customer Service role but looking for your next career move?

Do you enjoy working in a target / performance driven environment?

If so, Itec Training Solutions have the ideal opportunity for you! We are looking to recruit a hardworking and motivated individual to join our team as an Employability Advisor to provide positive end to end to structed support to participants on our Restart Programme.

If you have experience in working in this sector and/ or a different sector and / or have a contact centre / customer service background, we would like to hear from you. We will be offering a range of professional develop opportunities such as full company induction, legislative training packages, IEP Level 2 sector qualification and on-going coaching / mentoring while on the job

Salary Banding:  £23,000

Base: Barry

Contract type:  Full time, Permanent

Working hours: Monday to Friday 9:00 am to 4:30pm

 oles and Responsibilities 

  • Responsible for achieving contractual targets for attendance, sustained job outcome, compliance and participant satisfaction.
  • Accountable for participant Induction including, meeting and greeting all participants, completing and checking all relevant documentation, delivering the structured induction session and making sure all participants have a clear understanding of provision.
  • Responsible for owning the participants Action Plan working in partnership with colleagues to discuss & digitally document the participant’s progression e.g., working with the Employability Trainer to review their latest employability skills progress.
  • Working with participants to develop an effective personalised programme of interventions
  • Delivering employability support, including job search guidance, soft skills development, motivational discussions and other appropriate support.
  • liaising with the Employer Engagement team to source sustainable employment and placement opportunities for participants. Supporting a seamless transition to placement or directly to sustainable employment.

What skills and experience are we looking for from potential applicants?

Essential 

  • Proven experience of working within a targeted / performance driven environment
  • Motivational and inspirational attitude with a passion to inspire people
  • Professional and articulate with effective communication skills
  • Full driving license with use of vehicle

This role is subject to a DBS check. The cost of the DBS check will be met by the company.

Why work for us?

Itec is one of the largest and most vocationally diverse work-based learning providers, every day we transform people’s lives, and we believe that all employees play a vital part in enabling us to achieve our vision. 

We are an employee-owned organisation. Our unique status allows our employees to have greater engagement and ownership in the future growth and success of Itec. At Itec we are passionate about our people and collaborative in the way we work. 

As an Employee-Owned business, our people are our main asset, and everyone has a say in the direction that the business is heading. 

The most tangible advantage of being an Employee Ownership Trust is engagement and possibility of a profit share; this percentage is determined by the overall performance of the organisation and subject to qualifying criteria.

We are

  • Leading provider of work-based learning programmes for 40 years.
  • Employee-Owned organisation
  • Investors in People Gold
  • Disability Confident Leader
  • Living Wage Employer

     

Our Benefits

 

  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Annual bonus (subject to qualifying criteria)
  • Life Assurance
  • Personal development and career opportunities
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Eyesight care scheme
  • Discounts on Gym Membership and fitness products discounts
  • Travel expenses and business mileage
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Social & Charity Events
  • Refer a Friend Payment Scheme
  • Mobile Phones & Laptops (based on job role)
  • NUS discount card

Itec operates as an equal opportunities employer and we welcome all applications regardless of gender, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, race, colour, ethnic origin, nationality, religion or beliefs, disability, age, political opinions, or trade union membership.

Itec reserve the right to close this vacancy sooner if a large number of suitable applications are received. Therefore, we encourage early applications to ensure consideration for this post