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£28,325 per year
Job description

Job Role: To promote Forces Employment Charity Ex Forces Programme across the UK and provide employability and employment support for veterans in order that they find appropriate sustainable employment, or another Preferred Vocational Outcome.

 The role reports to Ex Forces Employment Manager. This position is permanent Full-time, 35 hours per week, with a salary of £28,325. The successful candidate will be Home based, with local and regional travel.  Ex Forces Employment Consultant will spend an average of 30% of their time networking within their region.


Principal Responsibilities:

 · Provide advice and guidance to support veterans into employment.

· Develop links with local and regional businesses and business forums to develop relationships with Corporate Mentors and to provide enhanced local level employment opportunities, working collaboratively with Employer Relationship Managers (ERMs).

· Facilitate veterans to access suitable training courses, funding and work placements.

· Post and maintain an exemplar professional LinkedIn profile and engage with appropriate content from FEC and partner organisations.

· Link with local and regional Ex-Armed Forces support agencies initiatives to create a flow of veterans requiring employment support.  This will include as a minimum creating working relationships with Armed Forces Charities and DWP and regional Armed Forces Champions (including Armed Forces Covenant groups).

· Contribute to FEC’s online community engaging veterans with the self-help tools and Corporate Mentors.

· Attend all CTP Employment Fairs in your region as an exhibitor.  Publicise the role of FEC in supporting veteran employment.

· Co-ordinate with partner charities and refer clients to support as identified by their needs assessment.

· Manage client caseload on our CRM system, in accordance with work instructions.

· Represent the values and professional expertise of FEC to all external audiences.

· The 30% networking time will involve attending partner meetings, employment events and collaboration with other charities/agencies that specialise in support to veterans.  The time spent doing this will be captured on our CRM and will be measurable.

· Undertake other actions as required by the Ex-Forces Employment Manager.



Essential Competencies:

· Empathy with Armed Forces personnel and an understanding of the challenges they face.

· Strong networking skills and the enthusiasm and ability to create relationships that will support the work of FEC.

· Motivated self-starter with ability to work largely unsupervised within a multi-disciplinary environment dedicated to achieving successful outcomes for veterans.

· Extensive experience in blended provision of support.

· Clean driving licence and exclusive use of a car.

Desirable Competencies:

 · Demonstrable experience of supporting adults into employment.

· Existing network of regional and local organisations who support the Armed Forces Community.

· Existing Linkedin network of veterans and individuals within Armed Forces Charities, statutory organisations and employers.

· A good understanding of the employment market, including recruitment, welfare to work provision, work-based learning, and vocational training.

· Mental Health First Aid Training.

· NVQ L4 in Advice, Information and Guidance.

Security Clearance:

The successful candidate is required to undergo an Enhanced DBS security clearance check.

​​Forces Employment Charity is an equal opportunities employer and values having a diverse workforce. We actively encourage applications from all qualified candidates.

​If you meet the criteria and are passionate about supporting service leavers in their transition to civilian employment, we encourage you to apply. To apply, please submit your CV and cover letter by Midnight Friday, 23 August 2024.

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Forces Employment Charity View profile Company size Size: 101 - 500
Posted on: 15 July 2024
Closing date: 14 August 2024 at 17:29
Tags: Advice / Information,Counselling,Customer support,Mentoring / Coaching