Job title: Employment Adviser
Location: Travelling to our Liverpool office at least 2 days a week
Salary: £24,000 - £26,500
Hours: 37.5 hours per week, with occasional evening/weekend work (TOIL provided)
Language Requirements: Fluency in English and at least one target language is desirable e.g. Arabic, Tigrinya, Ukrainian, Pashto, Farsi, Amharic, and Dari.
Purpose of the role:
We are looking for candidates with experience of supporting individuals with barriers to work into paid employment. Within this role you will carry a significant responsibility, managing a caseload of clients from a refugee background and supporting them in securing meaningful employment, training, and education opportunities.
You will provide one-to-one personalised support, delivering quality Information Advice and Guidance (IAG), alongside ongoing support to ensure your clients have all the skills they need to get into work and succeed in the workforce. This involves collaborating with clients to produce individual support plans with clear goals and actions to overcome identified needs and barriers and provide a clear pathway towards the labour market.
You will work with clients online and by phone, as well as in person to monitor their progress towards their goals. In addition, our volunteers, who are trained in delivering employment support, will provide complementary support. You will book weekly appointments for clients, allocating time slots according to volunteer availability and specialization. You will also collaborate with specialist referral partners to support clients to overcome complex barriers to employment.
We offer a collaborative team environment where your unique perspectives and proactive approach will be valued. You can make a genuine difference in people's lives as an individual, and your contributions will be appreciated.
To view the full job description and person specification, please see the attached recruitment pack.
How to apply
If you are looking for a role where you can make a real difference, we want to hear from you. To apply, please submit a CV and statement (up to approximately 500 words/1 A4 page) outlining:
- Why you are interested in the role
- What skills you would bring to be successful in this role
- Any experience you would like to highlight
Please note that applications without a covering letter will not be considered.
Closing date for applications is 11:59pm on Thursday 23rd November. Interviews will be held on a rolling basis so please apply as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.
We belong to the Experts by Experience Employment Initiative, which advocates and supports organisations to employ more people from a refugee background. With this in mind, we particularly welcome applicants with experience of seeking asylum and/or a refugee background.
As a member of the Disability Confident Scheme, we are committed to offering an accessible recruitment process and guarantee an interview to all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the role.